Yin Yoga is a slower-paced, more meditative version of the discipline of yoga in which the poses are held for a long period of time (typically 3-5 minutes or longer). The practice of Yin Yoga is a highly effective option for rehabilitation. Take a look at today's blog to learn about the history of the practice and how it can help your practice and patients in the present.
With the development of digital technologies, and as telehealth and virtual care become more prevalent, there are more opportunities to provide patient education through digital media. This post discusses five benefits of providing digital education over traditional paper handouts or pamphlets.
What is central sensitization and how can we as healthcare practitioners effectively assist patients with their recovery? Today’s blog is based on Bahram Jam’s course, Management Strategies for Central Sensitization: An Introduction to the Pain Truth Certification Program by APTEI. Join us today to learn about the free tools and resources that can help your patients living with persistent pain.
Based on a paper written by Bahram Jam, this post discusses the current misconceptions surrounding static stretching related to athletic activities. Four proposed benefits are disproved and alternative strategies are introduced for each. This post is for patients and practitioners alike, as it covers common misconceptions about the impact of static stretches.
Are you a physiotherapist or rehab professional who would like to learn more about the roles of rehab in cancer care? Today we discuss the importance of rehab and exercise in cancer care as well as exercise guidelines for cancer. This blog is based on current scientific evidence and Marize Ibrahim’s, physical therapist in cancer rehabilitation, webinar and clinical experience.
There are now thousands of Physiotherapy Residents waiting to be licensed in Canada due to a global pandemic and an inability to administer a clinical exam by CAPR (Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators). I am calling on the compassion and courage of all of my colleagues across the country to join this conversation.
Regulating During the Irregular: Canadian Healthcare Professional Licensing Adaptations During COVID
On March 20th CAPR cancelled the PCE Clinical Component for the third time, leaving many physio graduates in distress. The CPA responded, noting that other colleges have been nimble and addressed the pandemic by changing regulation. This blog is a review of what other relevant bodies across Canada have done in response to COVID, and what we can learn from them. Let’s start a conversation.
Dr. Bahram Jam has been a physiotherapist for quite a few years now. In this time he has learned a lot, founded the Advanced Physical Therapy Education Institute (APTEI), and taught a lot. Today we introduce Bahram’s newest courses on Embodia, Bahram Jam's Bald Head & Fascial Release and Therapeutic Alliance: 20 Skills to Maximize Patient Trust & Loyalty.
We are always learning how to be an ally to someone. This blog will teach you how to become an ally to BIPOC communities and will attempt to comprehensively explain why doing so is crucial. Self-awareness is not enough. Let's use our privilege as healthcare practitioners to demand anti-racism and create transformative change.
Physiotherapy Competency Exam (PCE) Clinical Component Cancelled for Third Time – Is it Time for a Change?
On Saturday, March 20, hundreds of physiotherapy graduates were ready to take the first-ever virtual Clinical PCE Component. Shortly after the exam launch, CAPR cancelled the exam due to significant technical difficulties. This is the third cancellation. Learn about what took place and what we need moving forward. Graduates - We are with you in this moment.
Are you a healthcare practitioner? Are you still not using a digital Home Exercise Program (HEP)? In today's blog, learn about why Embodia's easy-to-use digital HEP is rated best-in-class by practitioners and patients alike.
What does the future of physiotherapy hold? Are you an optimist? Or would you say we missed the boat? Join us for a fascinating conversation about the future of physiotherapy, how to explain pain science to patients and much more with physiotherapist-researchers Dave Walton and Jim Elliot.