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Static Stretching and Athletic Activities: Stretching the Truth, but Not Much Else

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.

Physical Therapists Make Life Worth Living: Physiotherapy in Oncology

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.

A Letter to Canadian Physiotherapists

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.

Fascial Release, Male Pattern Baldness & Therapeutic Alliance: Dr. Bahram Jam’s New Courses

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.

Anti-Racism & Allyship for Rehab and Movement Professionals

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.

Don't Get Left Behind, Start Using Digital Home Exercise Programs to Improve Patient Outcomes!

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.

Top Tech Tools to Improve Efficiency for Your Practice During COVID and Beyond

Many healthcare professionals have taken the technological leap of faith during COVID. But there are so many online tools to choose from, how do you know which are best? Today's blog will help clear up some of the fog as we discuss the top tech tools to help your business thrive and organize during COVID and beyond.

Let's Take Our Practices Online! Telerehabilitation Can Transform Rehabilitation

Are you still on the fence about using telerehab? Are you getting everything you can out of it? There is considerable emerging evidence for the effectiveness of telerehabilitation. It is also a great tool that facilitates the application of integrative rehabilitation and empowered patient-centred care. Learn more about telerehab with us today.

Understanding Remapping Exercises - Decreasing the Sensitivity of the Nervous System

Body mapping exercises for patients to follow along with video and audio descriptions of exercises for meditation, body awareness, and mind-body exercises by Carolyn Vandyken

Top Tech Tools for Rehabilitative Healthcare Professionals

Are you a rehabilitative professional? Did you start using telerehab during COVID? It wasn't so bad, right?! Maybe you even enjoyed it! Today's blog will discuss some of the top tech tools for the rehabilitative healthcare professional. These tools are not only convenient and easy to use but will also improve your patient outcomes. Welcome to the future, we are overjoyed to have you here with us!

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