About the Orthopaedic Division of CPA

The Orthopaedic Division is essentially a special interest sub-division of CPA. The Division disseminates information of interest to Orthopaedic therapists and provides post-graduate courses and instruction in Orthopaedic manual therapy. The Division also promotes Orthopaedic issues to CPA. Members are involved in the treatment of persons with musculoskeletal conditions.

Mission Statements

Orthopaedic Division Mission Statement

The mission statement of the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association is the advancement of orthopaedic physiotherapy through the promotion of excellence in education, practice and research.
--taken from the OD's 5 year plan 1990-95

Canadian Physiotherapy Association Mission Statement

To provide leadership and direction to the profession; foster excellence in education, practice and research; and promote high standards of health in Canada.
-- from "CPA 101 - the basics", 1996 board orientation and development

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