May - June 2011 - Editorial
In April of this year The Ministry of Health and Long-term care announced the proclamation of changes to the current physiotherapy act. These changes have been long awaited and will come in effect on September 1st, 2011. Our new scope of practice statement: “The practice of physiotherapy is the assessment of neuromuscular,
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May - June 2011 Volume 24, No. 2

It’s hard to believe that it is already May. I am sure that many of you are busy preparing for summer vacations…why not come to beautiful Whistler, BC from July 14-17? Take some extra time and have a wonderful educational experience….along with a tax deduction! Mountain biking, hiking, golfing…..and a few days of interacting with colleagues and hearing internationally renowned speakers enlighten our practices. Dr. Michele Sterling, an internationally renowned expert in whiplash research, will be offering a post Congress course involving the management of WAD patients. For more information, please visit the CPA website. Of course, don’t forget about our Orthopaedic Division AGM to be held on Friday July 15, from 5 pm until 10 pm. Come and join us for a brief update on the past, present, and future of the Orthopaedic Division as well as the Golden Hands Ceremony. As a reminder, please refer to the www.orthodiv.org for nomination forms and historical background information for the Golden Hands Award. As always, this award represents the outstanding achievements of an Orthopaedic Division member and their contribution to orthopaedic manual physiotherapy. We are proud of our membership and this award is reflective of that.

1. The clinical reasoning of pain by experienced musculoskeletal physiotherapists
Keith Smart, Catherine Doody
2. Clinical Tests to Diagnose Lumbar Segmental Instability: A Systematic Review
Abdullah M. Alqarni, PT, MPhty1 • Anthony G. Schneiders, PT, PhD, Paul A. Hendrick, PT, MPhty
3. Expert therapists use specific clinical reasoning processes in assessment..
Stephen May; Alison Greasley; Sarah Reeve; Sarah Withers

A Physical Therapy Aproach to the Management of Neurogenic Groin Pain Following an Inguinal Hernia Repair - Erdem Huner

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