Persistent pain, explained in 3 minutes

Your body has an living, breathing alarm system (the nervous system) that tells us what happens to us. This is important because it informs us when we're injured (i.e. step on a rusted nail),...
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Why a good night’s sleep is important

Sleep. It’s necessary for all life, from humans to insects, mammals and reptiles. Every living species sleeps, but why is it important? Sleep affects every aspect of our well being. You can argue that...
Physiotherapy Student Business Tipsvideo

3 business tips for physical therapy students

In this last instalment of the Business Series with the CPA Private Practice Division (PPD), physiotherapist, PPD Chair, and Founder - Mentorship Bootcamp, Darryl Yardley answers all your student questions relating to business and practice management. In...
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A brief history of medical injection therapy

Medical injection therapy includes cortisone, prolotherapy, viscosupplementation, platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and stem cells. These therapeutic medical injections are used to treat a variety of musculoskeletal injuries. This video explores the history and efficacy of these...

How do nerves become hypersensitive?

Nerve pain - including sciatica and thoracic outlet syndrome - is a commonly experienced problem. It can be a sign of a hypersensitive nervous system. Michael Shacklock, physiotherapist and founder of Neurodynamic Solutions, explains the...
Levels of clinic organizationvideo

The 4 levels of clinic organization

What are the four levels of organization that a clinic can attain? These types describe how a private practice progresses in its organizational maturity. The types are as follows: Roles are established and documented ...
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Energy flow through the kinetic chain

 Energy flow throughout the body during a sport specific movement is like water running through a garden hose. If you have a bunch of holes in the hose, you will lose water pressure. Similarly, if you...

The benefits of mobilization with movement

What are the benefits of the Mulligan Concept of mobilization with movement (MWM’s)? 1. Delivered in functional positions 2. Patient actively involved 3. Informed by patient treatment responses 4. Uses real-time symptom modification 5. Never provokes pain In this video,...
Clinic Operations and patient experiencevideo

How to measure and improve the patient experience

We chat with Sanjeev Bhatia, CEO and Co-founder of Clinic Space (@thesanjeevbhatia). Sanjeev helps business owners improve their clinic operations and streamline the patient experience. He shares some tips on how to measure, automate...

The 5 major functions of the pelvic floor

Physiotherapist Carolyn Vandyken (BHSc (PT), Pelvic Health Physiotherapist, Owner & Instructor of Pelvic Health Solutions) discusses common conditions that pelvic rehab can help treat and the 5 major functions of the pelvic floor muscles: 1....