April 6, 2023
Personal Health Information: What Privacy Measures a Patient Can Expect from Their Physiotherapist
Let’s walk you through each step of your journey in a clinic and discuss what privacy measures physiotherapists are legally required to have in place in order to protect your personal health information.
March 10, 2023
Using and Participating in Social Media: Tips for Patients
For patients and members of the public, social media can be a useful tool to access quality health information, but there are some things that you should keep in mind when trying to educate yourself about an injury or condition.
Jan. 12, 2023
Standards of Practice: A Q&A For Patients
The Standards of Practice identify for both physiotherapists and the public what is acceptable professional practice and creates a benchmark against which a physiotherapist’s professional practice can be assessed. This article will go through a series of questions concerning the Standards of Practice and how they relate to the public.
Dec. 9, 2022
Do I Have to Use my Insurance’s “Preferred Provider”?
A PPN is a business relationship between an insurance company and a service provider. PPNs exist in both health care and non-health care contexts. Within the context of health care, PPNs may exist between an insurer and a physiotherapy business.
April 25, 2022
What is a Passive Physiotherapy Treatment, and Does it Work?
When you visit a physiotherapist, you can expect to receive safe and effective treatment that is supported by research. A physiotherapy care plan may include a variety of treatments including exercises, hands-on therapy and the use of various machines, sometimes referred to as passive physiotherapy.
April 25, 2022
How Your Thoughts Affect Recovery
Whether you're recovering from an injury or managing a chronic condition, an often overlooked factor is the role of attitudes and beliefs in your ability to improve. Our attitudes and beliefs factor into everything from our individual experience of pain, to our ability to manage long-standing health conditions.