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Nov. 10, 2021
Mandate Change: What Does it Mean for Patients?
Physiotherapy Alberta College + Association is changing our name to become the College of Physiotherapists of Alberta to reflect the change in our mandate from being a dual mandate organization (both College and association) to becoming a single mandate organization (College only).
June 7, 2021
Physiotherapy Fees: What Should you Expect?
Have you ever wondered how much a physiotherapy appointment should cost, or why costs seem to be different at different clinics or for specific treatments? What are the factors that must be considered by clinic owners when they set fees for physiotherapy services and what can patients expect?
March 5, 2021
COVID-19 Safety Measures in Physiotherapy Clinics
Since the World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 pandemic a year ago, daily life has changed in immeasurable ways. In response, Albertans have adopted public health measures to slow the spread of the virus, as shown by the recent decreases in active cases and hospitalizations.
May 21, 2020
My Physiotherapy Clinic is Reopening: Is it Safe to Go?
The College of Physiotherapists of Alberta has provided direction to physiotherapists regarding the measures that need to be in place for you to receive the care you need in a safe environment. We keep hearing about the new normal and you probably want to know what that looks like for physiotherapy clinics and other community physiotherapy services. Let us look at what you can expect when you go to see your physiotherapist.
May 2, 2019
Spotting Fake Health News and Misinformation
The internet, and especially social media, also allows for the wide-spread and rapid dissemination of information regardless of its accuracy or the evidence behind the information provided.
Nov. 2, 2017
Frequently Asked Whiplash Questions - Answered
Whiplash injuries occur when the head is rapidly moved forward and then backward. Most often we relate whiplash to a car crash, but it can occur from falls, sports, or fun activities such as roller coaster rides.
April 29, 2015
Health Literacy: Understanding What Your Physiotherapist Tells You
Health literacy is the combination of skills and motivation required to obtain, understand and use information to promote your own good health. All too often, a lack of health literacy skills gets in the way of optimal health outcomes.

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