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Leadership Message: May 2019

  •  May 3, 2019

As I reach the end of my second consecutive term, this will be my last month as a member of Council and as President. I am grateful for the relationships that have been built and for all that I have learned.

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Research in Focus: Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in Pediatric Motor Disorders

  •  May 3, 2019

Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) increases cortical excitability and is thought to lead to improvement in motor learning when applied during task performance. The modality has been studied as a rehabilitation technique to improve motor performance among adults with physical impairments (e.g., post-stroke) and has been found to impact on neuroplasticity, leading to improved motor learning.

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Implementing Sensitive Practice as a Universal Precaution in Physiotherapy

  •  May 3, 2019

Most physiotherapists are familiar with the concept of universal precautions. However, the concept of implementing sensitive practice (also referred to as trauma-informed practice) as a universal precaution may be less familiar.

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Member Spotlight: 50 Years as a Teacher, Academic and Clinician

  •  May 3, 2019

For many physiotherapists, the name Dave Magee is synonymous with musculoskeletal assessment and treatment. It’s safe to say that there is not a physiotherapist trained in Alberta or Canada who has not faced Dr. Magee across the lecture hall, studied his Orthopedic Physical Assessment textbook as part of their program, or referred to his texts as resources in clinical practice.

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Self-Selected Activity: Practice Improvement Record

  •  May 3, 2019

The Practice Improvement Record is an online form and will be available from Physiotherapy Alberta’s Member Portal. The form will be available before it is time for you to renew your practice permit although the exact date is not known at this time.

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