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Member Spotlight: 48 Years as a Physiotherapist

  •  September 7, 2018

This month we shine our Member Spotlight on Gail Shewchuk, a Grande Prairie-based physiotherapist who is retiring after 48 years of dedicated and passionate service to our profession.

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Good Practice: Physiotherapists Delisted by Insurers

  •  September 7, 2018

When services provided by a health-care practitioner are no longer covered by insurers, the provider has been “delisted.” In some cases, specific services offered by a group of health-care providers (e.g., orthotics) may be delisted.

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Research in Focus: Accuracy of Activity Trackers in Parkinson Disease: Should We Prescribe Them?

  •  September 7, 2018
  •  Leanne Loranger, PT, Manager Policy and Practice

Individuals with Parkinson’s disease (PD) have been shown to walk less than age-matched healthy controls, and to experience a decline in step counts before a worsening of motor symptoms or limitations to ambulation-related activities of daily living.

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Technology in Practice: In Summary

  •  September 7, 2018
  •  Leanne Loranger, PT, Manager Policy and Practice

Over the past several months, Physiotherapy Alberta has published a series of articles about how technology is changing physiotherapy practice. Far from seeking to discourage adoption and innovation, Physiotherapy Alberta’s purpose has been to encourage members to engage in technology adoption in a thoughtful manner, highlighting the key regulatory concerns with technology and how to mitigate the risks inherent in technology use.

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2018 Financial Assistance Recipients

  •  September 7, 2018

Congratulations to the 2018 Financial Assistance Recipients.

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