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Mandate Change: What Does it Mean for Patients?

  •  November 10, 2021

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).

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Why Can’t We Be Friends? Social Media and Physiotherapy Practice

  •  October 12, 2021
  •  Leanne Loranger, PT

The potential benefits of social media are significant and wide ranging; however, there can be challenges and down sides to the use of these platforms as well. This article will focus on what you can expect when interacting with physiotherapists social media platforms and the risks of becoming Facebook Friends with your physiotherapist.

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What to Know When Getting Treated by a Physiotherapist Intern

  •  August 6, 2021
  •  Nancy Littke, PT

When searching for a physiotherapist, you may notice that some are listed as being on the Provisional Register. Similarly, when showing up for or scheduling your physiotherapy appointment, you may be provided with the option of seeing a physiotherapist intern. When you are considering seeing a physiotherapist intern on the Provisional Register, it's important to understand what that means.

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Physiotherapy Fees: What Should you Expect?

  •  June 7, 2021

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?

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Low-Intensity Exercise: Is It Beneficial?

  •  April 9, 2021
  •  Nancy Littke, PT

Whether you are new to exercise, trying to increase your activity level in general, or simply looking for ways to change-up your current routine, you may be wondering what qualifies as low-, moderate- or high- intensity exercise, and whether there’s any point in participating in a low-intensity exercise program. While low-intensity exercise is sometimes dismissed as being “too easy,” there are some reasons to consider this type of activity.

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