Library:Sutherland/Physical Therapy/Health Topics

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Diseases & Conditions

2010 clinical practice guidelines for the diagnosis and management of osteoporosis Canleaf.gif

Clinical practice guideslines on osteoporosis: risk factors, and prevention and treatment in a peer-reviewed format.

Postural health in women: the role of physiotherapy (Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada) Canleaf.gif

1 page, a joint policy statement, summary of ranked findings regarding physiotherapy in terms of women's health.


Selected Resources on the Use of Cervical Manipulation as a Physiotherapy Canleaf.gif

Spinal manipulation with reference to guidelines, clinical effectiveness, tests, and risks.

Prosthesis & Orthotic Devices

Physiotherapists and Orthoses - Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA)Canleaf.gif

The uses of orthotic devices and a position statement by the CPA supporting phyisotherapists as being qualified to assess, prescribe, and dispense orthotics.

Veterinary Medicine

Animal Rehabilitation Division (Division of CPA)Canleaf.gif

National association for phyiostherapists working with animals. View the CPA position statement Treatment of Animals by Registered Physiotherapists for background.