Education

We are instructors for the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, teaching advanced manual therapy skills to graduated physiotherapists in Ontario; two of our team co-authored an authoritative manual widely used in our profession.

workbooks

The Upper Quadrant & The Lower Quadrant
Workbooks of Manual Therapy Techniques

by Scott Whitmore, Kate Gladney & Angus Driver

 

These Manual Therapy Workbooks cover the assessment and treatment of both spinal and peripheral joints. Each technique is described in detail and accompanied by photographs. Manuals are available for purchase online or direct from Adelaide West Physiotherapy.

 

courses

SYLLABUS COURSES

LEVEL 2 LOWER

 

Location: Adelaide West Physiotherapy, Toronto, ON  

Dates: Feb 22-24, 2019 | March 29-31, 2019 | April 26-28, 2019 | May 24-26, 2019

* 2 PM start time on Fridays

Instructors:  Darryl Viegas, Erdem Huner, Paul Shin and Mandi Hayes

Assistants:  Kathy Thompson and Melanie Gordon

LEVEL 3 LOWER 

 

Location: Cardon Rehab, Burlington, ON

Dates: Feb. 22-24 , 2019| March 29-31, 2019| May 10-12, 2019

Instructors: Carl Gayle, and Greg Spadoni

Assistants: Jasdeep Dhir, Chris Chee and Peter Poon

 

 

Please contact us for more information about the Syllabus Courses.

COURSES OF INTEREST

Intermediate Practical Examination (IPE) Coaching Sessions           

 

Location: Adelaide West Physiotherapy Clinic.  View directions.

Dates: Please see below

Cost: $ 1582 ($1400 plus HST)
Instructors: Carl Gayle, Mai Ly and Jeff Crowley
Registration: Intermediate Course Information and Registration 2019-20

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course is intended for candidates preparing to challenge the Orthopaedic division’s intermediate practical examination.

Eligibility: Candidates must have completed the level 3 upper and level 3 lower course by December 31, 2019 in order to participate in the coaching sessions.

Purpose: To refine manual skills and the clinical reasoning process in order to prepare the candidates for the IPE.

DATES
  • Saturday Sept. 14, 2019: Introduction, review scans, CV region
  • Saturday Oct. 5, 2019: Cervical spine and TMJ
  • Tentatively Saturday Nov. 2 2019: Thoracic Spine
  • Tentatively Nov.30, 2019 or Dec 7, 2019: Upper Peripheral
  • Tentatively Saturday, Jan. 11. 2020: Lumbar Spine
  • Tentatively Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020: Lower Peripheral
  • 2 dates in February or March 2020 TBA- Mock practical exams
COST & PAYMENT DETAILS

Cost: $ 1582 ($1400 + 182 HST) Class size is limited to 12. Cheques may be postdated to August 23, 2019. A $150 cancellation fee will be levied if candidates cancel between August 23, 2019 and September 1, 2019. No refunds for cancelations after September 1, 2019. Please make cheques payable to Adelaide West Physiotherapy and mail to 366 Adelaide St. West Suite 403. Toronto Ontario M5V 1R9.

This prep course will prepare the candidates for the IPE in the following way:

PRACTICAL EXAM

Practical techniques will be reviewed at each class with focus on refining hands on skills.  New techniques will not be taught as it is expected that the candidates have learned all techniques during the level 1-3 courses.  Mock exams will be given to help prepare for the oral/practical exam.

MENTORSHIP HOURS

40 hours of mentorship is provided through the in class coaching sessions.  The candidates are responsible for attaining the remainder of the 15 clinical mentorship hours and the 35 non-clinical hours on their own.  The total of 90 mentorship hours must be completed by January 31, 2020.

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