Everything is political – even physiotherapy! This is a reblog of a post I recently wrote for University of Toronto Press about a guest editorial I published in Physiotherapy Canada. A huge thank you to UToronto Press for the permission to reblog here. There is a notable absence of conversations about the politics of physiotherapy. I have been a physiotherapist for over 20 years. I have mainly worked clinically, and more recently entered academia. My drive to shift professional gears was that I wanted to spend some time building my own capacity to engage in some deep questions I had always had about my profession. What was of interest to me was the ostensibly apolitical nature of … [Read more...] about Everything is political – Even physiotherapy!
Tradotto da: Cristiano Modanese. Scritto da David Nicholls. A huge thank you to Cristiano Modanese for translating and reblogging this and other criticalphysio.net blog posts in Italian here: Fisioterapista in Trentino Altre traduzioni dal blog di criticalphysio.net qui: Fisioterapista in Trentino Chiunque viva con un artista, ne conosca uno o abbia una formazione nelle arti sarà drammaticamente consapevole di quanto sia povera di creatività tanta parte della educazione e della pratica in fisioterapia. Mio fratello è fotografo ed insegnante, e mi rammenta spesso del nostro diverso modo di affrontare le cose. Quanto spesso lui riesce a pensare come un’artista, tanto poco di … [Read more...] about Creatività e fisioterapia
This is the second of two blog posts which reproduce articles from the Canadian Physiotherapy Association's excellent recent "Diversity in Practice" issue of their news magazine Physiotherapy Practice. A huge thank you again to the authors and the CPA for permission to post this here. NB: While this article contains a lot of detail specific to Canada, I am sure that the content will resonate for many physiotherapists across the globe. IEPT: Imagining an Encompassing PhysioTherapy Jeffrey J.D. Andrion, PT, BScPT, MA, PhD(c), CPA Member since 2004. An emerging social justice researcher, Andrion's areas of interest are in health policy and equity. He is currently completing his PhD in … [Read more...] about Imagining an Encompassing Physiotherapy
CPN Salon - book now places limited! The Critical Physiotherapy Network will be meeting for a 1-day CPN Salon (mini-conference) after WCPT2017 in Cape Town, South Africa. Wednesday 5th July 2017: 10am-5pm - central Cape Town venue The Stack. Cost is US$62 including lunch. Expand your thinking: Stimulating speakers, facilitated critical dialogues, dreaming the future! Program includes: 2 keynotes confirmed (details to follow - speakers from Norway and South Africa) session led by CPN chair Dr David Nicholls (New Zealand) on the current state of critical physiotherapy globally facilitated discussion led by Dr Barbara Gibson (Canada) and Dr Jenny Setchell (Australia) on key … [Read more...] about CPN Salon update – book your place now!
This is the first of two blog posts which reproduce articles from the Canadian Physiotherapy Association's excellent recent "Diversity in Practice" issue of their news magazine Physiotherapy Practice. A huge thank you to the authors and the CPA for permission to post this here. On considering your role in creating a safe environment for trans populations in physiotherapy. By Katherine Harman, PT, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Physiotherapy, Vice Chair Senate (Student Affairs), Dalhousie University, CPA Member since 1981; and Greyson Jones, Dalhousie University, Sociology and Social Anthropology, Graduate Student. © Canadian Physiotherapy Association, Physiotherapy Practice, Diversity … [Read more...] about Creating a safe environment for trans populations in physio
A huge thank you to Nondwe Mlenzana and Michael Rowe (CPN Exec member) for this isiXhosa translation. For the English version see here. For Spanish and Norwegian versions see here. Gcina umhla! Le ndibaniselwano yobuzaza bequmrhu labeluli mizimba iyakuba yintlanganiso yosuku olunye CPN Salon (indibaniselwano encinci) emva WCPT2017 eNtshona Koloni, eMzantsi Afrika ngolwesiThathu umhla ka 5 July 2017: 10am-5pm – indawo izakwaziswa. Yandisa ukucinga kwakho: Izithethi ezikhuthazayo, intetho yobuzaza encedisayo, ukuphupha ngekamva! Ungasithumelela umyalezo nge Email ukuzibekela indawo kumaziso we CPN Salon yaye ubeyinxalenye yabantu abafumana imiyalezo. Ngolwesithathu umhla we 5 … [Read more...] about CPN Salon – indibaniselwano encinci yobuzaza bequmrhu labeluli mizimbaGcina umhla!
A huge thank you to CPN Exec members Viviana Da Silva and Wenche Bjorbaekmo for these Spanish and Norwegian translations. For the English version see here. Reserva!! La Red de Fisioterapia Crítica se reunirá para un salón de 1día CPN (mini-conferencia) después de WCPT2017 en Ciudad del Cabo, Sudáfrica. Miércoles 5 de julio 2017: 10 am-5pm - lugar TBA. Amplíe su pensamiento con diálogos críticos facilitados, estimulantes oradores, soñando el futuro! Envíenos un correo electrónico para reservar su lugar en el salón inaugural CPN y unirse a la lista de correo. Miércoles 5 de julio de 2017: 10 am-5pm En un lugar encantador (TBA) en Ciudad del Cabo, Sudáfrica. Por favor, … [Read more...] about CPN Salon after WCPT – Hold av datoen! Reserva!