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AIM Level 3 Lower Ottawa Postponed to Fall 2022

Fall 2022

Description : Postponed to Fall 2022

Cost : Ortho Div Member: $1380 + tax +fees, CPA Member: $1440 +tax +fees, Non CPA member: $1600 + tax + fees

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Date : Fall 2022

Location : HW Physio 1051 Baxter Rd. Unit 22c

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Exercise Principles Level 1

June 5th 2022 (4 hours)

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Course Description: A clinical approach to exercise prescription that provides you with a structured process to determining your patients level and what exercise is appropriate for them. We will review a graded system which will help you determine when a patient is ready for exercise or if they would benefit from treatment/manual therapy prior to starting exercise. Also learn how to choose the appropriate level of exercise and learn stages to either scale the exercise up or down based on your patient's presentation. These principles are easily applied to any part of the body and will help take the 'guesswork' out of exercise selection and avoid the common error of giving patients exercises that are too hard even though you may think it's easy.

Instructor: Nishanth Kumar RPT FCAMPT

Instructor Bio:  Nishanth has been a registered physiotherapist since 2007. He is a graduate of McGill University, where he obtained his BSc. PT. He has also obtained a Masters of Clinical Science (MClSc) in Manipulative Therapy from Western University and completed his manual therapy certification levels in order to become a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physical Therapists (FCAMPT).

In addition to his manual therapy accreditations he has completed the series of Active Release Techniques (ART)courses and became Full Body Certified. He also completed the Muscle Activation Techniques Jumpstart series as well as his McKenzie A, B, and C levels. He has also taken a number of independent courses including the SFMA (Selective Functional Movement Assessment), neural mobility courses and a number of exercise prescription courses. 

He has been able to explore different aspects of musculoskeletal rehabilitation having worked in private orthopedic clinics in Montreal for eight years before coming to Ottawa. In Montreal he had the opportunity to work with the general population as well as a number of high end athletes including NHL players, CFL players, professional boxers and MMA/UFC fighters. He was also a guest lecturer at McGill University in the orthopedics classes of their physical therapy program.

Since moving to Ottawa he continues to work in private orthopedics and manages the Ottawa Physiotherapy and Sports Clinic (Mina Street). He also continues to teach and is currently an instructor in the Advance Integrative Musculoskeletal (AIM) Program run by the Orthopedics Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.

Cost : $110

Date : June 5th 2022 (4 hours)

Time : 8:30am - 12:30pm

Location : Ottawa Physiotherapy and Sports Clinic (Orleans) 1420 Youville Dr #11, Orléans, ON K1C 7B3

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Exercise Essentials in Rehab

May 13th - 15th 2022

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Instructor: Bruce Craven

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Cost : $425

Date : May 13th - 15th 2022

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The Eastern Ontario Orthopaedic Unit of the Orthopaedic Division's mandate is to support and facilitate the education and development of physiotherapists in Ottawa and surrounding area.

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