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Manitoba Physiotherapy Association

MPA provides leadership for and direction to the physiotherapy profession; fosters excellence in practice, education and research; and positions the physiotherapy profession as integral to the health and wellness of Manitobans.

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Continuing Education

MPA offers several professional development courses to help meet your learning needs, which are discounted for members. Below is a list of the upcoming opportunities.

The Cyber Monday Fund.


Between Dec 2 -4, we will put our ENTIRE library of courses on sale for Embodia Members.  https://info.embodiaacademy.com/embodia-cyber-monday-2019/


 Plus, with each course purchased between Dec 2-4, we will donate a portion of the profits to the Global Women’s Health Initiative. Their mission is to transform the lives of women through physical therapy by informing, educating and engaging medical communities. https://embodiaapp.com/blog/210-ready-to-change-the-future-global-women-s-health-initiative

The Hip Bone is Connected to the Knee Bone

This practical, hands-on course will allow participants to enhance their assessment techniques of the lower quadrant, with an emphasis on an integrated approach.   The identification of clients having the potential to benefit from specific treatment interventions will be discussed, with instruction in manual therapy techniques and evidence-based exercise prescription.  Both instructors hold their Advanced Diploma in Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy, and their Masters of Clinical Science from the University of Western Ontario.   Registrants can expect an engaging day of learning with a number of practical take-aways that can be applied the following day in clinic.

Sat, Feb. 1st, 2020 (All day)
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Karen Malenchak
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ConnectTherapy & the Thorax with Dr. Linda-Joy Lee

On this 4-day course you will learn the manual skills and clinical reasoning framework of the Thoracic Ring Approach and ConnectTherapy to determine when the thorax is or is not the primary driver for pain or reduced performance during whole body movements. These skills providethe base to examine the thoracic rings across a wide variety of meaningful tasks. Specific thoracic ring treatment techniques developed by LJ will be practiced, along with specific exercise prescription and program design for optimal neuromuscular control and loading of hte thoracic rings. This 4-day version of the course allows more time for hands-on skill practice and more in-depth application of LJ's new phases of treatment and exercise prescription to progress to high load function and activities requiring control with speed.

Regular Pricing: $1,800 + 5% GST

Special Pricing for MPA members: $1,450 + 5% GST

New Grads ONLY (3 spots): $1,100 + 5% GST


Wed, May. 6th, 2020 - 9:00 am to Sat, May. 9th, 2020 - 4:30 pm

NDT Introductory Course in the Management and the Treatment of Adults with Hemiplegia

This 3-day interdisciplinary course is designed to give participants basic knowledge about the NDT approach and how it is applied in rehabilitation to promote recovery of function following neurological damage. Core concepts from research in neuroplasticity and motor learning will be discussed. Hands-on lab practice and patient demonstration will be used to augment the learning process. All rehabilitation disciplines are encouraged to participate to ensure a cross-functional practice setting.

Fri, Mar. 5th, 2021 - 8:00 am to Sun, Mar. 7th, 2021 - 4:30 pm
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