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Physiopedia's mission is to contribute to global health through universal access to physiotherapy knowledge. It is a collaborative effort of the global community and provides a platform for community members to connect, learn and professionally develop.

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FREE 6 Week Course on Lower Limb Amputee Rehabilitation FREE 6 Week Course on Lower Limb Amputee Rehabilitation...

Starting 1st June  2015 we will be running a FREE 6 week course on Lower Limb Amputee Rehabilitation. Registration is now open! This course has been developed with and will be run in collaboration with the International Committee of the [Read More...]

New Evidence Based Practice professional development resources...

We've just published our new learn topic and related resource on Evidence Based Practice (EBP). EBP has now been a part of our profession for over 20 years.  The term and methodology was conceived in 1992 and in more recent years has [Read More...]

Wise words from one of our amazing volunteers...

Last week Rachael had a quick chat with Scott Buxton, one of our amazing volunteers, in preparation for week four of the new volunteer orientation course.  He has some wise words for the new volunteers as they prepare for their role on the [Read More...]

Understanding evidence based practice - an interview with Prof. Rob Herbert Understanding evidence based practice – an interview with...

As part of a Learn Topic on evidence based practice which is in development for the Physiopedia Members Area we were very fortunate to be able to interview Prof. Rob Herbert. Rob has extensive experience as a practicing researcher and is [Read More...]

New ‘Central Sensitisation’ page from the PPA Project...

Great to see another new page, Central Sensitisation, coming out of the PPA Pain Project! Nociception is described by IASP as the neural process of encoding noxious stimuli. Central sensitisation describes the circumstances in which [Read More...]

New facilitated volunteer orientation course to run in March New facilitated volunteer orientation course to run in March...

In March we will be running a facilitated 4 week orientation course for prospective Physiopedia volunteers. Our volunteers are an important part of the Physiopedia Team.  Working away behind the scenes, in their own time alongside their [Read More...]

New members learn topic on the knee now available. New members learn topic on the knee now available....

Have you seen our new learn topic on the knee?  This self directed educational opportunity is a great way to revise, test and improve your knowledge of the knee.  Starting with the basics of knee anatomy and function we move right through [Read More...]

Pregnancy & Women’s Health: time for a more integrated approach? Pregnancy & Women’s Health: time for a more integrated...

We have another guest post for you today. This article was written by Libby Sharp who is a leading UK physiotherapist and Pilates rehabilitation expert. Libby was one of the first British physios to integrate Pilates equipment with [Read More...]

Physiopedia and Elsevier to build online library of books....

On the one year anniversary of their partnership, Physiopedia and academic content partner Elsevier are pleased to announce a new online library of books.  A year ago Elsevier and Physiopedia partnered to share knowledge.  Over the past [Read More...]

Learn the secrets of developing and running a MOOC for physiotherapy and physical therapy education Learn the secrets of developing and running a MOOC for...

If you've been wondering about running a MOOC for physiotherapists or physical therapists you should think about attending this course on "Creating And Running An Open, Online Course In Physiotherapy Education" that will be running as [Read More...]

Have expertise in Pain or Amputees?  Take part in our projects to create free education Have expertise in Pain or Amputees? Take part in our projects...

Clinical interest groups around the world are collaborating with Physiopedia to create good evidence based content in Physiopedia that will subsequently be used to shape free open online courses. "Engagement and involvement lead to [Read More...]

It's all about Stroke this month! It’s all about Stroke this month!...

This month at Physiopedia we've been focusing on Stroke.  According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 15 million people suffer stroke worldwide each year. Of these, 5 million die and another 5 million are left permanently disabled. [Read More...]

Inaugural Student Physiotherapy Conference Scotland Attracts Over 200 Delegates Inaugural Student Physiotherapy Conference Scotland Attracts...

Scotland’s first Student Physiotherapy Conference held at QMU in Edinburgh on 25th October attracted over two hundred delegates to this first ever conference organised by students for students. Last weekend’s event brought together [Read More...]

Results of SCI MOOC Published in Nature Results of SCI MOOC Published in Nature...

A descriptive audit of the recent spinal cord injury course that recently ran in Physiopedia has been published in 'Spinal Cord' by Nature.com. The paper "A Massive Open Online Course for teaching physiotherapy students about spinal [Read More...]

Read 4 Credit Quizzing in Physiopedia Read 4 Credit Quizzing in Physiopedia...

Did you know that you can take quizzes in Physiopedia and if you pass, get a certificate to prove your knowledge? We are now developing quizzes to go with every page in Physiopedia (there are currently around 1700 pages in Physiopedia [Read More...]

Respiratory Muscle Training, the power the breathe strong! Respiratory Muscle Training, the power the breathe strong!...

We have a second learn topic for you this month on Respiratory Muscle Training.  This learn topic compliments the Dysfunctional Breathing topic that we released earlier in April. Muscles involved in respiration are also involved in core [Read More...]

Getting geared up for our free SCI course yet?...

This week we're getting all geared up for our free and open course - Physiotherapy Management of Spinal Cord Injuries - that starts on the 28th April. Our course participants (all 2500 of them!!) are busy with their pre course activities, [Read More...]

New videos on assessing and treating breathing disorders for members New videos on assessing and treating breathing disorders for...

Thanks to our premium partner Elsevier we have nine new videos in the Physiopedia member area related to assessment and treatment of breathing disorders.  These videos, by breathing disorders expert Leon Chaitow, are an excellent [Read More...]

Breathing pattern disorders, not just for respiratory therapists! Breathing pattern disorders, not just for respiratory therapists!...

This month we have two learn topics for you!  The first is about Breathing Pattern Disorders, otherwise known as Dysfunctional Breathing.  It is often reported that around 10% of patients in a population are diagnosed with hyperventilation [Read More...]

Recognizing and treating breathing disorders - an Interview with Leon Chaitow Recognizing and treating breathing disorders – an...

As part of this month's Physiopedia Members learn topic we had the pleasure to record a fascinating 50 minute interview with Leon Chaitow about the very important but not widely understood subject of breathing disorders.  These are [Read More...]