Welcome to the Neurosciences Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association 

We are a not-for-profit national organization operated by volunteers with a passion for neurological physiotherapy. We connect physiotherapists working in neurological settings to learning opportunities and a community of colleagues across the country.

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NSD Executive: Open Positions

The Neurosciences Division Executive is looking for a Secretary and Vice- Chair All NSD executive positions are filled by volunteers. The time commitment is flexible, and no experience is required. If you're interested, please email a statement of introduction to...

SPECIAL WEBINAR ANNOUNCEMENT FOR MEMBERS INTERESTED IN TELEREHAB

A pragmatic overview of the research and implementation of Telerehabilitation with neurological populations Presenters: Dr. Dahlia Kairy, Dr. Hélène Corriveau, and Dr. Sarah DonkersWednesday April 1, 2020 12:30-1:30 EST This webinar will provide an overview of...

AEROBICS Workshop is Cancelled

The AEROBICS workshop on May 28 with Dr. Marilyn MacKay-Lyons has been cancelled as an in-person workshop. We hope to offer the workshop at a future date and that those interested will join us at that time. In the meantime, if you have not taken the eAEROBICS modules,...

Pre-Congress Course UPDATE

Since Congress has been cancelled, we will not be running this pre-Congress course. If you have already registered, we will be in touch about refunding the cost of registration. Please stay tuned for updates as we explore virtual education opportunities. Join NSD in...

Call for volunteers

The Neurosciences Division executive is building an education committee, and we need your help. We are in need of several volunteers to coordinate and moderate our popular webinar series. Responsibilities include scheduling webinars, recording sessions, and following...

Summer 2019 Vestibular Journal Club Article is LIVE!

Visit the Vestibular Sub-Interest Group forum to read the article and clinician commentary for this quarter. The article is titled "Vestibular activity and cognitive development in children: Perspectives" and the clinician commentary comes from Elizabeth Dannenbaum,...

Webinars

Grow your practice with NSD's education series

We offer regular webinars covering different topics related to neuro physio practice. 

 

 

Wednesday March 23, 2022 4pm PST (7pm EST) Webinar

Gamification of Rehabilitation: Implications for motor recovery & brain plasticity after stroke Summarizing evidence on the benefits of using virtual reality (VR) and computer games as an adjunct to physical rehabilitation interventions targeting the recovery of...

Mindfulness in Pain and Stress Management

September 10, 2021 @ 12:00pm Eastern/9:00am Pacific With advances in neuroscience research, mindfulness has been found to be a safe and effective non-pharmacological management option for patients with chronic conditions, such as persistent pain. Mindfulness...