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 News

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,...

Acupuncture for Post-Stroke Shoulder Pain

Presented by the Acupuncture and Neurosciences Divisions of CPA May 29, 2019 Time: 12 Noon, Eastern Attendees limited to members of Neurosciences and Acupuncture Divisons of CPA Webinar link: https://zoom.us/j/417949160   Presented by Enoch Ho, MPh, PT, RAc,...

Call for clinician contributors

Do you have clinical experience with: Neurorehab in remote communities, or Physiotherapy with athletes with neurological conditions? NSD is looking for contributors to provide written articles for Synapse, our e-newsletter, and/or our monthly webinar series. If you or...

NSD AGM – November 2, 2018

The Annual General Meeting of CPA's Neuroscience Division will take place at Congress on November 2, 2018 from 5:45-6:45 local time. Members not attending Congress are welcome to join the meeting online. Click here to join our webcast.


Grow your practice with NSD's education series

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



The PT-PTA Team in Neuroscience

Recorded January 19, 2021 @ 12:00 noon Eastern The role of the physiotherapist assistant in Canada is evolving. An effective PT-PTA team is crucial for optimal client care. The purpose of this workshop is to identify strategies for building an effective physiotherapy...

Training the Brain: Connecting Vision To Action

RECORDED November 26, 2020 @ 7:00PM Eastern SPEAKER: Katie Mitchell Vision is our dominant sense that provides rich temporal and spatial information about our environment. Daily activities require processing of dynamic visual scenes in various environments to...

NSD 2020 Annual Meeting

NSD's 2020 Annual Meeting was held virtually on August 27, 2020. If you weren't able to join live, you can watch the recording here: https://youtu.be/qA68PtHYlOg The slides shared in this presentation can be downloaded here: NSD AGM 2020H27 Slide Deck rev...