Staff attend Concussion Course – Returning to Sport After Injury

Topics included current techniques for the treatment of concussions and how to help people return to sport after injury. Course was organized by the Orthopeadics division of the Ontario Physiotherapy Association. Lecturers included Dr. Chantal Vaidyanath, a physiatrist who works with Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, St. Michaels Hospital and Synergy Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, specializing in treating patients with Traumatic Brain Injuries. Dr. Michael Hutchison, Director of the Concussion Program at the David L MacIntosh Sports Medicine Clinic and an Associate Professor at U of T. And Jacque van Irssel, a physiotherapist and PhD Student with U of O who has extensive experience treating patients with concussion. She is also an educator of physiotherapists on the management of post concussion symptoms.

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