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23/08/2017
Blood Donor Clinic - Goderich
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm / Knights of Columbus Hall
25/08/2017
Blood Donor Clinic - Clinton
2:30 pm to 7:30 pm / Huron Christian School
More than 20 patients are diagnosed with diabetes every hour. ~ Statistics Canada
Around The Alliance!
Volunteer Spotlight: Mary Jane
New Partnership With The Change Foundation Announced!
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St. Marys Memorial Hospital is Looking for Volunteers!
West Building Entrance Opens at Stratford General Hospital on March 27
New Dedicated Space at HPHA Solidifies Commitment to Teaching and Mentorship
HPHA & AMGH Adding PatientKeeper CPOE & Medication Reconciliation to Clinical Automation System
Patients as Partners
From Patient to Volunteer: Brent's Story
Board of Directors Meeting Highlights - June 2017
HPHA Celebrates Successful 2016/17 Year
HPHA Receives Health Infrastructure Renewal Funding
Donate Blood This Summer!
Have Diabetes and Craving Change? Then This Workshop is for You!
What's For Dinner Wednesday!
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Physio Helps Lives!

May 15, 2017

May is National Physiotherapy Month!

Whether it's pain management and rehabilitation from an acute injury like a sprained ankle, or management of chronic conditions such as diabetes or heart disease, physiotherapy can help!

Physiotherapy is a health care profession directed at evaluating, restoring and maintaining physical function. Physiotherapists, also known as physical therapists, have a detailed understanding of how the body works and are university educated and trained to assess and improve movement and function and relieve pain. Physiotherapists promote good health by encouraging their patients to improve and increase their independence.

Working alongside Physiotherapists at HPHA are Rehabilitation Therapy Assistants (RA). An RA is a health care worker who helps to teach clients to effectively cope with their limitations in movement, daily functioning and activity.

The Value of Physiotherapy

Click the links below to read about the value of physiotherapy in relation to the following diagnoses: