The 2012 Orthopaedic Section and Special Interest Group Election period is just around the corner! If you are a PT or PTA, you will soon receive a voting reminder postcard in the mail. In addition, an e-mail reminder will follow as the voting period opens. Get involved - cast your vote during the month of November!
NOVEMBER 1ST is the deadline for submitting nominations for the Orthopaedic Section Awards! There are many therapists in our profession who have contributed so much, and who deserve to be recognized. Please take some time to think about these individuals and nominate them for the Orthopaedic Section's highest Awards. Let's celebrate the success of these hard-working people!
Plan to nominate an individual for one of these highly-regarded awards!
The Orthopaedic Section is conducting a survey to gain information that can be used to determine if there is interest in an Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Section independent of CSM. The survey will take approximately 5 minutes to complete. So that we have a representative sample of members, your response by October 3rd is very important to us. All of your answers to the survey will be completely anonymous.
Click here to access this survey (membership login is required).
The April, 2011 issue of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Practice has been posted to our web site. Remember, you can access archive issues of OPTP online as well. (Membership login required)
We are happy to announce that the first portion of ISC 21.2, Current Concepts of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy, 3rd Edition, is now available. You will find additional information and can register at the following link on the Orthopaedic Section Web site shown below, or call the Section office at 800-444-3982. The remainder of the course, along with instructions for completing the final examination online, will be mailed to all registrants after its projected completion date later this fall: https://www.orthopt.org/212.php
The Orthopaedic Section supports its members by funding studies to systematically examine orthopaedic practice issues. The purpose of this grant program is to address the urgent need for clinical research in orthopaedic physical therapy. Click here for details on applying for a grant.
A preliminary draft of the Orthopaedic Section's seventh ICF-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines on Low Back Pain is currently available for review. Please click here to read further and for the opportunity to provide feedback.
The Orthopaedic Section is offering some exciting programming at CSM 2012 in Chicago! Click on the following links to explore what we are offering on each day. Mouse-over the program/course to see additional information about each session:
For more information regarding what to expect in Chicago as well as helpful hints on how to make the most out of your CSM experience, click here. Watch for more details to come!