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May is Physiotherapy Month


May is Physiotherapy Month and this year the Canadian Physiotherapy Association celebrates their 100-year anniversary. Physiotherapy is a critical part of the healthcare system. As a profession, physiotherapy started due to the rehabilitation demands from the polio pandemic in the 1920’s, and now in 2020 we are witnessing unprecedented times with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre implements further visitor restrictions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

The health and safety of patients, their families, staff, professional staff, and the community is our utmost priority. To help prevent the risk or spread of COVID-19, only essential care partners will be permitted at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre until further notice. This extends to people who may have been previously identified as care partners in recent weeks....

Hospital postponing non-essential services and elective surgeries

As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves, clinical demand prioritization of clinical services is essential. Following recommendations of the Ontario Medical Association (OMA) and the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, our Hospital will cancel elective surgeries and other non-essential services, including most outpatient services as of March 20, 2020 at 3:30 pm....

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Naturally Improve your Mood

Studies show that flowers have an immediate impact on happiness and can also have a long-term impact on bettering mood. Just seeing flowers and plants in your home or other environments, such as hospitals, can have these effects....

How to Stay Connected While Physically Distancing

The absence of interaction with family and friends can have a significant toll on our mental health and wellbeing. Fortunately, technology has made it much easier to stay connected to loved ones. Stay healthy and happy by staying connected....

COVID-19 Response Fund

The current worldwide COVID-19 pandemic is creating unprecedented challenges. Navigating these unchartered waters may be the most challenging crisis most of us will ever encounter....