Research, Social Media & The Business of Physiotherapy

Expert Series: Episode 1 with Greg Lehman, Sanjeev Bhatia, Nicole Sullivan and Jesse Awenus

This is not a course about movement, mechanics or manual therapy. 

This is a course about what we need as a profession and what you need as a physiotherapist.

This course will challenge you to think outside of the box.

What direction do we need to go as a profession to ensure we build momentum, gain public attention and work together collaboratively? What do you need to feel supported in your practice, connected with your peers and something about growth?

Some of the topics of discussion include: 

  • Entry-level training for physiotherapists - is it adequate to allow clinical competency?
  • Is research congruent with clinical priorities?
  • As a profession, physios are resistant to change and are hesitant to integrate new technologies and innovations. Fear or fact based?
  • Do we have a unified voice as a profession? Does it matter?


About The Instructors:

Greg Lehman

Greg Lehman
Physiotherapist, chiropractor and strength and conditioning specialist treating musculoskeletal disorders within a biopsychosocial model. He currently teaches two 2-day continuing education courses to health and fitness professionals throughout the world.  Reconciling Biomechanics with Pain Science and Running Resiliency have been taught more than 60 times in more than 40 locations world wide.

Sanjeev Bhatia 

Sanjeev Bhatia

Originally a physiotherapist, Sanjeev Bhatia spent 10 years being at the forefront of running and growing one of the largest network of rehab clinics in Canada. He is the co-founder of CallHero and the VP of Operations at Embodia.

Nicole Sullivan 

Physiotherapist, strength and conditioning specialist, lead therapist with Volleyball Canada‚Äôs Beach National Team, and co-founder of [mend]physio. An avid learner, she has studied and taught with many teachers in a variety of settings, but continues to learn the most from her patients and their stories. She uses an individualized, evidence informed approach in clinical practice, and is passionate about patient empowerment, simplifying complex concepts, and understanding the barriers to knowledge translation in physiotherapy education and practice.  

Jesse Awenus 

Jesse Awenus

Physiotherapist and Titleist Golf Fitness Professional. Since finishing at Queen's Jesse has jumped head first into continuing education. He believes that no one knows it all and that he can learn from many different disciplines to become an exceptional therapist. Jesse completed his Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy and has done training in pain neuroscience education, dry needling, and has transitioned into a mentoring role for those looking to build a better therapeutic alliance with their patients . Aside from orthopaedics, Jesse has a keen interest in functional training and sports performance enhancement. He believes in working with and not just on his patients to build a relationship of trust and accountability that fosters good clinical outcomes.

Maggie Bergeron

Maggie Bergeron

Physiotherapist and co-founder of Embodia. Early in her career, Maggie recognized the need for an effective way to engage patients in their home exercise programs and a more efficient method for professional development. Maggie continues to see patients on the weekends and organizes the leading health tech event, HealthTO, which connects the healthcare and startup communities across the GTA.

Instructor Name Greg Lehman, Sanjeev Bhatia
Cost CA$19.99
Run Time 1:01:11
Access Duration Indefinite access after purchase
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