Media Alert - Canadian physiotherapists play key role at Olympics

    Members of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association part of core medical
    team in Beijing

    TORONTO, Aug. 1 /CNW/ - Canadian athletes going for gold at the upcoming
summer Olympics in Beijing will be supported by some of the best sport
physiotherapists in the country. Not only are members of the Canadian
Physiotherapy Association assigned to individual Canadian teams at the Games,
but four of our members are part of the prestigious core medical team
assisting the Canadian athletes.
    CPA physiotherapists will be doing wellness maintenance of the athletes
so they can obtain optimal performance, as well as attending to injuries that
might arise.

    About CPA

    The Canadian Physiotherapy Association is the national voluntary
professional association, representing more than 10,300 members across the
country. CPA's mission is to provide leadership and direction to the
physiotherapy profession, foster excellence in practice, education and
research, and promote high standards of health in Canada. Additional
information can be found on our website.

For further information:

For further information: or to set up interviews please contact:
Virginia Bawlf, National Media Liaison, Canadian Physiotherapy Association,
(416) 932-1888 (x222), (647) 379-4145 (cell),; On site
in Beijing: Sylvie Bigras, Press Chief, Canadian Olympic Committee,
15007724317 (cell)

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