Mentorship Program

Physiotherapists interested in challenging the Intermediate or Advanced Manual and Manipulative Therapy Exams through the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association are now required to complete supervised clinical hours prior to the exams.

Our Clinical Mentorship Program is designed to improve clinical reasoning skills and manual therapy handling techniques for both spinal and peripheral joint assessment and treatment. Paolo Sanzo is both an instructor, examiner, and clinical mentor for the Orthopaedic Division and has mentored physiotherapists in different parts of Canada using a variety of teaching strategies including web based communication and technology to access candidates located in various geographical locations in different parts of the country. For more information on possible mentorship opportunities pleaseĀ contact us.

Future Courses

Future courses that will be hosted by Active Potential Rehabilitation Services include the following:

    • No courses available at this time.

Video Library

Here is a library of videos that you can utilize.

Other Courses

Courses are provided in the following areas:

Length Tension Testing of the Upper and Lower Quadrants

Release of the Pelvic and Thoracic Outlets

Understanding Headaches, Facial Pain and the Craniovertebral Joint Region

Assessment and Treatment of Cervicogenic Headaches

The Cervicothoracic Junction

Neuromuscular Facilitative Taping




A specialty that has in-depth knowledge of how the body works and specialized hands-on clinical skills to assess, diagnose, and treat symptoms of illness, injury, and disability. Physiotherapy includes rehabilitation, as well as the prevention of injury, and promotion of health and fitness. Physiotherapists often work in teams with other health professionals to help meet an individual’s health care needs.

Shock Wave Therapy

Extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) is a modern and highly effective treatment method that transmits high-energy pulses of sound waves into the painful areas of the body. With this innovative therapy approach, pathological alterations of tendons, ligaments, capsules, muscles, and bones can be eliminated systematically.