May is National Physiotherapy Month


Published: 2May2014

Physiotherapy plays an important role in the health care spectrum, promoting rehabilitation from injury or disability. May is National Physiotherapy Month, a time to increase awareness of the importance of physiotherapy and learn about the many roles played by physiotherapists in addition to working with patients such as inresearch, education, consultation, and administration.  

The following McGill experts are available for comment on their own research or on other physiotherapy-related topics:

Expert: Prof. Matthew Hunt,  School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University;  Researcher, Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation

Areas of interest: Dr. Hunt is involved in a project to promote the rehabilitation sector (including PT) in Haiti.


Contact: matthew.hunt1 [at] or 514-398-4400 X. 00289.

Prof. Hunt is available for interviews in both English and French.

Expert: Prof. Isabelle Gagnon, School of Physical and Occupational Therapy/Pediatrics; McGill University

Areas of interest: Concussions and pediatrics

Contact: 514-398-4400 x099057.

Prof. Gagnon is available for interviews in both English and French.

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