A New Wave of Physiotherapy Research

Could integrating children with disabilities into mainstream schools be causing unintended harm? How do students with non-visible disabilities experience college or university? Do rehabilitation clinicians stigmatize patients based on their weight?

Students sitting in lecture hallThese aren’t the sort of questions you would expect physiotherapists to be asking.

However, these are exactly the type of inquiries fueling a new wave of critical disability and rehabilitation research at U of T. This research is challenging both the practice and theory of physiotherapy, while critically reflecting on the profession’s past, present and future.

Check out A New Wave of Physiotherapy Research to learn more.