Dry Needling Update

Full and interim registrants were invited to complete a survey in January on the College’s regulatory approach to dry needling. Over 1,400 registrants, or more than 33% surveyed, participated – an impressive response.  The Board of Directors will consider the …

Update on Steven Witvoet Case

Mr. Witvoet was charged with 16 counts of sexual assault contrary to section 271 of the Criminal Code for conduct that occurred while providing physical therapy to female patients. In October 2019, Mr. Witvoet pleaded guilty to nine of those …

A Complaint About Cultural Insensitivity

The College received a complaint from a patient identifying as South Asian, alleging that a physical therapist made culturally insensitive and racist comments to them during treatment.

The Complaint

During the first appointment, the Registrant said: “You people are really …