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Orthopaedic Division Grand Rounds - Round 4

Orthopaedic Division Grand Rounds - Round 4

Orthopaedic Division Grand Rounds - Round 4

May 18, 2021 - 20:00 (EDT)
1 hour 30 minutes


During this session, a young RCMP officer with ankle stiffness following a fibular fracture with ORIF has yet to return to field work 1 year post fracture. 

Ashleigh Whiffen will present this case to a panel including Greg Alcock, Deb Treloar, and Dr. Kevin Willits.  The panel will discuss clinical diagnoses and treatment strategies.  Audience participation is encouraged.

The Orthopaedic Physiotherapy Grand Rounds is presented by the Adjunct Education Committee of the National Orthopaedic Division.

You can find all recorded Grand Round sessions from the Orthopaedic Division of the CPA here.


Case Presenter:

Ashleigh Whiffen, PT

Ashleigh graduated with an MSc(PT) from Dalhousie University in 2010. He completed the diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy in 2020. He grew up in St. John’s NFLD, lived in Halifax, NS for 12 years and has been calling beautiful Fort McMurray home since 2011. He served for 8 years in the Canadian Forces.  His treatment plans include manual therapy, Functional Dry Needling and places a strong emphasis on home exercises and goal setting with his patients to achieve their therapeutic goals.



Greg Alcock, PT

Greg is an adjunct clinical professor and lecturer in the Kinesiology Faculty and School of Physical Therapy at The University of Western Ontario (UWO). He is an examiner and mentor in the CPA’s Orthopaedic AIM system, and clinical instructor in Western's MCISc program.  Greg is the Clinical and Research Coordinator for the Physiotherapy Department at the Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic, and a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy. Greg’s graduate work was focused on foot and ankle injuries, prognosis, prediction and evaluating outcomes. His 20 plus years of clinical practice in this area has shaped a clinically relevant and practical perspective to this topic of foot and ankle injuries.


Deb Treloar, PT

Deb Treloar is a partner and clinician at Treloar Physiotherapy Clinic which she and her husband Bill started in 1982.  She graduated from UBC with a BSR. She completed the diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy in 1983. She is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy. Deb taught within the Canadian Orthopaedic Division course system and developed a foot and ankle course, The Functional Foot, which she taught nationally.   She has an adjunct professor role at UBC in the GCOMPT program and is a clinical instructor in the UBC School of Physical Therapy.  In 2012 Deb received a Clinical Excellence Award for her work in the area of the foot and ankle from PABC.  She has taken a number of Bobath courses and has a special interest in integrating the neurophysiology underpinning this concept into her orthopaedic practice.


Kevin Willits, MD

Kevin received his M.D. in 1996 from McMaster University. He completed his orthopaedic residency at The University of Western Ontario (UWO) and fellowships in sport medicine and foot and ankle at the Florida Orthopaedic Institute and the Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Centre. He returned to London in 2003 where he is an Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery at UWO. Dr. Willits’ primary areas of interest are shoulder, hip, knee, foot and ankle and he is primary investigator or co-investigator in a number of peer-reviewed studies dealing with a range conditions in these areas. Apart from his clinical and research activities, Kevin is responsible for the organization of medical care for Western Mustang athletes. As well, he has been the defensive backfield coach for The University of Western Ontario Mustangs since 2003.


Webinar Details:

Date: Tuesday, May 18th, 2021

Time: 8:00pm - 9:30pm EST

Speakers: Ashleigh Whiffen, Greg Alcock, Deb Treloar, and Dr. Kevin Willits


  • $20 Orthopaedic Division / CPA member
  • $30 non-member

The recording will be available ~ 1 week after live presentation on PD Marketplace for $30 (free for registrants of live event


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