About Terry

Terry is one of Canada’s most experienced orthopaedic physiotherapists with over 30 years of clinical experience working with some of the top orthopaedic surgeons, sports medicine physicians and chronic pain specialists in Canada and the United States.

A graduate of the University of Toronto, former Canadian Olympic Hockey Team and Calgary Flames physiotherapist, Terry has diagnosed and designed evidence-based rehab programs for thousands of patients, including over 500 Olympic and professional athletes.

In addition, Terry has worked at the University of Calgary Sports Medicine Centre, the Calgary Chronic Pain Centre, provided primary care physiotherapy services for Calgary West Central Primary Care Network as well as served as an editorial peer reviewer for the Physician and Sportsmedicine,  the Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine and Pain Research and Management Journal.

Outside of clinical care, Terry has written and lectured on sports-injuries, chronic pain and exercise-based rehabilitation locally for the University of Calgary Department of Continuing Medical Education and Department of Orthopaedics as well as international fitness conferences in Canada, United States, China, Australia, United Kingdom, Germany, and Thailand.  Terry also served as an Injury Data Analyst for the National Hockey League’s Injury Analysis Panel.

Terry is married to former World Champion Synchronized Swimmer and Canadian Sports Hall of Fame member,  Helen Vanderburg.   Terry and Helen have two daughters.

 

Terry’s Clinical Experience | Pathway

 

  • Physical Therapist, Alberta Health Services, (2019 – present)
  • Allied Health Team Member, Calgary COVID Care Clinic,  Alberta Medical Officer of Health (2020)
  • Physical Therapist / Developer of Joints4Life Program (2018 – present)
  • Physical Therapist, Terry Kane Physical Therapy (1985 – present)
  • Physical Therapist, Fourth Street Clinic  / Primary Care Clinic (2016 –2019)
  • Physical Therapist, Calgary West Central Primary Care Network ( August 2014 – March 2016)
  • Founder, Owner, OrthopaedicsCanada.com Network (2008 – present)
  • Physical Therapist, Copeman Healthcare, (2008 – 2011)
  • Physical Therapist, Alberta Health Services, Calgary Chronic Pain Centre (2005 – 2008)
  • Injury Analysis Consultant, National Hockey League (2000-2004)
  • Physical Therapist, Calgary Flames (1995 – 2001)
  • Owner, Physical Therapist, Achilles Physiotherapy Clinic (1993 – 1995)
  • Physical Therapist, University of Calgary Sports Medicine Centre, (1990 – 1993)
  • Physical Therapist, McMahon Stadium Sports Physiotherapy Clinic (1988 – 1990)
  • Physical Therapist, Canadian Men’s Olympic Hockey Team (1985 – 1988)

Education

  • The University of Toronto, Bachelor of Sciences (Physical Therapy) (1982-1985)
  • The University of Toronto, Bachelor of Physical and Health Education (1977-1981)

 

Internet Projects

OrthopaedicsCanada.com and TeleOrthopaedics.com are privately owned and operated by Alberta Registered Physiotherapist Terry Kane.

Lecture Topics

  • Musculoskeletal Triaging in Primary Care
  • Non-Surgical Exercise Rehabilitation
  • Role of Exercise in Joint Preservation
  • Pre- and Post-Surgical Exercise Rehabilitation
  • Exercise Rehabilitation in Chronic Neuromusculoskeletal Pain
  • Clinical Anatomy & Biomechanics
  • Effective Patient Education
  • Injury Prevention in Fitness and Sports-Conditioning
  • Post-Rehabilitation Exercise for Fitness Professionals

Past Speaking Events

  • American College of Sports Medicine (USA)
  • University of Calgary Department of Continuing Medical Education
  • University of Calgary Department of Orthopaedics
  • Arthritis Canada
  • Canadian Academy of Exercise and Sports Medicine (Panelist / Examiner)
  • CanFitPro National and Provincial Conferences (Canada)
  • IDEA World Fitness, Inner IDEA & Personal Trainer Conferences (USA)
  • Asia Fit Conference (Thailand)
  • Asian Academy for Sports and Fitness Professionals (Beijing & Hong Kong)
  • Fit Pro Conferences (Loughborough University & London)
  • Fit Rendezvous Conferences (Edmonton & Calgary)
  • Alberta Fitness Leadership Certification Association (Calgary)

Writing Projects

  • Chapter Author, “Foundations of Personal Training“, Human Kinetics, 2008 (ISBN-13:9781450441322)
  • Contributing Author / Instructor, “Chronic Pain Management for Family Physicians” MainPro-C Course, University of Calgary Department of Continuing Medical Education.

Editorial Peer Reviewer

  • The Physician and Sportsmedicine (past)
  • Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine (current)
  • Pain Research and Management Journal (past)