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Alanna Holz

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Physiotherapy Internships: How to Get the Most Out of Your Clinical Placement

I graduated from the University of Toronto Physical Therapy program in 2015, and throughout the program participated in six clinical physiotherapy internships. These placements afforded the opportunity to learn about different areas of practice, and to work with different clinical instructors with unique teaching styles. Since graduating, I have remained involved with University of Toronto, supervising students during clinical exposure sessions, and as a clinical instructor for musculoskeletal and neuro placements. Based on my experience, I have identified some tips that can help students to make the most out of their clinical placements and be able to transfer the [...]

By |2020-10-23T14:44:54+00:00October 19th, 2020|Physiotherapy, Pickering Community|0 Comments

Children’s Ergonomics: Tips for Setting Up a Remote Learning Workstation

With the new school year starting amidst a coronavirus pandemic, many children will be returning to exclusively remote learning or mixed models. This presents families with many new challenges, including trying to create a good ergonomic set up for prolonged hours of school work in the home environment. Children's ergonomics recommendations tend to be similar to adults. The only difference is finding equipment that is appropriate for their smaller size, and that also accommodates them as they continue to grow throughout the school year. Promoting good habits and a proper sitting ergonomics for children completing virtual coursework will help [...]

By |2020-08-30T04:45:13+00:00August 31st, 2020|Ergonomics, Pediatric Physiotherapy, Physiotherapy|0 Comments