- Common Orthopaedic conditions in patients with Obesity
- Blount’s disease
- Spinal complications
- Pes planus (flat feet)
- MSK pain
- Functional limitations impacting mobility and physical activity
- Physiotherapy interventions to consider for patients with Obesity
Sejal Patel-Modi, PT, at the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)
Sejal is a Physiotherapist with STOMP and works individually with AIDE day hospital patients. In addition she has works with inpatients on the general paediatrics program over the past 10 years with clinical expertise in cardiorespiratory, neurodevelopmental and functional physiotherapy intervention. Sejal currently has a Status Appointment with the University of Toronto and enjoys her roles as a clinical instructor, small group facilitator and a participant in student lectures and labs.
Resources Mentioned in Session
- Musculoskeletal Problems in Overweight and Obese Children
- The Demographics of Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis. An International Multicenter Study
- Spinal Overload: A Concern for Obese Children and Adolescents?
- Gait and Postural Stability in Obese and Nonobese Prepubertal Boys
- Musculoskeletal pain in overweight and obese children
- Paediatric Obesity, Physical Activity and the Musculoskeletal System
- Functional Impairment in Obesity: A Focus on Knee and Back Pain
- Physiotherapy OHIP clinic
- LHIN in home services
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