Orthopedic considerations in the obese child | OM #3.5

Learning Objectives:

  • Common Orthopaedic conditions in patients with Obesity​
    •  SCFE
    • Blount’s disease
    • Spinal complications
    • Fractures​
    • 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.

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