Orthopaedic Division: Treating Long COVID - A Physiotherapy Perspective
Title: Treating Long COVID - A Physiotherapy Perspective
Instructor: Jessica DeMars
Date: Thursday, February 18, 2021
Time: 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. EST
Location: PD Marketplace
Registration Fee: Orthopaedic Division Members - FREE; CPA Members - $10; Non-Members - $20
There is growing evidence of a significant population of individuals affected by symptoms of COVID-19 infection for greater than four (4) weeks. These individuals may seek physiotherapy care and it is important to be aware of how to manage rehab for these individuals.
To regsiter, or for more information, please click here.
Jessica DeMars graduated from the University of Alberta in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy (with distinction). She continued her education with numerous post-graduate courses in manual therapy, myofascial release, and acupuncture. Since 2006, she has investigated the role of breathing dysfunction in health through various courses and certifications. This has evolved into a unique practice of addressing breathlessness in a variety of populations, primarily in the context of respiratory disease. In 2015, she was awarded a grant through the Clinical Research Innovation Fund and investigated the link between dysfunctional breathing and asthma in children. With the onset of a respiratory pandemic in SARS-CoV2, she has transitioned to the treatment of Long COVID.