PSP Society of Canada Announces Physical Therapy Program
Group partners with neurological movement disorder professional to offer regular physical therapy content for patients
Kingston, ON – Monday May 4th, 2020 – Today, The PSP Society of Canada announced their Physical Therapy Program aimed at providing expert recommended exercises for patients with neurological conditions such as PSP, MSA and CBD.
In partnership with award-winning Guelph/Waterloo area Physiotherapist Kaela Newman (MScPT, BScHK, CPA), the group will publish content across their social media platforms including the PSP Society of Canada YouTube Channel.
“We are truly excited to have Kaela as a partner in this endeavor,” said PSP Society of Canada Vice President Stéphane Hetherington. “Her expertise and enthusiasm ads to our confidence that we’ll be satisfying a growing appetite for this type of content”
Kaela is a passionate physiotherapist dedicated to providing comprehensive and individualized care to her patients. She completed her Bachelor of Science with a specialization in Human Kinetics at the University of Ottawa and her Master of Physical Therapy at the University of Toronto. At UofT she served as President of the Physical Therapy Graduate Student Association and co-founded the Community Philanthropic Committee. She has been awarded the Canadian Physiotherapy Association Leadership Award of Excellence, the Department of Physical Therapy Mountain Challenge Book Prize, and the Gordon Cressy Leadership Award from the University of Toronto. She continues to be actively involved in the University of Toronto’s Physical Therapy program by assisting with labs and examinations.
Kaela focuses clinically on both orthopedic and neurological conditions, including stroke, brain injury, and neurological movement disorders. She currently works at Woolwich Physiotherapy in Elmira, Ontario and at NeuroActive Physiotherapy where she sees private clients in the Guelph/Waterloo communities. She believes in empowering her clients and working collaboratively to develop individualized and meaningful treatment plans. She is a believer of life-long learning and continues to improve her clinical knowledge and skills with continuing education courses. She has completed courses in manual therapy, acupuncture, McKenzie method, Bobath, and Neuro-Development Treatment (NDT).
Kaela combines her positivity, experience, and passion to help her patients reach their goals, no matter how big or how small.