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Why virtual health care will be needed long after COVID-19
UAlberta researcher says online patient services will be around post-pandemic

UAlberta speech therapy clinic offering virtual appointments during COVID-19
The Institute for Stuttering Treatment and Research has been helping clients receive crucial therapy amid in-person treatment restrictions

How robots could help injured workers recover
Training robots to guide people through simulated tasks could improve return-to-work evaluations and treatment for patients, say U of A researchers.

Rehab Med’s Spring Class of 2020 takes convocation celebration virtual
Faculty, staff and students congratulated new grads with an online, live-stream gathering

How to create strong (virtual) connections during COVID-19
UAlberta panel provides tips and resources for overcoming barriers that can hinder communication between loved ones during the pandemic

How physiotherapy can help people recover from COVID-19
Cardiorespiratory therapy a vital piece of recovery for patients with coronavirus, say U of A physiotherapists

Unmasking the art and science of living in a pandemic
UAlberta Occupational Therapy chair provides tips on finding meaning through activities when self-isolating

Why COVID-19 loneliness can be especially hard on teens
Social isolation during pandemic deprives many youth of vital emotional support and interaction with peers, say experts.

Five-minute sweat sessions to keep you active while working from home
UAlberta Physical Therapy grads offer practical advice for avoiding aches and pains

New research will zoom in on how Canadians communicate and cope amid pandemic
U of A researcher conducting survey on how loved ones are keeping in touch while isolated

How to know if your pandemic drinking is getting out of hand, and what to do about it
Stress, isolation and boredom can tempt us to overindulge in alcohol, say U of A experts who recommend healthier ways to cope.

Working from home? Here are five tips to create a healthy workspace
Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine clinical instructor Dr. Linda Miller offers live-stream as a way to “give back to the community” during this unprecedented time

Glen Sather Clinic provides vital "face-to-face" care for patients amid COVID-19
New virtual rehabilitation sessions are helping Albertans manage conditions and injuries from home

Glen Sather Clinic physicians, physios offer support to primary care, emergency staff across Edmonton
UAlberta clinic is taking referrals for acute musculoskeletal injuries and concussions to free up space at emergency and family clinics amid COVID-19

Working with patients remotely in a time of social distancing
UAlberta course improves access to telerehabilitation services

Mental health apps can promote resiliency for our first responders and military: UAlberta study
Amid COVID-19, occupational therapist provides five tips for finding the best online mental health tools

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In the News

Mental health apps can promote resiliency for our first responders and military: UAlberta study

Glen Sather Clinic physicians, physios offer support to primary care, emergency staff across Edmonton

Glen Sather Clinic provides vital “face-to-face” care for patients amid COVID-19

Linda Miller ergonomics from home

Doctors adjust as virtual appointments become the new norm

CFL players and fans adjusting during COVID-19

New research will zoom in on how Canadians communicate and cope amid pandemic

The Working From Home Stretch (Brandyn Powelske, Rehab Science PhD student and MScPT ‘15 alum)

Glen Sather Clinic steps up 

COVID-19 survivors: The long road of rehab (Mary Forhan)

Rehab Med Live: Unmasking Meaning (Mary Forhan)

How physiotherapy can help people recover from COVID-19

Mark Hall - AHS tip line

How robots can help injured workers recover

Why virtual health care will be needed long after COVID-19

Bill Hodgetts - Audiology survey for those who are required to wear masks and are also hard-of-hearing