Senior Clinical Educator, Division of Physiotherapy
BSc (Physiotherapy) UCT 2003
MSc(Physiotherapy) UCT 2010
Naila Edries-Khan joined the University of Cape Town in 2008. Prior to that Naila gained clinical experience by working at various Dept of Health hospitals in the Cape Metropolitan region. This clinical experience was in various settings which included orthopeadics, neuromusculoskeletal, cardiorespiratory and neurology. In addition to her employment at UCT, Naila also manages and works as a clinician at her own private physiotherapy practice which sees predominantly clients with musculoskeletal and orthopeadic type conditions/injuries. Naila is passionate about physiotherapy and assisting students with developing good clinical reasoning skills.
Musculoskeletal, Orthopaedics, Ergonomics
Occupation related MSD, Ergonomics, Behaviour Change Interventions to address musculoskeletal and/or orthopaedic injuries/conditions.
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