Alaa Kora

Alaa Kora

Alaa Kora

MSc, and BSc in Physical Therapy, Fellowship Dip in Pediatric Rehabilitation, and Professional Dip in Manual Therapy

Assistant lecturer at Sinai University and Clinical Instructor and Senior Paediatric Physical Therapist at Cairo University

About Alaa Kora

Alaa Kora is a physiotherapist with a special interest in paediatric disorders and rehabilitation

Alaa Kora is an Assistant Lecturer in the Faculty of Physical Therapy at Sinai University, Egypt. She is a Senior Paediatric Physical Therapist with 9 years of experience at Cairo University, Ain Shams University as well as working in private practice. Alaa has numerous journal publications in the field of paediatrics and presents at International Conferences. She is currently in the final stages of her Ph.D. program in pediatric rehabilitation.

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An Introduction to Blood Physiology and Blood Disorders

Blood is composed of many components including plasma, platelets, white blood cells and red blood cells and an adult has approximately 4-5 litres of blood circulating in their body at any given time. In this course, topic specialist Alaa Kora explains the physiology and function of blood and its components to develop your understanding of the pathophysiology of blood-related diseases in paediatrics and the implications for physiotherapy.
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Haematological Conditions Programme

There are many blood disorders that can affect different systems of the body and have a significant impact on individual well being and their ability to participate in daily activities. In order to effectively work with affected individuals, health care practitioners need to understand the physiology and pathophysiology of blood as well as the related common blood disorders that can affect the child through to adulthood. In this programme of courses topic expert Alaa Kora will review the main paediatric related blood disorders, Von Willebrand Disease, Haemophilia, Thalassaemia and Sickle Cell Anaemia and provide practical advice on the implications for physiotherapists in working with both children and adults experiencing these conditions.
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Physiotherapy Management of Thalassaemia and Sickle Cell Anaemia

Thalassaemia and sickle cell anaemia are common blood disorders affecting children worldwide. The symptoms and complications have significant impacts on the individual’s health and quality of life resulting in an increased burden on the healthcare system. Physiotherapy has an important role in helping patients with thalassaemia and sickle cell anaemia manage their symptoms and improve their quality of life. This course discusses the two conditions and the role of physiotherapy management in each case.
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The Role of Physiotherapy in Haemophilia

Haemophilia is a bleeding disorder that can lead to haemorrhage in various parts of the body and physiotherapy is an integral part of the management of issues caused by this condition. Bleeds often happen within the joints and muscles and the appropriate physiotherapy management of these issues are dependent on whether they are in the acute, subacute or chronic phase of recovery.
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The Role of Physiotherapy in Von Willebrand Disease

Von Willebrand Disease (VWD) is a common bleeding disorder linked to defects in the Von Willebrand factor within blood. It can either be inherited or acquired and affects up to 1% of the population. In the more severe cases of Von Willebrand Disease, physiotherapy plays an important role in managing joint and muscle bleeds in order to achieve functional rehabilitation and the return to activities of daily living.
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