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Alex Ruth

Alex Ruth

PT Resident, CIDN, MScPT, BScKin (Hons)
Resident Physiotherapist, Focus in Paediatric Physiotherapy

Resident Physiotherapist

Alex completed her Master of Science in Physical Therapy at the University of Toronto. Prior to that, she obtained her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Guelph-Humber and a diploma in Fitness and Health Promotion from George Brown College. While completing her physiotherapy education, Alex enjoyed clinical internships in amputee rehabilitation and paediatric brain injury rehabilitation, before completing her final internship at Strive Physiotherapy and Sports Medicine. Alex is interested in paediatrics and women’s health and is committed to furthering her post-graduate education by pursuing courses in advanced musculoskeletal manual therapy, integrated dry needling, and neurodevelopmental physiotherapy.

Alex is passionate about giving back to the community. Her most memorable volunteer experiences include assisting with spinal cord injury fitness classes at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and working with Indigenous youth during the North American Indigenous Games as an emergency first responder. This year, Alex will be volunteering as a lab assistant within the Department of Physical Therapy at University of Toronto. She is also looking forward to presenting her research on exercise rehabilitation for people living with HIV at upcoming conferences.

Alex developed her passion for physiotherapy and an active lifestyle after joining a roller derby league for adults in Toronto. More recently, Alex has taken up running and enjoys participating in events, such as the Toronto Women’s Run Series and the Pride and Remembrance Run.

Alex believes in an inclusive and holistic approach to physiotherapy treatment and enjoys working with people of all ages and abilities to support them in achieving their individual goals.