Exercises and Mobility Tips for Desk Workers

Date and Time


In person at the Guelph Campus. Location details will be shared with registrants. 


Revitalize your workday! Join our workshop, where HPCs Physiotherapy Fellows guide you through desk-friendly exercises and practical tips to help with posture and pain for desk workers. Discover how to alleviate desk-related discomfort, improve posture, and boost productivity with simple, effective movements. Learn to seamlessly incorporate these strategies into your daily routine, promoting a healthier and more energized work life!

This workshop will focus specifically on:

  •  Proper posture and ergonomic setup
  •  Quick and simple exercises that can be done from your desk or office
  •  Consequences of poor posture and desk habits (tension headaches, carpal tunnel, etc.)

Join HPC's physiotherapy experts by registering now! Space is limited! You can submit questions when you register that will be answered during the talks.

Learn more about the facilitators: 


Julie Morrow:

After completing her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology and Physical Education at the University of Toronto, Julie attended McMaster University for the Master of Science in Physiotherapy program. She is hoping to integrate both her clinical and personal experiences to provide high-quality, patient-centred care at the HPC. Julie has always had an interest in sports, being a competitive athlete and dancer for many years. She is especially interested in the treatment and management of sport-related concussions and vestibular rehab. Julie will be working with many varsity teams this season, including the soccer, rugby, basketball, volleyball, and wrestling teams. 

Brittany Emary:

Brittany recently graduated from the Master of Science in Physical Therapy program at the Univerisity of Toronto. Her educational journey began with a foundation in Biomedical Science at the University of Guelph. With a passion for helping individuals achieve their optimal physical health, Brittany is thrilled to return to the HPC team, where she previously volunteered. As a physiotherapy resident at the HPC, she is committed to delivering high-quality care and rehabilitation services.In addition to her role at HPC, Brittany is working with a range of University of Guelph varsity sports teams, including swimming, basketball, rugby, and hockey. Having played soccer and basketball, her background and passion for sports have given her a unique insight into the challenges athletes face and the importance of a comprehensive rehabilitation approach. Brittany’s commitment to a healthy and active lifestyle extends beyond her professional life as she enjoys running, hiking, tennis, golf, fitness classes, and yoga. In her treatment plans, Brittany combines her clinical expertise with a holistic approach, incorporating manual therapy, exercise prescription, and patient education. Brittany utilizes a collaborative approach to help patients achieve their goals. She firmly believes that empowering her patients with knowledge about their conditions and the rehabilitation process is key to their success in regaining mobility, strength, and overall well-being. 

About the HPC

Providing high-performance injury recovery right in the heart of campus. The Health and Performance Centre (HPC) is located in the J.T. Powell Building and prevents and treats sports and activity-related injuries for the University of Guelph and the surrounding community. Whether you are a recreationally active or an elite competitive athlete, their collaborative team of skilled practitioners will provide specialized care to help you perform at your best.

Learn more about the HPC and what they offer!

HPC Services that U of G employees can access include: 

  • Physiotherapy
  • Chiropractic Care
  • Massage Therapy
  • Naturopathic Medicine
  • Pedorthics & Orthotics
  • Sports Medicine
  • Concussion Recovery

Faculty and staff are encouraged to review their benefits coverage to better understand your coverage for HPC services

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