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    Saija Paavola

    Specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

    Special skills: Musculoskeletal problems, back pain, rehabilitation and exercise-related and musculoskeletal complaints among adolescents

    Languages: Finnish, English

    Education and work history

    Licentiate in Medicine, 2005

    Specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2012

    Specialist training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Oulu University Hospital / Helsinki University Central Hospital; also specialist training at Käpylä Rehabilitation Centre, Helsinki (today, Validia rehabilitation) and at the Petrea rehabilitation clinic. From early 2013, I worked for 1.5 years as a Specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at a rehabilitation unit and started as a Specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Orton in autumn 2014.

    Special interests

    In addition to my working duties, I am currently studying for a formal Special Competence in Rehabilitation and a Special Competence in Pain Management. I am interested in the treatment of musculoskeletal pain, also among adolescents.