EMELIE - PHYSIOTHERAPIST
Why did you want to become a physiotherapist?
I have always been interested in how the body works and like to bring joy through physical activity. As a physiotherapist, I get the opportunity to share this with me and get others to experience all the fantastic effects physical activity and exercise have on the body, both physically and psychologically.
What is the best thing about your job?
The fact that I get to meet so many different people is the absolute best. As a physiotherapist, I also have the fine position of being able to focus on the inherent resources and opportunities, aids and concrete solutions. We take care of and strengthen the patient's health. The combination of theory and practice that being a physiotherapist entails makes for a nice and varied working day, which I also greatly appreciate.
How do you manage to balance career with private life?
If you are passionate about what you do, you will achieve most things. In my current job, I don't have late shifts or weekend shifts, that makes it easier. In addition to a good and supportive man, of course😉
What was(are) your driving force for your profession?
Being allowed to contribute when cancer patients go through a demanding time in their lives makes a lot of sense. To see patients having nice moments in the midst of all that is heavy.
What is important to you in a uniform?
To be able to move freely. I use my whole body during a working day, squat, lift and move and want to be able to do that without the uniform being a limitation. The material is also of great importance as the (body) temperature varies during the working day.
Do you have any good advice or tips for young people who want to enter the health sector?
Drive on! The interdisciplinary nature of the health sector is exciting and instructive. There are many possibilities. There will always be a need for good healthcare personnel, it can never be digitalised.
Sincerely, Emelie Wittusen