Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy can be one of the best treatments for pain, lack of mobility and injuries. Our physiotherapists have extensive training in a wide variety of musculoskeletal and neurological conditions to assist you in achieving your individual goals for recovery. Our physiotherapists perform initial assessments to help identify and treat your condition to provide you with a customized treatment plan. We also want to give you the tools to help you understand your diagnosis. Your treatment will likely consist of manual or hands-on therapy as well as an individualized therapeutic exercise program tailored to specifically meet your needs.

If you have any of the following conditions, we can help.

  • Motor Vehicle Accident injuries (MVA)
  • Work-related and occupational injuries (WCB)
  • Sporting injuries
  • Pelvic Health conditions
  • Neck and back pain/ SI joint dysfunction
  • Joint sprains/strains
  • Ligament, tendon and muscle injury
  • Headaches
  • Dizziness or vertigo
  • Joint dislocation
  • ​​​​​​​Increased risk of falls
  • Overuse injuries such as carpal tunnel, tennis elbow, running injuries
  • Chronic pain
  • Arthritic conditions
  • TMJ (jaw) pain
  • Balance and mobility deficits resulting from neurological conditions such as multiple sclerosis, ALS, stroke
  • Pediatric conditions including torticollis, developmental delay and neurological conditions

We also perform assessments of your running technique, including gait analysis, biomechanical evaluations and running shoe prescriptions.


EXERCISE PRESCRIPTION

We empower our patients to take an active role in their rehabilitation and recovery process. Research shows that this increases patient success, long term results, and prevents injury recurrence. Exercises typically focus on restoring or improving mobility, muscle recruitment, and strength, while correcting muscle imbalance and postural control. Each program is individually tailored to your needs, goals and personal preferences.

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MANUAL THERAPY

We believe in a very hands-on approach to physiotherapy. Our therapists are well trained in manual techniques which help to optimize our body’s natural healing processes after injury and/or retrain the body to use better, or more efficient, movement strategies. These include soft tissue mobilization or myofascial release, joint mobilization or manipulation and trigger point or functional dry needling.

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SOFT TISSUE MOBILIZATION/ MYOFASCIAL RELEASE

Soft tissue mobilization or myofascial release are hands-on techniques used to treat muscles, tendons, ligaments and other connective tissues. These techniques are used to optimize the mobility and function of the body. They may include applying pressure to trigger points, frictioning tendons, stretching muscles, or stripping fascia. Depending on the technique, it may be mildly uncomfortable but is very effective.

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