Here is a list of services we provide at our clinic.
Physiotherapy addresses any injury or condition that limits your ability to move and perform in your activities of daily living. By using evidence-based kinesiology, exercise prescription, manual therapy and modalities physiotherapy treats several conditions:
- Chronic/acute pain
- Gait disorders
- Soft tissue injuries
- Arthritis and more!
Physiotherapy can help you in many ways, some that may even surprise you. We have 4 physiotherapists, each specializing in different areas of therapy to ensure our communities needs are met.
The role of the physical therapist in concussion management is evolving. More and more research is showing the positive effects of exercise after a concussion, physical therapy will only become more vital to a patient’s recovery.
A typical Physiotherapy treatment plan for return to activity following a concussion may look something like this:
- Medical assessment
- Symptom limited activity
- Light Exercise
- Sports-specific exercise
- Non-contact training
- Medical clearance
- Full contact practice (for athletes)
- Return to sport (for athletes)
Working with one of our skilled physiotherapists lets you identify the right treatment options so that you achieve a full and quick recovery from your concussion!
Acupuncture is one of the many optional tools our trained & certified physiotherapists use in their treatment sessions – at no extra cost! There are several conditions that can be treated by & benefits to acupuncture treatments:
- Tennis elbow
- Sprains and strains
- Pain management
- Decrease inflammation and more!
Acupuncture needles are very thin and generally there is minimal to no discomfort when the needle is inserted.
We are the only physiotherapy clinic in the area with an on-site pool! Our warm hydrotherapy pool is fully accessible with stairs and a Hoyer lift. There are several conditions that would benefit from hydrotherapy:
- Post-surgical recovery (joint reconstruction/replacement surgery)
- Sprains and strains
- Chronic pain and more!
There are also several benefits to hydrotherapy:
- Start rehabilitation earlier and recover quicker
- Increased range of motion
- Reduced pain
Eased joint stress and more!
Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation
Leaking or unintentional loss of urine/stool should not be regarded as a normal part of post-delivery or aging! Take control of your pelvic health. Pelvic floor rehabilitation treats men and women of all ages experiencing urinary and/or fecal incontinence as well as any of the following symptoms and conditions:
- Urgency/frequency of bladder or bowels
- Pelvic, abdominal, tailbone, buttox pain
- Peri-natal and post-partum
- Erectile dysfunciton
- Painful intercourse and more!
If you’re experiencing any of the above your first line of defense should be pelvic floor physiotherapy.
Your ability to maintain balance depends upon three sources: your vision, your muscles and joints, and your vestibular system (inner ear). The vestibular system is the part of the inner ear and the brain that helps control balance and eye movements.
If your inner ear is injured, the brain may receive incorrect information. The result may be;
- Change in vision
- Ringing in ears and/or gaze instability
If you have been suffering from any of these symptoms, please contact us. Your physiotherapist will perform a musculoskeletal assessment, a walking/balance assessment as well as a vertigo assessment before making a treatment plan tailored to your individual needs. With time and consistent work, your symptoms will steadily improve, and you will find that you can participate more in the activities of your daily life.
TMJ (temporomandibular joint dysfunction) is a common condition many people experience & may not know it! TMJ can be frustrating and have a significant impact on the rest of your body. If you experience;
- Jaw Pain
- Difficulty chewing
- Sore neck
Your dentist or orthodontist may suggest physiotherapy. Physiotherapy treatment for TMJ can include internal and external massage, ultrasound, stretching, exercise, joint mobilization, acupuncture and more.
“A personal trainer is a fitness professional possessing the knowledge, skills and abilities for safe and effective exercise and fitness program design, instruction and assistance for the purpose of reaching personal health and fitness goals. ” – National Federation of Personal Trainers
Work Hardening Programs
Our work hardening programs are designed to get you back to work, as soon as possible, with no risk! Based on your individual needs, our physiotherapists create a program consisting of cardio, strength training, reconditioning and functional stability related to work.
We offer custom orthotic fittings, for all types of footwear to address your unique set of needs. Orthotics are one of the ways we treat a ray of conditions; foot-related low back, hip & knee pain, foot & ankle pain, diabetic & arthritic feet, etc. Check with your insurance to make sure this service is covered under your plan, as some may.
Best practice in wound care recommends treatment by a knowledgeable interdisciplinary team with a wide range of skills. Your doctor may refer you to physiotherapy for wound care. Treatment can include ultrasound, electrical stimulation, exercises to improve circulation, compression wrapping and massage. Your physiotherapist will initially perform a thorough evaluation of your skin issue and/or wound, using outcome measures to monitor your healing.