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What type of treatments might be provided?

Manual therapy

Encompasses the treatment of health ailments of various etiologies through ‘hands-on’, physical intervention. Such physical treatments include massage, soft tissue mobilization, various connective tissue techniques, myofascial release, mobilization of joints, joint manipulation and mobilization of neural tissue. All our therapists received extensive post-graduate training in manual therapy through the Orthopedic Division of Canadian Physiotherapy Association.

Sports physiotherapy

This type of rehabilitation is the branch of physiotherapy that deals with injuries or illnesses resulting from participation in sports and athletic activities. The goal of successful rehabilitation is a safe return of an athlete to your pre-injury sports and activities.

Advanced exercise prescription

A careful selection of specific exercises to reverse the patient’s particular limitation that allowed for an injury to occur in the first place.

Biomechanical analysis

Biomechanical analysis is a close look at the mechanics of human motion, looking for optimal and efficient movement with a goal of collecting information to help the patient to reverse those inefficiencies to achieve greater ease with movement.

Electrotherapy

Electrotherapy s the use of electrical energy in the treatment of impairments of health, including controlling pain, treating neurological disease and even used to speed up wound healing.

Shockwave

Shockwave involves the transmission of pressure waves into a target tissue to assist with healing.  The pressure energy that is produced helps to improve blood flow to the region and improve the quality of the collagen in the area.  Shockwave has been shown to be beneficial in a variety of soft tissue injuries including tendinitis, plantar fasciitis, hip pain, patellar tendinitis, myofascial pain and tennis elbow.  Shockwave has shown to be especially beneficial on areas that are demonstrating poor healing.

Ultrasound

A therapeutic modality that delivers sound waves that transmit energy into the tissues. Physiotherapists use ultrasound to treat inflammation, control pain, help to heal fractures, deliver medication into tissues, break up scar tissue formed after an injury and treat surgical scars.

Acupuncture

Acupuncture can be defined as the practice of inserting needles into specific neurosensitive sites on the body for therapeutic purposes. We practice contemporary (otherwise known as neuro-anatomical/medical) acupuncture. Numerous research has shown that this kind of acupuncture, commonly adopted by the Western practitioners, is capable of causing analgesia (absence of pain), as well as stimulating increase in circulation and neuro-conductivity local to the area(s) being treated.

Massage Therapy

Massage involves acting on and manipulating the body with pressure –done manually or with mechanical aids. Target tissues may include muscles, tendons, ligaments, skin, joint capsules, fascia or other connective tissue as well as lymphatic vessels. Out clinic provides therapeutic massage therapy as well as sports massage for a variety of acute or chronic injuries, aches and tension points. Click here to find out more about how a registered massage therapist can help you.

Naturopathic Medicine

Naturopathic Medicine is medicine that treats the underlying cause of disease and is the promotion of well-being using therapeutics that support or enhance a patient’s overall health. Naturopathic medicine is the art and science of supporting the natural healing processes of the patient through the removal of any obstacles to these processes. Naturopathic Doctors (NDs) are trained in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of physical, mental and emotional conditions.  Click here to find out more about how a naturopathic doctor can help you.

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