Physiotherapists study the science of movement. We learn how to pinpoint your pain or injury’s root causes, and work with you to fix the problem.
What is Physiotherapy?
Physiotherapy assess patients with muscle or joint conditions in order to reduce and
eliminate pain and address muscle weakness, loss of stability and limited functional
Physiotherapists work to pinpoint an injury’s root cause and establish a treatment plan to correct it to decrease your pain and achieve your goals.
Whatever your age or activity level, you could benefit from physiotherapy!
Are you moving poorly
because you are in pain, or are you in pain
because you are moving poorly?
How does it work?
Our physiotherapist will assess your condition and establish a treatment plan consistent with your needs and goals.
Your treatment plan may include manual therapy, joint mobilizations, soft tissue work, personalized exercise programs designed to improve strength, range of motion and function, or activity-specific exercises for things like return to sport or work, acupuncture or dry-needling, and taping.
Physiotherapy may include modalities designed to reduce pain and swelling such as ultrasound, Interferential Current Therapy, Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation, all well as heat and ice.
What are some common conditions we treat?
Shoulder pain is a common complaint among patients of all ages. It can start with an injury, or even more commonly it begins gradually over a period of weeks to months or even years. It is often seen in patients who perform repetitive or overhead activities, and becomes more common with aging. Most shoulder pain clears up by itself, but shoulder pain that lasts longer than a couple of weeks, was due to an injury or you have lost range of motion, you should seek treatment.
Low back pain
Low back pain is one of the number one reasons why people seek medical attention and why people miss work. Beat the statistic! An assessment can identify and educate you on what is causing your pain, whether it might be muscle, joint, disc or nerve. We will then discuss your treatment plan on how you can manage it at home and what kind of in-clinic treatment will benefit you. Physiotherapy can treat your pain and help you prevent reinjury so you can get back to yourself again.
Hip pain can be a real pain in the butt. Whether it’s a muscle strain, bursitis, sacroilliac joint dysfunction, tendonitis or injury, treatment can assess your condition, educate you on the issue and get you back to the activities you want to be doing.
Sciatica pain is pain from your sciatic nerve. You may have pain in your low back, your bum, down your leg or a combination of all 3. Sciatic pain can originate from many different issues such as a herniated disc, arthritis, or tight piriformis muscle. Treatment will aim at identifying the source of the problem, correcting it and helping you achieve your recovery goals.
Sports Physiotherapy for sports injuries
Physiotherapy for sports injuries can come in many shapes and sizes. Whether it’s a muscle or tendon tear, ligament sprain, fracture or surgery, physiotherapy can help get you back to your best level of function and prevent reinjury. We have a physiotherapy gym equipped with what we need to get you back to yourself again and several tests we perform to guide us when you are safe to return to your sport.
When should I go see a
At any age, if you have experienced anything from strains and surgery to a motor vehicle accident, or if you just want to incorporate more physical activity into your life, physiotherapy can help.
Some of the most common conditions include sprains/strains, back or neck pain, arthritis, incontinence, bursitis, posture problems, sport and workplace injuries, rehabilitation after surgery or fracture, overuse injuries and reduced mobility.
Whether you are young or old, a high level athlete or everyday worker, physiotherapy can be beneficial for you.
We are committed to your best recovery and are happy to work with your family doctor or surgeon to get you better, however we don’t require a doctor’s referral to treat you.