Physiotherapy is an evidence-based health profession that plays a key role in your health throughout your life. Physiotherapists work with clients of all ages and with a wide range of conditions. Physiotherapy is effective in the assessment, treatment, and management of new and longstanding conditions, preventing injury, and promoting health and wellbeing.
Our Physiotherapist assess you using a detailed history-taking as well as physical tests and measures, such as range of motion and/or strength. They will then analyze your findings to establish a diagnosis. Together, you’ll discuss your current abilities and needs so we can plan treatments consistent with your goals and current health. Your treatment will incorporate the most effective approach and techniques supported by the best evidence.
Physiotherapy treatment may include Fascia Stretching, TENS (transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation), NMES (neuromuscular electrical stimulation), ultrasound therapy, manual therapy, and exercise. Physiotherapy can decrease pain, improve mobility, increase strength, increase coordination, and improve function.
Our skilled therapists use hands-on techniques to assess and treat restrictions in movement. These techniques are specifically tailored to address your needs and goals to restore movement, function, and improve performance. Techniques may include myofascial release, instrument assisted soft tissue massage, tissue distraction, joint and nerve mobilization, and manipulation.
Research continues to show exercise is one of the best ways to recover from an injury, improve function, and optimize performance. Our team will design a custom exercise program that focuses on your goals and needs. Your program will be easy to follow, safe, and goal-oriented.
PRE & POST OPERATIVE CARE
Research continues to show that going for massage therapy / physiotherapy before surgery leads to better results after surgery. We're also here to answer any of your questions to help you prepare for your surgery and to discuss your expectations after surgery.
Taping techniques can change the way you move, support your joints, improve movement patterns, and decrease pain with movement. Taping can be used to compliment your treatment as we work toward achieving your goals. It can also be used to optimize movement and performance for sports and activities. Sometimes it’s nice to take some tension off your muscles and give them time to recover all while being active.
Is a total body version of walking that can be enjoyed both by non-athletes as a health-promoting physical activity, and by athletes as a sport. The activity is performed with specially designed walking poles similar to ski poles.
Health and Fitness Benefits of Nordic Walking:
- Activates 90% of the body's muscles
- Burns up to 46% more calories than regular walking
- Increases aerobic effect by up to 25% compared to regular walking
- Decreases load and strain on the lower body
- Tones upper arms, shoulders and back muscles
- Improves lateral mobility of the spine
- Develops core stability and strength
- Promotes an upright posture
Fascial Stretch Therapy (FST) is a system of assisted stretching which focuses on the muscles, joints, and connective tissue. With the client on a treatment table, the therapist will help you stabilize your body as you are gently helped into specific stretches to help facilitate relaxation and movement into your joints and body.
Some clients call FST “Yoga done for me”. In this 60 min maintenance session, your body is guided through a full set of movement patterns .The aim of this is to release any restrictions that have been built up over time in areas that are overloaded. You should leave this session feeling loose and light and mobile. For best maintenance these treatments should be done monthly
Therapeutic modalities such as Transcutaneous Nerve Stimulation (TENS), Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation (NMES), Ultrasound Therapy, ice, and heat therapy can be used to compliment your treatment.