September 1, 2023
Getting the right care after an injury can make a big difference in your recovery. Physiotherapy can be an important part of your recovery plan, yet not everyone is familiar with it.
So, what is physiotherapy? Physiotherapy, also called physical therapy, is a healthcare service that takes a comprehensive approach to all aspects of physical health. It can help you:
Physiotherapists examine the mechanics of the body as a whole, including joint movement, strength, flexibility and overall well-being. When you work with a physiotherapist, they will conduct a comprehensive assessment to understand your individual strengths and needs. You will develop a customized treatment plan together, based on your health history, injury, lifestyle, and most importantly, your goals.
Physiotherapists use different techniques and tools to improve health and restore mobility. Some examples of physiotherapy include:
You and your physiotherapist will decide on the best techniques and tools to treat your condition and achieve your goals. Often, therapeutic exercise will be a component of a physiotherapy treatment plan. It’s been proven to play an important role in helping maintain or improve your condition between sessions with your physiotherapist.
Physiotherapists can help you recover from a range of injuries and conditions, the most common of which include:
Some physiotherapists also complete additional training and professional development in specialty areas of physiotherapy such as pelvic health physiotherapy, vestibular rehabilitation for dizziness and balance conditions, concussion care and recovery, and cancer rehabilitation.
We offer virtual physiotherapy services if you can’t make it into a clinic. Whatever the reason, remote location, bad weather, or a transportation issue, you can still access physiotherapy services with a clinician. Connect with a physiotherapist remotely using video conference technology to receive in-province care wherever you are.
However, you choose to connect, your physiotherapist will be an invaluable member of your healthcare team, providing support and guidance every step of the way. Whether you are recovering from an injury or managing a chronic condition, your physiotherapist will work tirelessly to help you improve your quality of life and reach your full potential.
Schedule your appointment with a physiotherapist today and discover the benefits of a healthier, more active life.
October 1, 2023
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