in the Ottawa Valley
Physiotherapy is a healthcare profession that assists people to restore, maintain and maximize their strength, function, movement and overall well-being. Physiotherapy is a science-based profession and takes a whole-person approach to health.
WHAT DO PHYSIOTHERAPISTS DO?
Physiotherapists have in-depth knowledge of how the body works, and specialized hands-on clinical skills to assess, diagnose and treat symptoms of illness, injury, and disability. Physiotherapy includes rehabilitation, as well as prevention of injury, and promotion of health and fitness.
WHEN SHOULD I SEE A PHYSIOTHERAPIST?
Physiotherapists help patients of all ages maintain their health, manage pain and prevent disease through movement and exercise, manual therapy, education and advice. The profession helps to encourage development and facilitate recovery, enabling people to be active and independent for as long as possible. As part of our other services, we also offer weight loss programs that can help after you’ve recovered from an injury
Whether for pain or prevention, you can benefit from physiotherapy at any time in your life.
WHAT DOES PHYSIOTHERAPY TREAT?
Stress • Neck & Shoulder Pain • Back & Sciatica Pain • Disc Injury • Decrease Mobility • Nerve Irritation/Impingement • Myofascial Release • Tension Headaches • Jaw Pain • Poor Posture • Chronic pain • Inflammation • Sport Injuries
Manual therapy is a specialized form of physiotherapy delivered with the hands to put pressure on muscle tissue and manipulate joints…
Cupping therapy involves the use of plastic cups that are gently suctioned onto the client’s body with a vacuum pump to varying pressures…
Dry needling is a specific technique performed by regulated physiotherapists for the treatment of muscular pain, myofascial dysfunction and joint immobility…
Exercise plays an important role in health and wellness. Physiotherapists are trained to assess and evaluate the appropriate treatment options…
Frequently Asked Questions
- No, you do not need a referral to see a physiotherapist
- Yes, if you have been in a car accident and have been injured, you are entitled to receive services such as massage therapy, naturopathic medicine, physiotherapy and chiropractic. You must first contact your insurance provider and inquire about setting up a claim. Once you have been in contact with your insurance, we will help you navigate the process of securing treatment.
- Yes, we direct bill most extended health care plans. It is quick and easy to set up direct billing to your private insurance plan, please just ask one of our admin team prior to your appointment. You can also add the required insurance information into your profile on our booking site.
- Physiotherapy is a recognized, evidence-based health profession that plays a key role in the health of individuals and populations across the care continuum. Physiotherapy has been proven to be effective in the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and management of acute and chronic conditions, the prevention of injury and disability, and in promoting health and wellbeing.