So many people are suffering from pelvic floor pain that is going undiagnosed or misdiagnosed as low back or hip pain. These patients need a program that is specific to the cause of their symptoms in order to alleviate them. An assessment will be conducted in order to diagnose these patients and treatment will be individualized. Treatments provided for: pelvic floor dysfunction, pregnancy-related pelvic girdle pain, prolapses, stress and urge incontinence, interstitial cystitis, dyspareunia, endometriosis, vaginismus, constipation, post-prostatectomy, rectus diastasis, etc.
Used in conjunction with manual therapy techniques and an exercise program to increase blood flow, promote tissue healing and decrease pain.
Anyone suffering from jaw pain when chewing, grinding their teeth, an inability to fully clench their jaw, or limited jaw opening/deviating can be treated with physiotherapy. Often times jaw joint dysfunction can also go unrecognized and be a leading cause of facial or neck pain, dizziness, headaches or earaches. Our focus is to relieve pain, reduce any swelling, inflammation or muscle spasm, and restore optimal jaw movement and alignment.
Prevention and management of various sporting injuries whether acute or chronic. Patients will be guided through all phases of rehab until they return to sport.
Concussions are complex pathophysiological processes affecting the brain. They can occur as a result of sporting injuries, falls, motor vehicle accidents, explosions and assault, and in conjunction with other injuries. If left untreated, symptoms could last for months and even years following the incident.
Patients with vestibular (inner ear/balance) disorders experience problems with dizziness, light-headedness, vertigo, visual disturbances +/- imbalance. These patients will be assessed and treated on an individual basis in order to decrease these.
Treatment of individuals with function and movement disorders that have originated from problems in the body’s nervous and neuromuscular system. Treatment for the following can be provided: stroke, spinal cord injury, cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury, parkinson’s disease, muscular dystrophy, etc.
Patients who suffer from chronic pain syndromes need interventions to help rewire the nervous system and change how it interprets incoming and outcoming information, instead of directly treating the original injury. Some treatments include relaxation techniques, imagery and breathing techniques, and self-management strategies.
Motor vehicle accidents are often complex injuries that involved multiple body parts and often more than just the physical body. Assessments will be in-depth and will cover all aspects from whiplash-associated disorders, to concussion management, to chronic pain and pain relief management.
People of all ages suffer from balance and walking abnormalities that prevent them from carrying out the activities they love most. Physiotherapy is extremely effective at improving these aspects through strengthening key body stabilizers, improving core engagement, promoting neutral spinal posture and optimizing reaction time.
With every injury comes a home exercise program that is individualized. Patients will begin with a program that suits them best in their first treatment, and this program will be progressed according to their improvements moving forward. Patients will be discharged at an appropriate time with the tools they need in order to prevent these injuries from coming back.
No two injuries, dysfunctions or disabilities are the same. Every patient is entitled to know the risk factors, predispositions, prognosis, etc. related to their problem. Advice and education will be specifically given to every individual in a confidential and supportive environment.
Whether you just suffered from a work-related accident or if you are preventing one from happening, we have individual programs that are focused on return to work and that minimize risk and optimize work capability.
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