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Whether you are recovering from a sports injury, workplace injury, motor vehicle accident injury, or are confronting the onset of a potentially disabling illness or disease, we have a solution for you Physiotherapists work with individuals with temporary, or permanent, mobility problems caused by injury, disease, aging or birth abnormalities. They assess clients to determine their physical status and the potential for change. Therapy, when indicated, often focuses on:

  1. Decreasing pain
  2. Increasing joint movement and flexibility
  3. Building muscle strength and endurance
  4. Improving balance and co-ordination
  5. Enhancing tolerance in exercise and daily activities,
  6. Education about the condition and therapy program

Physiotherapists use a variety of techniques and modalities in their practice, including:

  1. Therapeutic exercise and specific techniques of mobilization, manipulation and facilitation
  2. Physical agents such as heat, cold, electrical modalities
  3. Functional activity training and reconditioning
  4. Assistive devices such as canes, crutches, walkers, braces and artificial limbs, orthotics

An important part of the therapy program is providing advice on ways to prevent further injury or deterioration.