Physiotherapy: Ease pain, Move easy!
A healthy lifestyle demands a healthy physique. Physiotherapy is a form of therapy focused on evaluating, restoring and maintaining physical function of the body. Physiotherapists, also known as Physical Therapist, are highly educated health care professionals who are trained to treat physical injuries, and educate patients on prevention of injuries. Physiotherapist may treat different types of conditions related to Orthopaedics, Neurology, Cardiorespiratory, Incontinence, Paediatric, Sport Injuries, Senior’s Care and Women’s Health.
Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy
As a fairly new specialty of physiotherapy, pelvic health treatment addresses signs and symptoms that may be originating and/or presenting in the pelvic floor and other deep core muscles. Pelvic floor physical therapy includes the evaluation and treatment of men and women with the pelvic pain , urinary and fecal incontinence, constipation, pre- and post-pelvic surgery, and pregnancy and postpartum musculoskeletal conditions. Pelvic health therapy is backed by substantial medical research, and provided by a Registered Physiotherapist with specialized training. For more info, please see our blog on Pelvic Health.
Chiropractic: Get back in motion!
Simply put, like your car, your body needs proper alignments when it gets misaligned. Chiropractic is a form of therapy which is more concerned about the alignment of the body and its nervous system. Chiropractors, also known as “Doctors of Chiropractic” or “Chiropractic Physicians” are specialized in management of neuromuskuloskeletal system with no use of medicine or surgery. Your first visit starts with complete history, physical examinations, neurological assessments, orthopedic evaluations and some home advices, and it takes approximately 45 min to 1 hour. Treatments will focus on your injured area and sometimes other relevant parts of your body. Your doctor will discuss with you the treatment plan which could include the following:
Electrotherapy (IFC, TENS)
Soft Tissue Therapy (Myofasical Release)
Scoliosis Tests (Children & Adults)
Massage Therapy: Get pampered, therapeutically!
The practice of Massage Therapy is “the assessment of the soft tissue and joints of the body and the treatment and prevention of physical dysfunction and pain of the soft tissue and joints by manipulation to develop, maintain, rehabilitate or augment physical function, or relieve pain” (Massage Therapy Act 1991). Next to relaxation and wellbeing, other benefits of massage therapy include relief of joint’s pain and aches, release of tight muscles and overall improvement of blood circulation in the body. Our male and female Registered Massage Therapists (RMT) offer the following treatment sessions in 30, 45 or 60 minutes to suit your schedule:
Swedish Massage (the most common therapeutic massage)
Aromatherapy Massage (massage with essential oils)
Prenatal & Postnatal Massage
Chiropody: Take care of your feet for a lifetime!
Chiropody is a branch of medical science that focuses on assessment of the foot and the treatment and prevention of diseases or disorders of the foot by therapeutic, surgical, orthotic and palliative means. In Ontario, Chiropody is offered by highly educated health care practitioners that are regulated by the Ontario College Of Chiropodists.
Commonly called foot doctors or foot specialists, Chiropodists play an important role in detecting and treating variety of foot problems, including, but not limited to the following:
Acupuncture: Healing needles!
Contemporary Medical Acupuncture brings you the best of both worlds: ancient art of acupuncture and modern researches in medicine. Acupuncture is a form of therapy that involves insertion of very fine solid needles at relevant points on the body and is used to induce physiological stimulations. Medical acupuncture is only practiced by trained health care professionals and is effective in treatment of many conditions including:
Body pain (e.g., back, neck, joints)
Anxiety & emotional disorders
Registered Dietitian: Eat Right, Live Healthy!
Enjoy a lifetime of good health by making the right nutritious choices. Registered Dietitians are licensed professionals who can assess your current diet and health status to develop a personalized plan to help you reach your goals. While anyone can legally provide nutrition education and advice, what sets Registered Dietitians apart is that, under the Regulated Health Professions Act, they are accountable to the College of Dietitians of Ontario for safe, competent and ethical practice.
A Registered Dietitian can help you in variety of cases such as:
Weight management (e.g., supervised weight loss plans)
Sport nutrition and supplements
High blood pressure and high cholesterol
Celiac, Crohn’s, heart and kidney diseases
Diabetes, eating disorders and metabolic syndrome
Seniors Programs: Stay Healthy & Active!
Our specially designed classes help seniors living in the community stay healthy and active. Classes are FREE for seniors with valid Ontario health card (OHIP). Currently, we offer the following classes.