Our physiotherapy practice focuses on patients with complicated musculoskeletal disorders of the spine and extremities. We work with a variety of people, including athletic kids, active seniors and everyone in between.
Our treatment approach focuses heavily on educating patients about the reasons for their ongoing pain and giving them the tools to help themselves.
Hands-on treatment and personally-tailored active exercise feature prominently in our treatment approach. This broad based method allows us help you improve mobility, strength and function, as well address the altered beliefs and thought processes that often accompany pain and injury.
We believe in communicating effectively with your other health care professionals, and do so frequently to ensure optimal results.
Massage Therapy involves manipulation of soft tissue of the body.
Massage therapy can alleviate discomfort associated with everyday home and occupational stresses, muscular overuse, and ease muscular pain associated with longstanding health conditions.
When employed early post trauma and injury, massage therapy can significantly reduce pain and minimize development of compensatory movement patterns. Registered Massage Therapists (RMT) are regulated by the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario.
A Manual Osteopathic Practitioner uses a gentle, whole body approach to health. Using a variety of techniques to remove the barriers to health, Osteopathy empowers your own body’s natural ability to thrive.
Osteopathic techniques are hands on, gentle and holistic in their approach. The goal of osteopathic treatment is to identify and address the primary cause of bodily dysfunction.
Dysfunctions and symptoms of dysfunction are resolved by restoring mobility to the body and improving the interaction and regulation between the body’s systems.
Concussions are not just sport-related. Individuals involved in motor vehicle accidents and falls can and do experience concussion- related injuries and symptoms. The Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation advocates that rehabilitation begin as early as possible in order to have a significant impact on functional recovery. A physiotherapist is a valuable member of the health care team in the comprehensive assessment of concussion-related symptoms and in post-concussion recovery.
Therapists with advanced manual therapy skills may address joint restrictions in the cervical spine that may contribute to headache. Vestibular rehabilitation is effective in the management of post-concussion dizziness and gait/balance dysfunction. Skilled physiotherapists are able to customize exercises, educate and supervise individuals with concussion as they make a graduated return to physical and cognitive activities at school, work, and during exercise, sport and social activities.
Vestibular Rehabilitation is a series of physiotherapy techniques used to resolve dizziness, vertigo and balance problems.
People with the following issues may benefit from vestibular rehabilitation:
Labyrinthitis, vestibular neuritis, acoustic neuroma resection
Head trauma, whiplash, concussion
Motion provoked dizziness from brainstem or cerebellar lesions
Individuals at an increased risk of falls
Individuals with Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
Individuals with cervicogenic dizziness
Individuals with migraine related dizziness
Patients receive a thorough assessment and a customized exercise program to address their specific functional limitations.
Our Registered Physiotherapists are qualified to practice acupuncture. Acupuncture is used to aid in the management of muscle and joint pain and injury of both acute and chronic conditions. Acupuncture involves the insertion of sterile, single use needles under the skin at specific points on the body. Modern theories of acupuncture recognize that acupuncture induces biochemical changes in the body, including the release of chemicals that reduce pain and inflammation. Acupuncture is a safe, effective way to complement and enhance conventional medical treatment.
34 Cedar Pointe Drive, Unit 505 Barrie, Ontario L4N 5R7 705.726.2362