The heart of the physiotherapy profession is understanding how and why movement and function take place. Physiotherapists are highly skilled and autonomous health professionals who provide safe, quality client-centred physiotherapy through a commitment to service availability, accessibility and excellence. The profession is shaped by scientific evidence and the education and competencies of the physiotherapists delivering the services
Conditions treated by a Physiotherapist
Our physiotherapists are trained to assess and treat a variety of different conditions including:
- Shoulder pain and stiffness
- Elbow and wrist pain
- Postural dysfunction
- Acute and chronic musculoskeletal injuries
- Repetitive strain injuries
- Spinal conditions and nerve impingements
- Back and neck pain
- Hip and knee pain
- Foot and ankle pain
Physiotherapist Services and Products
Physiotherapy interventions include, but are by no means limited to, the following broad categories:
- Education, consultation, health promotion and prevention services.
- Personalized therapeutic exercise including testing and conditioning, neurotherapeutic approaches to improve strength, range of motion, and function.
- Soft tissue and manual therapy techniques; including massage, spinal and peripheral joint mobilization and manipulation.
- Physical, electrotherapeutic and mechanical agents.
- Functional activity and tolerance testing and training.
- Work and occupational re-training and return to work planning. Prescription, fabrication and application of assistive, adaptive, supportive and protective devices and equipment.
For information on physiotherapy services, visit the Canadian Physiotherapy Association at www.physiotherapy.ca.
Meet the therapists
“Very good service with frendly staff. “
“Petra is the most qualified massage therapist. Her hands are magical. Excellent guidance and support in resolving my knee, back and shoulder issues. Does wonders for my neck and back muscles.
Great service. I highly recommend Petra Health Centre. “
“Amazing!! No one else compares, can’t go anywhere else!! Thank you so much Petra! Always looking forward to my appointments! “
“I was very happy with the attention and the help I received. Hope I can be a regular here and get the vital help required!”