Physiotherapists are registered and regulated healthcare professionals. Physiotherapists in Ontario must be registered to practice by the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario.
Physiotherapists play a significant role in health promotion, treatment of injury/conditions through autonomous, client-focused and evidence-based practice.
Physiotherapists assess, diagnose and treat symptoms of illness, injury or disability in the aim of:
- Decreasing pain,
- Improving range of motion/joint mobility
- Improving mobility & physical activity
- Improving the quality of life and maintaining functional independence
- Strengthening through individualized exercise programs
- Preventing injury/re-injury
- Educating patients on coping strategies pertaining to injury/condition
Physiotherapists at JointAction Physiotherapy & Wellness Centre work with individuals of all ages helping them return to pre-injury levels, manage their condition/injury and educate patients on their condition. We work with patients with sports injuries, pre-existing health conditions, chronic conditions, pre- and post- surgery, following motor vehicle accidents (MVA). If you are unsure if we treat a condition or injury you may have please Contact Us.
What to expect
The physiotherapist at JointAction Physiotherapy & Wellness Centre will
Complete a thorough assessment which can include: obtaining your health history, discussing your injury/condition and symptoms, measure range of movement and strength, test reflexes, sensation and other applicable tests as required.
Look over any reports (x-ray, MRI, Ultrasound etc.) and surgical notes that you provide.
Based on this assessment; the physiotherapist will discuss the findings & individualized goals (developed in collaboration with you) and treatment plan best suited for your injury/condition.
Physiotherapists at JointAction Physiotherapy & Wellness Centre treat conditions such as
- Posture-related aches and pains
- Pre- and post-surgery (e.g. Total or partial knee replacement, total hip replacement)
- Post Orthopaedic surgeries
- Pain due to muscle, tendon or ligament sprains/strains of all joints (neck, shoulder, elbow, wrist, upper/lower back, hip, knee, ankle)
o Muscle tension (neck, upper and lower back)
- Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
- Shoulder rotator cuff tears/partial tears (supraspinatus tears are most common)
- Bicep tendonitis
- Shoulder impingement syndrome
- Bursitis (shoulder, hip, knee)
- Elbow (Tennis Elbow – lateral epicondylitis, Golfers Elbow – medial epicondylitis)
- Carpal Tunnel
- Back pain (nerve root irritation (sciatica) or disc herniation/protrusion)
- Hip pain
- Knee ligament tears (MCL, LCL, ACL)
- Post ACL repairs
- Ankle Sprains
- Plantar Fascitis
- Rehabilitation following healed fractures or surgically repaired & stabilized fractures
Physiotherapy Treatment can include:
- Exercise Programs: (Strengthening, Stretching and Balance Training)
- Manual therapy
- Soft Tissue Release
- Electrical modalities:
- Transcutaneous Electrical Stimulation (TENS)
- Shockwave Therapy (RSW Therapy)
- Laser Therapy
- Interferential Current (IFC)
- Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation (NMES)/ Electrical Muscle Stimulation (EMS)
- Education regarding condition or injury
- Promote independence by guiding you with techniques and strategies on what you can do for yourself to best manage your injury/condition and further avoid re-injury.
If you are unsure if Physiotherapy is what you need please contact us.
Learn more about the Physiotherapists at JointAction Physiotherapy & Wellness Centre.