Manual therapy is a “hands-on” approach to physiotherapy involving the use of specific skills including mobilization, soft tissue release, exercise and education to restore optimal motion and function, and to reduce pain.
Acupuncture is used in conjunction with manual therapy, exercise, and education to treat a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions using fine needles inserted into specific points on the body. The therapeutic goals of acupuncture are to control pain, resolve inflammation, and assist in restoration of physical function.
Deep tissue massage is a technique that involves strong pressure exerted by the therapist in order to penetrate to these deep muscles and facia. The benefits of this technique are multiple. For more information click here
Dizziness and balance problems affect 40 percent of people over the age of 40. Dizziness is the number one reason for physician visits by people over the age of 65. In many cases, the problem originates from the vestibular system, a part of the inner ear. Vestibular rehabilitation is an exercise-based and manual therapy approach to relieve the symptoms of vertigo and dizziness.
One of hundreds of clinics worldwide certified to provide complete concussion care including baseline testing. For more information click here.
Osteopathy regards the body as a dynamic unit of function with each part of the body interconnected. Second, the body is able to self heal and self regulate naturally every day. Third, osteopathy believes that the structure of the body governs function of the body. The proper alignment of the body allows it to function as it is meant to do. Work, age, injury and posture can cause dysfunction and pain. Osteopathic practitioners help get your body back to alignment so that the structures can function better bringing better health. Osteopathic treatment will help you to feel and move better when your body is out of alignment.
Acoustic waves generated by the Shockwave trigger biological effects in the targeted tissue speeding up healing. Research shows it is highly effective for plantar fasciitis, tendinitis, frozen shoulder, tennis elbow and more.
Waterdown Physiotherapy is a dealer for Bauerfeind Bracing. Braces for knee, foot/ankle, hip/thigh, back, hand/wrist, elbow, and shoulder therapy are avaliable. All Bauerfeind products are made in Germany using the highest quality materials and undergo rigerous testing. The result is an industry leading, high quality product that will help clients regain not only their mobility, but their well-being.
Comprehensive hand assessments and treatment including custom-fabricated splints, as required, for conditions such as: DeQuervain's tendonitis, carpel tunnel syndrome, repetitive strain injuries, tendon repairs, arthritis, etc. by a consulting Registered Occupational Therapist. For more information: www.handnetwork.ca
Pelvic Health Physiotherapy
Specific exercises, education and manual therapy adapted for the peri-partum woman to ease the aches and pains associated with pregnancy, and to help restore strength to the abdomen, low back and pelvis by a physiotherapist with post-graduate training in Women’s Health.
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We are now offering doula services! Our mother and daughter doula team will support and assist you and your partner through the beautiful process of labour and childbirth. We are here to provide education, answer questions, and support you through critical decision making and emotional challenges. We embrace the empowering experience of childbirth and are here to provide non-judgmental and professional care before, during, and after delivery. Our doula team is comprised of Amber, registered Physiotherapist, and her daughter Natalya, 4th year Naturopathic Medical Student. Both Amber and Natalya have completed specific doula training. Together, they provide evidence-based information and care, including pain management and emotional support so you can experience a positive and healthy delivery.
*We are offering a special discounted rate for new clients while Natalya is still a student. Natalya is currently not a licensed Naturopathic Doctor and is only offering Lifestyle Health Coaching services at this time.
Individualized exercises based on client needs may include cardiovascular conditioning, stretching, strengthening, and core stabilization exercises to improve balance, strength, endurance and function.
Visits are done virtually over devices such as a tablet, computer, smart TV or phone. You will see and hear your physiotherapist and she will guide you in your exercises and advise you on appropriate care at home for your condition. It is as easy as Facetime!
Education is an integral component to any physiotherapy treatment. Clients will understand the nature of their injury, learn how to care for themselves at home and most importantly learn strategies to prevent recurrences.