Physiotherapy is a hands-on, drug-free treatment of injuries, diseases, or physical issues using techniques like massage, heart and heat therapy, stretching, and exercises.
Depending on the region, physiotherapy may also be known as physical therapy.
Physiotherapy can make a difference in an individual’s ability to live an active, healthy lifestyle.
For many seniors, disabled or chronically ill people, physiotherapy is the key to restoring and maintaining a level of physical function that permits independent living.
Benefits of physiotherapy include:
- Decrease in pain
- Improved joint mobility
- Increased strength and coordination
- Improved cardio-respiratory function
Whether you’re living with a chronic illness, recovering from a work injury, or suffering after that weekend hockey game, physio can increase your independence and give you the Freedom to Function™.
Physiotherapy offers a range of specialized services of benefit to patients
- Heart and lung disease
- Traumatic, workplace and athletic injuries
- Arthritic joints
- Brain injury
- Spinal cord
- Nerve injury
- Pre and post-surgical needs