Physiotherapy includes an assessment and treatment of conditions related to the neuromuscular, musculoskeletal and cardio-respiratory systems of the body. They are primary health care providers that are regulated through their provincial governing bodies. In Ontario, physiotherapists are governed by the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario.

Physiotherapists are specialists in biomechanical analysis and use a holistic attitude towards treatment and prevention.  Using a holistic approach to treatment is proven to improve patient outcomes and prevent future reoccurrence.

Physiotherapy Techniques:

  • Soft Tissue Therapy
  • Joint mobilizations
  • Ergonomic assessment
  • Breathing exercises for respiratory conditions such as asthma, cystic fibrosis, COPD and many more
  • Therapeutic exercise
  • Relaxation techniques

Benefits of Physiotherapy:

  • Holistic approach
  • Reduction of pain
  • Improved posture
  • Improved biomechanics
  • Speed up and facilitate the healing process
  • Many employers include treatment in their benefits package