Physiotherapy Services Offered at Active Living Physio Clinic

physio clinic services

Manual therapy Hands on treatment  and  soft tissue mobilisation including massage, peripheral and spinal joint mobilisation, myofascial release
Therapeutic treatment Heat/cold, ultra-sound, transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, muscle stimulator
Exercise therapy for a specific injury Stretches, strengthening, core stabilization and strengthening, proprioceptive exercises, muscle imbalances and postural correction.
Therapeutic taping, brace/splint prescription
Education
Home program
Home visits in immediate vicinity of the clinic

 

Physiotherapy is commonly used to treat the following conditions and injuries:

  • Motor vehicle accident injuries (ICBC)
  • Sports injuries
  • Post surgery rehabilitation, e.g. hip, knee replacement, mastectomy
  • Neck and back care
  • Shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand injuries
  • Pelvis, hip, knee, ankle and foot injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Fractures
  • Sprains and Strains
  • Headaches
  • Postural Dysfunction

Physio Clinic Specialities

  • Women’s Health – urinary/fecal incontinence, vaginal pain, constipation, ano-rectal disorders, pre/post natal pregnancy conditions, recovery from surgery for breast cancer (mastectomy), sexual health
  • Gerontology – assessment and treatment of the elderly – prevention of falls, arthritis, strokes, Parkinson’s disease, respiratory conditions.
  • Men’s Health –  urinary/fecal incontinence, ano-rectal disorders
  • Orthotics –  assessment and prescription

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After 2 months following a radical prostatectomy I was incontinent to the point where it affected my active lifestyle. I sought out physiotherapy to help me with pelvic floor strengthening and bladder control. My urologist said that 6-12 months was the normal range to get past the incontinence. However after several sessions with Gowri and a regular exercise program over a 2 month period I am under control 99% of the time. Gowri handled the personal nature of the therapy with dignity and professionalism.

Peter November 6, 2014

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Gowri is very efficient, very professional and honest. She cares for her patients. We strongly recommend seeking her professional expertise.

Anisa and Minaz November 6, 2014