Sport Physiotherapy Center Covered by OHIP in Canada
“Physiotherapy is the primary health care profession that promotes wellness, mobility, and independent function. Physiotherapists have advanced understanding of how the body moves, what keeps it from moving well, and how to restore mobility.”
-The Canadian Physiotherapy Association
Healthmedica Wellness Centre offers Physiotherapy or Physical Therapy as part of our Optimal Wellness Program . Healthmedica’s registered Physiotherapists are preferred providers for local Brampton community specializing in sports physiotherapy and pediatric physiotherapy. Our exceptional Physiotherapists in Brampton, Mississauga, Kitchener, St. Catharines and Winnipeg locations are dedicated to provide the best outcomes to our patients by consistently modifying physical therapy protocols based on the latest research.
We specialize in innovative technology – not the same treatment as you get from other clinics.
Healthmedica Wellness Centre is patient-focused and provides the best patient care and speedy recovery. We understand that your time is valuable, and our goal is to help you recover fast, so that you can get back to normal with a personalized program that fits your schedule. Finding the Root Cause Healthmedica Wellness Centre’s unique approach is to find the root cause of the problem, rather than just treating the symptom. The symptom is just the tip of the iceberg, with the root cause of pain hidden deep within. Our Wellness Centre Physiotherapists use non-invasive, hands-on physical therapy techniques to assess and diagnose the root cause of pain and injury in order to restore maximum performance, function and physical movement. Look at overall health status and not just the symptom. Person and not the condition to treat the patient.
Specifically, physical therapy will help you with:
- Prevention of disease, injury, and disability;
- Achieving optimal mobility, physical activity and overall health and wellness;
- Managing chronic and acute conditions that limit physical mobility and activity;
- Improving and maintaining optimal physical and functional independence;
- Rehabilitation of injury and effects of disease or disability with extensive Physical
- Therapy Rehab Programs and therapeutic exercises;
- Continuous education to maintain and prevent recurrence of injury or physical decline
What to expect during my Physiotherapy visits?
Initial Physiotherapy assessment is one hour session with our registered Physiotherapists that involves three stages: • Physiotherapists will assess your nature and extent of your problems. This may involve examination and observation, inquiry about general health and pre-existing conditions, allergies or phobias. • Unique Physical Treatment Plan will be designed by the Physiotherapist, including goals, therapeutic exercises, and other possible treatment methods that will aid in faster recovery. • Schedule treatment appointments during which your PT will use various prescribed techniques to treat your injury.
After your initial assessment, 15-90-minute treatments may include:
- Therapeutic exercise
- Mobilization of joints
- Massage therapy
- Electrotherapy (ultrasound therapy and electrical stimulation)
- Shock wave therapy
- Laser therapy
- Spinal decompression
- Advice and education
- Chiropractic Treatments
Your Physiotherapist will continue to monitor and reassess your recovery regularly to make any required changes in your Physical Therapy treatment plan.
Physiotherapy promotes wellness, restores mobility and independent function for people affected by disability, injury or illness. Physiotherapists are primary health care professionals with significant role in treatment of injury and disease through physical therapy treatments, therapeutic exercises, education and advice. By helping patients manage pain and prevent disease, they maintain health for people of all ages.
How does Physiotherapy work?
Physiotherapy is a primary health care profession with a holistic approach to health and wellness, which includes the patient’s general lifestyle. Patient’s involvement in their own care is the core of Physical Therapy – by participating, awareness, education and empowerment in their treatment.
At Healthmedica Wellness Centre, we believe that every treatment and recovery is unique to each patient. Which is why we will re-assess your condition regularly to make any needed changes in your physical therapy treatment plan.
What can Physiotherapy treat?
- Sports Injuries
- Poor posture
- Post-surgical rehabilitation
- Bursitis and tendinitis
- Injuries due to overuse and repetitive strain
- Nerve damage
- Arthritis, osteoporosis
- Frozen shoulder
- Chronic injuries
- Neck + back pain
- Work injuries through WSIB
- Rehabilitation following a car accident / motor vehicle accident
- Pre-natal and post-natal rehabilitation
- Muscle sprains and strains
Does OHIP cover Physiotherapy?
No, OHIP does not cover Physiotherapy. However, most extended health coverage insurance plans do cover most Physiotherapy Treatments.