Physiotherapy

Mississauga

Physiotherapy can make a difference in an individual's ability to live an active, healthy lifestyle. Physiotherapy is one way to successfully push physical limitations to secure the better function.

physiotherapy

  •  decreasing pain,
  • improving joint mobility,
  • increasing strength and coordination
  • improved cardiorespiratory function. 

Your physiotherapist will begin treatment with an extensive assessment that may include health history, evaluation of pain and movement patterns, strength, joint range of motion, reflexes, sensation, and heart and lung function. Based on this assessment, your physiotherapist will establish a diagnosis and work in partnership with you to develop an individualized treatment program and prognosis.

The hands-on care physiotherapists provide varies from person to person with a focus on the individual needs and personal health and lifestyle goals of the client. Your physiotherapist assessment may include measures of:

  • body functions,
  • strength and weakness testing,
  • observed or instrumented analysis of gait,
  • posture and balance,
  • joint range of motion, and
  • functional movement.

Physiotherapy plan will involve education, exercise, and manual therapy components. Depending on your condition, this may include mobilization, manual therapy, work hardening, techniques and modalities to reduce pain, acupuncture, corrective techniques to improve heart and lung function and cardiac conditioning, demonstration of therapeutic exercise, and education about your condition, treatment plan and prognosis for getting better. By combining the principles of evidence-informed practice, evaluative skills, clinical and professional judgment.

Our physiotherapist will work closely with you, and often with other health care professionals, to ensure that your health goals are met. Physiotherapists are primary health care professionals that play a significant role in health promotion and injury and disease prevention.

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