Services

Here at MOVE Physiotherapy we strive to work collaboratively to provide top of the line service.

Currently we offer physiotherapy, massage therapy,  custom bracing and orthotics and unique group exercise.

Physiotherapy

At MOVE Physiotherapy we are committed to health, lifestyle and quality of life. Physiotherapy is anchored in movement sciences and aims to enhance or restore function of multiple body systems. We are dedicated to improving quality of life by:

  • Promoting optimal mobility and physical activity
  • Helping to prevent disease, injury, and disability
  • Managing acute and chronic conditions, activity limitations, and participation restrictions
  • Improving and maintaining optimal functional independence and physical performance
  • Rehabilitating injury and the effects of disease or disability
  • Educating and planning maintenance and support programs to prevent re-occurrence, re-injury or functional decline

Manual Therapy/Soft Tissue Techniques

  • Hands on treatment to help restore or enhance normal movement of the body. These may include joint mobilizations or manipulations, active-assisted stretching techniques and guided exercise technique
  • Our therapists have undergone post-graduate training and mentorship through the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association which is accredited by the International Federation of Orthopaedic Manipulative Physiotherapy to be able to provide the most up to date, evidence based treatment

Active Rehabilitation (Exercise prescription and Strength and Conditioning)

  • Strength and exercise are an integral part of recovering from an injury and for participation in daily activities. Our therapists will create individualized exercise and strength programs to restore or enhance movement and performance.

Acupuncture and Dry Needling

  • Both Acupuncture and Dry Needling are safe practices that involve inserting sterile, very thin needles through the skin to promote natural healing
  • Acupuncture has been around for more than 2000 years and is one of the most commonly used medical practices around the world. It can help reduce pain and inflammation and promote improved functioning of the body.
  • During Dry Needling the needle is inserted directly into a muscle creating a twitch which effectively reduces muscle tension and can help to improve range of motion and reduce pain.

   

Concussion Services

  • Concussion in defined in research as a mild traumatic brain injury and can be acquired through sport, motor vehicle incidents, falls or other daily activities. If not assessed and treated properly concussion can cause lingering deficiencies.
  • Baseline Testing is recommended for anyone participating in any form of contact or high level sport. It consists of standardized cognitive and physical assessments to determine ‘normal’ values for each individual. This information is invaluable for assessing and determining the most appropriate management plan for concussion.
  • We are a certified Complete Concussion Management Service Provider

Therapeutic and Athletic Taping

  • Therapeutic taping can be an advantageous part of improving and restoring mobility. It can help to reduce inflammation, improve movement patterns and facilitate proprioception.
  • Athletic taping, along with the same benefits of therapeutic taping, can help to facilitate and early return to sport post injury
  • All of our therapists have advance training in therapeutic and athletic taping

Therapeutic Modalities

  • In addition to our other services, your therapist may choose to include one of our therapeutic modalities to aid in your treatment
  • These include heat, cold, Interferential Current (IFC), Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS), Electrical Muscle Stimulation (EMS) and Ultrasound.
  • These can aid in reduction of pain and inflammation, promote healing and initiate muscle contraction

Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy at MOVE Physiotherapy is anything but run of the mill. Whether you are looking to recuperate and unwind, manage an injury, or improve your mobility, your treatment is tailored to how your body presents at each session. We use strategies that take advantage of your body’s unique opportunities and negotiate improvements in function.

Our approach is evidence-informed and employs great attention to detail. Our aim is to facilitate your goals by working smarter rather than harder. Smarter means being able to connect what is felt underhand with an understanding of the body’s anatomy, physiology and neurology. The advantage here is the ability to optimize choices regarding technique application, resulting in improved outcomes without having over-treated your tissues. We want you leaving empowered, improved and able to move more freely, not thinking about how hard you got worked over. This complimentary and thoughtful method of treatment allows for more effective collaboration and care from the entire MOVE Physiotherapy team.

Fascial Stretch Therapy

  • Fascial Stretch Therapy (FST) is an evidence-based assisted stretching system. It is performed by your therapist, on the treatment table, and is applied within the framework of “Everything Being Connected”. The truth is that each of our muscles are wrapped in this delicate yet robust fabric known as Fascia (AKA the Connective Tissue Network). It is what allows our muscles to seamlessly transmit muscular tension and produce fluid bodily movements. As such, changes in its quality can result in altered movement patterns and soft tissue restrictions.
  • FST strategically and systematically addresses the Connective Tissue Network of the Body by gently guiding it through painless, undulating movements.
  • The outcome of this unique approach is having rendered soft tissues more Pliable and Supple and the associated Joints more Mobile.
  • This affords the recipient a “Window of Opportunity” where Movement occurs more freely and corrective exercises are more favourably adopted by the body.
  • Translation: your recovery, rehabilitative and/or therapeutic journey gets expedited!

Orthotics, Bracing & Compression Socks

Through our partner, Soles in Motion, we are able to provide both off the shelf and custom Bracing, Orthotics and Compression socks.

Appointments are done here at MOVE Physiotherapy and are booked on an as needed basis.

For more information please click on the Soles in Motion link below.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us, or stop in to visit us here at MOVE Physiotherapy.