Physiotherapy is defined under the "Regulated Health Professions Act" as a health care profession for the prevention and treatment of injury or disease through physical means.

Physiotherapists are able to provide a diagnoses and therapeutic intervention.

  • They evaluate your physical function, abilities, needs and limitations considering your environmental and life style factors.
  • They develop personalized treatment plan to help you maintain, resolve or maximize your mobility, strength and endurance while relieving your pain.

Physiotherapists can:

  • Diagnose and assess joint dysfunction
  • Restore mobility of arthritic or injured joints
  • Promote healing of soft tissue injuries
  • Alleviate pain using modalities, manual therapy and acupuncture
  • Advise on ergonomics for home and work places
  • Speed the return to work of injured individuals
  • Help prevent and treat sports injuries
  • Provide complete tailored exercise programs
  • Build-up rehab and work conditioning programs