28 Clinton Street South Teeswater. Ontario. N0G 2S0



What diseases need physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy, also known as physical therapy, is used to treat a wide range of diseases and conditions. Here are some of the key categories of diseases that commonly require physiotherapy. Physiotherapy effectively manages and alleviates symptoms of musculoskeletal, neurological, cardiovascular, respiratory, pediatric, and geriatric diseases, enhancing quality of life

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Musculoskeletal Disorders

  1. Arthritis: Rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, and other types of arthritis.
  2. Back Pain: Chronic or acute back pain, sciatica, disc herniation.
  3. Sports Injuries: Sprains, strains, and other sports-related injuries.
  4. Fractures: Rehabilitation after bone fractures.
  5. Post-Surgical Rehabilitation: After orthopedic surgeries such as joint replacements, ACL repairs, and spinal surgeries.
  6. Tendinitis: Inflammation of tendons, such as Achilles tendinitis or rotator cuff tendinitis.

Neurological Disorders

  1. Stroke: Rehabilitation to regain mobility and function after a stroke.
  2. Multiple Sclerosis: Managing symptoms and maintaining function.
  3. Parkinson’s Disease: Improving mobility, balance, and quality of life.
  4. Spinal Cord Injuries: Rehabilitation to improve independence and function.
  5. Cerebral Palsy: Helping children and adults manage mobility issues.

Cardiovascular and Respiratory Conditions

  1. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): Improving breathing techniques and physical endurance.
  2. Post-Heart Attack Rehabilitation: Cardiac rehabilitation to improve cardiovascular fitness.
  3. Asthma: Breathing exercises and techniques.
  4. Cystic Fibrosis: Chest physiotherapy to clear mucus from the lungs.

Pediatric Conditions

  1. Developmental Delays: Helping children with delayed motor skill development.
  2. Congenital Disorders: Such as spina bifida or muscular dystrophy.

Geriatric Conditions

  1. Balance and Fall Prevention: For elderly patients to prevent falls and improve balance.
  2. Osteoporosis: Strengthening exercises to improve bone density and prevent fractures.

Other Conditions

  1. Lymphedema: Managing swelling in limbs due to lymphatic system issues.
  2. Chronic Pain: Conditions like fibromyalgia and complex regional pain syndrome.
  3. Burns and Wound Care: Promoting healing and function after severe burns.
  4. Amputations: Rehabilitation and training for the use of prosthetics.

Physiotherapy is tailored to each patient’s specific needs and goals, often involving exercises, manual therapy, education, and sometimes the use of assistive devices. It aims to improve mobility, function, and overall quality of life.

We specialize in using techniques such as Fascial Stretching, Myofascial Release, Heat Therapy, Cupping, Taping, various modalities and Dry Needling/Acupuncture to reduce your pain.

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28 Clinton Street South Teeswater. Ontario. N0G 2S0