Physiotherapy

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Physiotherapists are highly skilled university educated health professionals who provide safe, quality, evidence based and client-centred treatment.

Physiotherapists utilize hands-on assessment procedures to develop diagnoses and client-specific interventions. Physiotherapists analyze the impact of injury, disease, disorders, and/or lifestyle on movement and function. We are dedicated to improving quality of life by promoting optimal mobility, independence, physical activity and overall health and wellness.

Physiotherapists treat a wide range of conditions, which include but are not limited to:

  • Acute sports injuries and overuse injuries. (i.e. sprains, strains, tennis elbow, rotator cuff tendonitis, etc.)
  • Post-concussion syndrome
  • Chronic pain conditions
  • Motor vehicle injuries
  • Vestibular disorders (balance and dizziness)
  • Arthritis management
  • Neck and low back pain
  • Headaches and TMJ
  • Neurological conditions such as Parkinson’s, MS, and stroke.

Physiotherapy treatments include but are not limited to:

  • Education, consultation, health promotion and prevention services
  • Personalized exercises to improve strength, range of motion, and function
  • Manual therapy techniques: soft tissue release techniques, spinal and peripheral joint mobilization, and manipulation
  • Modalities such as Bioflex laser, interferential current/TENS, heat/ice, Ultrasound, sports taping and Acupuncture
  • Return to work planning
  • Prescription and application of assistive, adaptive, supportive and protective devices and equipment (i.e. canes, crutches, walkers, and bracing)

**Unfortunately Annapolis Valley Wellness Centre does not accepting WCB claims**