Why should you see a Physiotherapist?

  • University Educated Health Professional with a Degree in Physiotherapy
  • Physiotherapists diagnose and treat conditions related to cardiorespiratory, orthopaedics, neurology, paediatrics, Women's Health, senior's health and sports injuries
  • Many clinics will claim that they provide physiotherapy but do not have a Physiotherapist on staff.  Make sure that you ask if your therapist is a Registered Physiotherapist with the College of Physiotherapist of Ontario.

Benefits of physiotherapy

  • Helps you regain mobility, endurance, confidence and independance.
  • Restores physical function to improve your quality of life.
  • Decreases your pain.
  • Improves joint mobility.
  • Increases strength and coordination.
  • Improves cardiovascular function.

Is Physiotherapy for Me?

Why are people referred to Gateway Physiotherapy in North Bay?

Physiotherapists are professionals who understand movement and function.  The physiotherapists at Gateway Physiotherapy Center in North Bay are skilled at assessing and managing a range of conditions including:

  • Physical conditions such as sprains and strains, arthritis and repetitive strain injury
  • Sports injuries
  • Post surgery recovery (shoulder surgeries, knee surgeries, total knee and hip replacements)
  • Incontinence (men and women)
  • Chronic pelvic pain (men and women)
  • Pelvic Girdle Pain in pregnancy and other Women’s Health Conditions
  • Neck and back pain and other joint injuries
  • Disc injuries to the spine
  • Dizziness and vestibular dysfunction

(Ref: CPA, 2007.)

Gateway Physiotherapy Center can also help you prevent most of the above conditions by offering advice on posture, exercise and workplace and lifestyle habits.

Physiotherapists are highly skilled in treating movement and neuro-musculoskeletal disorders. Pain often accompanies a movement disorder, and our physiotherapists can help correct the disorder and relieve the pain.

Some of the treatments that the Physiotherapists at Gateway Physiotherapy Center may use include:

  • Mobilization of joints, manual therapy
  • Therapeutic exercise
  • Electrotherapy such as ultrasound therapy and electrical stimulation
  • Connective tissue and myofascial release techniques
  • Advice and education
  • Shockwave Therapy
  • Acupuncture
  • McKenzie Therapy
  • Pelvic Floor Therapy techniques

Make us your first choice for Physiotherapy in North Bay.

Call us today at 474-4440.



 

 

 

 

 

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