Physiotherapy

Our Physiotherpy Department primarily concerned with the remediation of impairments and disabilities and the promotion of mobility, functional ability, quality of life and movement potential through examination, evaluation, diagnosis and physical intervention carried out by our professional rehabilitation specialist & therapists.

  

Physiotherapy caters the following areas:

  • Cardiovascular & Pulmunary TherapyCardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation treat a wide variety of individuals with cardiopulmonary disorders or those who have had cardiac or pulmonary surgery. Primary goals of this specialty include increasing endurance and functional independence. Manual therapy is used in this field to assist in clearing lung secretions.
  • Geriatric Therapycovers a wide area of issues concerning people as they go through normal adult aging but is usually focused on the older adult. There are many conditions that affect many people as they grow older and include but are not limited to the following: arthritisosteoporosiscancerAlzheimer's disease, hip and joint replacement, balance disorders, incontinence, etc.
  • Neurological Therapy- focused on working with individuals who have a neurological disorder or disease. These include Alzheimer's disease, Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT)ALS, brain injury, cerebral palsy,l.g.b.syndrome, multiple sclerosisParkinson's disease, spinal cord injury, and stroke. Common impairments associated with neurologic conditions include impairments of vision, balance, ambulation, activities of daily living, movement, muscle strength and loss of functional independence.Physiotherapy can address many of these impairments and aid in restoring and maintaining function, slowing disease progression, and improving quality of life.
  • Orthopedic Therapy - it diagnose, manage, and treat disorders and injuries of the musculoskeletal system including rehabilitation after orthopedic surgery. This specialty of physical therapy is most often found in the out-patient clinical setting. Orthopedic therapists are trained in the treatment of post-operative orthopedic procedures, fractures, acute sports injuries, arthritis, sprains, strains, back and neck pain, spinal conditions, and amputations.

    Joint and spine mobilization/manipulation, dry needling, therapeutic exercise, neuromuscular reeducation, hot/cold packs, and electrical muscle stimulationare modalities often used to expedite recovery in the orthopedic setting. Additionally, an emerging adjunct to diagnosis and treatment is use on muscle training, injury or disease affecting the muscles, bones, ligaments, or tendons will benefit from assessment by our physical therapist and rehabilitation specialists and orthopedist.

  • Pediatric Therapy- assists in early detection of health problems and uses a wide variety of modalities to treat disorders in the pediatric population. These therapists are specialized in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of infants, children, and adolescents with a variety of congenital, developmental, neuromuscular, skeletal, or acquired disorders/diseases. Treatments focus on improving gross and fine motor skills, balance and coordination, strength and endurance as well as cognitive and sensory processing / integration. Children with developmental delays, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, or torticollis may be treated.

  • Sports Therapy - involved in the care and wellbeing of athletes including recreational, semi-professional and professional participants / athletes. Our treatment programs encompasses complete athletic injury management under 5 main categories:

    1. acute care - assessment and diagnosis of an initial injury;
    2. treatment - application of specialist advice and techniques to encourage healing;
    3. rehabilitation - progressive management for full return to sport;
    4. prevention - identification and address of deficiencies known to directly result in, or act as precursors to injury
    5. education - sharing of specialist knowledge to individual athletes, teams or clubs to assist in prevention or management of injury

    We also work for professional sport teams, we are also active in sports medicine programs.

  • Women's Health Therapy - our department also addresses women's issues related to child birth, and post-partum. These conditions include lymphedema, osteoporosis, pelvic pain, prenatal and post partum periods, and urinary incontinence. It also addresses incontinence, pelvic pain, and other disorders associated with pelvic floor disfunction.

  • Palliative Care Therapy- rehabilitation both in malignant and non-malignant disease. Therapy is an essential part of the clinical pathway, as earlier as diagnosis and new treatment are enabling patients to live longer. it is generally accepted that patients should have access to an appropriate level of rehabilitation, so that they can function at a minimum level of dependency and optimize their quality of life, regardless of their life expectancy.