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Linda McKend, Registered Physiotherapist PT, Hamilton, Ontario
Physiotherapy is a health care profession that offers a wide range of specialized services, from expert diagnosis to treatment and disease prevention. Ontario's 7,000 registered physiotherapists help their patients grow stronger and more independent by focusing on the systems of the body related to movement and muscle strength. By helping your body move and function to its fullest, physiotherapy can improve the quality of your life and make you stronger by improving your flexibilty, freedom, mobility, vitality and so much more.
If you are suffering from any of these ailments --- we can help in your recovery process:
Physiotherapists begin their treatment of each patient with an extensive assessment that may include health history, evaluation of pain and movement patterns, strength, joint range of motion, reflexes, sensation and cardiorespiratory status. In addition, physiotherapists examine relevant x-rays, laboratory tests, medical records and surgical notes.
Based on this assessment, your physiotherapist will establish a diagnosis and work in partnership with you to develop individualized goals and treatment programs to make you stronger.
Your physiotherapy options might include:
Prescription orthotics look like insoles, but are biomechanical medical appliances that are custom made to correct your specific foot imbalance. Orthotics work on your feet much like glasses work on your eyes - they reduce stress and strain on your body by bringing your feet back into alignment. Orthotics fit into your shoes as comfortably as an insole - and have the advantage of being made from precise imprints of your feet.
David Keenan, Registered Massage Therapist RMT, Hamilton, Ontario
Massage therapy is the manipulation of the soft tissues of the body with emphasis on the muscles, connective tissues, tendons, ligaments and joints. Massage therapy treatments are therapeutic, non-invasive and improve overall health and well-being.
Dr. Scott Stevenson and Dr. Spencer Stevenson, Doctor of Chiropractic DC, Hamilton, Ontario
Chiropractic is a non-invasive natural approach to health care. It is based on the scientific fact that the body has the innate ability to heal itself and that this ability depends greatly on a healthy spine and nervous system. Chiropractors correct areas of spinal stress, called subluxation, and thereby reduce pain (if present) and remove irritation to the nervous system to promote healing. There are many causes of spinal stress and this is the cause of many health problems -- not just low back pain and headaches!
Chiropractic is extremely safe and effective and we have the following areas of expertise to relieve your pain: