Coastal Physiotherapy

By: Coastal Physiotherapy  09-12-2011
Keywords: Physiotherapy, exercise, Rehabilitation

Manual Therapy
Manual therapy is a specialty within physiotherapy that involves the use of hands-on techniques to restore or normalize movement of the spine and extremities. Our manual therapists have extensive post-graduate training in manual therapy through the orthopaedic division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.

Exercise Therapy
Exercise therapy involves the use of specific individualized stretching and strengthening programs to restore and improve movement and relieve pain. Our physiotherapists incorporate exercise into most treatment programs as a critical part of the rehabilitation process.

Acupuncture
Acupuncture involves the insertion of very fine needles into acupuncture points to promote natural healing, alleviate pain, and normalize functioning.

Vestibular Rehabilitation
Vestibular rehabilitation is a specialized physiotherapy treatment program directed towards relieving the symptoms and discomfort of vestibular disorders. Dizziness, vertigo, unsteadiness and balance problems can all be treated through a gentle exercise and treatment program tailored to meet the specific needs of the patient.

Taping/Bracing
Taping and/or bracing an injured joint or muscle can be used to prevent further injury or allow improved function. Physiotherapists will use taping as required to improve healing and functioning.

Kinesiology
Kinesiology is the study of human anatomy, physiology and the mechanics of body movement. Our physiotherapists have all obtained Bachelors of Science degrees in Kinesiology prior to studying physiotherapy.

Keywords: exercise, Manual Therapy, Physiotherapy, Rehabilitation

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Frequently Asked Questions - Coastal Physiotherapy

We do recommend, however, that you communicate with your doctor about your participation in physiotherapy so that we can work together and share knowledge as required during your treatment. When we say we specialize in evidence-based treatment, we mean treatment based on research that has been proven to be effective in dealing with your particular condition.