Line Troster & Associates: Professional Services

By: Line Troster & Assoc  09-12-2011

At Line Troster and Associates, we use a creative problem solving approach. We offer a wide variety of treatment methods, selected and customized for your unique needs, in the sequence, combination and dosage that provide optimum results. By correcting abnormalities and addressing the perpetuating factors, these treatment methods aim at reducing pain and other symptoms, restoring function and physical performance at any age.

If you suffer from:

  • back pain or sciatica
  • neck pain or whiplash
  • TMJ dysfunction
  • hip, knee or ankle pain or injury
  • fibromyalgia
  • arthritis
  • shoulder and arm pain or rotator cuff injury
  • repetitive strain injury
  • plantar fasciitis
  • post-injury or post-surgical difficulties
  • other..

Pain and dysfunction, whether acute or long-term, chronic or recurrent, mild or severe, can be resolved when treated by a competent physiotherapist like Line Troster .

Techniques like these may be the solution:

  • Manual Manipulation: Orthopedic, osteopathic techniques including Counterstrain, Muscle Energy, Myofascial Release and balancing
  • Neuro-muscular techniques including Trigenics
  • Electrotherapy: Pulsed Magnetic Stimulation, Electro-Acuscope (safe, computer-controlled, micro-amperage neural stimulation) to help return damaged tissue to normal electro-chemical activity and accelerate tissue repair
  • Exercise therapy: individually designed, therapeutic training programs, in many cases using the resistive band and stability ball
  • Foot mechanics assessment and normalization
  • Gait and balance assessment and training
  • Patient Education to understand your contribution to the processes involved in corrective treatment and healing
  • Counselling, Relaxation therapy, and Stress Management toward developing skills to help control many of the physiological effects of stress on your condition, hence enhancing tissue normalization

To obtain the desired  “soft-tissue re-modeling", and "re-programming" of affected muscles, specific movements, repeated in controlled sequences, will be taught to maximize the benefits and maintain the gains achieved with the "hands-on" treatment. This therapeutic exercise program is a vital part of the recovery process. Through your exercise program, you will develop mobility, flexibility, strength and endurance. You will improve coordination, balance, and physical conditioning – and develop a secure feeling of well-being. Your work is rewarding! Patients who are active participants in their treatment make the fastest gains toward healing, improvement and recovery.

While fitness programs may be used to strengthen joints and muscles, they can also irritate compromised or injured anatomical structures. Your training program must be tailored to your needs, by your physiotherapist, so it doesn’t impose physical demands disproportional to your body's ability to perform. Inappropriate exercise can cause strain, inflammation or muscle spasms or create further abnormal movement patterns, which can aggravate your condition.

As well, remember that to restore muscle function, you must develop the capacity to relax strained or tense tissue, allowing it to elasticize, before developing strength or power. It is essential that your muscles be "trainable" to be trained!

Stress management and relaxation training can be an important aspect of treatment. Stress management and relaxation strategies can greatly assist in the healing and recovery process.

In addition to our physiotherapy services, the One to One Therapy Clinic also provides a range of complementary therapies.

Fees

Fees may be fully or partially covered through your extended health plan or your auto insurer. When fees are not fully covered by your private insurer, the balance may be tax deductible.

Detailed fee schedules are available upon request.


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