Find the Relief You Need with Physiotherapy
If you’re living with daily aches and pains, you’re not alone – but you don’t have to continue living this way.
Is your everyday life being affected by acute or chronic pain? Are you struggling to recover from back pain, joint pain, or an injury caused from a car accident?
Whatever condition you might be facing, our clinic doors are open. We encourage you to call us today and schedule an appointment with one of our physiotherapists.
Our physiotherapists specialize in improving human movement and flexibility.
We offer many non-invasive, natural, safe modalities and techniques to help our patients. Our goal is not only to treat your pain symptoms, but to find the source of your pain and eliminate the issue once and for all.
Read these five ways working with a physiotherapist can help you get your active, normal lifestyle back!
1. Enhancing multiple aspects of your life, including mobility and performance.
Our physiotherapy team can manage your injury and assess any underlying conditions now, as well as help prevent injury in the future.
Physiotherapy can also improve your core stability, endurance, coordination, agility, and other physical skills that can better your athletic performance.
This is vital for young people who are very active or involved in athletics, as well as elderly people trying to avoid age-related health problems.
2. Getting to the source of your pain.
Your physiotherapist’s ultimate goal is to identify and solve underlying issues contributing to your painful condition.
These issues could very well be increasing your risk of chronic pain. A physiotherapist won’t just mask your pain the way prescription medication will.
Common factors of underlying conditions include scar tissue, range of motion limitations, shortened muscles, impaired body mechanics and ergonomics, problems moving certain muscles, and improper posture.
If these kinds of issues go untreated, best case scenario, your pain relief will be short-term.
Through patient education services, exercise programs and other treatment techniques, your physiotherapist can address the symptoms and causes of your condition, and get you back on track to leading a healthy, active lifestyle.
3. Avoiding risky pain relief measures, such as opioids.
Did you know that the CDC actually recommends utilizing the benefits of physiotherapy before even trying opioids for acute and chronic pain management? It’s a no brainer!
The current opioid abuse epidemic in our country suggests that these potentially harmful drugs are frequently overprescribed.
According to the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction, “Recent estimates indicate that 9.6% of Canadian adults who used opioid medications in 2018 reported some form of problematic use (e.g., taking in amounts greater than prescribed, tampering with the product before taking it or using to get high or improve mood).”
Treatment modalities used in physiotherapy are also “evidence-based,” meaning they are tested in scientific research studies in order to ensure that they are effective and safe.
Again, this just goes to show that there is little to no risk to start your physiotherapy treatment.
4. Avoiding harmful side effects.
Physiotherapy techniques require less downtime, can be changed, and are safe for use on people of all ages.
As opposed to solutions like medications and invasive procedures, physiotherapy services have a very low risk of side effects while remaining highly effective for reducing soreness, inflammation, pain, and swelling.
Physiotherapy is also helpful with recovery in regards to injury, illness, and disease.
Why opt for negative side effects of over-the-counter medications and opioid prescriptions when something much safer is available to you?
5. Receiving an individualized treatment plan, just for you.
Choosing the physiotherapy route means your plan of care and recovery will be completely customized to fit your needs.
The main objectives of any physiotherapy care plan is to address a patient’s physical goals, pinpoint and treat the pain source, optimize the patient’s ability to function independently and set him or her up for long-term success.
These outcomes can be achieved through the following kinds of physiotherapy techniques:
- Manual therapy, such as joint mobilizations and massage therapy
- Therapeutic exercises
- Dry-needling, electrical stimulation, ultrasound, diathermy, orthotics and prosthetics, and kinesio taping
- Neuromuscular re-education, for example, balance training
Your physiotherapist will conduct a thorough checkup and look at your medical history.
Then you’ll receive an individualized treatment plan, and the healing can begin! Your plan is adapted to address your specific needs and ideal lifestyle.
The success of the plan relies on your feedback throughout the treatment process, which gives you more control in your recovery.
Make your move toward a more comfortable life today!
Discover the holistic methods of physiotherapy today!
Are you ready to find some long-lasting relief and stop settling for constant discomfort and pain?
Contact Dynamic Balance Physiotherapy today to schedule an appointment with a physiotherapist.
You don’t have to keep dealing with your pain alone, and there are so many more options for pain management out there!