Physiotherapy Treatments Offered in Ajax

If you’ve recently had knee surgery, if you experience chronic pain or if you have been injured during a sporting event, consider physiotherapy in Ajax to help you get rid of your pain and improve your health. Also called physical therapy, physiotherapy includes rehabilitation and prevention of injury as well as promotion of health and fitness. Physiotherapists have in-depth knowledge about how the body works and are trained to restore you back to your normal functioning and limit the amount you are disabled by an injury or illness.

The Physio Clinic @ West Durham offers physiotherapy in Ajax and Pickering so that you can have a complete plan for returning back to health. Our physiotherapists can treat a wide range of conditions from minor ankle sprains to strokes and other neurological disorders. While injuries do heal on their own, if not treated properly they can leave behind pain, limited mobility and other problems.

What Is Physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy is a treatment method that focuses on the science of movement which helps people restore, maintain and maximize their physical strength, function and overall wellbeing. It does this by addressing underlying physical issues such as injuries. Encompassing rehabilitation, injury prevention and health promotion, physiotherapy takes on a holistic approach to treatment by looking at your lifestyle and engaging you in your own treatment.


When you first visit a physiotherapist, they will assess you using detailed history-taking along with specific physical tests and measures such as range of motion and flexibility. The physiotherapists will then analyze their assessment findings and use clinical reasoning to establish a diagnosis. Together, you and your physiotherapist will explore your current functional needs and abilities to create a comprehensive treatment plan that is consistent with your goals and general health status. This plan will incorporate approaches and techniques that are supported by the best evidence available.

What Does Physiotherapy Treatment Include?

While massage therapy and chiropractic care are both great ways of improving your overall wellbeing, physiotherapy is a more complete way to improve your health. Physiotherapists work to create a comprehensive plan to get you back on your feet, improve your mobility or relieve your pain. Physiotherapy treatments can include elements of both massage and chiropractic, including:


  • Personalized exercise programs designed to improve strength, range of motion and function
  • Massage
  • Joint mobilization and manipulation to reduce pain and stiffness
  • Hot and cold packs and modalities to relieve pain, reduce swelling and speed up the healing process 
  • Airway clearance procedures to assist people with breathing difficulties
  • Skin and wound care
  • Functional activity and tolerance testing and training
  • Work and occupational re-training 
  • Prescription, fabrication and application of various devices and equipment
  • Removing barriers and changing your environment

Visit the Physiotherapists at The Physio Clinic @ West Durham

If you have made the decision to improve your life through exercise, if you have recently gone through extensive surgery and are looking for a way to increase your mobility or if you have been injured during a sport event and want to get back into peak shape, you should consider getting help through physiotherapy. Ajax, Pickering and Whitby residents can rely on the experienced physiotherapists at The Physio Clinic @ West Durham for a comprehensive treatment plan to help you reach your goals. Call us today to schedule your first appointment.

The Physio Clinic @ West Durham
1031 Brock Rd.
Pickering, ON L1W 3T7

Hours

Monday – Thursday: 8:30 AM - 7:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday: 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Sunday: Closed

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