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Physiotherapy in Scarborough

Physiotherapy, often referred to as physical therapy, is a healthcare discipline that focuses on improving patients’ physical function and overall well-being. The main reasons that people do physiotherapy are to overcome a new injury, deal with chronic aches and pains, or meet other fitness goals. Physio is a patient-centered approach to health and rehabilitation, aiming to restore, maintain, and maximize physical strength, mobility, and function.


Physiotherapy treatment at our clinic in Scarborough can include: hands-on therapy, rehabilitation exercises, self-management, and other modalities including electrotherapy, laser, shockwave, or acupuncture.

physiotherapist stretching the low back

Types of Physiotherapy

Pain Management

Pain is what brings people into our office the most. Whether acute or chronic pain, physiotherapy can provide pain relief. Physiotherapists assess the root cause of pain and design individualized treatment plans to alleviate discomfort, reduce inflammation, and improve quality of life.


Physiotherapists work with patients to recover from injuries, surgeries, or accidents. They use specialized exercises, manual therapies, and modalities to help patients recover, build strength and resilience, and to prevent future reoccurrence. Goals may be to regain strength, improve joint mobility, and increase overall flexibility.

Preventative Care

Aside from existing issues, physiotherapists are able to help prevent new issues from occurring. They give guidance on proper ergonomics, exercise form, and lifestyle advice to help reduce the risk of future injuries and maintain overall well-being.

Enhancing Athletic Performance

Athletes and active individuals can benefit from physiotherapy to optimize their performance. Physiotherapists can assess movement patterns, create customized exercise programs, and offer advice on injury prevention to help aptients achieve their goals.

Your Initial Physiotherapy Appointment

A 45-minute initial assessment will be conducted including a thorough assessment of your condition, including your medical history, physical examination, and any relevant diagnostic tests. Based on this assessment, they will develop a personalized treatment plan tailored to your specific needs and goals.

Physiotherapy treatments may include a combination of the following:

  •  Manual Therapy: Hands-on techniques such as joint mobilization, manipulation, or soft tissue therapy to improve range of motion and reduce pain.

  •  Therapeutic Exercises: Customized exercise programs to strengthen muscles, improve flexibility, and enhance overall function.

  •  Education and Advice: Guidance on lifestyle modifications, ergonomics, and home exercises to support your recovery and prevent future issues.

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