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  • What if I feel pain while doing my exercises?
    Push through discomfort but not pain. Pain is our bodies way of telling us something is wrong. Listen to your body and stop exercises if you are feeling pain. Of course, they may be some discomfort while performing your exercises but any severe pain is a big indication to stop and may result in further damage or injury, possibly prolong your recovery time. Check and consult with your therapist on your progress. Having more frequent visits can help guide your recovery safety and more rapidly. Book an additional session if needed and be sure to ask any questions regarding details of your exercises. Be honest with your therapist on the level of pain you are experiencing. In this instance pain doe not equal gain.
  • Do you do home visits?
    You can still get physio treatment and pain relief without risking further injury with at home consultation and treatment. With an additional fee and depending on your location and schedule, home visits can be made for evaluation, manual manipulation and acupuncture. Home visits are limited to the Montreal area. Service charge fluxates depending on location. Please state in your contact you are interested in a home treatment.
  • What does a physiotherapist do?
    Physiotherapy helps to restore movement and function affected by injury, illness or disability. It can also help to reduce your risk of injury or illness in the future. It takes a holistic approach that involves the patient directly in their own care.
  • How can physiotherapy help me as an athlete?
    For Athletes, the body is an important tool used daily for successful performance. To avoid risk of non contact injury performance at an optimal level requires practicing proper posture and movements to protect joints and muscles from stain or injury. Physiotherapy is also key in returning after an injury.
  • Will I be able to get back to the way I was before an injury?
    With the help of physio therapist you gain the knowledge and training to help you reduce pain and prevent further injury. There is no guarantee on level of fitness if exercise are not performed. Depending on the injury you may return stronger than before by building the necessary muscles to support the injured area through strength training. Check in sessions also help long after recovery to manage any pain with manual manipulation and dry needling. Injury is a unfortunate experience but it can benefit your future health with new found knowledge and training.
  • What are the first steps after a Trauma Injury?
    First evaluate if you need immediate medical attention. Any severe neck or spine related injuries, do not risk movement until given medical evaluation by paramedic or doctor. Call 911 or go to an urgent care or emergency at the nearest hospital. Do not wait to seek medical evaluation if there is intense pain or movement restriction. Once the trauma injury has been evaluated and the doctor has advise physiotherapy, book asap. Any injury left untreated may result in scar tissue and delay in recovery. First steps that be taken at home are the RICE method steps. Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation. Call your physio for advice on what you can do before your first session. Taking these early steps can help speed the healing progress.
  • How can Physiotherapy help my strength training program?
    Many programs push oo hard too fast and lack the knowledge and importance of recovery. Using Physio therapy along side strength training provide a safe progression for more consistent results. Alos, preventing injury and strain along the way.
  • What is your Surf Coaching Program?
    Most are unaware that most of Surf Training happens out of the water. Strengthening the muscles required to improve your pop up, generating speed and turning ability comes from out of water strength training on a specific muscle group needed. Our program is customized to improve your surfing ability and progression once you hit the waves again.
  • Will your program make me a better surfer?
    Surfing has much to do with the surfboard you use, the wave conditions and your energy levels. However, by builiding your strength and movements out of the water with an experienced surfer and physiotherapist will help you improve your skills needed and endurance. Whether it is improving your pop up, to paddle past the break and take on bigger waves.
  • What is running biomechanics?
    Running biomechanics is how the body segments are mobing in relation to each other and the ground. Joint angles of the ankle, knee and hips as well as upper body in each phase of the gait cycle. Stride measurements such as length, cadence, force absorption capacities all correspond with running biomechanics.
  • How do I pay?
    Payment is made after you treatment or session. Payment can be made by cash, cheque, e-transfer, debit or credit card.
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