Physiotherapy Burnaby Heights

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What We Do

Our Services

At Burnaby Heights Physiotherapy, our knowledgeable and experienced therapists will provide an in-depth individualized assessment of your condition. First, they will conduct a detailed history-taking followed by performing physical assessment techniques to get a better understanding of your injury and a proper diagnosis. We work with you to explore your current functional abilities, and individualized treatment plans to work towards your goals. Explore our range of services!
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Our Physiotherapists help you to restore, maintain and improve your physical ability, function, and wellness. We do this by providing a wide range of treatments, education, and advice.

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Certified Hand Therapy

Hand therapy is the art and science of evaluating and treating injuries and conditions of the upper extremity. It is specialized treatment for the hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder girdle.

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IMS (Intramuscular Stimulation) or “dry needling” is a specific needling technique. It is used to release or lengthen muscles that may be causing chronic or neuropathic pain.

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With acupuncture, needles are inserted into specific points on the body. This is done to affect the cardiovascular and nervous systems. The insertions are selected based on traditional acupuncture points of Chinese Medicine.

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Vestibular Rehabilitation

The vestibular system provides your body with a sense of balance and spatial orientation. Problems with balance and dizziness can be treated with Vestibular Rehabilitation.

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Shockwave Therapy

Shockwave therapy carries energy to painful areas of the body. The energy promotes regeneration and repair processes of bones, tendons and other soft tissues.

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Kinesiology is the study of the human body and its movement. Kinesiologists help to improve mobility, strength, and function.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Physiotherapy

If you are wondering how physiotherapy can help you, then you are not alone. Physiotherapy takes a holistic approach responsible for the rehab, treatment, and prevention of acute and chronic conditions.
When Should I Consult A Physiotherapist?
Seeing a physiotherapist is an excellent way to deal with pain, swelling, or injury that is not improving after a period of time. The problem with waiting a long time before seeking treatment is you risk taking a long time to recover. Working with a physiotherapist ensures effective pain management and enhances your range of motion after injury. Here are a few instances that could benefit from a physiotherapy session or two.

  • If you are still in pain 48 hours after an injury
  • To relieve discomfort in pregnant women experiencing lower back pain
  • To manage chronic pain
  • Before and after surgery
  • To treat pelvic floor disorders
  • After an accidental injury
  • To treat a sports injury
  • If you want to achieve complete rehabilitation and full recovery of the body
Does Physiotherapy Treatment Work?
Physiotherapy has been recommended for countless individuals to treat injuries, pains, aches, or mobility-related issues. Statistics and research prove that the use of physiotherapy is seen to alleviate pain and treat musculoskeletal problems.

Testimonials from patients also support that theory, with most individuals stating that the treatment was effective in treating whatever issue they were experiencing. You can trust our skilled and experienced physical therapy professionals to develop an individualized treatment suited to your body and needs. The main aim of physiotherapy is to restore your well-being so you can enjoy an active, holistic and pain-free life.
What To Expect On The Initial Visit?
Your first session at Physiotherapy Burnaby heights will consist of an assessment done by your physiotherapist. They will inquire about your health history, pain, injury, lifestyle choices, and ultimately what goals you want to accomplish through this treatment.

You might also be requested to conduct several physical tests that will help pinpoint your pain areas and determine your strength, reflexes, palpation, and range of motion in terms of flexibility and mobility. These tests are designed to aid your physio in diagnosing your injury or pain and ultimately developing the best treatment plan for you.

What Kind Of Treatments Are Used In Physiotherapy?
Once your physiotherapist concludes on your diagnosis, they will design an individualized treatment plan for you that might include the following treatments:

  • Acupuncture or functional dry needling
  • Stretching
  • Specific physical exercises
  • Post-op physiotherapy
  • Home exercise programs
  • Hands-on Manual therapy treatment
  • Use of heat or cold packs
  • Education
How Can You Benefit From Physiotherapy?
You can benefit from physiotherapy in the following ways:

  • Chronic pain management with a reduced need for opioids (e.g. neck pain, myofascial pain, hip pain, Knee Pain, Body aches, muscle strains, arthritis)
  • Increase range of mobility and movement
  • Manage age-related issues
  • Improved balance
  • Eliminating the need for surgery
  • Recovery from trauma or injury
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Body movement pattern problems
  • Future injury prevention

Book Your Appointment Today with An Experienced Health Care Team

Our healthcare professionals are trained in practical and up-to-date assessment techniques, physiotherapy treatment approach, and individualized care to ensure you achieve optimal recovery. We are dedicated to optimal health and wellness for you, and we can help you get moving again.

Contact our Burnaby physiotherapy clinic through (604) 243-5636 or to inquire further or book your appointment.

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