The role of Physiotherapy in your lifestyle is to provide information on the prevention and functional improvement of your body’s physical performance through prevention, pain management and treatment from physical limitations and injury meanwhile promoting fitness, health and wellness. The heart of the physiotherapy profession is the understanding of how and why movement and function take place.
Osteopathy is a therapeutic treatment method based on a whole body approach. This whole body approach focuses on using hands-on manual therapy techniques that aim to regulate and balance the nervous, circulatory and lymphatic systems, while strengthening the musculoskeletal system, The treatment objectives are to provide overall body health and well-being, by improving motion, correcting altered biomechanics and balancing systemic function. Here is a list of examples of problems treated in osteopathy. - Digestive problems - Problems related to the menstrual cycle - Stress, anxiety, insomnia - Pediatric conditions: congenital torticollis, difficulty in suckling, moodiness, difficulty sleeping and regurgitation.
Acupuncture is an energetic medicine, both preventive and curative that takes the entire individual into account including both their strengths and their weaknesses. Acupuncture assumes the existence of a vital energy that circulates throughout the body. This energy is called Qi. A disruption of the vital energy flow can then cause organic pain and dysfunction and eventually lead to disease. The goal of treatment is to re-establish normal energy circulation by inserting very fine needles into specific points on the body. The acupuncturist considers not only the symptoms but also the initial cause of the energy imbalance and treats the problem at the source. The conditions treated in acupuncture are wide: - Musculoskeletal pain and conditions: back and neck pain, tendonitis, bursitis, sprain, sciatica, torticollis, neuralgia, arthritis, headache, migraine. - General disorders: fatigue, stress, anxiety, insomnia, jet lag effects - Digestive disorders: slow digestion, bloating, diarrhea, constipation, lack of appetite. - Respiratory, circulatory and skin disorders - Endocrine disorders: menopause, menstrual cycle - During pregnancy: nausea, vomiting and other discomforts related to pregnancy.
Supported by a certified nutritionnist, member of the OPDQ. From the initial visit, she will proceed to evaluate the nutritional habits, and analyze your measurements (height, muscle circonference, body composition and fat %). She will create a personalized meal plan focusing on realistic and concrete objectives.
The goal of Occupational Therpay is to improve or maintain affected functional and psychological capacities of a person during ADL's (activities of daily living), at work or pleasure. Limitations can be the result of illness, disease, injury, disability or an accident that limit one's ability to function daily. Whether it's daily walking, regular work tasks, accidents compensated by the CNESST or SAAQ, golfing or doing household chores without pain, one of our accupational therapists, all members of the 'Ordre des ergothérapeutes du Québec', will offer you a personalized treatment plan of exceptional quality in a stimulating environment.
A Certified Athletic Therapist - CAT(C) is a health care practitioner skilled in the prevention, identification, intervention, management and treatment of emergency, acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions and injuries to the physically active sustained either at work or through involvement in recreational or sporting activities. An Athletic Therapist optimizes the ability of professional, amateur and recreational athletes to perform at their best through sport specific training , injury prevention and rehabilitation for rapid return to work and play. An Athletic Therapist also understands and works in occupational and industrial settings to enhance the health and performance of individuals in the work force.
A psychologist works to evaluate psychological function and mental health. They determine, recommend and carry out interventions as well as treatments in order to regain psychological health and reestablish the mental health of the patient in their environnment. Education, wellness promotion and the prevention of suicide, sickness, accidents and social problems are part of the psychologist's professional objectives with individuals, families and communities.