Physiotherapists are members of the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario. Physiotherapists manage and prevent many physical problems caused by trauma, illness, disease, sport and work related injury, aging and long periods of inactivity.
The Physiotherapist has a number of roles in the process of rehabilitation which include:
- performing neuromuscular assessments related to patient function and potential for recovery
- performing initial assessments regarding range of motion, strength, mobility aids, assistance required and patient safety during ambulation, stairs and functional skills
- provide gait and balance training
- prescribe and utilize electrotherapeutic modalities as required
- assign patients to physiotherapy assistant as required
- provide hands on manual therapy
- provide physiotherapy outpatient services in both hand and general outpatients for clients with a variety of diagnoses including post-surgical, post-fractures, amputees, post-stroke etc.
- provide physiotherapy inpatient services working with interdisciplinary healthcare team members to provide patient centered care on medical, surgical, intensive care, paediatric, oncology, palliative, rehabilitation and long term care units
Outpatient physiotherapy services are provided to clients with referrals from:
- orthopaedic surgeons
- patients discharged from hospital with neurological problems, cva, tumors, etc.
- amputee clinic for pre and post prosthetic training
- plastic surgeons for post hand surgery therapy
Hours: Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Contact: Outpatient Rehabilitation Office: 705-759-3634