Physiotherapists are highly trained and use their in-depth knowledge of the body to provide a thorough assessment, find the root cause of the injury/problem, provide a proper diagnosis and create a unique treatment plan for your particular injury, illness or disability. Your physiotherapist aims to help you restore your strength, function, and general well-being.
Massage Therapy manipulates soft tissues like muscles, connective tissue, tendons, ligaments, and joints. Treatments help alleviate soft tissue discomfort from everyday stresses, muscle overuse and chronic pain conditions. After a car or motor vehicle accidents? accidents with injuries, massage therapy can reduce painful muscular patterning.
Acupuncture encourages natural healing, effectively treating swelling and pain. Treatments are safe, effective, and comfortable. Acupuncture works best in combination with other physiotherapy modalities. Our patients find it effective with chronic pain in their upper and lower back, and fibromyalgia.
Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy
Shockwave Therapy treats chronic pain. Acoustic waves manage calcific tendonitis, plantar fasciitis, and heel spurs by breaking down extra calcium deposits. Shockwave Therapy is non-invasive and safe using short, high-frequency bursts of energy for accelerated tissue repair and mobility restoration.
Cold Laser Therapy
Cold Laser Therapy is a drug-free, all-natural, non-invasive treatment with no side-effects. Laser Therapy effectively accelerates healing, reduces pain, and controls inflammation. Laser treatments release photons into tissues to relieve pain, energize cells, and increase circulation. We use Class three lasers that are safer to use compared to other lasers.
Spinal Decompression (DTS)
Non-surgical Spinal Decompression is a safe, highly effective treatment for neck and back pain, Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD), slipped discs, sciatica, and nerve impingement. Retraction occurs slowly over four to six weeks, so torn and degenerated disc fibers begin to heal.
Cambridge Physiotherapy offers the highest quality custom orthotics available. Custom Orthotics correct imbalances to improve the biomechanics of the body leading to relief of pain in the feet and throughout the body. Orthotics are usually accepted by insurance companies.
Ultrasound therapy has been used for 50 years for soft tissue injuries. It reduces healing times and accelerates normal resolution times of inflammation by attracting extra mast cells to the injury site. This increased blood flow can be beneficial in a chronic injury. It is commonly used for sports injuries and ligament injuries.
Sports injury physiotherapy assesses, manages and prevents injuries related to physical activities for every age in all levels of sports. Sport-specific programs maximize recovery, aid in the safe return to your sport and prevent you from hurting yourself again.
Physiotherapists use their hands to put pressure on muscles and mobilize/manipulate joints to decrease pain from injury, disease, muscle spasms, muscle tension or joint dysfunctions. It includes soft tissue work, manual therapy for trigger point, passive stretches, passive traction, Passive range of motion,
Concussions are mild traumatic brain injuries caused by impacts or sudden stops during sports, falls or motor vehicle accidents. Symptoms include light sensitivity, noise sensitivity, balance problems, memory issues, vision problems, dizziness, nausea, and focus/concentration problems. Education to prevent future concussions is vital.
Dizziness or vertigo feels like the room spins, you spin, or the room shifts or tilts. Many vestibular issues make you feel unstable and off-balance or have blurred vision. Causes include BPPV, Labyrinthitis, Vestibular Hypofunction, Meniere’s Disease and Vestibular Migraine.
Custom Bracing and Compression Stockings
Effective custom bracing can reduce pain, improve performance and prevent future injury. Custom compression stockings ensure ideal fit and accurate compression for optimum therapeutic benefits and increased wearing comfort.
Home Exercise and Individualized Exercise Plans
A personalized home exercise program helps you maintain strength and increases therapeutic gains. Each series of exercises is practical, feasible and accessible, so you maximize your efforts without continuous instruction.