Physiotherapy - Walk-in Calgary Family Clinic. Family doctors, physiotherapy, chiropractors
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Physiotherapy (from the Greek «physis» and «therapeia»). The nature of the treatment) is an area of medicine that specializes in the treatment effect of natural and artificial physical factors on the human body. This procedure is one of the oldest therapeutic and preventative fields of medicine.


Calgary Family Clinic Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy is one of the most spread, popular and safe area of patient treatment and rehabilitation .
Often neurologists apply physiotherapy in the osteochondrosis treatment. More than 70% of cases show improvements, decreased of pain sensations and the beneficial effect on the condition of the muscles and ligaments.

What is the procedure like?

Depending on the underlying medical conditions, the expert’s set targets, the general condition of the patient, the severity of the clinical picture, the presence of co-morbidity, the particular physiotherapy method is chosen, as well as the duration of sessions, area of usage, intensity and dosage .

This procedure is painless, and in some cases, the patient may feel some impact, which brings discomfort, but not pain. Physiotherapy has practically no side effects, extremely low number of contraindications, it is compatible with other treatment, including drug therapy. Modern physiotherapy equipment allows a specialist to perform the local impact on certain areas, to measure the graduated exercise and level of penetration.
The effect of physio-therapeutic procedures is multifaceted and is achieved through physical, chemical and biological therapeutic intervention at the organ, cellular and molecular levels.

Benefits of physiotherapy in Calgary Family Clinic

Physiotherapy provides the widest range of procedures, among them are the following:

  • Magnetic therapy
  • Therapeutic ultrasound
  • Electrotherapy;
  • Thermotherapy;
  • Luminotherapy
  • Laser therapy.

Physiotherapy specialists, always use an individual approach to treatment. In the course of treatment, doctors monitor the condition of  a patient’s health and dynamics both during a  single session, and during the entire course.

Such an approach, highly qualified therapists and modern equipment allows us to achieve the most effective results. If the necessity occurs, the specialists from other areas are  involved, which allows us to develop the most effective rehabilitation schemes for patients.
In our work we rely on modern international standards of in health care services but the сomfort and satisfaction of our patients bears the paramount importance for us. Focusing on the needs and interests of the patient, a doctor reaches a full mutual understanding with a person and it produces a positive impact on the pace and quality of the treatment.
The effect is achieved during the course of physiotherapy aimed at the following conditions:

  • Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Whiplash
  • Muscle Spasms
  • Pain in the joints

All the physiotherapy treatments are selected basing on the individual needs of each client.
Our medical center is fully-stocked with the  equipment of diverse range of effects necessary for the treatment after injury.

Physiotherapy is used for the treatment of major clinical syndromes, such as the following ones:

  • Pain syndrome;
  • Inflammatory changes;
  • Edema;
  • Radicular syndrome;
  • Muscular-tonic syndrome;
  • Dysuric  syndrome.

It is hard to list all the areas where physiotherapy is an effective mechanism for the treatment and disease prevention. It may be noted that this treatment is extremely effective in producing an effect on all organs and systems. In most cases, this therapy is prescribed in a combination with other treatments, but sometimes it can be performed as a primary therapy.