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Do you offer programs for me once I’m better?

June 20th, 2019

Yes, once you have completed your therapy sessions, your therapist will review your continuing home program. We can make arrangements to work with you on determining what equipment may be beneficial, and what exercises would be helpful in your continued recovery.

I don’t need treatment. The pain will just go away, won’t it?

June 20th, 2019

Sometimes, yes.But pain is your body’s way of telling you to really pay attention. And if you’ve been injured or have dysfunction, your body may adapt after awhile and you will be able to “ignore” the pain, temporarily. Rest assured, however, that untreated pain will return, and will often be worse than the first time.

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I’ve tried physiotherapy, massage therapy and anything else you can think of, but still can’t fix my symptoms. How are you different and why will it work?

June 20th, 2019

We focus on determining the foundation of your injury and then working to re-build it. Your symptoms may be persisting because the root cause has yet to be addressed. Treating the symptom may mask the pain, but it does not cure it. By learning about you and conducting a detailed assessment, we can discover the

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What types of education/training do your therapists have?

June 20th, 2019

Physiotherapists have years of university level training in anatomy, physiology, kinesiology (study of joint movement), neurology, and many of the other medical sciences. Our physiotherapists have graduated from accredited physiotherapy programs with Master’s degrees and are provincially licensed. From there our Physiotherapists have additional advanced training specifically in orthopaedics and movement. Rest assured, your therapist

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How many sessions will I have?

June 20th, 2019

Each patient’s diagnosis is different, your therapist will develop an action plan of care that is right for you. Your plan of care and number of visits will be determined during your first visit and explained to you by our physiotherapist.

How long will my therapy sessions last?

June 20th, 2019

Typically, the first session lasts for 1 hour 15 minutes. Each session after that may be 30 – 60 minutes. The amount of time will be based on your specific needs, and your therapist will discuss this with you.

What do I wear?

June 20th, 2019

Dress comfortably with clothes that allow easy access for the therapist to examine your problem areas. For treatments, loose fitting clothes that are comfortable for gentle exercises are often good choices to wear.

Does insurance cover my treatment?

June 20th, 2019

Yes, in most cases it does. Concept of Movement Physiotherapy & Performance Wellness will be happy to assist in contacting your insurance company and determining your coverage based on your individual policy. For more information regarding insurance, please do not hesitate to contact our Barrie physiotherapy office.

Will it hurt?

June 20th, 2019

Physiotherapy is not meant to hurt, but to relieve pain. However, as you restore your mobility, pain levels, at times can fluctuate. You might experience some temporary soreness from using muscles that are weakened or recovering. This is a normal response to therapy treatment. Good communication with your therapist will help minimize any discomfort. We

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