We Are Skilled, Hands-On Physiotherapists That Will Help You Get to the Root of the Problem.
Effective pain relief begins with understanding the source of the pain. We will create a tailor-made treatment program to relieve your pain and improve your recovery after an injury or accident.
What is Physiotherapy?
Modern day physiotherapy dates back to the early 1900’s as the response for treatment of the polio epidemic. In those days, physiotherapy treatment consisted of physical education, massage and remedial exercise.
We are now a regulated health profession and only those credentialed as “Physiotherapist”, “Physical Therapist”, or “PT” can perform physiotherapy services. Each and every physiotherapist who works at Lakeview Physiotherapy & Acupuncture are registered, licensed, and qualified to provide physiotherapy here in Alberta.
Today, Physiotherapists have expanded their scope of practice to a vast area of conditions. Many of us have had experience in several of these areas such as cardiorespiratory, pediatrics, neurology, geriatrics, orthopedics, and pelvic health to name a few. Years of high level university education combined with advanced knowledge courses, physiotherapists are considered the experts of what keeps (and prevents) a body from moving.
We use hands-on manual skills, customized therapeutic exercises (strength, flexibility, and motor pattern), and education to help patients understand what is causing their condition
Our Physiotherapists Can Help Relieve Your Pain
Let us help ease your discomfort and improve your quality of life.
Meet Our Physiotherapists
The team at Lakeview Physiotherapy & Acupuncture is proud to offer our patients a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere, with private rooms for privacy and experienced therapists dedicated to your care. Our team provides a diverse range of specialties and treatment options. We welcome you to come meet them!
Physiotherapy Treatments We Employ
We Utilize Several Different Therapies
Treatments are individualized for each patient, as injuries and medical histories vary. We do not apply a “one-size fits all” approach to rehabilitation.
Your age, physical ability, mobility, range of motion, and injury all play a major factor in the appropraite treatment action. Your physiotherapist will create a customized rehabilitation program based on the above and our findings during our diagnostic process.
Managing Pain & Mobility With Physiotherapy
Physiotherapy is a vital link to recovery after injury such as whiplash, back pain, pregnancy related muscle and joint issues, and vertigo. We are also a key player in the team many patients have to manage persistent conditions like arthritis and chronic pain.
Those who have tried temporary treatments, such as over the counter or prescription drugs, or are trying to avoid or recover from surgery, will benefit from the individual treatment plans that our physiotherapists develop especially for them.
Most importantly, physiotherapy involves you – the patient. We ensure that you are engaged in the treatment and have a voice in how to navigate your road to recovery.
Our Health & Lifestyle Blog
Redefining Core StabilityOctober 13, 2018
By Jennifer Frey, PT ore stability is a hot topic amongst rehab and fitness professionals. What does core stability really mean? Do sit ups, crunches, and planks count as core stability? Is it possible to have strong abdominals and still have a weak core? What type of core stability is best for people recovering from an injury and transitioning back ...read more
“Why Does The Outside Of My Hip Hurt”… & What to Do About It!September 4, 2018
Written by Barbara Ward, PT Pain located on the outside of the hip - which might also spread down the outside of the leg is a fairly common condition that sends folks limping to the physiotherapist’s office for treatment. Pain in this region - the outside or lateral aspect of the hip - is common enough that studies estimate 1 ...read more
Physiotherapy for Chronic Testicular PainJune 25, 2018
By Linc Pisio, PT There are many causes of testicle pain… some are more serious than others. As we all know, testicles are very sensitive, and even minor incidents can cause significant pain. And when it’s present, testicular pain can have a major impact on one’s quality and enjoyment of life. Physiotherapy is often helpful in treating testicular pain when ...read more