BetterLife Physio

Techniques We Use to Treat your Pain

Patient Education

Education is crucial in our physiotherapy treatment plans. Our Physiotherapists, at “BetterLife Physiotherapy”, will educate you, in depth, about the best home advice and recommendations related to your posture and daily living activities. That is aiming to improve your condition and help to prevent a recurrence. It is our pleasure to answer any questions that …

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Home Exercise Programs (HEP)

Exercise prescriptions are individualized to each client and will vary in these general exercise principles: a) The main category of exerciseb) The intensity of exercisec) The duration of exercised) The frequency of exercisee) The rate of exercisesf) The progression of the patient’s physical activity Different categories of exercise may include aerobic exercise to improve cardiopulmonary …

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Compression Stockings

Compression stockings promote better venous flow which helps to control swelling, varicosities, leg fatigue and other leg conditions. During your visit seeking for the compression stockings, our physiotherapists, at “BetterLife Physiotherapy”, will take the measurement of your leg to order the specific size of your stockings. Most of the insurance companies cover the cost of …

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“Ready-to-fit” Braces / Splints

“BetterLife Physiotherapy” offers a wide variety of “Ready to Fit” braces. We provide braces for injuries of the knee, ankle, shoulder, elbow, back, wrist and hand. These braces may be for ligament injuries, overuse injuries or tendonitis. These braces allow the individual to improve their activity levels and quality of life.

Ice/Cold Packs

At “BetterLife physiotherapy”, your physiotherapist will apply an ice/cold pack, if needed, to your injury. Ice/cold pack is indicated mainly to be applied over a recent muscle-skeletal injury (e.g.: ankle sprain, muscle strain, soft tissue swelling/oedema, …etc.) to create a temporary vaso-constriction. That will help in pain relief and swellingreduction. Your physiotherapist will add this …

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Hot Packs/Moist Heat

Our registered physiotherapists at “BetterLife physiotherapy”, will help you to gain the soothing benefits by applying moist heat, if needed, to your injury. That will help in a reduction in muscle spasms, a decrease in pain, and improving blood circulation. In addition, this is a great option for anyone who suffers from chronic pain or …

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Cupping Therapy

Cupping therapy was originally used by the ancient Chinese, Egyptian, and Middle Eastern cultures. It is an ancient form of alternative method that is performed by placing cups on the skin, in order to create suction. Today, it is used as a way to relieve pain, promote relaxation, enhance blood flow, and ease inflammation. How …

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Therapeutic Taping Technique

Taping is commonly used as an adjunct or temporary technique. Athletes often make use of taping as a protective mechanism in the presence of an existing injury. Some of the goals with taping are to restrict the movement of njured joints, soft tissue compression to reduce swelling, support anatomical position and as a protection from …

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Dry Needling

Dry needling is the use of solid filament needles which are much smaller than those used for injection. It is defined as a technique used to affect changes in body structure and function for management of neuromusculoskeletal condition, pain, movement impairment and disability.Dry needling, also known as trigger point dry needling and intramuscular stimulation. It …

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What is Acupuncture? A thin sterile, disposable needle is inserted into specific points along a muscle, nerve, tendon and/or fascia to stimulate a physiological response that helps in our bodies natural recovery process. Its goal is to reduce pain and improve circulation. The acupuncture needle remains inserted for a duration of time, 10-30 minutes, to …

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