Treatment Tools

We offer the following treatment tools and services:

Electrophysical Agents

  • Active Compression and Cold Exchange

    Active Compression and Cold Exchange

    The “RICE” protocol – rest, ice, compression and elevation – has long been a mainstay of post-injury treatment. Cryotherapy has come a long way over the years from simple ice packs to state of the …Read More »
  • Spinal Traction

    Spinal Traction

    Spinal Traction can provide relief of symptoms of spinal nerve irritation or compression by changing the pressure on the nerve and its blood supply.  This relief of irritation to the nerve creates the correct physical …Read More »
  • Short Wave Diathermy (SWD)

    Short Wave Diathermy (SWD)

    Short Wave Diathermy (SWD) is a treatment that uses electromagnetic energy to produce deep heating in joints and soft tissues. This form of heat can be applied to deeper structures than other forms of heat …Read More »
  • LASER

    LASER

    LASER is a very specific artificially produced form of light. There are several classes of LASER designed to serve a variety of purposes. Physiotherapists use a class of LASER that promotes healing of injured tissues …Read More »
  • Ultrasound

    Ultrasound

    Ultrasound is high frequency sound waves. Devices producing ultrasound have many uses in health care but physiotherapists use therapeutic ultrasound to promote healing, increase circulation and decrease pain in injured tissues. At Best Health Physiotherapy …Read More »
  • Electrical Stimulation

    Electrical Stimulation

    Electrical stimulation is a treatment proven to provide pain relief, strengthen and re-educate injured muscles, and promote tissue and wound healing. Electrical stimulation is the application of skin electrodes, or the insertion of acupuncture needles …Read More »

Physiotherapy Approaches

  • Exercise Prescription

    Exercise Prescription

    There are many types of instructors in the world of fitness and each provide a valuable service to their clients. At Best Health Physiotherapy our goal is to provide instruction on movement and strengthening that …Read More »
  • Patient Education

    Patient Education

    An important part of any treatment program is patient education.  Best Health Physiotherapists want to empower you to participate in improving your function and mobility. By providing you with evidence-based information about your condition and …Read More »
  • Taping

    Taping

    The application of specialized medical or sports tapes may be used as part of your care at Best Health Physiotherapy. The tape is applied directly to your skin in order to maintain a stable position …Read More »
  • Soft Tissue Treatment

    Soft Tissue Treatment

    Best Health Physiotherapists may use a variety of manual treatments on your muscles, fascia (the fibrous connective tissue around muscles) and skin, including trigger point treatment, stretching and connective tissue massage. Additionally, you may be …Read More »

Authorizations

  • Authorization for Accessible Parking Permit

    Authorization for Accessible Parking Permit

    If you are temporarily or permanently having difficulty accessing services because of a leg injury or due to other walking limitations, you may be eligible for an Accessible Parking Permit.  Physiotherapists are authorized through the …Read More »
  • Assistive Devices Program (ADP) Authorization

    Assistive Devices Program (ADP) Authorization

    The Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care administers the Assistive Devices Program (ADP) to provide access to funding for important medical equipment and supplies for people who have long-term physical disabilities. In most cases …Read More »