Frequently Asked Questions
What happens during the first visit?
When you first arrive at the clinic you will be given a series of forms that need to be filled out before the consultation. Next a thorough health history will be taken from the Kinesiologist on staff prior to the Orthopedic and Neurological testing done by either the Physiotherapist or Chiropractor. An explanation of your injury will be given with a suggested treatment plan, an introductory treatment also occurs on the first visit.
What do I need to bring with me?
It is important to either wear loose clothing or depending on your injury, bring shorts or a tank top to wear. The Health Practitioners need to easily access the injury area in order to effectively treat the area.
How long will each treatment last?
The first treatment will last approximately an hour. During that time, you fill out the forms, a health history is taken and the Orthopaedic and Neurological testing is completed. The introductory treatment is also completed within the hour. Sessions after the consultation can be either 15, 30, 45, or 60 minutes depending on the extent of your injury.
How many visits will I need?
The number of visits that you will need depends on your injury. The Health Practitioner will recommend a treatment plan after completing the consultation.
Why is getting my injury treated a good choice?
Injuries that are left untreated can amplify over time. The longer that you leave an injury untreated, the longer the recovery time. It is important to have your body heal properly and efficiently.
What will the Health Practitioner do?
The Health Practitioner will complete the Neurological and Orthopaedic Testing, will recommend and describe the treatment and treat you. Treatments include modalities such as Low Level Lasers, Ultrasound, IFC, Hot and Cold Therapy, Acupuncture and hands on work that include massage, mobilization, and manipulation.
Who will see me?
You will be seen by our Kinesiologist and either Physiotherapist or Chiropractor.
How do I choose a reputable clinic?
It is important to select a clinic where the practitioners are licensed and registered in the province of Ontario, that a thorough health history and examination are completed before treatment, your goals are dicussed before treatment and that the clinic is conveniently located to ensure it is easy for you to attend your appointment.