Everyday our clients ask us really great questions. Our answers help them to become healthier or reach their rehabilitation goals. We wanted to share those questions and answers with you.
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Physiotherapists provide assessment, treatment and education for a wide range of health problems to ensure you make the most of your lifestyle.
It depends on a number of factors: age, compliance with home program, severity of injury, and, general health to name a few. Your physiotherapist will have a treatment plan for you. It will dictate frequency of treatment based on progress which is monitored by assessment and reassessment each time you are in the clinic.
Physiotherapists are university trained primary care givers. In Manitoba, they are trained at the School of Medical Rehabilitation in the Faculty of Medicine. The process of acceptance into the faculty is highly competitive. They graduate with a Bachelor of Medical Rehabilitation in Physiotherapy or a master is Physiotherapy.
We find that if we have educated you appropriately, you will understand the importance of a structured home program. Taking an active role in your recovery will speed up the process. The home exercises can also be used as a preventative measure once your recovery is complete.
The initial assessment takes between 45-60 minutes. We will discuss your current injury/symptoms, then we will do a thorough physical assessment of the appropriate body part/s. We will educate you about your condition and provide you with treatment and appropriate home exercises.
You can pay for your treatment with cash, Visa, Master Card, debit, and cheque. We also direct bill for Blue Cross and Great West Life, WCB, and MPI patients.
No, we do not require a referral from a physician to treat you however some insurance companies require a physicians referral to cover your expenses.