Tele-Rehab

Tele-Rehab or Virtual care is the delivery of professional physiotherapy services at a distance via Internet, Computer or tablet/phone. It includes all aspects of patient care including patient’s physical assessment, diagnosis, treatment, consultation, education.

Physiotherapist adheres to all existing practice requirements, including the scope of practice of the profession, the standards of professional practice, the code of ethics, as well as any provincial and federal laws that guide practice.

During a virtual session at Lifecare Physiotherapy, You connect with your physiotherapist via video call.

You will get an Email appointment reminder 30 minutes before your scheduled appointment time.

Click the button at the bottom of the email to begin and on the next page, you will see a quick reminder to use the right browser and a fast internet connection for the video call. We will need your consent before your video call begins. To provide it, click the “I Consent” button and your session will begin.

Note- For your security and privacy, Online Appointments at Lifecare Physiotherapy are not recorded or stored and all electronic audio and video communication is encrypted in transit. Your Physiotherapist does maintain a record of your session in the form of notes/charts.

Booking your appointment Online at www.lifecarephysio.com

Treating Jaw pain with physiotherapy

If you have pain in your jaw with movements of jaw like eating, yawing or regardless of movements; you should consult a physiotherapist who specializes in treating Jaw or TMJ.

Your jaw is a Hinge joint that allows movements side to side, forward- backward and opening-closing. For normal function of jaw, one should have good mobility and good muscle flexibility. But sometimes stiffness, muscle tension, bad posture, degeneration of joint surfaces because of multiple causes can affect the function of jaw and cause jaw pain.

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Physical Therapy Can Ease Lower Back Pain

Low Back Injuries are one of the most common injuries seen by Physiotherapists around the world. Physiotherapists help their patients by:

  • Completing an assessment to find the problem areas
  • Forming a treatment plan and discussing it with the patient to decide short and long term goals
  • Implementing the treatment plan which can include hands-on techniques like joint mobilization, soft tissue release; stretching techniques, therapeutic exercises, use of physiotherapy modalities, education
  • Teaching self-management strategies in chronic pain
  • Teaching correct Lifting techniques (which is one of the common causes of back injury)
  • Guiding patients in proper back support braces (if necessary)

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