Conditions We Treat With Physiotherapy

Khizar Hayyat and Janna Marvyn are both experienced physiotherapists with skillsets in Orthopaedic and Neurological conditions respectively. Khizar’s primary focus is related to muscle pains, sprains and strains, nerve entrapment, and torn ligaments, while Janna’s practice is focused around neurologic disorders such as Brain Injuries, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease, Post-Stroke Rehabilitation, and other neurologic conditions. Janna also focuses her practice on pediatric’s, where she offers both one on one treatment as well as group-based therapy.

If you are not sure if our Physiotherapists can help, we encourage you to book a complimentary 15 min consult to help determine if they would be the right fit for you!

The majority of injuries are related to muscle tension, torn ligaments, nerve entrapment or arthritic changes.

Injuries Physiotherapist Can Help With (not limited to)

  • Whiplash or Neck Pain
  • Back Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff
  • Tennis Elbow or Golfer Elbow
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Herniated Disc
  • Osteoporosis
  • Sciatica
  • Tailbone pain
  • Muscle Strain
  • Post-Surgical

What to Do in Case Of An Injury?

Depending on the severity of the injury, you may want to book an appointment with your family doctor. He or She will determine the best course of action. Typically, your primary care practitioner will request imaging or will refer you directly for Physiotherapy.

Generally speaking, the sooner you begin treatment, the faster the recovery. Treatment will progress from acute symptom management to active therapy and progressively reduce from higher frequency in-clinic treatments to independent management and eventual recovery.

Summary

In order to free yourself from any pain and disability, we strongly recommend considering all treatment options. Typically, people will see only one therapist, which may serve them well; however, many injuries are coupled with underlining issues due to past injuries/trauma, having a complex medical history, poor lifestyle choices or else. In many cases, combining treatment modalities and/or professional services will better capture your recovery as a whole person and allow for a quicker and more sustainable recovery.

As an example, you may present with neck pain and consider working with a Physiotherapist or a Chiropractor, however, the neck pain may be stemming from your posture at work or the stress you are under on a day to day basis. In this case, it is beneficial to have an ergonomic assessment of the work station completed to minimize poor neck postures as well as consult with the counselor or yoga therapist to find ways to reduce or cope better with stress. All of which will reduce pain symptoms and have a positive impact on your recovery.

Correcting and treating the injury through a whole person approach will help to speed the recovery process and minimize the chances of reoccurrence.

Why Choose Pillars of Wellness?

At Pillars of Wellness, in Burlington, Ontario, we are proud to provide a truly integrated care approach that employs a variety of treatments to achieve faster recovery. Our clinic offers different services such as physiotherapy, chiropractic, naturopathy, counseling, speech therapy, occupational therapy, yoga therapy, acupuncture, and holistic nutrition.

With multiple diverse services and specialties in one place, you’ll get the best care possible — without having to look elsewhere. Pillars of Wellness is your one-stop-health solutions, located right here in Burlington.

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