Acupuncture involves the insertion of very thin needles through your skin at strategic points on your body. A key component of traditional Chinese medicine, acupuncture is most commonly used to treat pain. Increasingly, it is being used for overall wellness, including stress management.
Orthotics are highly customized shoe or heel inserts made for your feet to address various symptoms, usually having to do with pain and discomfort of the feet and legs. Orthotic treatment helps with:
correcting foot deformities
helping the foot or ankle function better
providing support to the ankle
reducing the risks for further injuries
Our core service goal is to help get rid of the pain and back into action as soon as possible. Whether you’re a focused athlete, a casual exerciser, suffer from chronic pain, or need assistance in recovering from injury or surgery, we’re here for all that moves you. Visit physiotherapist for effective, proven care and live your life!
Massage therapy is the hands-on manipulation of the soft tissue to help with circulation and promote healing. Therapeutic massage works to relieve muscle and joint pain, reduce stress and treatment is worked to meet the clients specific problem areas. On its own or paired with physiotherapy; massage therapy can aid in speeding the healing process, so your body feels better faster.
MVA Accident Rehab
Being involved in a motor vehicle accident is overwhelming. Dealing with insurance companies, car rentals, and the injuries you sustained in the accident can be frustrating and stressful. At Excelsior we are here to help you get back to doing the things you love. Our physiotherapists have years of experience assisting and treating clients involved in motor vehicle accidents and working with their insurance companies.
Vestibular rehab is the treatment of vertigo and balance disorders. Alterations in balance may be caused from an issue of the inner ear which can often times be treated by a physical therapist with training in this area. Treatment includes clinical and home exercises that aim to restore communication between your vestibular system and other systems in your brain such as vision and balance.
Dry needling/ IMS, is a therapeutic treatment procedure that involves multiple advances of a filament needle into the dysfunctional muscle, which typically contains a ‘trigger point’. Typically positive results of dry needling are apparent within 2-4 treatment sessions. Benefits include effective treatment of acute and chronic pain, rehabilitation & injury prevention.
Our therapists are trained and certified to administer spinal manipulation. Spinal manipulation is a high velocity, low amplitude thrust that helps to restore joint alignment, improve mobility, improve joint lubrication, relieve muscle spasm and provide pain relief.
Post Covid Rehab
COVID-19 We have developed a new program to meet the emerging needs of Canadians called the Post COVID-19 Rehabilitation and Recovery Program. Our team collaborates together and with doctors and other specialists to ensure you receive the treatment you need. Your treatment plan may include a combination of approaches such as physical exercise, manual therapy, vestibular therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, education and more.
We accept patients who has suffered work related injuries as our clinic has a contract with Workers' Compensation Board of Alberta.
We bill most of the motor vehicle insurance companies for your convenience.
Pre-natal & Post- partum Rehab
Checking on a physiotherapist for prenatal workouts, or postpartum care can help both with the prevention and treatment of pain and any post-pregnancy problem such as recovery after childbirth. Whatever your needs and whatever your pace, we’re happy to work with you to keep you happy and comfortable throughout your pregnancy.
TMJ disorders cause pain in your jaw joint and in the muscles that control jaw movement. Some people who have jaw pain also tend to clench or grind their teeth (bruxism),TMJ disorders can also cause a clicking sound or grating sensation when you open your mouth or chew. Physiotherapist can help you with persistent pain or tenderness in your jaw, or if you can't open or close your jaw completely.