Orthopaedic Physiotherapists are primary healthcare professionals who are experts in human anatomy and who play a significant role in health promotion and treatment of injury and disease.
Using skilled hands-on and exercise-based techniques, as well as injury-specific education, a physiotherapist is able to assess, diagnose, and treat musculoskeletal injuries, illnesses, and diseases.
The main objective of a physiotherapist is to help restore function and movement and/or help prevent future injuries to maximize their patient’s quality of life.
Fredericton Physiotherapy Services
Max Health Fredericton Physiotherapists tailor each treatment plan to meet the individualized needs of each client through evidence-based education, exercise prescription, and various therapeutic modalities:
- Manual Therapy
- Dry Needling
- Heat/Cold Therapy
- Shockwave Therapy
- Interferential Current (IFC)
- Laser Therapy
- Therapeutic Cupping
- Ultrasound Therapy
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What are some common injuries or conditions that are treated by an orthopaedic physiotherapist?
Physiotherapist can assist with a variety of conditions such as :
-Soft tissue injuries
-Chronic pain conditions
-Neck & back pain
-Elbow & wrist pain
-Achilles & Knee Tendinopathy
-Injuries sustained in motor vehicle accidents
-Ligament sprains & strains
-Rotator cuff injuries
What is the difference between Acupuncture & Dry Needling?
In acupuncture, a needle is inserted into a specific location called acupuncture points which are found in energy channels that run throughout the body. This stimulates endorphins to help relieve pain, promote healing, and restore balance to body function.
Dry needling also requires the use of acupuncture needles. A needle is inserted into trigger points of a muscle to stimulate a release of tight bands to restore normal function and blood flow.
What education level do you need to be a physiotherapist?
Physiotherapists must complete an undergraduate degree, followed by a 2-year Master’s Degree in Physiotherapy from an accredited institution within Canada. Physiotherapists are expected to continue their education after graduating in order to stay current on the latest research.
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Cameron DuPlessis Physiotherapist Clinic – Currie Center (UNB) Meet Cam! Cameron started his post-secondary education by pursuing a BScKin at…
Jodie began her post-secondary education at UNB where she completed a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology degree. While at UNB, Jodie was a member of the Women’s Volleyball team and an Academic All-Canadian during those four years. She then pursued her education at Dalhousie University in Halifax, where she obtained her Masters of Science in Physiotherapy Degree.
Kristen De Rooy Physiotherapist Clinic – Prospect Street Meet Kristen! Kristen began her post-secondary education at Memorial University in St.…
Lynn Sweeney Physiotherapist Clinic – Prospect Street Meet Lynn! Lynn Sweeney has an undergraduate degree from the University of New…
Quinn Mercer Physiotherapist Clinic – Prospect Street Meet Quinn! Quinn loved physiotherapy school so much, he went back again for…