Physiotherapy Services in Calgary

Our Approach To Physiotherapy

 

Movement problems? We’ve got movement solutions.

 

Welcome to MYo Lab Health & Wellness, your premier destination for top-rated Physiotherapy services in Calgary. Our professional Physiotherapists are dedicated to providing personalized, evidence-based care to help you achieve optimal health and wellness.

 

Looking for a different approach to Physiotherapy? With a focus on movement and exercise-based rehab, our Physiotherapists use a dedicated and direct treatment philosophy to bring you from pain to performing your daily activities without discomfort.

 

Contrary to many Physiotherapists, we treat our members with care and evidence-based treatments that go beyond simply applying heat and pads. At MYo Lab, by stretching and strengthening—addressing weaknesses and dysfunction—we move in order to keep you moving. Our approach prioritizes exercise-based care and uses manual therapy where needed as an adjunct.
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COMMON CONDITIONS WE TREAT

Headaches

Whiplash

Neck pain

Middle and low back pain

Scoliosis

Pelvic floor dysfunction

Shoulder, elbow, wrist pain

Hip, knee, and ankle pain

Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA)

Workers Compensation Board (WCB)

Sports Injuries

Arthritis

General health/well-being

And more…

Meet Our Physiotherapists

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Annika Schieck |  BSc, MScPT
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With MYo since June 9, 2024

Our Process in Physio at MYo Lab

 

At MYo Lab Health & Wellness Calgary, we believe that effective Physiotherapy begins with a thorough understanding of each patient’s unique needs and goals. Therefore, our comprehensive process is designed to provide personalized care that addresses the root causes of your pain and dysfunction, ensuring optimal recovery and long-term health. Consequently, here’s what you can expect when you choose our top-rated Physiotherapy services:

Our Process in Physio

1. Initial Consultation and Health History Review

Your journey to better health starts with an initial consultation with one of our professional Physiotherapists. Firstly, during your first visit, we:

  • Discuss Your Concerns: Initially, we take the time to understand your symptoms, pain levels, and any specific issues you’re experiencing.
  • Review Your Health History: Next, we gain insight into your health history to uncover the underlying cause of your pain. This detailed review includes previous injuries, surgeries, and any chronic conditions, helping us gain a comprehensive understanding of your overall health.

2. Personalized Movement Assessment

After your initial consultation, we conduct a thorough movement assessment to identify the underlying causes of your pain and dysfunction. This includes:

  • Functional Movement Analysis: Firstly, we observe and analyze your movement patterns to identify any abnormalities or areas of weakness.
  • Physical Examination: Additionally, a hands-on examination helps us pinpoint specific areas of pain, tightness, or instability.
  • Diagnostic Tests: Furthermore, if necessary, we may use diagnostic tools such as ultrasound or other imaging techniques to gather more detailed information.

3. Customized Treatment Plan

Based on the findings from your initial consultation and movement assessment, we then develop a customized treatment plan tailored to your unique needs and goals. Your plan may include:

  • Exercise Prescription: Firstly, personalized exercises designed to improve strength, flexibility, and functional movement.
  • Manual Therapy: Additionally, hands-on techniques to relieve pain, improve mobility, and promote healing.
  • Advanced Modalities: Furthermore, utilization of advanced treatment modalities such as acupuncture, dry needling, shockwave therapy, and low-level laser therapy.

4. Ongoing Treatment and Progress Monitoring

Your treatment plan evolves dynamically as you progress. We continually monitor your improvement and adjust the plan to ensure optimal outcomes, including:

  • Regular Follow-Up Sessions: Scheduled sessions with your Physiotherapist to assess progress and make necessary adjustments.
  • Progress Tracking: Detailed monitoring of improvements in pain levels, mobility, and overall function.
  • Patient Education: Ongoing support to empower you with knowledge and tools for self-care and injury prevention.

5. Rehabilitation and Prevention

As you progress through your treatment plan, our focus naturally shifts towards rehabilitation and prevention. This ensures you maintain your gains and prevent future injuries. Specifically, this phase includes:

  • Functional Training: Exercises and activities designed to restore and enhance your ability to perform daily tasks and recreational activities. Furthermore, these activities are tailored to your specific needs and lifestyle.
  • Preventative Strategies: Education on proper body mechanics, ergonomics, and lifestyle modifications to prevent re-injury. In addition, we provide you with the knowledge to implement these strategies in your daily routine.

Why Choose MYo Lab for Physiotherapy?

At MYo Lab Health & Wellness, we pride ourselves on our comprehensive and holistic approach to Physiotherapy. Here’s why we stand out:

Top-Rated Physiotherapy Services

  • Expertise: Our team comprises certified and experienced Physiotherapists who are leaders in their field.
  • Cutting-Edge Techniques: Utilizing the latest advancements in Physiotherapy to provide effective and innovative treatments.
  • Patient-centred Care: Prioritize your health and comfort with personalized care plans tailored to your needs.

 

Professional Physiotherapy for All Ages

  • Senior Physiotherapy: Targeted treatments enhancing mobility, strength, and quality of life for older adults.
  • Athletic Physiotherapy: Advanced therapies aimed at optimizing performance and preventing athlete injuries.
  • Children’s Physiotherapy: Specialized care addressing the unique needs of pediatric patients.

 

Our Comprehensive Approach

At MYo Lab, our professional Physiotherapists take a thorough and detailed approach to your care. Here’s what you can expect:

Initial Assessment and Diagnosis

  • Health History Review: Thoroughly understand your medical background to identify the root causes of your issues.
  • Movement Analysis: Conducting a detailed examination of your physical movements to diagnose any dysfunctions or limitations.
  • Customized Treatment Plan: Developing a tailored care plan focused on addressing your specific needs and goals.

 

Advanced Treatment Modalities

Our Physiotherapists are trained in a variety of modalities to ensure comprehensive care:

  • Shockwave Therapy: Providing advanced treatment for chronic pain and soft tissue injuries.
  • Low-Level Laser Therapy: Promoting healing and reducing inflammation through advanced technologies.
  • Schroth Scoliosis Method: Specializing in personalized treatment for scoliosis management.

 

Benefits of Choosing Professional Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy offers numerous benefits that can significantly improve your quality of life. Key advantages include:

  • Pain Relief: Effectively managing chronic and acute pain conditions.
  • Improved Mobility: Enhancing movement and flexibility with targeted exercises and therapies.
  • Injury Prevention: Implementing strategies to prevent future injuries and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
  • Post-Surgery Recovery: Ensuring a smooth and successful recovery after surgery through comprehensive rehabilitation.

 

Our Modalities

Our Physiotherapists are trained in various modalities and incorporate them during your care and wellness sessions. These modalities include Acupuncture/Dry-Needling, Shockwave, Low-Level Laser, and Schroth Scoliosis Method. Moreover, please feel free to ask our Physiotherapists if you have any questions regarding these modalities or if you wish to incorporate them more into your sessions at MYo Lab.

Our Calgary Location

MYo Lab Health & Wellness is conveniently located at 227 10 St NW, Suite 300, Calgary, Alberta. Situated just a brief 5-minute walk from the Sunnyside C-Train station, our location offers easy accessibility.

 

Parking: We provide 5 complimentary parking spots at the back (spots 209, 213, 214, 215, 216). Additionally, there are numerous 2-hour paid parking spots available on the surrounding streets. For added convenience, directly across from our building, you’ll find both an outdoor parking lot and an underground parking facility.

 

Should you require further assistance with directions, please feel free to reach out to us at (403) 930-8686.

Frequently asked questions about Physiotherapy

What is physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy is a healthcare profession that focuses on assessing, diagnosing, treating, and preventing physical impairments, disabilities, and pain. Moreover, it aims to restore, maintain, and promote overall health and fitness.

What conditions can physiotherapy treat?

Physiotherapy can treat a wide range of conditions, including:

  • Headaches
  • Whiplash
  • Neck pain
  • Middle and low back pain
  • Scoliosis
  • Pelvic floor dysfunction
  • Shoulder, elbow, and wrist pain
  • Hip, knee, and ankle pain
  • Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) injuries
  • Workers Compensation Board (WCB) cases
  • Sports injuries
  • Arthritis
  • General health and well-being issues

What can I expect during my first physiotherapy session?

During your first visit, your physiotherapist will begin by taking a detailed health history to understand the underlying causes of your pain. Next, this will be followed by an individualized movement assessment and examination to identify any dysfunctions and weaknesses. Subsequently, based on this comprehensive assessment, your physiotherapist will create a customized care plan tailored to your specific needs and goals.

How long is each physiotherapy session?

The duration of each session can vary depending on your specific condition and treatment plan. Typically, sessions last between 30 to 60 minutes.

Do I need a referral to see a physiotherapist?

No, you do not need a referral to see a physiotherapist at MYo Lab. However, some insurance providers may require a referral for reimbursement purposes. Therefore, it’s best to check with your insurance provider for their specific requirements.

What should I wear to my physiotherapy sessions?

It’s important to wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing that allows easy movement. Additionally, depending on your treatment plan, you may also be asked to bring or wear specific items, such as athletic shoes.

How many physiotherapy sessions will I need?

The number of sessions required varies based on the individual and their specific condition. Your physiotherapist will discuss your treatment plan and estimate the number of sessions needed during your initial assessment.

Does insurance cover physiotherapy at MYo Lab?

Many insurance plans cover physiotherapy services. Therefore, it’s important to check with your insurance provider to understand the specifics of your coverage, including any limits or requirements for reimbursement. Additionally, knowing the details beforehand can help you avoid unexpected expenses and ensure you get the most out of your benefits.

What modalities do you use in physiotherapy?

Our physiotherapists are trained in a variety of modalities, including:

How can I book an appointment?

Booking an appointment is quick and convenient. You can easily schedule your session online using our online booking system, or if you prefer, call us directly at (403) 930-8686 for personalized assistance.

What should I bring to my first appointment?

To ensure a smooth first appointment, please remember to bring:

  • Any pertinent medical records or referral letters
  • A detailed list of current medications
  • Your insurance information, if applicable
  • Comfortable clothing suitable for movement and exercise
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