Virtual Physiotherapy Checklist: What You’ll Need at Home For Your Online Appointment

David Gregor Physiotherapy, Virtual Care, virtual physiotherapy

As we mentioned in our recent post covering five advantages of virtual physiotherapy, this new form of treatment is likely here to stay even as we move towards a post-COVID world (which, admittedly, is still some time away). That said, we thought we’d lay out a nice & easy list of what you’ll need at home for a virtual physiotherapy …

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Five Advantages of Virtual Physiotherapy

David Gregor Physiotherapy, virtual physiotherapy

We’re now a few months into life under COVID-19, and while we’re certainly hoping for a return to routine as quickly as is safely possible, some of the changes that we’ve been forced to make in our personal and professional lives are starting to feel a bit more – for lack of a better word – normal. Some of these …

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Will My Health Insurance or Benefits Cover Virtual Physiotherapy?

David Gregor Physiotherapy, Virtual Care, virtual physiotherapy

The worldwide outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus) has led to a drastic number of changes in our personal and professional lives.  Just about every industry has been impacted in one way or another, and physical rehabilitation has been no exception. We here at pt Health have responded rapidly to this necessary change in service delivery by shifting our focus to a …

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CMHA Mental Health Week Toolkit

David Gregor Mental Health

This Monday marks the beginning of the Canadian Mental Health Association’s Mental Health Week. In practice since 1951, the CAMH’s Mental Health Week is an initiative that’s designed to promote the importance of mental health, and to help us focus on connecting with others and sincerely express how we’re feeling. It goes without saying that we’ve all been particularly on …

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What is Virtual Physiotherapy?

Kirsten Roesink Physiotherapy, Virtual Care, virtual physiotherapy

Due to recent events surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, the majority of individuals have been forced to practice measures such as social distancing, self-isolation and a general order to stay at home. These recent events have also changed the landscape of many businesses, and physical rehabilitation is certainly no exception. As a response to this situation, pt Health has begun offering …

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Virtual Physiotherapy Spotlight: Ryan Longley

Kirsten Roesink Physiotherapy, Spotlight, Virtual Care

Are you looking to continue your rehabilitative treatment while practicing physical distancing and self-isolating? Good news! pt Health now offers virtual physiotherapy, giving you the opportunity to receive treatment from the comfort of your own home through video conference technology. Wondering how virtual physiotherapy works? In this Spotlight, we’ll share some first hand information from one of our physiotherapists with you. Ryan Longley, Clinic Team …

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Virtual Physiotherapy Spotlight: Zacharie Bergeron

Kirsten Roesink Physiotherapy, Spotlight, Virtual Care

Hello, My name is Zacharie and I am a physiotherapist at Cornwall Physiotherapy – pt Health. Welcome to my new home office! After finally convincing my dog to share his bedroom with me to build an office, Cornwall Physiotherapy – pt Health is now once again welcoming new patients! That is to say, that we are seeing patients online through …

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Video: Putty Exercises for Hands, Fingers & Thumbs

David Gregor At-home excerises, Exercises, Hand physiotherapy, Hands, Video

Got 30 seconds to spare? Check out these easy hand, finger & thumb exercises you can do with putty! Jeff Begg, a physiotherapist based in Edmonton and at our parent company Lifemark Health Group, has shared a video demonstrating some quick & easy exercises for the hands, fingers and thumbs – all you need is a blob of putty! So …

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Virtual Physiotherapy Spotlight: Arzoo Avasthi

Kirsten Roesink Physiotherapy, Spotlight, Virtual Care

Are you looking to continue your rehabilitative treatment while practicing physical distancing and self-isolating? Good news! pt Health now offers virtual physiotherapy, giving you the opportunity to receive treatment from the comfort of your own home through video conference technology. Wondering how virtual physiotherapy works? In this Spotlight, we’ll share some first hand information from one of our physiotherapists with you. Arzoo Avasthi,Physiotherapist at Advantage …

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