Yes, We Can Direct Bill Your Extended Health Benefits for Physiotherapy

David Gregor direct billing, Health

Another very common question we get from patients planning on booking an assessment at pt Health is whether or not we offer direct billing for Extended Health Benefits. The answer is yes, we do! What are Extended Health Benefits?  Extended Health Benefits (EHB), also sometimes called Extended Health Care (EHC) or major medical benefits, are additional benefits that supplement expenses …

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8 Foods to Control Soreness and Joint Pain

Kaitlynn Bonin Arthritis, Health, Pain

Chronic inflammation is bad news. It’s been linked to cancer, heart disease, diabetes, asthma, and Alzheimer’s.  It can also worsen autoimmune diseases, arthritis, food allergies, and other issues and conditions. But the good news is, we can do a lot to manage pain and disease through what we eat. Less Wheat, Less Sugar You may not be happy to hear …

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Is Physiotherapy Covered by OHIP?

David Gregor Health

One of the most common questions we are asked at pt Health clinics across Ontario is whether or not our physiotherapy services are covered by the Ontario Health Insurance Plan, or OHIP. The short answer is yes and no. Read on to understand the specific cases where physiotherapy is covered by OHIP, as well as cases where it is not. …

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Guest Post: Top 10 Tips for New Runners

David Gregor Fitness, Health

  The following is a guest post written by Gillian Goerzen, a health & fitness coach in Nanaimo, BC who runs her own active site & blog over at The content of this post does not necessarily reflect the views of pt Health or its employees. × Sign-Up For Our Newsletter! When you sign-up for our newsletter, you’ll be one of …

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Jeff the Runner, Running Enthusiast, Writer & Certified Catalyst Life Coach, in Mid-Marathon

Running & Mental Health: A Q&A With Jeff Barton, AKA Jeff the Runner

David Gregor Fitness, Health, Mental Health

Calling all running fans! We’re pleased to present a Q&A with Jeff Barton, AKA Jeff the Runner, who – for lack of a better word – runs a website that offers “advice and stories from the intersection of running and life.” One of the main things Jeff focuses on with his website is how running can help clear the mind …

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pt Health named to the 2019 list of Best Workplaces™ in Healthcare

Kirsten Roesink Company News, Employment, Health

  After being certified as a Great Place to Work by the Great Place to Work Institute Canada in October, 2018, we’re excited and proud to announce that pt Health is the first physiotherapy provider awarded with the prestigious honour of being named to the 2019 list of Best Workplaces™ in Healthcare. pt Health received this honour after a thorough …

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Thank You For Your Support!

Kirsten Roesink Arthritis, Company News, Health

  Thank you for your support in helping to find a cure for arthritis. With your help, we were able to donate $15,000 to the Arthritis Society. Arthritis affects 6 million Canadians at all ages and stages of life, and at the moment, there is no cure. As healthcare professionals, we share the Arthritis Society’s mission to help people affected …

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Announcing Our New Clinic Team Manager at Corporate Sport Calgary: Keith Wilson

David Gregor Company News, Employment

Welcome to the Team, Keith! pt Health Corporate Sport in Calgary is pleased to announce the newest addition to our clinic team, Keith Wilson! Keith comes with an impressive background in physiotherapy, and – lucky for us! – has already had extensive experience working with pt Health, as he was formerly our Clinic Team Manager for our clinics in Amherst, …

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Your Bad Habit: Sitting

Kaitlynn Bonin Health, Pain, Pain Relief, Standard

There is one more thing to add to the list of things that can kill you: sitting. As you’re reading this, you’re probably sitting. Ironic, isn’t it? But you may be surprised to learn that research has shown that a sedentary lifestyle, or sitting too long every day consistently, can not only increase blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol, and weight, …

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