Old North Physiotherapy - pt Health
- 140 Oxford St East, Suite 105
London, Ontario N6A 5R9
Canada (519) 914-5052
- Paid Parking (Validated by Clinic)
- Hours of Operation
- Monday : 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
- Tuesday : 8:00 AM-7:00 PM
- Wednesday : 8:00 AM-9:00 PM
- Thursday : 8:00 AM-7:00 PM
- Friday : 8:00 AM-6:00 PM
- Saturday : Closed
- Sunday : Closed
- Languages Spoken
- English, Spanish, French, Arabic
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Welcome to Old North Physiotherapy
Helping London residents feel their best for over 5 years
At Old North Physiotherapy you can expect:
- Results: Proven, one-to-one, evidence-based therapy
- Coverage Options: Covered by most insurance plans with minimal out-of-pocket fees
- Efficient Recovery: We get you back to enjoying a pain-free life as quickly as possible
- Short & Long Term Relief: We focus on the root cause of your pain, not just symptoms
- Flexible Scheduling: Convenient scheduling around work and home obligations
- Prevention Strategies: We show you how to keep pain from coming back – on your own
- Experienced Clinicians: Licensed clinicians who genuinely care about reaching your goals
- No Wait List: Access to therapy in under 48 hours – normally same day
We also offer a convenient no-obligation appointment option so you can learn more about how we can help with no commitment.
When you choose Old North Physiotherapy you will find experienced staff who work together to ensure optimal care for your painful injury.
Located on Oxford St East, Old North Physiotherapy recognizes the differences in shapes, sizes, strengths and degrees of injury amongst all of our patients and designs sensible rehabilitation programs that help our patients reach their personal rehabilitation goals. Whether it is pain relief or recovery from an injury, we will provide therapy options that can help you play an active role in achieving your goals. We are a multidisciplinary clinic, by working together as a team, all clinicians are in constant communication with each other in order to ensure that each patient receives the most effective treatment possible.
We successfully treat many conditions and injuries through a variety of effective therapy options. Click on the “condition” tab above to learn more about therapy options.
Early Intervention Can Help Prevent Lifelong Chronic Pain
Early intervention is critical to a speedy recovery. Research has proven that people who seek therapy early after an injury have shorter recovery periods and are 8 times less likely to develop chronic pain.*
Old North Physiotherapy can help you feel your best. Schedule your no-obligation appointment today using the form to the right, or give us a call and put Old North Physiotherapy full spectrum of advanced rehabilitation services to work for you.
*Study by the Department of Occupational Medicine at the Orebro Medical Centre.
Conditions We Treat
At Old North Physiotherapy, our team has extensive experience and training in treating a variety of different conditions.
Personalized Treatment Plan: The First Step to Your Recovery
Our first goal is to reduce the symptoms you’re feeling right now as quickly as possible. We assess and develop a personalized treatment program through means including, but not limited to, advanced exercise prescriptions, manual therapy, and various modalities.
Evaluating Your Condition
To come up with your treatment program, a therapist will gather key information about your condition. Your answers along with the results of an expert examination will guide us in creating a specific type of treatment program to effectively address your specific condition and eventually, to facilitate your healing.
Adjustments to the program are implemented based on your actual progress, or response, to the treatment until your goals are achieved. We pay close attention to your progress. You will receive verbal instruction and hands-on guidance to improve your condition.
Understanding Your Condition and Implementing Prevention Strategies
A clear understanding of your condition will not only alleviate your concerns, but can also help you understand your condition, to look for and change factors that may be causing your symptoms, and to help you learn how to avoid future problems.
Our therapists may provide tips, specific stretches, and exercises to do at work, or during activities. We recommend changes to help you do your job with less strain and less chance of injury.
As you recover, you will gradually advance in a series of strengthening exercises for the muscles surrounding the affected area which helps patients begin moving easier and lessens the chances of future pain and problems.
How Long It Takes:
Quick Treatments to Let You Work on Your Other Responsibilities
Our goal is to relieve pain and correct your injury as quickly as possible, without compromising the quality of treatments you will be receiving. We adjust our therapy programs to meet your goals.
We get you in for treatment quickly, usually within a few days, and work hard to get you back to enjoying life as quickly as possible. In fact, in some cases just a few 30-minute therapy sessions is all it takes.
Including Your Doctor:
Your Doctor Is Always Our Partner
It takes a team approach to high quality health care. That is why we never take your doctor out of the equation.
Old North Physiotherapy provides clear and consistent reporting to your doctor. Reporting may include areas such as results achieved, detailed assessment of problem, treatment by physiotherapist, and future treatment options.
We Help You Get Well & Stay Well.
But the treatment doesn’t stop in our office. We may provide you with exercises to do at home on a regular basis to help control your symptoms and protect reoccurrence of injury in the years ahead. Although we will continue to be a resource, you will be in charge of practicing the strategies and exercises you’ve learned as part of an ongoing home program and maintain a good quality of life.
Ready to feel your best again? Schedule Your No-Obligation Appointment Today.
You’re In Good Hands At Old North Physiotherapy
Healthcare Solutions To Get Well And Stay Well
Old North Physiotherapy uses many therapy options to ensure an optimal approach to your care. You will experience a variety of gentle therapy solutions that can help reduce pain, strengthen, add flexibility, improve joint range, and more. Some of our services include:
- Massage Therapy
- Custom Bracing
- Hand Therapy
- Orthotics (gait scan equipped)
- Pediatric TX (3 yrs +)
- Vestibular Rehab
Accessible and Affordable Therapy
We take care of the paperwork so you don’t have to
Insured or not, we will work to help make your therapy accessible and affordable. Whether you require services or products as part of your treatment, we will assist you with direct billing or paperwork completion. At Old North Physiotherapy, we accept a variety of insurance plans and payment types. We currently accept:
- Motor Vehicle Accident
- Extended Benefits
- Work Injury
- No Obligation
Payment Methods Accepted
- VISA / Mastercard
Important Coverage Information:
Employer Extended Health Plans / Benefits
We direct bill your extended health plan.
Many extended health benefits plans include physiotherapy coverage. Our team is happy to help you navigate your insurance plan coverage. While not necessary, we suggest contacting your plan provider to find out:
- If a doctor’s referral is required in order for treatment to be covered.
- How claims are handled, do they offer direct billing or will you have to complete and submit paperwork.
Not sure what your coverage is? Our team is happy to help. At your initial assessment, we can contact your insurance company to find the details of your coverage.
Motor Vehicle Accident Coverage
We direct bill your auto insurance plan.
If you have extended healthcare benefits that cover therapy, auto insurance companies in Ontario require that your claim be placed through your extended health plan first. Any remaining balances for services are then covered by your auto accident insurance plan. On your first visit, you may be asked to provide information about your extend health plan.
If you do not have an extended healthcare benefits that covers therapy, your treatments may be billed directly through your auto accident insurance company.
Workplace Safety & Insurance Board (WSIB)
We direct bill for Workplace Safety & Insurance Board (WSIB) for you.
If you are injured while at work, you have the right to choose which healthcare provider you get care from. You do not need a doctor’s referral to see a physiotherapist. For more information about your rights as an injured worker please see the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act.
If you sustain a workplace injury, you must contact your workplace immediately to ensure the proper paperwork is completed and that your claim is started.
WSIB provides physiotherapy coverage for workers injured on the job. We bill WSIB directly for treatments provided, complete necessary forms, progress reports, treatment extensions and communicate with adjudicators, your workplace and other healthcare professionals involved in your treatment. Our team can help you navigate through any WSIB paperwork that you may be unsure about.
Blue Cross Billing
We will bill Medavie Blue Cross directly for physiotherapy and massage therapy treatments for members of:
- Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)
- Department of National Defense (DND)
- Canadian Forces
- Veterans Affairs
For any treatments partially covered, you will be asked to pay the difference at each visit.
Schedule your no-obligation appointment today to get well and stay well.
Old North Physiotherapy Team Members
Our trusted clinic team members
Nader ElHayek - Physiotherapist
Nader Elhayek attended Western University where he attained his bachelors in Health Sciences and his Masters degree in Physical therapy. He has a special interest in rehabilitation, health promotion, and patient experience. His mission is to merge the field of physiotherapy with my personable skills to deliver compassionate, holistic evidence-based care to help increase the quality of life of patients.
Danielle Fisher - Patient Coordinator
Danielle graduated from Fitness and Health Promotion at Fanshawe College in April of 2008. She continued her education at Trios College and graduated from their Physiotherapy Assistant Program in May of 2009. She has been working at Springbank Physiotherapy since January of 2012.
Brent Cunning - Physiotherapist
Brent completed his undergraduate degree with honours in Medical Cell Biology at the University of Western Ontario and went on to complete his Master’s of Physiotherapy at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. Brent is passionate about providing evidence-based physiotherapy treatment that will give the most well rounded care for his patients. He treats all regions of the body, with a special interest in sports injuries. His treatment approach focuses on hands-on manual therapy as well as therapeutic exercise to decrease pain, restore proper joint mechanics, promote relaxation, correct muscle imbalances, and improve overall performance and function. Brent has completed the McMaster University Medical Acupuncture Program and other post-graduate courses involving various manual therapy techniques. He plays hockey, soccer, squash, ultimate frisbee and golf and enjoys spending time outdoors hiking.
Aron Brant - Physiotherapist
Aron received his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology in 2006 and Masters of Physical Therapy in 2008, from McMaster University. Since graduating he has become certified in Contemporary Medical Acupuncture and has received post-graduate training in various soft tissue and manual therapy techniques. He is focused on treating patients holistically and combines a variety of treatment approaches to maximize patient recovery.
Nick Hannah - Physiotherapist
Nick finished his Bachelor of Science, Honours Kinesiology degree in 2013 at the University of Waterloo, where he was privileged to learn from world-renowned low back pain expert Stuart McGill. More recently, he completed his Master of Physical Therapy degree from Western University in 2015. Nick is passionate about using strength and conditioning principles to enhance human movement and performance. His specific interests in physiotherapy include: advanced manual therapy, athletic injury and managing persistent pain states.
Claudia Bernal-Guillen - Physiotherapy Support Personnel
Claudia is an internationally trained physiotherapist- Bachelors of Physiotherapy at Universidad Manuela Beltran in Columbia (equivalent to Canadian Bachelors of Physiotherapy) who has been working as a physiotherapist assistant for pt Health since 2013. She is passionate about her profession and committed to continuing her professional education to empower people with tools to improve and maximize their health. Her experience and knowledge help her understand different cultures. She is fluent in both Spanish and English.
Melissa Fick - Patient Coordinator
Melissa started working at Springbank Physiotherapy as a patient coordinator on November 2011. Currently working at both Springbank Physiotherapy and Old North Physiotherapy.
Attended Fanshawe College for Business, and Westervelt College for Hospitality Management. Outside of the clinic Melissa runs a annual charity event for cancer support, practices yoga, enjoys hiking and reading.
Riley Simpson - Massage Therapist
Riley attended Lambton College for Massage Therapy and recently graduated in June 2014. She is registered with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario. When not massaging, Riley spends time caring for Standard bred race horses.