pt Health Dellridge
- 27 Dellridge Lane, Unit 101
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A 0H1
Canada (902) 332-3433
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- Hours of Operation
- Monday : 9:00 PM-6:00 PM
- Tuesday : 8:00 AM-8:00 PM
- Wednesday : 9:00 AM-8:00 PM
- Thursday : 8:00 PM-8:00 PM
- Friday : 8:00 AM-3:00 PM
- Saturday : Closed
- Sunday : Closed
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Welcome to pt Health Dellridge
Helping Bedford residents feel their best for over 5 years
At pt Health Dellridge you can expect:
- Results: Proven, one-to-one, evidence-based therapy
- Coverage Options: Covered by WCB & 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 pt Health Dellridge you will find experienced staff who work together to ensure optimal care for your painful injury.
Located on Dellridge Lane, pt Health Dellridge 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.*
pt Health Dellridge 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 pt Health Dellridge 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 pt Health Dellridge, 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.
pt Health Dellridge 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 pt Health Dellridge
Healthcare Solutions To Get Well And Stay Well
pt Health Dellridge 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:
- Chiropractic Care
- Massage Therapy
- Custom Bracing
- Compression Garments
- Neuro Rehab
- Product Board
- Sport Injury Rehabilitation
- Vestibular Rehab
- Women’s Health / Pelvic Floor
- Pediatric Care (3 yrs +)
- Work Conditioning / Hardening
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 pt Health Dellridge, we accept a variety of insurance plans and payment types. We currently accept:
- Extended Benefits
- Work Injury
- No Obligation
- Motor Vehicle Accident
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 Coverage – Motor Vehicle Collision (MVC)
We direct bill your auto insurance plan.
If you have extended healthcare benefits that cover therapy, auto insurance companies in Nova Scotia 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.
Workers Compensation Board (WCB)
We bill directly to WCB for you.
WCB provides physiotherapy coverage for workers injured on the job. We bill WCB 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 WCB 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.
pt Health Dellridge Team Members
Our trusted clinic team members
Jessica Ritchie - Physiotherapist
Functional Dry Needling, Acupuncture, Manual Therapy, Aquatic Therapy
Jessica grew up in Auburn, a small community in the Annapolis Valley. She attended St.F.X. University, where she obtained a Bachelor of Science in Human Kinetics with a concentration in Nutrition in 2007. She returned to St.F.X in 2008 and obtained a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition. Jessica joined the pt Health team as a Kinesiologist in 2008. In 2012, Jessica graduated from Dalhousie University with a Master of Science in Physiotherapy. Upon graduation, she received the School of Physiotherapy Award for Integrated Practice. Jessica has taken continuing education courses in Level 2 Manual Therapy, Anatomical Acupuncture, Functional Dry Needling, Aquatic Therapy and TMJ Dysfunction. She has been working as a physiotherapist for pt Health since the fall of 2012. She has experience with WCB, MVC, DVA, and orthopaedic post-operative care.
Dr. Megan Kenny - Chiropractor
Dr. Megan Kenny is a fully licensed Doctor of Chiropractic who believes in an individualized evidence-based approach to patient care. Using a combination of soft tissue therapies, chiropractic mobilizations and manipulations, rehabilitation exercises, and patient education, Dr. Megan treats spinal complaints along with a large variety of other musculoskeletal conditions. In addition to her chiropractic studies, Dr. Megan has pursued further education in Active Release Techniques® and Graston® soft tissue techniques, Webster technique for chiropractic care during pregnancy, as well as gait analysis and orthotic prescription.
Larry Laing - Massage Therapist
Larry Laing, BA, RMT
Larry Laing is a massage therapist from Halifax, Nova Scotia. He graduated from Saint Mary’s University with a Bachelor of Arts. He received a technical diploma from NBCC Miramichi and a Diploma in Massage Therapy from Eastern Collage.
Larry focuses on myofascial stretch and spread techniques. He believes that the key to successful therapy is to treat the entire region of the area of concern. Larry has extensive athletic experience playing and coaching baseball, football, hockey, golf and tennis at a completive level. Larry promotes the fact that successful therapy relies on the combined effort of the therapist and the patient…you get out of it what you put into it! In his spare time he Larry can be found playing sports with his kids.
Brittany Avery - Physiotherapy Support Personnel
Brittany is originally from Newfoundland. She obtained her Bachelor of Science Kinesiology with Honors from Dalhousie University. Brittany is also certified in First Aid and has obtained her certification in Disability Management. She has been a member of the pt Health team since July of 2015. Brittany inspires to further her education within the therapy and rehabilitation field. When not at work she enjoys being active and volunteering as a dance instructor for young children with disabilities, creating a safe environment to explore and develop their movements and motor skills.
Dr. Vanessa McColl - Psychologist
Vanessa hails from Windsor, Ontario. In 2008, she graduated from the University of Windsor with a Bachelor?s in Psychology with Thesis, with Distinction. Upon completing this degree, she moved to Nova Scotia to complete her Master?s degree in Clinical Psychology at Acadia University and graduated in 2010. She completed her practicum in clinical assessment and internship in psychotherapy at Annapolis Valley Health (AVH) Adult Community Mental Health Services in Kentville, NS. Vanessa continues to remain active in the psychology research field. Her research interests are in the area of cognitive behavioural and emotional regulation approaches to the study of depression and anxiety.
Rebecca O’Connor - Patient Coordinator
Becky is from a small town in Cape Breton, but is now currently enjoying the City life here in Halifax. Becky went to school obtaining a partial science degree in biomedical studies, Office Administration, Medical Terminology and accounting Certifications. When not at work, Becky can be found working on cars or out on her motorcycle. She loves interacting with every client and has been a part of our clinic team since the doors opened May 2014!
Selina Wagner - Massage Therapist
Rachel is a graduate of ICT Northumberland College in Halifax, in 2017. She also attained a degree in Social Development Studies from the University of Waterloo from 2011. Rachel believes in continuing education, in all avenues, as it connects people to each other and forms a greater appreciation of culture and community. Her enthusiasm for education brings forth a deep commitment and knowledge base to her patients, one she plans to expand as time goes on.
Rachel incorporates myofascial techniques, Swedish massage, hydrotherapy and remedial exercise into her sessions, to help facilitate efficient and smooth motion into everyday activities, injury prevention and rehabilitation of soft tissue. She believes maintaining good health includes a collaboration of approaches to wellness and welcomes the opportunity to help you find the best fit for your life.
In her spare time she enjoys travelling, art history, spending time with her nephews, baking and reading.
Bree Bates - Physiotherapist
Bree Bates completed a BSc with Advanced Major in Biology at St. Francis Xavier University, followed by a BSc in Kinesiology with distinction at Dalhousie University. She then went on to complete her MSc in Physiotherapy at Dalhousie University.
Bree is an avid long-distance runner and competed on the varsity cross-country and track and field teams while attending St. Francis Xavier University. She was a CIS All-academic Canadian during her time as a student-athlete. Additionally, she was the recipient of the 2014 Matthew Knox Award in from Dalhousie’s Faculty of Health and Human Performance.
Bree plans to complete her acupuncture course next year and to begin her manual therapy levels.