pt Health Physiotherapy - Bedford Place Mall
- 1658 Bedford Hwy, Suite 9025
Bedford, Nova Scotia B4A 2X9
Canada (902) 701-8385
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- Hours of Operation
- Monday : 7:00 AM-7:00 PM
- Tuesday : 7:00 AM-4:00 PM
- Wednesday : 7:00 AM-7:00 PM
- Thursday : 7:00 AM-6:00 PM
- Friday : 7:00 AM-4:00 PM
- Saturday : Closed
- Sunday : Closed
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Welcome to pt Health Physiotherapy – Bedford Place Mall
Helping Bedford residents feel their best for over 5 years
At pt Health Physiotherapy – Bedford Place Mall 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 Physiotherapy – Bedford Place Mall you will find experienced staff who work together to ensure optimal care for your painful injury.
Located on Bedford Hwy, pt Health Physiotherapy – Bedford Place Mall 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 Physiotherapy – Bedford Place Mall 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 Physiotherapy – Bedford Place Mall 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 Physiotherapy – Bedford Place Mall, 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 Physiotherapy – Bedford Place Mall 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 Physiotherapy – Bedford Place Mall
Healthcare Solutions To Get Well And Stay Well
pt Health Physiotherapy – Bedford Place Mall 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
- Occupational 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 pt Health Physiotherapy – Bedford Place Mall, 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 Physiotherapy - Bedford Place Mall Team Members
Our trusted clinic team members
Brian Tomie - Physiotherapist
Brian Tomie graduated from Dalhousie University in 1981 with a Bachelors of Physical Education, and was a graduate of the 1984 physiotherapy graduating class. Brian has practiced physiotherapy in the Bedford area since 1985 and was one of the first physiotherapists to introduce an interdisciplinary approach to patient care. He is a well-practiced acupuncturist and has received his certification from the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada in 1988. He has studied many forms of patient care including, but not limited to: myofascial techniques, craniosacral therapy, manual therapy and TMJ treatment. Brian has sat on boards and committees from many community based organizations including the Cobequid Multi Service Center and the Cobequid Multi-Service Centre (CMSC) fundraising committee.
Jessica Webb - Physiotherapy Support Personnel
Jessica Webb is from the small town of L’Ardoise in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. After high school, Jessica completed her Bachelor of Science in Human Kinetics with a major in Kinesiology from St. Francis Xavier University. Jessica is working toward upgrading her GPA to gain acceptance into the MSc Physiotherapy program at Dalhousie University.
Brittany Fraser - Chiropractor
Dr. Brittany Fraser is a licensed Doctor of Chiropractic and certified acupuncture provider. She graduated from Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 2017. Her treatments have an evidence-based approach which employ techniques such as manipulation, mobilization, soft tissue therapy, acupuncture, and rehabilitation exercises. Through these treatments, she intends to help her patients return to their optimal function and well-being.
Dr. Fraser grew up in Bedford, Nova Scotia and was involved in the community mainly through sports. She is certified in Functional Integrated Acupuncture and Mental Health First Aid. She is a member of the Canadian Chiropractic Association and the Nova Scotia College of Chiropractors.
Heather Murray - Massage Therapist
Heather is a 2017 graduate of ICT Northumberland College in Halifax, N.S. She is a member in good standing with the Massage Therapy Association of Nova Scotia. She previously studied Psychology at Mount Allison University, Sackville, N.B., where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science.
Heather incorporates myofascial techniques, joint mobilizations, and hydrotherapy into Swedish massage to help manage pain, reduce the effects of injury, and restore soft tissue to optimal function. Heather believes in working together with clients to gain an understanding of them as an individual and is committed to providing the best possible care.
In her spare time, Heather enjoys maintaining an active lifestyle. Some of her favourite activities are Latin dancing, hiking, and spending time with family and friends.
Minako Kay - Acupuncturist
Minako is a fully licensed and certified Japanese acupuncturist and moxibustion therapist from Sapporo, Japan. Having over 10 years of experience, Minako specializes in treating her patients using unique combinations of acupuncture therapy for things like back pain, neck pain, migraines, depression, anxiety, indigestion, tennis elbow, insomnia and more! The goal of using her blended method is to achieve effective results using the fewest needles possible, resulting in a gentle painless and efficient treatment that provides the patient with both comfort and relaxation.
Peter Stuart - Massage Therapist
Peter Stuart hails from the beautiful country of Northern Ontario. Born in Cochrane and raised in North Bay, Peter graduated from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy, Sutton On, in 1993. He moved to Alberta and became a clinic owner and started his career as an educator at Foothills College of Massage in 1994. Peter started to specialize his treatments while working at Myosymmetries Calgary, a chronic pain research and treatment facility where he acted as an sEMG clinician as well as a massage therapist. To enhance his skills he trained under John F. Barnes learning myofascial release, and became an instructor for John?s seminar group.