The registered physiotherapists at Body Quest Health and Wellness Centre offer physiotherapy treatment in St. John’s and Paradise for promoting the health and well-being of patients.
What Is Physiotherapy?
As primary health care professionals, physiotherapists combine in-depth knowledge of how the body works with specialized hands-on clinical skills to assess, diagnose and treat symptoms of illness, injury or disability.
The goal of Physiotherapy: With your independence in mind, a physiotherapist's goal is to restore, maintain and maximize your strength, function, movement and overall well-being.
The hands-on care physiotherapists provide varies from person to person with a focus on the individual needs and personal health and lifestyle goals of the client.
Common Conditions Treated
Some of the common conditions that physiotherapy can treat include:
Post-operative orthopedic rehab
Orthopedic and sports injuries
Posture and muscle imbalances
Neck and back pain
Pre- and post-natal exercise
Motor vehicle injuries
Repetitive strain injuries
Types of Treatments:
Some of the common physiotherapy treatments include:
Ice and heat therapy
Ice and heat therapy
Muscle energy technique
Your physiotherapist assessment may include measures of body functions, strength and weakness testing, and observed or instrumented analysis of gait, posture, balance, joint range of motion, and functional movement.
Treatment: Your physiotherapist's therapeutic treatment plan will involve education, exercise, and manual therapy components. Depending on your condition, this may include mobilization, manual therapy, work hardening, techniques and modalities to reduce pain, acupuncture, demonstration of therapeutic exercise, and education about your condition, treatment plan and prognosis for getting better.
Book an appointment now by calling one of our two clinics.
Meet Nicole Sooley
Nicole values an active approach to treatment and educating the patient with self -management techniques.
Meet Tammy Stafford
Tammy believes in treating patients by combining hands-on manual therapy and active rehabilitation.
Meet Jack Thorburn