Physiotherapy Clinics in Barrie
IAM – Intelligent Approach to Movement is a new concept in treating musculoskeletal injuries that is an integrated approach to facilitate achievement of optimal physical and psychological status of the patients. Our educated and experienced team believes that the treatment of both the physical and psychological aspects of recovery are crucial to successfully treat injuries. This unique and specific approach based on recent research will allow us to achieve optimal function in our patients.
Massage Therapy, Laser Therapy and Physiotherapy Treatments
Physiotherapy in Barrie
As per definition Physiotherapy helps restore movement and function when someone is affected by injury, illness or disability. In our concept we strive to provide the injured clients with the knowledge and facilitate not only restoration of movement and function but inspiring them to continue on exceeding pre injury/illness overall functional level.
Our well trained and experienced physiotherapists empower our clients through movement and exercise, manual therapy, education and advice. We stand behind our results therefore we provide complimentary 15 min consultation to answer the questions that the clients may have before starting the recovery process. To read the full description of physiotherapy visit the Canadian Physiotherapy Association
Massage Therapy in Barrie
As per definition Massage therapy is manual manipulation of soft body tissues (muscle, connective tissue, tendons and ligaments) to enhance a person’s health and well-being. There are dozens of types of massage therapy methods (also called modalities).
Our Registered Massage Therapist work in collaboration with physiotherapists to develop the plan of integrated and multidisciplinary care that would best address our clients’ needs.
Laser Therapy in Barrie
As non-invasive agent, laser energy promotes a photochemical response in damaged or dysfunctional tissue that allows to alleviate pain, reduce inflammation and accelerate recovery from a wide range of acute and chronic clinical conditions.
In our facility laser therapy is used in conjunction to massage therapy and physiotherapy to decrease pain levels and inflammation of the affected areas to assist with recovery of movement and function.
Laser therapy has been the standard choice of treatment of many healthcare professionals since cleared by FDA in 2013. Laser therapy has been widely used prior to 2013 in European rehabilitation centers and hospitals. Laser therapy has been endorsed by professional organizations such as the APTA, WHO and IASP.
In IAM concept – the main focus is on individual’s education with respect to their condition and process of recovery. Patients should have sufficient knowledge to actively participate in the goal setting process, discharge planning and recognizing the need for ongoing monitoring of the progress. At IAM we are determined to assist with achieving optimal function regardless the age of the client.
The philosophy of our treatment approach is a quick recovery and proper follow up. This approach allows patients to fully participate in their recovery and future care. Patients are educated about their injury, this knowledge contributes to the prevention of possible re-occurrences.
At IAM our patients are able to access client-oriented care that will guarantee their results in a short period of time. We will educate them to facilitate a change in the physical aspect of their life.