Physiotherapy Services In Lethbridge

All our services include manual therapy, cold laser therapy, and exercise prescription.

BioFlex & Theralase Laser Therapy

The bio-stimulating effect of laser therapy causes a decrease in both pain and inflammation. It accelerates healing by increasing tissue regeneration.

Benefits of  treatment include; rapid cell growth, anti-inflammatory action, increased vascular activity, stimulated nerve function.

BioFlex Laser Therapy is a safe and effective way to eliminate pain without medication, injections or surgery.  It is clinically proven to eliminate pain, accelerate healing and restore your quality of life.  Break free from back and shoulder pain.

Theralase lasers work by supplying the body with billions of photons of light at very specific wavelengths. The body absorbs this laser light on a cellular level and transforms it into chemical energy, which the body then naturally uses to repair its own tissue.

Shoulders

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Dealing with shoulder pain or a rotator cuff tear? Our physiotherapists can help you avoid surgery.

Rotator cuff tear? Try physiotherapy first! In a 2013 study, up to 75% of people with a full tear in their rotator cuff were able to rehab their shoulder without surgery. Kuhn et al. Shoulder and Elbow Surgery 2013 October Know your options!

A recent scientific paper reported the results of a shoulder MRI performed in 50 patients between 40 and 60 years of age. The authors concluded: “To avoid over-treatment, physicians should realize that superior labral tears diagnosed by MRI in individuals between the ages of 45 and 60 years may be normal age-related findings.”

High Prevalence of Superior Labral Tears Diagnosed by MRI in Middle-Aged Patients with Asymptomatic Shoulders.

Schwartzberg R Reuss BL Burkhart BG
Orthop J Sports Med. 2016 Jan 5;4(1)

Backs

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Many people without pain have disc degeneration and bulges. Call a physiotherapist to get moving again.

Did you know your MRI can be misleading?
If you take people without back pain and put them through a CT scan or MRI, you get some surprising results.

Disc degeneration                            Disc Bulging
37% of 20 year olds                          30% of 20 year olds
80% of 50 year olds                          60% of 50 year olds
96% of 80 year olds                          84% of 80 year olds
Have “disc degeneration”                Have “disc bulging”

Brinjikji et al. Am J Neuroradiol. 2014 Nov.

It turns out that some of these changes are just a normal part of the aging process.

If your MRI says something scary, don’t be afraid – Call Sport & Spine Physiotherapy Clinic Ltd. We have helped many people with “scary” MRI’s get back to the activities they love.

 

 

Physical Literacy

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Take your kids sports performance to the next level! 

Physical literacy is as important as learning your ABC’s.

Even the most gifted young athlete will see improvement through rehab based work to perfect movement patterns.

Being able to run, jump and throw with ease gives every child the confidence to try new activities and lays the foundation for a fun, active lifestyle.

Learning to run, kick, catch and throw does far more than get kids’ muscles moving. These skills open a world of possibilities for relationships, development, and fun for the whole family.

Direct Billing Options

We provide direct billing to the following providers:

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