Physiotherapy, Acupuncture, Graston Technique, Exercise Therapy and Custom Orthotics
At ActiveNorth Physiotherapy in Coldwater, we offer a more hands on approach to therapy. The following services can be redeemed through your individual private health care plan.
Physiotherapy and Acupuncture
Physiotherapy plays a significant role in the promotion of health and treatment of injury and disease. Physiotherapy involves an in-depth knowledge of the human body with a specialized hands-on clinical skills to assess, diagnose and treat symptoms of illness, injury or disability. Treatments may involve manual therapy, specific exercise prescription and/or electrotherapy modalities.
When deemed necessary, Sarah may incorporate acupuncture, and/or Graston into treatment of injury or disease as per discretion.
Exercise therapy is a one on one program tailored to each individual. The conditioning session focuses on areas of weakness along with general functional exercises. The sessions are 45 minutes in length.
Custom orthotics can be utilized to; decrease pain in the foot, knee, hips and lower back. They can increase the stability in an unstable joint, and improve the overall quality of life. Orthotics can also be used as a preventative measure against injuries and asymmetries.
The Swedish Massage is the foundation all massages are developed from. This type of massage incorporates mild to deeper stroke techniques to alleviate pain in tissue and muscle.
This a popular massage technique to treat soft tissue injuries. Having a sport massage on a regular basis is a routine for many athletes as a form of injury prevention. An emphasis can be put into a specific area of the body to help with recovery.
Trigger point massage therapy is focused on relieving pain from the source through cycles of pressure and release and deep breathing. The tight, constricted areas of muscle are relieved and the pain decreased – even just one session of trigger point therapy can significantly decrease pain.
Myofascial release is a soft tissue therapy that involves a mix of massage and gentle long strokes to release the tightness in the fascia or connective tissue that surrounds muscles and other systems in the body.
Private and Semi-private Training, and Strength and Conditioning
ActiveNorth offers multiple approaches to health and fitness. Sarah and Tyson have experience in athletics at the Varsity and National level, along with a combined 20 years experience in the clinical and exercise fields. Below are the options to get you started on the right path to health and exercise.
Private and Semi-Private Training
With private and semi-private (max two individuals) training, all resistance and conditioning exercises are tailored to each individuals needs. All those interested in a private training program begin with an introduction session (no cost) which will give you an overview of our exercise beliefs, what a typical training session will entail, your personal fitness goals, and baseline fitness and flexibility tests to create benchmarks for the future.
Strength and Conditioning for Sport
Have an aspiring young athlete? At ActiveNorth, our experience and knowledge will give you the competitive advantage in their respective sport. With Tyson's knowledge and experience in the profession of cross-training, athletes will be introduced to the strength and conditioning exercises that will promote speed and power. The two essentials for success on the field, in the pool, on the court, and in the arena. Each athlete will be taught the fundamentals of weight lifting, cardiovascular conditioning, and more. If you are interested in taking your athletics to the next level, please contact Tyson.