A non-invasive and hands on form of manual therapy to restore the normal and natural movement of a joint.
This includes manipulation, mobilization, manual traction, and many other forms of therapy. This technique is used to help decrease chronic and acute pain, improve range of motion, and relieve joint stiffness.
Focuses on preventative measures to maintain maximum function.
We provide comprehensive rehabilitation programs aimed at thoroughly assessing and treating the injured areas to restore the individual to their maximal potential well-being. Rehabilitation is an integral part of any injury management treatment plan. This can include strengthening, stretching, motor re-programming, core training and balance or proprioceptive training.
Uses a variety of therapeutic techniques on the soft tissue and joints to help relieve pain.
This form of care has a therapeutic effect on the body and optimizes health and wellbeing by acting on the muscular, nervous and circulatory systems. It is known to affect the circulation and flow of blood and lymph, reduce muscular tension or flaccidity, enhance tissue healing, and affect the nervous system through stimulation or sedation.
Specialized in the assessment and treatment of the foot.
Chiropodists are also trained in the prevention of diseases, disorders or dysfunctions of the foot by therapeutic, orthotic or palliative means.
They are an integral part of a multidisciplinary health care team and are skilled in the management of acute and chronic conditions affecting the foot. A referral is not required to make an appointment with a chiropodist as they are primary healthcare providers like your dentist or optometrist. As part of a health care team, chiropodist often work closely with other medical professionals.
Beneficial for achieving a total health and balance lifestyle.
Our nutritionist will review and assess your health goals, diet and eating style to gather all the necessary information to design a satisfying and easy-to-follow nutrition plan. based on your needs, food preferences, and lifestyle. With the right combination of functional foods, natural health products and supplements, we aim for preventative and therapeutic applications to have a significant effect on overall health.
Beneficial for achieving a total health and balance lifestyle.
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is an ancient medicine that uses many modalities like herbology, acupuncture, cupping, tuina and gua sha to treat a variety of ailments. Through observing nature and the movements of the stars and planet, the practitioners were able to learn and apply the same principles to the human body. The ancient practitioners truly used a holistic approach in treatment as they looked at the balance between all the internal organs in the body and its relation to the external environment. Using these natural and holistic modalities, TCM can help balance and strengthen the body to enhance the quality and longevity of life!
Beneficial for alleviating pain.
Osteopathic is a type of treatment that emphasizes on the body's muscle tissues and bones, such as joint mobilizations, muscle energy techniques, as well as soft tissue manipulation for variety of musculoskeletal conditions. They perform craniosacral therapy, a treatment for patients who have headaches/migraines or whiplashes. It is great for patients who suffers from anxiety or stress!
Specialized in the exterior cosmetic.
Advanced Cosmetic Acupuncture is a modality in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) that treats exterior cosmetic concerns like fine lines, wrinkles, acne, blemishes, complexion, weight loss etc. Using the holistic theory of TCM, advanced cosmetic acupuncture balances the body from the inside out with the use of acupuncture, herbs, TCM nutrition and much more! Disharmonies in the internal organs will result in illness, and these illnesses will be reflected in our external body. Advanced cosmetic acupuncture not only improves your exterior appearance, but it also takes into consideration your internal health to ensure long lasting results.
Use of needles to affect the deep muscles, joints and connective tissues in the body in accordance with western medicine.
Acupuncture is a traditional form of health care that began in China centuries ago. Today, research has shown that this method of treatment has been effective in promoting relaxation, circulation, decrease in muscle tension and pain. Contemporary acupuncture is an evidence-based practice which focuses on anatomy and physiology with the aid of electrical stimulation to activate the nervous system and modulate pain.
Used to treat both chronic and acute pain that is present anywhere on the body.
It is commonly used from chronic back and neck pain, lower back pain, sports injuries, and musculoskeletal conditions. Studies have shown that by using the laser light (photobiomodulation), cellular protein production can be modulated. This will stimulate a deeper healing process by increasing blood circulation to the affected area(s), decreasing swelling, reducing pain, and enhancing tissue repair.
Identifies the cause of your ergonomic risk and provides in-depth recommendations designed to resolve the risk factors based on the identified behavioural, administrative and/or engineering/design.
An ergonomic assessment is very valuable in determining how a workstation may cause awkward posture and result in repetitive strain injuries. A proper ergonomic design and assessment is necessary to prevent these injuries which can lead to long term disability.
Experience a variety of cardiovascular and resistance exercises in the deep pool.
In joint with our sister location Northville Rehabilitation Centre, we team up with the City of Markham to provide our aquatherapy program. Patients are suspended by a special flotation device (aquajogger) that allows them to be up to 90% buoyant in the water. This allows exercises to be performed in near weightlessness with no added impact on the joints.
Proven combination of the latest scientific research and centuries-old techniques used in Eastern healing.
By acknowledging the relationship between the body's emotional health, environmental toxicity, nutritional balance and structural integrity, appreciative patients around the world enjoy better health and well-being. Emotions such as fear, anger, grief and many others can negatively affect us physically long after the original event that caused them.
A patented form of instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization.
This enables the clinician to effectively detect and treat scar tissue and restrictions that affect normal function. The Graston Technique® instruments are used to enhance the clinician's ability to detect adhesions, scar tissue or restrictions in the affected areas. Skilled clinicians use the stainless steel instruments to comb over and "catch" on fibrotic tissue, which immediately identifies the areas of restriction. Once the tissue has been identified, the instruments are used to break up the scar tissue so it can be absorbed by the body.
Custom shoe inserts made for your feet.
Unlike store bought orthotics or shoe inserts, our orthotics are custom made to fit your unique foot shape. After determining what custom orthotic you need, they're casted right in the clinic by our chiropractors or chiropodist. Custom orthotics can provide the proper support and stability from the ground-up.
Custom compression socks for comfort, sports, and medical prevention.
Compression stockings help to increase the blood flow in your legs, while preventing pain and swelling. Our clinic helps you measure the specific size you need so you can get the appropriate level of compression.
We make compression stockings for a variety of concerns such as varicose veins, pregnancy-induced swelling, and sports.
Update: 16 July 2021
Base on the provincewide vaccination rate and continuing improvements in key public health and health system indicators, Ontario will move the province into Step 3 of it's Roadmap to reopen at 12:01AM on Friday July 16 ,2021.
We will continue to follow the strict protocols in compliance with public health instructions. Your health is our greatest priority.
For any questions or additional information, please email us at info@unionvillehealthcentre.