Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy is a university educated primary health care profession that focuses on improving and maintaining physical wellness. Physiotherapists or Physical Therapists have an advanced understanding of body mechanics (how we move) and are a recognized member of the health care team. Physiotherapists have been specifically educated and trained to assess and treat a variety of [...]

Massage Therapy

Massage therapy is an intervention involving a range of techniques to manipulate the soft tissues and joints of the body. It is a clinically oriented health option when provided by a registered massage therapist. The benefits of massage therapy have been known for thousands of years but it has only been in the last few […]

Occupational Therapy

Work Station Review and Ergonomic Consulting For Individuals and Groups With technology constantly advancing and our increasing reliability on computers, individuals are spending more time at their workstations. When sitting in a workstation with a poor design while having poor posture, it will eventually cause harm to the body. This prolonged sitting position can place […]

Paediatric Physiotherapy

Plagiocephaly Plagiocephaly is more commonly known as baby flathead.  It has become more common since babies have been recommended to sleep on their backs.  Some babies are born with a preference to turn their head to one side more than the other, and as they spend so much time on their backs sleeping, they often […]

Psychology

What is a Psychologist? A psychologist is a licensed mental health professional who is trained in the study of human behavior and in the assessment and treatment of mental health issues and behavioral disorders. Psychologists use this knowledge to help people understand, explain and change their thoughts, feelings and behaviours to improve their overall quality [...]

Psychological Assessments

Assessment services are offered for a variety of areas of concern and challenge. All assessments include recommendations and strategies that are individualized for you/your child. Assessment costs include billable hours for intake interviews, administration, scoring and interpretation of standardized assessment batteries, questionnaires and interviews, file reviews, report writing, and feedback.  Assessment costs will be discussed […]

Post-Concussion Syndrome

What is Post-Concussion Syndrome? Concussions can result from a blow or trauma to the neck, face, head or body. It is a complex pathophysiological process that affects the brain and is considered to be a mild brain injury. Head trauma can be caused by things such as motor vehicle accidents, sports injuries or even a […]

Nutrition Counseling

Registered Dietitians are uniquely trained in the science of food and nutrition. They are health care specialists who are highly qualified and experienced in dietary education, food safety and overall health and wellness. They can assist you in separating fact from fiction, develop individual healthy eating plans, and translate the science of nutrition into eating [...]

Home Visits

Home Visits What is a Home Visit? Many people can benefit from Physiotherapy or Occupational Therapy but not all people can easily leave their home to attend a much needed appointment.  This can be for reasons such as: Post Surgical Elderly Limited mobility No transportation Personal Preference The Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists of Veitch Physiotherapy […]

Pre-Employment Screening

Surehire is Canada’s leader in the occupational testing industry. Instead of having any health professional provide a pre-employment medical, Surehire contracts out physiotherapists who have received a university graduate degree specializing in human anatomy and musculoskeletal disorders. This ensures that the candidate gets proper clearance from the medical and physical components of the pre-employment testing. […]

Acupuncture

What is acupuncture? Acupuncture is the practice of superficially inserting very fine, sterile, disposable needles into specific points on the body in order to activate the body’s ability to heal itself. It originates from China and has been a part of Traditional Chinese Medicine for almost 4,000 years. Traditional Chinese medicine explains acupuncture as a […]

TMJ – Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction

TMJ dysfunction has many symptoms that can occur independently or in combination with each other: clicking or popping with opening and/or closing pain around the TMJ headaches improper bite (teeth do not fit together properly) buzzing/ringing in ears not able to open the jaw completely It is important that you seek consultation from a qualified […]

Vestibular Rehabilitation (Vertigo and Dizziness)

Dizziness that we used to get from a merry-go-round may have been fun as a child but becoming faint, light-headed, unsteady or weak isn’t as much fun as you get older. Our Physiotherapists have specific post-graduate training on how to treat conditions that affect the inner ear. Symptoms that we can help you decrease or […]

Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation (Urinary Incontinence – Pelvic Pain)

The pelvic floor can become dysfunctional just as any part of our body can become dysfunctional and be a potential source of pain and functional limitation.; muscles can become weak or lose coordination. There are many reasons behind pelvic floor dysfunction: pregnancy can cause muscular and structural changes in a woman’s body that can lead […]

Trigger Point Dry Needling

Following injuries or other degenerative processes, many patients suffer from muscular tightness and spasm. This often leads to compression and irritation of the nerves exciting the spine. When these nerves are irritated they cause a protective spasm of all the muscles to which they are connected. This natural response from the body trying to protect […]

Employee Wellness Sessions

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety states that “Workplace health and wellness programs should be a part of the overall company strategy for a healthy workplace.” Veitch Wellness Centre is a multidisciplinary health centre that has a wide range of health professional willing and able to share their expertise and experience to the […]

Kinesiology

Kinesiology is the study of movement, performance and function. Kinesiologists are involved in the rehabilitation, prevention and management of disorders. They are trained to help maintain, rehabilitate, and enhance movement, performance and function, in the areas of sport, recreation, work and exercise. Kinesiologists play an integral role in the primary and secondary prevention of chronic […]

Personal Training

We are pleased to offer Personal Training / Kinesiology sessions and programming with Daniel DeGrace, trained Kinesiologist, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), and Personal Trainer (PT). Daniel offers one on one sessions that include an evaluation of your goals both short term, and long term – as well as establishing some baseline measures such […]

Speech-Language Pathology

Speech-Language Pathology & Reading, Writing and Spelling Disorders We learn and share experiences about the world through communication. Communication includes listening, understanding, speaking, reading, and writing. The ability to communicate is essential for personal, social, and educational growth and affects quality of life. A Speech-Language Pathologist is a specialist who can assess, identify and provide therapy to [...]