What is a Physiotherapist?
Physiotherapists are university trained and are experts in injury diagnosis, injury treatment, exercise prescription, injury prevention, rehabilitation and many other areas of sport and health and fitness.
What do I need to bring?
Be prepared to provide your previous medical or surgical history. If you have them and if they are relevant bring scan/MRI reports, and list of medication. You may wish to bring shorts and t-shirt. If you are using insurance, please provide your card, and photo ID. For WCB or MVA claims, we will need your claim number and adjustor information.
How many visits will I need?
The number of treatments will vary depending on the problem and individual. After a thorough assessment, the physiotherapist will discuss their treatment plan for the rehabilitation process.
What should I wear to my appointment?
Please bring a pair of shorts and/or a tank top to allow the physiotherapist to properly assess the injured area. Gowns will be provided.
Do I have to be referred by a doctor?
No, physiotherapists can assess and treat without referral by a doctor. However most health insurers require a doctors referral before they authorise cover of fees, some only require a phone call.
Treatment duration depends on your diagnosis, the severity of your impairments, your past medical history, and other factors. Re-evaluations will be done to assess your progress and your therapist communicates with your physician to help you achieve your therapy goals.
We sees and treats patient for a wide range of conditions and diagnoses. Please visit our Services for an extensive list of conditions and diagnoses we see patients for.
Leduc Physio is proud to have 7 physical l therapists on staff who have obtained and achieved advanced certifications in orthopedics, sports, hand therapy, manual therapy, pelvic health and shockwave. Leduc Physio also has 4 massage therapists who have achieved advanced certifications in cupping, therapeutic hot stone, prenatal, sports, deep tissue, and lymphatic drainage massage. We also have kinesiologists who are certified in custom knee brace fittings, compression stockings, and exercise therapy.
Please check with your health insurance provide to determine if physical therapy and massage therapy services are covered under your plan. We are unable to predetermine your coverage due to the FOIP laws.
Ask us a Question
Feel free to ask any physical therapy related questions over the phone, or get send your question via this form below. Your message will be dispatched directly to our staff who will answer as soon as they can.