Therapies

glenda hart physiotherapy therapies

A Combination of Traditional & Holistic Therapies

Glenda Hart Physiotherapy is dedicated to offering various techniques proven effective to help alleviate acute and chronic pain issues among her patients. By combining traditional and holistic approaches, Glenda provides the best of both worlds of medicine for her clients to aid them along their road to recovery.

Glenda customizes treatments and techniques depending upon each patient’s specific needs to provide a personalized service. Her treatments and techniques include:

Lymphatic Drainage Therapy

  • Uses a gentle, hands-on technique designed to aid in the re-circulation of body fluids
  • Critical to draining stagnant fluids & regenerating tissue
  • Helps filter out toxins & foreign substances to maintain a healthy immune system
  • When lymph circulation isn’t functioning well, it can compromise cellular functioning, causing many physical ailments & hastening the aging process
Can help with:
  • Reducing edema & lymphedemas
  • Relieving chronic & subacute inflammation & pain
  • Preventing measures for our immune system
  • Regenerating of tissues from burns & pre- & post-surgical scarring & anti-aging effects
  • Detoxifying the body
  • Inducing relaxation
  • Relieving voluntary or involuntary muscle hypertonus (spasms)
  • Reducing chronic fatigue syndrome & fibromyalgia
  • Alleviating adipose & cellulite tissue
For more information about lymphatic drainage, please visit http://chiklyinstitute.org/.

Visceral Manipulation

  • An osteopathic treatment focusing on your internal organs
  • Uses light, gentle hands-on techniques to encourage normal mobility of organs & surrounding tissues
  • Helps to locate & solve problems throughout the body, as well as helps improve the function of the organ, dissipates effects of stress & enhances mobility of the musculoskeletal system through its connective  (body) tissue attachments
Can help with:
  • Swallowing difficulties
  • Digestive problems
  • Headaches
  • Incontinence
  • Back & neck pain
  • Shoulder, hip & pelvic pain
  • Carpal tunnel & other repetitive strain injuries
  • Whiplash & other physical trauma
  • Post-surgical scar releases (C-sections, gallbladder surgery, etc.)
For more information about visceral manipulation, please visit http://www.barralinstitute.com/.

Myofascial Release

  • Effective hands-on technique that provides a sustained stretch to the body’s restricted areas to eliminate pain  & restore proper movement & posture
  • Used to equalize muscle tension throughout the body
  • Fascia is a thin tissue that covers all the organs of the body – every muscle & every fibre within every muscle, so when you stretch the muscle, you are stretching the fascia
  • Treats symptoms by releasing uneven tightness in injured fascia
Can help with:
  • Back strain (sudden & long-term)
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Dizziness & vertigo
  • Whiplash
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fasciitis
  • Headaches
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Jaw problems
For more information about myofascial release, please visit http://myofascialrelease.com/.

Craniosacral Therapy

  • Gentle, hands-on method of releasing restrictions around the brain & spinal cord so your body can self-correct and free itself of pain & other health issues/concerns
  • Assists your body’s natural capacity for self-repair, using light, relaxing touches
  • Suitable for people of all ages, including babies & the elderly
  • Effective for acute or chronic pain issues & safe for pregnant women
Can help with pain, dysfunctions & illnesses including:
  • Migraines & headaches
  • Chronic fatigue
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Chronic (long-term) neck & back pain
  • Scoliosis
  • Orthopaedic problems – back, shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips, knees, ankles, etc.
  • TMJ & dental problems
  • Traumas – birth, falls, car accidents
  • Whiplash
  • Impingement of the cranial nerves – ringing in the ears, dizziness or confusion
  • Learning difficulties
  • Post-concussion syndrome
  • Traumatic brain & spinal cord injuries
For more information about craniosacral therapy, please visit http://upledger.com/
 
Call Glenda Hart at 250-764-8222 to schedule your appointment. If you are visiting for the first time, click here to find out more about what to expect during your first visit.