Physiotherapy is about regaining, improving, and optimizing movement, daily function, and overall well-being. At First Line Physiotherapy, our focus is on working in partnership with each individual to guide them towards their goals. Each assessment and treatment is personalized to the individual as your physiotherapist works with you to better understand you, your goals, and to establish a care plan with the hopes of getting you back to living life on your own terms.
Whether this means getting back to an exercise routine, chasing your kids or grandkids around the house, or being able to carry out a full workday pain-free, we recognize that everyone lives unique lives and therefore have unique goals when it comes to improving their function. If any of your daily tasks are impacted by an injury or chronic pain, seeing a physiotherapist is a great way to get an expert opinion surrounding the root cause of what might be causing your pain, and to develop a plan geared towards getting you moving through your daily routine.
Through various hands-on techniques, modalities, pain-management strategies, exercise planning and other specialized services, our priority lies in helping you get back to, and improving, your function and well-being. All of this can be a lot easier when you have a supportive team behind you, encouraging you along the way. At First Line Physiotherapy, seeing you progress is our goal, and being there to support you through milestones of your recovery is something we strive for with each individual we work with.
As technology continues to advance in all elements of our lives, many industries are incorporating virtual experiences into how they normally operate, including healthcare. The first half of 2020 accelerated the already growing world of virtual physiotherapy, and we are proud to offer virtual sessions as an alternative to what might be considered a traditional physiotherapy session. This pivot towards virtual care revealed how much benefit can be delivered to individuals without the necessity of being in clinic at times when that is not possible.
Though it presents a physical barrier, almost all of the assessment and education that would typically be delivered in person, can be delivered just as effectively through video. This means that you can now experience the same one-on-one attention and planning that you would be getting in clinic from the comfort of your own home! Additionally, you now have the benefit of giving your physiotherapist direct insight into your environment and equipment to better personalize your care to your lifestyle. Virtual physiotherapy is also a great for fitting your session into your busy schedule. This can be on your lunch break, at home, or at times when you know you won’t be able to make it into the clinic.
First Line Physiotherapy recognizes that people with exceptional needs, or with certain personal preferences, might prefer to be seen in the comfort of their own home. Access is important to us, and for that reason, we consider it critical to also offer the unique service of having your physiotherapist come directly to your home. This is a specialized service that is recommended for a number of clients that have physiotherapy, and accessibility, needs that extend beyond the walls of the clinic. Some of these circumstances include:
Individuals who are physically unable to come into the clinic due to recent and severe injuries, or acute flare-ups of chronic conditions.
Individuals who are unable to drive, or be easily driven, to the clinic.
Individuals who have unique mobility needs and require hands-on assistance in physically functioning within their space.
Individuals who are interested in an ergonomic or functional assessment of their home, their workspace, or their personal exercise amenities.
Individuals who would prefer to be seen in their home as opposed to a public clinical space for hygiene and personal safety reasons.