Sports Physiotherapy

Sports Physiotherapy

Sports physiotherapy deals with preventing injury and rehabilitating patients and athletes who participate in sports activities. There are various injuries or illnesses that you can treat with sports therapy treatments.

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Complaints involving hands and wrists are common in our clinic, including carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). We help you design a program that will help you improve your mobility and strength in the wrist, hand, and forearm.

Shin splints are a common injury associated with running or other impact activities. The pain is typically along the inside of the shin or tibia which is amplified with impact. Several different factors can cause shin splints such as improper warm-up or cool down, poor footwear, repetitive stress, flat feet, or even a change in your workouts. There are many ways that shin splints can be successfully treated, including Shockwave, Graston, or Active Release. Restricting impact, stretching, foam rolling, proper footwear, and ice are important during treatment to get you back to your activities as soon as possible.

Including plantar fasciitis, metatarsalgia, and Morton’s Neuroma. Recovering from such injuries requires therapeutic exercising. We have a friendly team that helps patients with these exercises and makes it easy to get back to fitness.

Patients often report pain or weakness on either the inside or outside of the elbow which is worsened with computer work, lifting or gripping and repetitive activities. There are many ways that tennis and golfer’s elbow can be successfully treated, including Shockwave, Graston, or Active Release. It is important to ice the elbow to help reduce inflammation during the healing process.

Golfer’s Elbow, also known as medial epicondylitis, is caused by repetitive stress and or weakness of the muscles which flex your wrist and fingers. Pain or tenderness is local to the inside of the elbow, and can also move down the forearm and into the hand.

Tennis Elbow, also known as lateral epicondylitis, is most commonly caused by repetitive stress and or weakness of the extensor carpi radialis brevis muscle. Pain or tenderness is local to the outside of the elbow but can move down the forearm and into the hand.

Improve mobilization, improve movement, and strength post immobilization in healed fractures. Our experts can help you

Physio can help treat your sprained ankle by strengthening your muscles, reducing swelling and tightness, and increasing your joint mobility.

Sports Physiotherapy FAQ

These therapies are correct for people that experience different kinds of pain. Also, it is suitable for people trying to recover from an injury or illness that affects their mobility. Also, any patient can seek examination and treatment, whether they are old or young. Also, it is suitable for non-patients that want to prevent diseases.

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It is a treatment that uses physical techniques such as exercise, mobilization, ultrasound, soft-tissue release, and heat. It aims at getting a patient’s body to full recovery by enabling them to walk and do other activities without pain. It is a procedure that helps in preventing injuries, maintain good health, and physical rehabilitation. A physiotherapist is a person that aids this process.

Yes, physiotherapists can help with back pain. A physio can provide treatment to reduce and improve mobility with a variety of techniques. Seeing a physio will help you to strengthen your muscles and reduce the frequency and severity of future injuries.

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Yes, there is an enormous body of research supporting the use of physiotherapy for treating musculoskeletal problems.

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If your knee pain has not gone away after one week or the condition is getting worse from the initial onset, it is highly recommended that you see a physiotherapist for a thorough assessment and treatment to help you get back on track. It is generally a good idea to see a physiotherapist if you are experiencing knee pain that is persistent or severe, or if you notice any changes in the way your knee functions. A physiotherapist can help to assess the cause of your knee pain and develop a treatment plan to alleviate your symptoms.

Here are some specific reasons when you should see a physiotherapist for knee pain:

  • If you have a knee injury, such as a ligament or cartilage tear, a physiotherapist can help to manage your pain, reduce inflammation, and promote healing.
  • If you have a chronic knee condition, such as osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis, a physiotherapist can help to manage your symptoms and improve your overall function.
  • If you have recently had knee surgery, a physiotherapist can help to guide your recovery and rehabilitation, and help you regain strength and mobility in your knee.
  • If you experience knee pain that is related to an underlying condition such as obesity, poor posture or overuse, a physiotherapist can help you to address the underlying cause of your knee pain and help you to manage your symptoms.
  • If you experience knee pain that is affecting your ability to perform daily activities, or if you are experiencing difficulty walking, running or climbing stairs, a physiotherapist can help to improve your overall function and quality of life.


It’s always recommended to see a physiotherapist as soon as possible after experiencing knee pain, especially if it is severe, persistent or affects your daily function. Early intervention can prevent the symptoms from becoming chronic and help to reduce the overall recovery time.

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Physiotherapy can bring about some expected side effects, like fatigue, tenderness and even muscle soreness. While these sensations are normal to experience during treatment sessions which involve mobilization and strengthening of the affected area, they may result in a bit more discomfort than usual after each session.

Other potential side effects of physiotherapy may include mild headaches or dizziness if the treatment involves the manipulation of the neck or head. Some people may experience short-term muscle spasms or stiffness after a physiotherapy session. These side effects are usually minor and should be resolved within a few days.

In rare cases, physiotherapy may aggravate pre-existing conditions or cause new injuries. It’s crucial to inform your physiotherapist of any pre-existing conditions or injuries you have before starting physiotherapy treatment.

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Individual physiotherapy treatment sessions start at $80.00 at our clinic, and initial physiotherapy assessment sessions start at $105.00. For more information on our prices for physiotherapy services, contact our team at 780-862-3111.

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In Alberta, physiotherapists are considered primary care providers, so you can see a private one without requiring your doctor’s referral.

However, your physician will likely refer you to a physiotherapist for post-surgery recovery or an extended medical issue needing specialized attention. It is common for physiotherapists to collaborate with other healthcare professionals such as a doctor, occupational therapists and massage therapists to develop an individualized treatment plan for you.

In addition, if your private health insurance covers physiotherapy, you may need to provide a doctor’s referral for the insurer to cover the cost of your treatment.

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Direct Billing Options

We work with several providers to give you access to direct billing. Some of our direct billing partners include:

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