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Orthopaedic Physiotherapy

At Motion Plus Physiotherapy in Guelph, our highly skilled team of manual therapists are equipped to treat a variety of orthopaedic and sports injuries that include but are not limited to:

  • Neck, back and joint pain
  • Cervicogenic headache
  • Strains and sprains
  • Bursitis and tendonitis
  • Arthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Fractures and joint replacements
  • Repetitive strain injuries
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Post partum core muscle weakness
  • Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)
  • General deconditioning

All our clients benefit from a comprehensive initial assessment and personalized treatment plan and program designed and implemented by one of our Registered Physiotherapists.

We are evidence based practitioners who work collaboratively with you, your Physician and the rest of your health care team to aid your recovery from your current injury. We then go one step further, helping you to prevent future injury and improve your overall physical well-being.

Motor Vehicle Accident Injuries

Motor vehicle accidents (MVAs) often result in significant soft tissue, bone, joint and neurological injuries. At Motion Plus Physiotherapy, we can assist you during your recovery. Our individualized approach that focuses on education, restoration of function and movement, promoting tissue healing and decreasing/controlling pain will help optimize your physical recovery.

If you require physiotherapy after a MVA, your auto insurance company will fund a portion of the costs provided the treatment is reasonable and necessary. Most soft tissue injuries fall within the Minor Injury Guideline (MIG), a 12 week pre-approved program that can be initiated by a number of regulated health professionals, including Physiotherapists. Up to $3500 is available for treatment of these injuries within the MIG. Additional funds are also available to clients with more severe injuries (e.g. fractures). Ontario law requires that all costs for treatments such as physiotherapy or massage be first submitted to your extended health benefits (EHB) carrier for reimbursement. Your auto insurance company will then fund the remainder, providing your request for treatment has been approved.

Please Note: Navigating the auto insurance system can be stressful! Our capable and knowledgeable staff is here to guide and assist you as needed.

The Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) is the regulatory agency of the Ministry of Finance that regulates the insurance industry. To learn more about Auto Insurance in Ontario go to www.fsco.gov.on.ca.

Workplace Injuries and Accidents

Injuries in the workplace either traumatic or repetitive in origin often require physiotherapy to assist in achieving return to meaningful work. At Motion Plus Physiotherapy we work with injured workers to promote recovery of the affected area. Regular communication with the WSIB is maintained and we communicate with employers and Physicians as needed to ensure you are working within your functional abilities.

Arthritis Society Consultation Services

Did You Know?
Individuals suffering from arthritic conditions can access the Arthritis Society Consultation and Rehabilitation Service in Guelph. Therapists from the Arthritis Society are available to assess and offer education to individuals with arthritic conditions. Referrals to the Arthritis Society are funded by the Ministry of Health. Contact the Arthritis Society at (519) 743-4141 to arrange an appointment.

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Osteoporosis and Exercise

The MelioguideTM Exercise Program for Better Bones helps in the prevention, treatment and management of Osteoporosis, Osteopenia and low bone density. Meridith Nodwell, Certified Kinesiologist is our MelioguideTM Clinician. Working in partnership with you and your Physiotherapist, Meridith can help design a safe and effective exercise program as well as educate you on activities to avoid based on your current bone density findings. Visit www.melioguide.com for more information.

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