Physiotherapy assessment and treatment

Physiotherapists are regulated health professionals, expert in assessing, diagnosing and treating a variety of conditions. At Georgina Physiotherapy you will experience a thorough (approximately 1 hour) assessment to determine the cause(s) of your aches and pains. We will educate you about your injury and design the best treatment program for you during this initial visit. Follow-up treatment sessions are approximately 30 minutes, one-on-one with your physiotherapist. Manual therapy techniques, personalized exercise prescription and injury prevention education are all used to optimize your recovery. Whether your injury is sports-related, a hurt back from shovelling, a car or work accident, or just a nagging neck-ache that won't go away, we will get to the root of the problem and help you get back on your feet.

Paediatric Physiotherapy





Andrea Harrison-Hercun, registered Physiotherapist, has been working in paediatrics for over 10 years. She specialises in working with infants who have torticollis (a tight neck muscle that causes baby to prefer to look one way), plagiocephaly (flat head), hypotonia (low muscle tone) and delay in motor skills. She also works with infants and children with cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, developmental coordination disorder and other neuromuscular disorders. Early intervention is key to making positive changes in infant motor development, and Andrea utilizes her expertise to help parents/caregiver navigate and promote their child's skills. Andrea has completed several post-graduate paediatric physiotherapy courses and most recently completed her maternal support practitioner (doula) certification, further developing her skills in working with infants. Andrea is able to conduct home visits in addition to seeing infants, toddlers and children at the clinic.






Fit fore Golf


Sean Hercun, co-owner and registered Physiotherapist, is an avid golfer himself and has completed the highly specialized Fit Fore Golf post-graduate training program. Sean is able to utilize his expertise as a Physiotherapist in conjunction with his love and knowledge of the game of golf to help golfers recover from their injuries. More importantly though, the Fit Fore Golf program is designed to help prevent those injuries from occurring. Assessing your posture and physical limitations, as well as your golf swing, allows us to design an exercise program in order to minimize potential injury. After all, if we can prevent injuries in the first place, then you won't be missing that valuable time on the course.

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Concussion testing and management


Concussions are a hot topic in the media these days ... and so they should be. Concussions are often misdiagnosed, or not diagnosed at all, leading to return to sport before healing is complete. One of the challenges with concussions is that we often rely solely on the athlete telling us how they feel, versus physical testing. The Shift Concussion Management Program utilizes the Impact test and other objective testing to create a pre-season baseline. In the event that a concussion occurs, we can use this baseline and subsequent testing to more confidently ensure a safe return to play. This program also allows us to assess and treat post-concussion symptoms in order to facilitate a more efficient recovery.



Custom orthotics and Knee braces


We all have feet, but most of us don't have perfect feet! Many lower extremity problems are attributed to abnormal foot mechanics. It's not as simple as standing on a computerized force plate (which we don't do!) to make an orthotic. In order to get the most out of orthotics, a thorough alignment assessment is conducted to see how the foot position affects the ankle, knee, hip and spine. Have an ACL injury? arthritis in your knee but not quite ready for a knee replacement? a custom knee brace can help!

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Assistive Devices Program


Andrea is a registered authorizer with the provincial ADP program. When patients require a mobility device (walker, wheelchair, scooter), the government offers a program to help cover a portion of the cost of this equipment. A mobility assessment is required in order to see if a patient meets the requirements to have the equipment covered by the ADP program. After determining that a patient meets the criteria, the patient will then choose a vendor and the application for funding can be submitted.

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