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1. What is physiotherapy, and how can it help me?

 Physiotherapy is a healthcare profession that focuses on assessing, diagnosing, and treating a wide range of physical conditions and injuries. Our physiotherapists use various techniques hands on techniques like massage and manual therapy, as well as pain control modalities including acupuncture, dry needling, therapeutic ultrasound and laser  as well as home based exercises to improve your mobility, reduce pain, improve strength and enhance your overall well-being.


2. Do I need a doctor's referral to see a physiotherapist?

No, Physiotherapists are primary caregivers in Canada so you do not need a doctor's referral to see a physiotherapist at our clinic. However, if you have one, please bring it with you as it may contain valuable information about your condition. 

3. What should I expect during my first appointment?

During your initial appointment, our physiotherapist will perform a thorough assessment, including reviewing your medical history, discussing your symptoms, and conducting physical tests. This evaluation helps us create a personalized treatment plan tailored to your needs.  This will usually involve some or a combination of treatment combined  with a focus on education on how to manage the symptoms and home and how to implement a home exercise program.

4. How long is a typical physiotherapy session, and how many sessions will I need?

The duration of an initial assessment can vary but typically lasts around 45 minutes to an hour. The number of sessions required depends on the nature and severity of your condition. Your physiotherapist will discuss your treatment plan and goals with you.  Follow up treatments can be anywhere from 20-30 minutes and as long as 60 minutes depending on the location(s) and magnitude of the injury

5. What should I wear to my physiotherapy session?

    Wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing that allows easy access to the area of your body that requires treatment. We also offer loan shorts and tx gowns if required to access certain body regions.

6. Does physiotherapy hurt?

Physiotherapy is designed to alleviate pain and discomfort, not cause it. While some therapeutic exercises or techniques may initially feel uncomfortable, your physiotherapist will adjust your treatment to ensure you are as comfortable as possible.


7. Can I claim physiotherapy sessions through my insurance plan?

Many insurance plans cover physiotherapy services. It's advisable to check with your insurance provider to understand your coverage and any necessary documentation or referrals required.  At this stage, we are NOT DIRECT BILLING INSURANCE COMPANIES OTHER THAN WSIB FOR PROGRAMS OF CARE AND HCAI FOR POST MVA TREATMENT.

8. What conditions can physiotherapy treat?

Physiotherapy can address a wide range of conditions, including musculoskeletal injuries, sports injuries, chronic pain, post-surgical rehabilitation, and neurological disorders. Dan also has advanced certifications for treatment of TMJ disorders, Concussion Management as well as other specialties. Our experienced physiotherapist will develop a tailored treatment plan based on your specific condition.

9. Is physiotherapy safe for children and the elderly?

Yes, physiotherapy is safe and beneficial for people of all ages. Our physiotherapists have expertise in treating pediatric and geriatric patients, addressing age-specific needs and concerns.

10. How can I schedule an appointment?
You can schedule an appointment by using our online booking system Janeapp via our website at

We offer flexible appointment times to accommodate your schedule.  In addition, you could call/text (807) 407-4003 or email

11. What safety measures are in place to protect against COVID-19? -
While masks remain optional, Our clinic follows strict hygiene and safety protocols in accordance with local health guidelines. 

If you have any further questions or concerns not addressed in this FAQ, please don't hesitate to contact us. Our dedicated team is here to support you on your journey to improved health and mobility. We look forward to assisting you at Peak Performance Physiotherapy and Sports Rehab Clinic!

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