Rehabilitation Therapy

Helping you restore and improve your ability through individualized treatment.

Physiotherapists, kinesiologists and occupational therapists at our centre work with you to create an individualized treatment plan based on your goals to achieve the best outcomes.

 Woman receiving guidance using exercise bike in physical therapy unit

Physiotherapy

Physiotherapists at GBACHC are dedicated to improving and maintaining physical mobility and independence, managing and reducing pain, and improving overall fitness, health and well-being.

 

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapists at GBACHC work with individuals to assist them in improving, sustaining or restoring their highest possible level of independence in their desired daily activities. Self referrals accepted – click the Programs and Services Form button below.

 

Kinesiologist

The Kinesiologist works with the Physiotherapist to develop individual exercise programs for patients. The Kinesiologist also runs exercise classes designed for patients in wheelchairs, using walking aids such as walkers and canes, on oxygen and in need of some individual coaching. The Kinesiologist is an important member of the Better Breathing Team.

 

Referrals

Referrals for a physiotherapist and/or an occupational therapist can be made through your physician, nurse practitioner, other health care provider, caregiver, or yourself.

Programs & Services Referral Form

 

Man practicing mobility stretching in wellness class Better Breathing Team page

Programming

For more information on group programming, contact Kate Mason 519.238.1556 x 241.

Parkinson’s Disease Support Group

The Parkinson’s Disease Support Group at GBACHC runs in partnership with the Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario. Facilitated by an occupational therapist, this group welcomes people living with Parkinson’s disease, their partners, family members and/or caregivers.

Available last Tuesday of every month from 1:30-3 p.m.

Stroke & Brain Injury Clinic

Following a stroke or brain injury people often experience changes to how their mind and body work. Continued rehabilitation is often required to help the mind and body recover and adapt!

Our stroke and brain injury rehabilitation team includes an occupational therapist, physiotherapist, and kinesiologist. There is also a dietician and social worker who assist with the clinic, as needed. Team members work to meet the client’s personal goals individually and in a group environment.

Falls Prevention Seminars

Falls Prevention Seminars aim to assist people in our catchment area gain knowledge and skills to improve balance and reduce fear of falling through exercise. These seminars are facilitated by an occupational therapist a few times a year in different locations throughout the GBACHC catchment area.