Whiplash is a pain in the neck! Whiplash is the result of rapid neck acceleration-deceleration, most commonly, but not limited to, when a motor vehicle collides with another vehicle or an other stationary object. It usually affects the neck and upper mid back causing limited movement, pain and discomfort, numbness…
What is Physiotherapy? Our focuses on the science of human movement, using a multi-system approach (cardiovascular, neurological, musculoskeletal). At Apollo, physiotherapy typically focuses on treating conditions specific to muscles, bones, the nervous system, balance, and overall general health and well-being.
What is Chiropractic? Chiropractic is a non-invasive, hands-on health care discipline that focuses on the neuromusculoskeletal system. Chiropractors practice a manual approach, providing diagnosis, treatment and preventive care for disorders related to the spine, pelvis, nervous system and joints.
What is Massage Therapy? Massage therapy is a comprehensive intervention involving a range of techniques to manipulate the soft tissues and joints of the body. The purpose of massage therapy is to “prevent, develop, maintain, rehabilitate or augment physical function or relieve pain” (Massage Therapy Act, 1991).
Osteopathy is a patient-centered approach to treatment which aims to improve the overall health of the patient rather than solely focusing on a problematic or symptom area. Osteopathic practitioners work to balance your nervous, circulatory, digestive and lymphatic systems to relieve pain and discomfort, improve your…
What is Acupuncture? Acupuncture is the TCM – Traditional Chinese Medicine use of fine, sterile, one-time use filiform needles. The needles are used in key points of the body to stimulate healing, eliminate pain, stasis, and infection. The R. Ac practitioner uses the essential principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine to…
A custom orthotic is a device designed to align the foot and ankle into the most anatomically efficient position. They look like insoles, but are biomechanical medical appliances that are custom made to correct your specific foot imbalance. Custom orthotics work on your feet much like glasses work on your eyes -…
Concussion Circuit Program
Concussion is a subset of mild traumatic brain injury and represents a complex pathophysiological process affecting the brain, induced by biomechanical forces. It is usually characterized by a transient impairment of …. neurological function. Concussion is often caused by a direct blow to the head but can be caused by a…
Treatment for Burnout
If you are experiencing Burnout, book an appointment with Apollo Physical Therapy. Our team of Ottawa physiotherapists, chiropractors, acupuncturists and registered massage therapists can help. We have a convenient central location to serve you with ample parking and wheelchair access.