Bridge Physiotherapy offers a full range of physiotherapy services. We ensure that you get a
personalized treatment plan that will help you recover from your injury and provide you with the tools
needed to help prevent future problems.
is an ancient, safe and effective alternative to medication and, in some cases, surgery.
Acupuncture stimulates the release of endorphins – the body’s natural pain-relieving neurohormones –
through the insertion of needles into specific anatomical points (acupuncture points) to encourage
natural healing. Therapeutic effects include:
- Pain relief
- Increased energy
- Improved mood
- Improved body function
Acupuncture needles are rounded at the tip so that they slide smoothly through tissue and are unlikely
to cause bleeding. Needles are left in place for a short period of time during which the practitioner may
manipulate the needles in order to strengthen or reduce the stimulation.
Are there similar therapies that don’t use a needle?
Related techniques include acupressure which involves the application of pressure on acupuncture points using thumbs or fingers. Electrical or laser stimulation may also be used.
The vestibular system helps control your balance and awareness of the world around you. If you suffer from dizziness, vertigo, or other balance problems you may be a candidate for vestibular therapy. While most cases of BPPV occur without incident, the onset can be associated with certain events such as head trauma or inner ear infections. We will assess and treat BPPV quickly and effectively. Most cases of BPPV resolve within 1-3 treatments.