If you, your spouse or your parent are unable to travel to a clinic or want the convenience of having Physiotherapy in the comfort of your own home, retirement community or even hospital room we will come to you!
Physiotherapy for Seniors
Physiotherapy is a health care profession directed at assessing, evaluating, restoring and maintaining physical function. As we age our lifestyles tend to become more sedentary causing; postural changes , weakness of our muscles and a decrease in our mobility. Our team of Physiotherapists, Kinesologists and athletic therapists will help restore your range of motion, strengthen your muscles and maintain an active lifestyle through passive therapy and supervised prescriptive exercises.
What can Physiotherapy help?
Our Physiotherapists have experience in pre and post care for: knee replacement surgery, hip replacement surgery, recovery from extended hospital stays, pneumonia and significant muscle atrophy.
What to expect: A Registered Physiotherapist will provide a complete assessment focusing in on your main concerns, which may be chronic pain, decreases mobility or loss of function. Based on the assessment findings a treatment plan will be developed and therapy will begin.
What others are saying
“I have been dealing with In your home therapy now for a couple of months for my elderly mother who is 86 years old and has dementia. They have been fantastic. Very accommodating. The physiotherapist who works with my Mom is amazing. Very patient, works with my mom very well, even makes my mom laugh on every visit. I highly recommend the services of In your home therapy.”
Lesley in Scarborough
Massage Therapy for Seniors
Massage therapy for seniors or Geriatric massage can help to reduce aches and pains one accumulates as they grow older. As we age our posture changes, years of sitting forward and over-work can cause muscle imbalance and weakness that manifests itself in aches and pains of your joints and spine. Geriatric massage can help improve circulation, decrease muscle and joint stiffness, reduce inflammation and arthritis pain.
Acupuncture for Seniors
As a passive alternative to physiotherapy and massage therapy, acupuncture can benefit seniors in many ways. If you are unable to lie prone or issues with limited mobility prevent you from performing your prescriptive exercises or even receiving massage therapy, Acupuncture can help you! Acupuncture is a relatively pain free way to reduce inflammation associated with arthritis or chronic pain. Its a great way to address restricted mobility in the spine and improve functional range of motion. Acupuncture can help manage pain related to osteoporosis and relieve constipation caused by strong medications.
Dental Cleaning for seniors
If you or a loved one is physically unable to visit your local dental office, An Ontario self initiated registered Dental Hygienist will come to your home with: a portable client chair, stool, an overhead light, portable unit that includes a compressor and suction unit, scalers, ultrasonic scaler, hand piece for polishing and dental insurance forms.
The dental Hygienist will then: review your medical history, provide a thorough intra and extra oral exam, teeth cleaning; scaling, polishing, desensitizing and oral hygiene instruction.