The standard COVID precautions as recommended by Dept Health and NB College of Physiotherapists are being followed. Masks and negative COVID Screening result for patients is required upon entering the clinic. We are doing everything we can to make our clinic a safe environment. Virtual appointments are available for those who prefer not to attend the clinic.
WELCOME TO RIVER VALLEY PHYSIOTHERAPY
River Valley Physiotherapy has been in operation since 1996.
We have been providing quality and individualized physiotherapy service for the residents of the Saint John River Valley from the Nackawic, Millville,and Canterbury areas north to Aroostook and Plaster Rock.“Physiotherapy is the primary health care profession that promotes wellness, mobility, and independent function. Physiotherapists have advanced understanding of how the body moves, what keeps it from moving well, and how to restore mobility.”
The Canadian Physiotherapy AssociationContact us today to schedule an appointment
Perth-Andover - P: (506) 273-9601
PERTH ANDOVER, N.B.
OUR SERVICES INCLUDE
Education is an integral part of physiotherapy treatment covering such topics as the healing process, related anatomy, and biomechanics. It also includes home and workplace ergonomics, pain management, fitness, and body awareness in a supervised setting.
Following the physiotherapy assessment , an individualized exercise program is prescribed. This will properly address the flexibility, strength, and endurance requirements of each client.Joint awareness (proprioception), coordination, joint stability and gait re-education may also be components of this exercise program.
Many types of hands on treatment including Mobilizations, Muscle Energy techniques, Mulligan techniques, Craniosacral, Myofascial Release and more.
Acupuncture, which involves the insertion of needles into specific points on the b ody is a safe and effective method of treatment to help facilitate the healing process and relieve pain.
Low level laser therapy is used to help improve the healing process and eliminate pain.
Ultrasound uses sound waves to cause a vibration of local tissues and help reduce inflammation to improve healing.
Currents of different frequencies are used to reduce pain and improve the healing process.
Heat, Cold and Whirlpool.
Custom Orthotics specifically designed for your feet following a physiotherapy assessment and computerized gait scan. Most insurance companies require a doctor’s prescription for reimbursement. Please check with your insurance provider for their specific requirements.
A shockwave is an intense but very short energy wave used to treat chronic or painful conditions of the musculoskeletal system. Evidence based success rate in calcific tendonitis (JAMA); tennis elbow; heel spurs; plantar fasciitis; trigger point therapy.
Phone and Zoom ...in these unprecedented times we are living in!