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On your first visit at Renew Physiotherapy, you will participate in a thorough assessment with a registered physiotherapist. This assessment will reveal physical impairments and treatment goals. Together with your physiotherapist, a treatment plan will be developed to meet your needs.

Services Offered at Renew Physiotherapy


Among the oldest healing practices in the world, acupuncture can assist in providing pain relief for many musculoskeletal injuries. Catherine is certified with the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada and is registered to perform this controlled act.


Therapeutic Taping

Therapeutic Taping is a method designed to facilitate the bodies natural healing process while providing support and stability to muscles and joints without restricting the bodies range of motion. It alleviates pain and facilitates lymphatic drainage. It can be applied to re-educate the neuromuscular system, reduce pain and inflammation, optimize performance, prevent injury and promote good circulation and healing.

Pain Management

At Renew Physiotherapy we strive to make your treatment as comfortable and pleasant as possible. If pain management is among your goals, your plan will likely include modalities such as Laser, Acupuncture, Ultrasound, IFC or TENS.

Massage Therapy

Renew Physiotherapy provides the services of an experienced Registered Massage Therapist in a therapeutic healing environment.

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Mackenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy

The McKenzie Method is a system of evaluating and treating spinal disorders and was developed by New Zealand Physiotherapist, Robin McKenzie. It is practiced extensively throughout the world in 40 countries and five continents.

Work Hardening / Conditioning

This service takes place in the clinic and involves a gradual but progressive increase in physical activities that simulate worker demands.

Theralase Therapeutic Laser

Theralase Therapeutic Laser treatment is a unique, drug-free, non-invasive and non-immuno-suppressive therapeutic modality which reduces pain and inflammation right at the source. The bio-stimulating effects of Theralase laser therapy also cause an increase in tissue regeneration and accelerated healing.

Soft Tissue Release

Soft Tissue Release (STR) is a dynamic, highly effective technique that has an immediate and powerful effect on muscle and connective tissue. STR is a combination of Myofascial Release, Therapeutic Massage, and Active Assisted Stretching.

Injury specific exercises prescription and progression

At Renew we pride ourselves in the continuous evaluation and evolution of the appropriate exercises to address your specific impairment whether it consists of movement impairment, muscle imbalance or weakness, endurance, proprioception or balance.


Spinal traction is a form of decompression therapy that relieves pressure on the spine. Spinal traction can be used to treat neck and back conditions such as degenerative disc disease, sciatica, radiculopathy and many others.


Treatment with an inversion table can use gravity to relieve some of the pressure on the spine which can become compressed over time. Hanging upside down can be similar to spinal traction by stretching the spine and reducing the pressure on the discs. It can relieve general back pain by providing full-spine traction.

Manual Therapy

Manual therapy is a treatment of direct manual force applied to the body to improve mobility in joints, connective tissue and muscles.

Functional Abilities Evaluation

This evaluation involves a thorough assessment by a Registered Physiotherapist, followed by a comprehensive assessment of strength, mobility, and endurance.

Please bring appropriate clothing to all appointments so that your therapist will be able to access the affected area. For lower extremity treatment please bring shorts or loose-fitting pants. For upper body treatment a tank top or loose-fitting t-shirt is appropriate. Dresses and skirts should be avoided as they are not ideal when using certain types of therapy equipment. In inclement weather please bring indoor shoes and leave wet or dirty footwear in the reception area. Running or walking shoes are the recommended footwear. High-heeled shoes, dress shoes and flip flops can limit treatment options.