Our THERAPY SERVICES

Physiotherapy

Our Physiotherapist will complete an extensive assessment that will include a health history, evaluation of pain and movement patterns, strength, joint range of motion, reflexes, sensation and cardiorespiratory status. On your initial visit you will be given a diagnosis and individualized treatment program. 

Treatment may include:

  • Therapeutic exercises 

  • Manual joint and soft tissue mobilization

  • Active Release Techniques®

  • Contemporary Medical Acupuncture® 

  • Graston technique®

  • Kinesio Taping®

  • Modalities such as IFC, Laser or Ultrasound, TENS

  • Postural/Ergonomic Education and Retraining

Chiropractic

Chiropractic care is widely recognized as one of the safest and non-invasive therapies to correct and prevent joint and muscle pain. Our chiropractor will conduct a comprehensive initial assessment taking a health history, conducting manual orthopeadic tests, range of movement of joints and soft tissue, and address structural imbalances. Our chiropractor will discuss with you a diagnosis and propose a treatment plan.

Treatment may include:

  • Relief care - provided for relief of immediate pain, restricted mobility,
    and discomfort. 

  • Corrective care - treats conditions that are more severe, recurring or chronic. Corrective care helps to restore normal function to your spine, muscles, supporting tissues and nerves.

  • Supportive care - helps you maintain and preserve the benefits you’ve achieved. Our Chiropractors may detect conditions in early stages before they exhibit symptoms or reduced mobility. Continuing to work with your Chiropractor and having periodic spinal check-ups to keep your spine aligned and healthy.

Massage Therapy

Our Registered Massage Therapists (RMT) will propose a personalized treatment plan based on an initial assessment and health history. The assessment will consist of manual testing to determine the condition of your muscles and joints. The treatments' therapeutic effect on the body can optimize your health and well-being by acting on the muscular, nervous and circulatory systems. Your physical function can be improved and maintained, while dysfunctions and pain can be relieved or prevented.

Massage treatment may include:

  • Swedish Massage Technique

  • Thai Yoga Massage

  • Myofascial Release Technique

  • Sport Massage Technique

  • Lymph Drainage Massage Techniques

  • Muscle Energy Techniques

  • Custom Flexibility Program

  • Cryotherapy/Heat Therapy

  • Acupuncture

  • Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) Techniques

Cold Laser Therapy

Cold Laser Therapy & Phototherapy exposes the cells in the body to light which is transmitted by particular wavelengths that are able to produce photochemical reactions, stimulating the cells of the body into producing more energy. This increase in energy levels allows the cells to work more effectively & efficiently in properly balancing the cellular components, so that the cells can function properly. The laser light function has biochemical energy and improves the efficiency of the body’s healing capabilities. The result is that the body is able to heal itself in a shorter period of time.

Some of the unique healing effects of Cold Laser Therapy include:

 

  • Increased cell metabolism

  • Improved localized blood circulation

  • Development of collagen and muscle tissue

  • Relief from acute and chronic pain

  • Reduced localized inflammation and edema

  • Stimulation for wound healing and tissue repair

  • Stimulation of the immune system

  • Stimulation of nerve function

Naturopathy

Naturopathic Doctors integrate conventional medical diagnoses and treatments with natural therapies. NDs address the causes of illness rather than just symptoms, & support the innate ability of the body to stimulate its own healing. Looking at past health history & current concerns, including psychological, physiological, environmental, & lifestyle factors, the ND will create an individualized treatment plan tailored specifically to your needs. Naturopathic treatments may include clinical nutrition, botanical medicine, homeopathic medicine, physical treatments, acupuncture, & lifestyle counselling.​

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NDs manage a variety of health concerns and conditions, including:

  • Allergies

  • Asthma

  • Cardiovascular Disease (High blood pressure/ cholesterol)

  • Diabetes (Type II)

  • Digestive Disorders (Irritable bowel syndrome, constipation, crohn’s, colitis, GERD, food intolerances)

  • Generalized Health Promotion

  • Headaches & Migraines

  • Hormone Imbalances (Thyroid, adrenal)

  • Immune System (Cold’s & flus)

  • Insomnia

  • Mental Health (Anxiety, depression, stress)

  • Acute and Chronic Pain Management (MSK, arthritis, fibromyalgia)

  • Skin Disorders (acne, psoriasis, eczema)

  • Weight Loss

  • Women’s Health (Hormone testing, PCOS, uterine fibroids, cancer prevention, menstruation)

Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a safe, non-invasive therapy used to promote natural healing and reduce pain. Acupuncture needles slide smoothly through tissue & do not cause tissue damage. Many acupuncture points are located near nerves, motor points, receptors & trigger points, and when stimulated with a current to trigger the central nervous system to stimulate or inhibit certain functions. Some forms of regulation include spasm inhibition, muscle activation, vasodilation, & pain modification.

Acupuncture can be used to treat:

  • Headaches 

  • Back and Neck pain 

  • Digestive difficulties 

  • Anxiety and stress

  • Chronic pain

  • Muscle fatigue

  • Joint pain

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Psychotherapy

Life is challenging. Situations, circumstances and life events can leave you feeling overwhelmed and stressed. This can manifest in many ways, including anxiety, depression, body image and eating issues. You are taking a positive step in seeking help.

     

     We each have a story that is unique, rich and meaningful. Much of the time, however, our stories were imposed from an early age, by cultural influences, parents, teachers, communities, etc., and may not be the stories we would write for ourselves.

 Our Psychotherapist believes with persistence, support and encouragement, you can break through limiting perspectives and paradigms and learn to realize our true, vibrant selves.

     

Our Psychotherapist works in a holistic, strength based way from a Narrative and Family Systems perspective. Our Psychotherapist works with the mind-body connection and incorporate mindfulness practices when appropriate. Treatment sessions together with our Psychotherapist will create stepping-stones to help you manage and address the issues that are holding you back, while building your strengths. We look forward to having an opportunity to work with you in achieving increased wellbeing.

Our Therapist Treats:

  • Anxiety 

  • Depression

  • Eating Disorders

  • Peer Relationships

  • Sexual Abuse

  • Spirituality

  • Children & Adolescence 

  • Divorce

  • Family Conflict

  • Relationship Issues

  • Sleep & Insomnia

Our Therapists Treatment Approach:

  • Family Systems 

  • Mindfullness Meditation

  • Yoga 

  • Narrative

  • Integrative

  • Individuals or Groups

Personal Training

Our Trainers will help you improve your function, health & wellness through education on anatomy, biomechanics, strengthening, & conditioning. As trained health professionals who work closely with our Therapists, our Trainers are committed to enhance your quality of life through the promotion of physical activity & workplace health & safety. Our Trainers will address the prevention of injury, management of current/past injury, and to increase the overall improvement of health & performance.

Exercises provided by our Personal Trainers:

  • Function Movement Training

  • Postural education and awareness

  • Isometric/Consentric/Eccentric muscle strengthening

  • Proprioception

  • TRX suspension training

  • Cardiovascular exercises

  • Plyometric exercises

  • Kettlebell Training

  • Pilates

  • Yoga

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Pilates

Pilates is an excellent exercise to retrain the body’s muscle memory to act more efficiently & create balance from head to toe. Using a combination of targeted strength & stretching techniques, it gently guides the body back to its optimal spinal health & postural alignment.

Our trainer will use a combination of pilates mat work & reformer exercises geared to assist in overall strength, flexibility, coordination, & balance. In turn, these exercises help improve posture, mechanical function, increase range of movement, & relieves pain associated with physical imbalances.

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Yoga

Yoga can be practiced by everyone – regardless of age, physical fitness and flexibility. The word ‘yoga’ means ‘to yoke’, referring to the ‘yoking’ together of one’s mind and body, connecting to the breath through focused concentration and movement. Practiced regularly, yoga restores balance between the body and mind.

     

Psychologically, the practice of yoga promotes awareness, harmony, inner resilience and outer strength. Physically, yoga improves flexibility and muscle tone and strengthens the immune system.

Hannah Lemke is our Certified Yoga Instructor. Using her background in kinesiology, dance and yoga, Hannah creates tailor-made programs for her diverse client base. She works with individuals of all ages and abilities including  injury-recovery, athletes, and those looking to take back control over their bodies.

 

Area of Focus: Hannah helps clients overcome pain, deepen flexibility and find the balance between inner calm and outer strong. 

Nutrition

What is Nutrition?

Nutrition is a key factor to attaining optimal health and well-being.

Holistic Nutrition seeks the underlying causes of health issues and disease and uses natural methods to restore or prevent them.

 

Holistic Nutrition assesses your nutrients and environmental factors that affect digestive, gastrointestinal, respiratory, urinary, endocrine, reproductive, cardiovascular, musculo-skeletal, immune and nervous systems - your foods and links to diseases, heart disease and cancer.

 

After a thorough assessment, a program is created based on your personal information, health history, your health needs and your health goals, so you may restore or achieve your whole body optimal health “naturally”.  

What you can expect:

With focus on your health needs and goals, nutritional imbalances and weaknesses are assessed, and then followed by a personalized and holistic program, integrating the physical, emotional and environmental factors of your health. 

Metabolic Balance - Weight Loss, Management & Health   

Clients are encouraged to visit metabolicbalance.com

 

The Institute of Medicine reports that Metabolic Balance succeeds all weight loss programs based on the most reduced BMI, and most sustained long term weight loss. 

 

Metabolic balance® is an all-natural nutrition program that brings balance to your hormones, optimizes your health, and leads to a new invigorating lifestyle resulting in successful long term weight management. It is backed by over 25 years of scientific study and is managed by dedicated physicians and nutritional scientists.

This program is ideal if you suffer from health problems due to excess weight resulting in illnesses such as:

  • Type 2 Diabetes

  • Rheumatism

  • Migraines

  • Insulin Resistance

  • High Blood Pressure

  • Fatigue

  • High Cholesterol

  • Imbalanced Cholesterol

  • Osteoporosis

  • Allergies

  • Skin Disorders

The program is a personalized nutrition plan based upon an in-depth analysis of your unique blood values, medical history and personal likes and dislikes.

Full Program with up to 5 hours of counselling includes:

  • Personal information

  • Health history

  • Blood work

  • Individualized nutrition plan

  • 5 hours of counselling  

 

Disclaimer: Nutrition programs do not replace your consultations with your medical practitioner. Especially in relation to any symptoms or illnesses requiring medical supervision. Regular medical follow up are recommended. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

THE CLINIC

361 Eglinton Avenue West

Toronto, Ontario, M5N1A3

Email: info@foresthillphysiotherapy.ca

Tel: (416) 551-7111

Fax: (416) 551-4007

Opening Hours:

Mon - Thur: 8am - 8pm 

​​Friday: 8am - 5pm

Saturday: 8am - 3pm ​

Sunday: Closed

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