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Our goal is to provide comprehensive assessments and services, efficient and effective treatment and ongoing education so that clients at our Kelowna based clinic can enjoy an active life. Once clients have had an assessment of their injury, the physiotherapists at Wave use a variety of treatment methods to restore proper joint mechanics and pain-free function as well as to prevent reoccurrence of injury. These treatment methods are combined with ongoing client education ensuring our services are proactive and effective.

Approach

We aim to provide a personalized,client-centered and team approach to care. Our physiotherapists do a comprehensive individual assessment for each client aimed at determining the root of the problem. We listen to our clients to determine their specific treatment goals. We focus on patient education during these assessments by explaining the nature of the injuries, the treatment approach, and services we recommend, the prognosis and prevention of reoccurrence. We communicate openly our findings and progress with all the members of our client’s health care team, from their doctor to massage therapist.

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If you would like more information about which service might be right for you then please feel free to CONTACT US today. If it is your first visit we also have a ‘YOUR FIRST VISIT‘ page, giving you the low down on what to expect for your first trip to Wave Physiotherapy Kelowna. For appointment pricing, please see our RATES PAGE.

Wave Physiotherapy Kelowna Services

Manual Therapy
Manual Therapy involves the physiotherapists use of his or her hands to mobilize the joints of the spine and extremities, create movement in nerve tissue or facilitate the activation, flexibility and normal tone of muscle. Several different techniques can be used to restore normal motion and regain control of that motion. This allows each region of the body to move fully, efficiently and safely.
Exercise Therapy
Exercise therapy involves identifying faulty movement patterns and then providing you with specific mobility, stability, strength and balance exercises to correct for the faulty patterns in order to relieve symptoms and improve function. Continued exercise is an important component of injury prevention.
Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS)
IMS is a needling technique that helps to reduce adverse tone in tight muscle bands or trigger points that contribute to pain and dysfunction. By targeting localized areas of tightness with the needle insertion a reflex relaxation is produced in the muscle. This helps to relieve pressure on tender joint structures and in the muscles themselves which in turn influences pain and inflammation produced by the adverse tightness. A special assessment is done to determine if this modality of treatment is appropriate for you.
Electrotherapy

Electrotherapy treatments including;

  • Ultrasound
  • Laser
  • Interferential (IFC)
  • Transcutaneous Nerve Stimulation (TNS)
Medicinal Acupuncture
Western style acupuncture concentrates on pain reduction and mobility improvement. Advanced training and certification is needed.
Post-operative Therapy
Post-operative therapy for Spinal Surgery, Hip and Knee replacements, ACL reconstruction, Rotator Cuff repairs
Education Programs
  • Kelowna Back 2 Function – Spinal education program teaching patients with back pain how to manage the injury with education and specific individualized exercises.
  • Sport Injury prevention programs
  • Core stabilization programs
  • Pre-season assessments for athletes
  • Knee Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation
  • Golf  Performance Programs
Golf Performance Programs
At Wave Physiotherapy, we provide assessments to find the particular physical limitations that lead to swing imperfections, corrective programs to eliminate these physical limitations and to improve performance and reduce injury risk. We have the highest post-graduate training in golf-related injuries and have worked with golfers from the PGA Tour to the weekend hacker. Our therapists are Medical Instructors with the Titleist Performance Institute, are certified with FitForeGolf and are the Head Physiotherapist with the Canada Golf Program.
Pelvic Health Physiotherapy
Urinary incontinence and other pelvic floor disorders are common in the general population, but they are seldom talked about and often assumed to be something that you ‘just have to live with’. Pelvic floor physiotherapy (also called ‘pelvic health physiotherapy’ or just ‘pelvic physiotherapy’) can offer pelvic health solutions for a wide range of common disorders. Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy at Wave. Most people are surprised to find out how effective pelvic floor physiotherapy can be at treating urinary incontinence, as well as a variety of other pelvic health disorders such as pelvic pain, bladder prolapse, diastasis recti, and more.
In addition to treating current injuries, we also offer sport specific functional assessments designed to prevent future injuries, optimize sport performance and increase longevity in your chosen sport or activity.
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