Strokes are as the result of an interruption of blood supply to the brain. This vascular incident happens either when the blood supply is blocked or one of the blood vessels in the brain ruptures damaging the brain tissue when brain cells die.
A stroke is a medical emergency and it is necessary to get treatment as soon as possible. Strokes are in 3 major categories:
The main symptoms of stroke include
Physiotherapists are an important part of the care team for people after the stroke happens. The role includes mainly rehabilitation through exercises to restore mobility, prevent complications such as pulmonary infections and to retrain the muscle and nervous system to work on the lost coordinated movements in the body. The rehabilitation after stroke may be a lengthy process but with the right exercises, many patients are able to get back to the majority of their normal life activities prior to the incident.
At Physiomobility, we have a team of qualified professionals who offer specialized treatment for various musculoskeletal conditions. Whether you have a chronic medical condition, such as arthritis, or you have experienced a sports injury, or suffer from dizziness and vertigo our experienced physiotherapists will provide you a personalized treatment, offering you relief from pain and discomfort and enabling you to get back to your usual activities quickly.
WE ARE OPEN
AS ESSENTIAL HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS, WE REMAIN OPEN FOR IN-CLINIC TREATMENTS DURING THE PROVINCE WIDE EMERGENCY BREAK ANNOUNCED ON APRIL 01, 2021
Physiomobility continues to remain open and is not part of the lockdown. We continue to have rigorous disinfection policies and procedures in place to ensure the safety of our community and are open for patient in-person visits with all of our practitioners.
Virtual appointments are available and encouraged for those who are at a heightened risk of illness.
We remain focused on our quality of care & our continued commitment to helping our patients feel their best. For further assistance, you can contact us at 416-444-4800 during our opening hours.
The Physiomobility Team