kamloops Physiotherapist

Our Physiotherapist Services

At the movement mechanics we believe that pain is a symptom, often associated with a relative weakness or movement dysfunction. Using a thorough assessment, we will get to the cause of the pain and work towards getting you to your best, pain-free and healthy self.

Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS)

IMS is a dry needling technique that physiotherapists use to release or lengthen tight muscles associated with muscular pain syndromes. For example, IMS to the muscles in the forearm to treat tennis elbow.

Pre and Post Surgical Rehab

Pre-surgical rehab is crucial to optimize post-surgical recovery, while post-surgical rehab focuses on regaining strength and eliminating movement deficits following surgery. For example, a knee and hip strengthening program prior to and following knee surgery.

Exercise Programs for injury rehabilitation and Prevention

Strengthening is a simple, yet effective way to restore movement and prevent injury. Following an assessment, the physiotherapist will be able to help design you an exercise program specific to your needs and goals.

Concussion Management

Many symptoms following a concussion can hinder one's ability to return to sport or work. With an emphasis on education and reassurance, physiotherapy can help reduce symptoms and regain optimal function, enabling one to return to full, normal activity.

Functional Movement screening and training

By analyzing fundamental movement patterns, physiotherapist can determine movement deficits and provide corrective exercises to prevent injury. This is especially important for individuals involved in high intensity exercise, such as Crossfit.

therapeutic taping

Taping can be an incredibly effective way to facilitate or stabilize injured areas, making movement and activity much more easily endured.

Orthopedic Manual Therapy

Manual therapy is useful to assess and treat orthopedic conditions due to injury, stiffness and pain.

Vestibular Rehab

There are many causes of dizziness, the most common being due to a disruption of the inner ear, vestibular system. Physiotherapy can assess the cause of the dizziness and treat accordingly. As debilitating as dizziness can be, the fix is usually relatively simple and effective.

Ergonomic Assessment

This is specific to addressing how workers operate in their workplace, addressing posture, contact stresses and repetitive movements that can lead to pain and injury.

Pre-Employment Assessment

Many employers require a physical assessment, which can be completed by a physiotherapist. Often this includes meeting physical standards such as strength and endurance.

Our Physiotherapist

Mitchell Bourne

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