Physiotherapy For Faster Recovery After An Accident.
In-Person & Telehealth.
Face-to-Face & virtual physiotherapy sessions with our registered physiotherapists. So you can get back to the activities you value most.
What is Physiotherapy Treatment?
Physical Therapy For Injury Rehabilitation
Panda Clinic physiotherapists are experienced in providing the highest quality care to our patients. Serving patients all across the lower mainland and British Columbia. We deliver both in-person and virtual physiotherapy sessions. In other words, we help accommodate busy schedules and work around your ability to make it into the clinic.
Physiotherapy is a physical therapy directed towards a person’s illnesses or injuries. Any issues that limit one’s ability to move and perform daily activities. It not only benefits a variety of body issues, from musculoskeletal birth defects to sciatica, but also injury or post-surgery related issues. As well as elderly post-stroke patients.
Virtual care is just as effective as in person sessions at the clinic. Moreover it can be done from your computer, smart phone, or tablet.
Virtual Physiotherapy sessions are covered by your extended health benefits and ICBC. Check with your insurance company to see coverage details.
What is Telehealth Physiotherapy?
Digital Physiotherapy Sessions — From Anywhere
Telehealth, or telerehabilitation, is a form of digital physical therapy. It connects you with a registered physiotherapist via your electronic device — from the comfort of your own home.
In addition, these appointments are the same quality of care you would receive in our clinic. With our physiotherapist going over your history, providing a physical exam, diagnosing issues, and establishing a recovery plan. As well as providing education to help avoid future issues.
What are benefits to physiotherapy?
Physiotherapy Helps Speed Up Recovery and Prevent Future Injuries
The most suitable conditions for physiotherapy are patients with chronic pain, limited range of motion, car accident injury, sports injury, strains, knee pain, frozen shoulder (rotator cuff tears), tendonitis, sciatica and different kinds of neural or musculoskeletal issues.
Our physiotherapists can provide you with the therapy, guidance and lifestyle changes to help you manage and recover from your injuries, surgery or chronic pain.
What to expect from physiotherapy?
Tailored Physical and Occupational Therapy For Your Pain
The first session with your physiotherapist is the most important. It helps to structure and plan your recovery. Firstly, it’s an opportunity for you to ask questions about your pain. Secondly, you will go over how long your recovery may take. As well as what you can do to help the rehabilitation process. The physiotherapist will need to examine the affected area to determine how best they can help.
Physiotherapists use a wide range of therapies, including:
Manual therapies – Such as joint manipulation and mobilization.
Exercise programmes – Such as muscle strengthening, posture re-training.
Electrotherapy techniques – Such as Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS), laser therapy, and ultrasound.
Dry Needling – targets myofascial trigger points to reduce muscle tensions and pain.
Kinesiology Taping – prevention and treatment of most sporting injuries.
Physical therapy treatment is covered under ICBC, WSBC, Manulife, Canada life, Greenshield, Sunlife, Blue Cross. As well as most of the extended insurance providers.
Should I choose in-person or virtual physiotherapy?
Expert Physiotherapy Treatment From The Comfort Of Your Own Home
Our virtual physiotherapy sessions provide the the same in-depth, quality, and expert care as an in-person visit.
Virtual sessions are perfect if find you are unable to travel to the clinic for face-to-face care. If you live remotely. If have conditions that make it difficult to leave your home. Or if you simply prefer the ease and convenience of care around your schedule. Our physiotherapists are available to meet with you on your terms.
Regardless of your location, we strive to provide you with the same care you expect from our physiotherapists.
Additionally, if you need a follow up appointment from a previous session, virtual physiotherapy is a perfect fit. Our online rehabilitation lets you speak with a physiotherapist to go over your progress. As well as update your therapy as needed.
Finally, if COVID-19 is limiting your personal interactions then online physiotherapy is for you. Your well-being is our top priority.
With the uncertainty of COVID-19, we understand if you are limiting your contact with people outside your bubble. Our virtual appointments are perfect for getting the full benefits of an in-person appointment. As well as maintaining proper social distancing.
Book a virtual physiotherapy session with us today!
Working from home?
Get Your Home Office Assessed To Prevent Future Pain
The recent influx of people working from home has led to many issues. Most people’s office set ups are not propely aligned. Moreover long term use will lead to problems down the road. As a result, improper desk and chair height, monitor placement, and mouse use all can lead to postural issues.
Our Virtual Physiotherapists offer home assessments, education, and exercises to help actively correct issues and prevent problems in the future.
Covered by ICBC and extended medical benefits.
How to book a Physiotherapy session
Book Physiotherapy Appointments Online Or By Phone
You will be prompted to complete an intake and consent form online. This way your physiotherapist can prepare your session ahead of time.
After you book a session, you will receive two separate emails. One is an appointment confirmation email with a Zoom video conferencing link (Don’t worry. We will onboard you with Zoom). The other is an instruction email about how to prepare for the appointment.
We will send you a text reminder 15 mins before your session starts.
Download Zoom from https://zoom.us/download.
How Much Does A Physiotheray Appointment Cost?
Our virtual and in-person physiotherapy sessions are covered by extended medical benefits or ICBC. The cost per appointment is:
$100 CAD Initial Session.
$82 CAD Follow-up Session.
We offer direct billing to all major insurance providers in British Columbia. Above all, you don’t have to worry about paying out of pocket or dealing with paperwork.
ELIGIBLE INSURANCE PROVIDERS INCLUDE:
Meet Our Physiotherapists
Colin Shen | MPT
Colin graduated with a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from the University of British Columbia. He completed a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences from SFU. During his undergraduate studies, he worked as a researcher at the Centre for Heart Lung Innovation at St. Paul’s Hospital.
Before joining the Clinic, Colin gained valuable clinical experience from institutions such as GF Strong Rehabilitation Center and Vancouver General hospital.
Colin prides himself in advocating patient-centered care. Moreover he works hard to provide each client with a unique plan of action for treatment. His areas of interest include musculoskeletal, neurological, respiratory, ergonomic, and sports physiotherapy.
He is extremely patient and caring. He incorporates evidence-based physiotherapy techniques in all his sessions. Furthermore, including individualized exercise plans, telerehabiliation, pain/concussion management
We respect that your time is valuable. We appreciate that you understand ours is too. If appointments are cancelled or rescheduled on short notice, or if you do not attend an appointment, this means we are unable to re-use that time to support other patients.
We understand that on occasion a short-notice cancellation may be unavoidable. Please let us know at your earliest connivence. Cancellation can be done by phone call, text message, email or voicemail anytime.