Manual Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy is a regulated healthcare profession which helps people regain, maintain and maximize their strength, function, movement, and overall well-being.

Manual Therapy - North York Clinic

Physiotherapists are University trained to diagnose dysfunctions and impairments arising from injury or disease, and design and implement treatment programs to help restore normal mobility, strength and functional ability. For more information, please see the Canadian Physiotherapy Association website.

At The Physio Approach, we utilize hands-on techniques involving, but not limited to, joint mobilizations/manipulations and Active Release Technique to assess and treat muscle and joint restrictions and restore movement and function. Physiotherapist Alphonsus Chan is trained in Active Release Technique and specializes in Manual Therapy, accredited by the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy.

Whether you are a professional or recreational athlete, weekend warrior, recovering from a surgery or want to start a new exercise program, Physiotherapy can help. At The Physio Approach (Located in North York, Yonge and Finch area), we are committed to providing high quality, comprehensive, one-on-one care for all our patients.

Drawing from his extensive training and in-depth understanding of human movement and injury pathology, Alphonsus will use his extensive knowledge to assess, diagnose and treat your musculoskeletal complaints using an integrative approach.

Physiotherapy treatments are covered through your extended health care benefits plan.

Common conditions treated with Physiotherapy include (but not limited to):

  • Back Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Sacroiliac Joint Pain and Dysfunction
  • Neck Pain
  • Knee Injuries
  • Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome
  • TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint) Disorders
  • Sports Injuries
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Herniated Discs
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Headaches
  • Labral Tears
  • Muscle Strains
  • Joint Sprains
  • Tendonitis
  • Meniscal Knee Injuries
  • Chronic Pain
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Golfers Elbow
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
  • Repetitive Strain Injuries
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Stress Fractures
  • Achilles Tendonitis
  • Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • ACL Injuries
  • Pinched Nerves
  • Pre and Post Operative Rehabilitation
  • Postural Dysfunctions
  • DeQuervain’s Tenosynovitis
  • Piriformis Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Whiplash
  • Sports Hernias
  • Total Knee Replacements
  • Sesamoiditis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • And Many More…

Book Your Next Therapy Session with Us.