Work Related Injuries

Workers’ Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) provides health care coverage for work related injuries. These injuries or medical conditions can be caused from a variety of sources. For example:

    • Repetitive strain injuries (tennis elbow) – typing
    • Postural strains – sitting at a desk
    • Falls/slips – accidents in the work place
    • Concussion or other head injuries – accidents in the work place
    • Back injuries – poor lifting techniques, poor posture
    • Bone fractures (broken bones) – accidents in the work place

Physiotherapy@Woodbridge offers treatments that are covered by WSIB. A personalized assessment, examination and treatment plan by a registered physiotherapist will be performed in our modern clinic.

How Will Physiotherapy Help?

Our physiotherapists’ will help control your pain and inflammation through modern manual therapy techniques, dry needling, shockwave therapy, deep tissue massage, and kinesio taping.  Moist heat and electortherapies will help you relax at the end of treatment. Exercise prescription and education will help with rehabilitation.

We will also teach correct posture, and educate you on work station setup so that you will prevent future problems. Whether it be lifting technique improvement, education programs or workstation setups, your skilled physiotherapist is able to offer adequate advice and education to manage or prevent pain and discomfort with work.