Yes, if you are in a car accident you should contact a physiotherapist immediately. They will assist you in your physical health and rehabilitation and provide advice on how to navigate the funding system.
- Exercise (General, Corrective)
- Manual therapy (Manipulation, Mobilzation, Active Release Therapy)
- Electrotherapy (TENS, Interferential, Muscle Stimulation)
- Graston, ISTM (Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization)
- Diathermy: Ultrasound, Radiofrequency
- Acupuncture: Anatomical, Dry Needling, IMS (intramuscular stimulation)
- Therapeutic Laser (Class 3b, Class 4)
- Shockwave, Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT)
Is Physiotherapy for Me?
Physiotherapy can be used to manage many conditions. This includes:
Physiotherapy fees vary depending on the service provided and the funding source fee guideline. On average, physiotherapy fees per visit range from $60 to $150. Assessments usually cost more than treatments.
Yes, the clinics with AlbertaPT do direct billing if available.
Yes, WCB will cover your physiotherapy visit if your injury is work related and if all the necessary forms are completed. WCB will not cover you if your employer is a WCB exempt service.