Services

Pacific Health offers the following sport therapy services

Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic Care specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of conditions related to the muscles, ligaments, tendons, nerves and joints of the body. Chiropractors use a variety of gentle techniques to diagnose, treat, and prevent injuries while improving the body’s health and function.

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Fascial Stretch Therapy

Fascial Stretch Therapy (FST) is a system of assisted stretching which focuses on the muscles, joints, and connective tissue. With the client on a treatment table, the therapist will help you stabilize your body as you are gently helped into specific stretches to help facilitate relaxation and movement into your joints and body.

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Massage Therapy

Massage Therapists today use their knowledge of physiology and anatomy to combine traditional Swedish and modern massage therapy techniques with other therapies to treat their clients. There has been a wide variety of research, published in peer reviewed journals, proving the benefits of therapy for various conditions.READ MORE + »

Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy (also called Physical Therapy) specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of conditions related to the body’s muscles, ligaments, tendons, nerves, and joints.
During your treatment, practitioners will use examination techniques which include a thorough understanding of your history, an assessment of your posture, movement, and specific orthopedic, bio-mechanical, or neurological tests for the areas involved with your injury or complaint.READ MORE + »

Custom Orthotics

Instead of off the shelf insoles that are not designed for the shape and movement of your unique foot, custom orthotics help reduce imbalances in the feet can lead to excessive ankle movement, knee rotation, and pelvic tilt. Having improper foot movement can make the body more prone to injuries including plantar fasciitis, shin splints, knee pain, hip pain, and back pain. A properly aligned body will have symmetrical feet, level knees, pelvis and shoulders.READ MORE + »

Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization

This treatment uses metal instruments to detect, treat, and reduce scar tissue and restrictions that affect normal soft tissue function (i.e. muscles, tendons, and ligaments). This form of therapy is especially effective against chronic and stubborn injuries and is also commonly used in our clinic to reduce the scar tissue from patients after surgery for faster recovery and fewer complications. We use the following certified techniques: Graston and FAKTR.READ MORE + »

Kinesiology Tape

Kinesiology Tape works to support muscles and better align joints to provides stability, improve range of motion, and reduce pain. Kinesiology Tape is made from a breathable and water-resistant material with elastic properties that provides multiple days of comfort, relief, and improved recovery.Kinesiology tape (Rock Tape) is a type of tape that is rapidly gaining popularity. This is due to the fact that rather than working against muscles and joints to restrict movement, the tape works with them to offer support and repositioning. …READ MORE + »

Low Level Cold Laser Therapy

Low Level Cold Laser Therapy (LLLT) effectively reduces pain, inflammation and accelerates the healing process in the body. By painlessly sending specific wavelengths of laser deep under the skin to an injury, this therapy stimulates cells to produce more energy and jumpstart the healing process at the injury. By speeding the body’s ability to heal itself, LLLT is an effective, natural way to boost your recovery. Also referred to as “Cold Laser Therapy”, Low Level Laser Therapy is an effective treatment against chronic and acute injuries. Arthritis pain, tendonitis, carpal tunnel syndrome,READ MORE + »

Selective and Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA)

Selective and Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) is a series of movement tests that compares how your entire body is moving compared to individual joints. This assessment allows us to quickly find areas of compensation with your movement, areas of imbalance, and even poor stability.The Selective Functional Movement Assessment® (SFMA) is a series of 7 full-body movement tests designed to assess fundamental patterns of movement such as bending and squatting. …READ MORE + »

Class 4 Laser Therapy

Class IV laser therapy with the Summus Medical Laser delivers specific red and near infrared wavelengths of laser light to induce a painless therapeutic effect within the body. These include increased circulation, decreased swelling, reduction of pain and enhanced tissue repair.

Please note that Class 4 laser therapy is different from ‘low level’ or ‘cold’ laser therapy in that the class 4 laser …READ MORE + »

Sciatic Nerve Treatment

The goal of non-invasive sciatic nerve treatment is to relieve symptoms of pain, weakness, tingling, burning sensations or numbness caused by compressed of the nerve or nerve roots. These symptoms often occur in the buttock and depending on the severity, can continue down the back of the thigh, calf, and even the toes. The compression on the sciatic nerve can be treated with a combination of chiropractic care, massage therapy, Active Release Techniques (ART), and Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT)…READ MORE + »

Shockwave Therapy

We are proud to offer shockwave therapy in Burnaby & New Westminster with the latest technology for helping our patients. Shockwave therapy works by sending a pressure wave into the injured area to help breakdown scar tissue and relieve pain by stimulating growth of new tissue. It has an amazing success rate of 90% for plantar fasciitis and 91% for calcific tendinitis in the rotator cuff/shoulder, according to studies published in the Journal of Orthopedic Research and the Journal of the American Medical Association, respectively..READ MORE + »

Titleist Assessment for Golfers (TPI)

The Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) is the leader in golf-specific health and fitness information and research from the world’s leading experts in the game.This assessment is made up of 12 biomechanical movements and is designed to identify the specific physical limitations that may be contributing to swing faults, reducing performance, or increasing a golfer’s risk of injury. This assessment helps focus a golfer’s treatment plan to help improve their game, stay healthy and get the swing they’re looking for…READ MORE + »

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