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FAQ

Q: What is physiotherapy?
A:
Physiotherapy is a form of health care that prevents, identifies, corrects and alleviates acute or prolonged movement dysfunction. The primary objective of physiotherapy is to promote optimum health and function. It is one of the oldest healthcare professions, and an important part of total health care. (Canadian Physiotherapy Association)
Physiotherapy is a major healthcare profession practiced by university-educated, highly trained individuals who are active members of the health care team. Physiotherapy is a key to mobility, an independent lifestyle and wellness. (Canadian Physiotherapy Association)

Q: How much experience do your therapists have?
A:
We have 12 physiotherapists on staff with 3 to over 30 years experience. If you are searching for a particular skill set for your clients, please call the clinic, or review Our Team page.

Q: How quickly will a patient be seen for their first appointment?
A:
We will make every effort to book an appointment within 24 hours. We always hold back a couple of same-day appointments for emergencies.

Q: How many treatments will be needed?
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Every condition is individually evaluated, based on the person and severity of their condition and patient activity expectations. The treating physiotherapist will advise your client of an appropriate treatment plan after their initial assessment.

Q: Following a car accident, how soon should a client receive physiotherapy treatment?
A:
Immediately. Physiotherapists will educate your patients about their injury and safely returning to activity.

Q: Do you send ICBC information?
A:
Not without the patient’s consent. ICBC requires some information for the purposes of direct billing. Should a client not wish to have that information released, they must pay the full private fee each visit.

Q: What if patients can’t afford treatment?
A:
We are able to offer various payment options. Please contact Kerry Maxwell the clinic owner at kerry@burrardphysiotherapy.com or give the clinic a call to further discuss this.

Burrard Physiotherapy
Suite702
1190 Hornby Street,
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2K5

(Corner of Hornby and Davie
above the BG cafe)
Tel: 604.684.1640

Open:
7am - 6:15pm Mondays to Fridays
8:30am to 3:00pm Saturdays