Move Feel & Be Well by Integrating Yoga Therapy and Physiotherapy
BeWell Physiotherapy remains OPEN for you!
ONLINE VIDEO APPOINTMENTS are available.Although meeting in person is not appropriate at this time, you can still move and feel better with an online video assessment or treatment session in the comfort of your own home.
Move • Feel • Be Well
By blending the science of Physiotherapy with the holistic wisdom of Yoga, you will experience a novel therapeutic approach where the intention is to guide you towards treating and healing yourself with increased awareness of your own movement. You will be engaged and fascinated by the path of your healing when the focus of therapy is broadened to acknowledge how your social, cognitive, emotional, and physical states impact how you move and feel.
Physiotherapy services are covered by most extended health care plans. You will receive a receipt to submit for reimbursement. No doctors referral is required to access physiotherapy. Some extended health plans however may require a doctor’s referral for reimbursement.
BeWell Physiotherapy is owned by Kirsten Richardson who is a Registered Physiotherapist and a Yoga Therapist. Kirsten has served and assisted people from all walks of life to decrease pain and increase function in her 15 year career as a Physiotherapist. She has worked with people with orthopedic, and neurological impairments from sprained ankles to complete spinal cord injuries. With the addition of Yoga Therapy principles into her practice, she has noticed a dramatic positive response from her clients.
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Our unique approach
What to expect from Physiotherapy at BeWell…
The Yoga-Physiotherapy integrated approach is to guide you towards treating and healing yourself with increased awareness of your own movement.
All sessions are 1 hour and will include movement and conversation.
Getting to know you
You will have the opportunity to share your story and consider what your desired outcomes are. How can the blend of yoga and physiotherapy best support you? How would you like to feel?….What would you like to be able to do? Who would you like to be as a result of this work?
Creating your customized movement program
During each session you will move through a series of exercises. With Kirsten as your guide, you will explore each exercise, moving mindfully, and discussing your experience. This exploration will lead to an understanding of which movements support your desired outcomes – ultimately leading to your customized movement program.
Reflect. Refine. Re-train
In between sessions, you practice your customized movement program and reflect on your experience so you can report back to Kirsten at your next session. With the information you have gathered, Kirsten will support you to refine and re-train your movements, guiding you along your healing path towards your desired outcomes.
You can get a taste of Kirsten’s Physiotherapy-Yoga integrated approach from her Movement Blog where she shares individual exercises and short integrated practices for you to explore.