At Rise Health, we work together as a team to deliver comprehensive care to our patients. Our team consists of EPs, physiotherapists, myotherapists, podiatrists, dieticians, sports physicians, psychologists, and Pilates and functional strength and conditioning instructors.
We understand that every patient’s needs are unique, so we tailor our services to meet your individual needs and goals. Our team collaborates to provide you with a holistic approach to your health, ensuring that all aspects of your physical and mental well-being are addressed.
One of the questions we are often asked is about the differences between our allied health services. Here’s a breakdown of our closely linked services:
Physiotherapist – Works with musculoskeletal and neurological conditions. Physiotherapist utilizes hands-on treatment techniques (massage, taping, needling) and exercises prescription. To help with recovery and management of injuries and health conditions. Physios have diagnostic abilities to accurately identify conditions or diseases affecting the human body. This allows them to develop a treatment program specific to your condition.
Exercise Physiologists – Use exercise prescription to help patients in movement retraining, postural re-education, weight loss, strength & conditioning, disease prevention/management (diabetes, cardiac disease) and athletic performance enhancement. They do not use hands-on treatment to assist with their treatment but have advanced knowledge in many disease processes that can be positively influenced by exercise.
Myotherapists – Works with musculoskeletal conditions, predominantly hands-on and non- hands-on techniques such as trigger point, myofascial release, deep tissue techniques, dry needling, stretching, exercise prescription, cupping and relaxation-based techniques. These techniques allow them to help with general and sports injuries, pain, headaches posture and perform relaxation and remedial massage. However, myotherapist CAN’T diagnose conditions.
Podiatrists – Work with varying issues related to the foot, ankle and leg such as; musculoskeletal problems and pain, Assessment of Gait – Walking & Running, toenail issues, including surgery, skin Care and the treatment of diabetic foot. Podiatrist’s can customsied orthotics for your foot to manage biomechanical issues Sports Injury, Orthotic Fabrication and Modification, Shoe Advice and Post-Surgery Rehabilitation. Podiatrists can also prescribe specific mediations for certain foot conditions.