FAQs

What does ISM mean?

2019-12-07T19:44:52-08:00

Integrated Systems Model The Integrated Systems Model (ISM) for Pain & Disability was developed by Diane Lee and L.J. Lee to help physiotherapists better understand and interpret how impairments in one or more of the body's systems can impact a patient's overall functioning. This allows clinicians to determine the "primary driver" of a patient's problem [...]

What does ISM mean?2019-12-07T19:44:52-08:00

What does IMS/CG*IMS mean?

2019-11-28T02:27:22-08:00

Intramuscular Stimulation/Chan Gunn Intramuscular Stimulation Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS) is a total system for the diagnosis and treatment of myofascial pain (chronic pain that occurs in the musculoskeletal system when there is no obvious sign of injury or inflammation). IMS is a deep dry needle technique that works by targeting and relaxing tight muscle fibres. Developed [...]

What does IMS/CG*IMS mean?2019-11-28T02:27:22-08:00

What does FCAMPT mean?

2019-11-28T02:24:17-08:00

Fellows of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy The Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physical Therapists is Canada's member organization of the International Federation of Manipulative Physical Therapists (IFOMPT), part of the World Confederation of Physical Therapy and the World Health Organization. Physiotherapists who are Fellows of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy (FCAMPT) have completed [...]

What does FCAMPT mean?2019-11-28T02:24:17-08:00

What does CAFCI mean?

2019-11-28T02:16:46-08:00

Certificate of the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute The Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute is a non-profit Institute which has been in the foreground of Canadian medical acupuncture education since 1974. Medical acupuncture is used to encourage natural healing, improve mood and energy, reduce or relieve pain, and improve the function of affected areas of [...]

What does CAFCI mean?2019-11-28T02:16:46-08:00

What is AN IMS/Dry Needling?

2019-11-27T21:54:36-08:00

AN-IMS/Dry Needling AN-IMS is a form of IMS/Dry Needling based on the foundation of extensive clinical reasoning, in depth investigation of anatomy and expert instruction in the safe and effective hands on application of Dry Needling. It has roots in an evolved neuropathic clinical reasoning framework that ensures therapists have the tools and clinical reasoning [...]

What is AN IMS/Dry Needling?2019-11-27T21:54:36-08:00

What is Certified GUNN IMS?

2019-11-27T21:47:34-08:00

Certified Gunn IMS Therapy Gunn IMS is a total system for the diagnosis and treatment of persistent myofascial pain syndromes, including muscle, joint, tendon, bursal, fascial, neural and biomechanical problems. Developed in the 1970’s by Dr. Chan Gunn, the principles of IMS are rooted in Western Medicine and utilize acupuncture needles as a way to [...]

What is Certified GUNN IMS?2019-11-27T21:47:34-08:00

What is a Physiotherapist?

2019-11-27T21:28:13-08:00

Physiotherapists are primary health care professionals with a significant role in health promotion and treatment of injury and disease. They combine their in-depth knowledge of the body and how it works with specialized hands-on clinical skills to assess, diagnose and treat symptoms of illness, injury or disability. All physiotherapists registered to practise in Canada are [...]

What is a Physiotherapist?2019-11-27T21:28:13-08:00

How do I pay for tele-rehabilitation sessions?

2020-03-24T22:48:03-07:00

Payment is due at the time of your appointment via your Visa or Mastercard. Your physiotherapist will input your credit card information into our online booking and billing software, Jane App, on your first appointment. The information will be securely stored and the number obscured. The credit card will only be used to process payment [...]

How do I pay for tele-rehabilitation sessions?2020-03-24T22:48:03-07:00

What is required of me for a tele-rehabilitation appointment?

2020-03-24T22:47:51-07:00

A quiet, private space, free of distractions. Headphones are helpful to ensure privacy and clarity of audio, however they are not required. Access to an Android or iOS device. Space to move. Shorts and a tank top or exercise top are required, so your therapist can observe your issues. Leggings, tights, sweatshirts, large baggy shirts [...]

What is required of me for a tele-rehabilitation appointment?2020-03-24T22:47:51-07:00