Citadel Physiotherapy specializes in the rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries, using an active exercise-based approach. Physiotherapy services are provided by highly-trained registered physiotherapists who have vast experience in treating musculoskeletal and sports injuries.
We provide therapeutic services for numerous medical conditions, including those for acute and chronic pain, Workers Compensation Board of Nova Scotia (WCB) and Motor Vehicle Act (MVA)-related conditions (whiplash), arthritis, orthopedic sports injuries and strains, and pre-and post-surgical conditions.
Physiotherapy assesses and treats musculoskeletal injury with the goal of restoring and maintaining as much physical ability as possible. Our physiotherapy services involve the assessment and treatment of your musculoskeletal injury in order to improve and maintain your functional level and physical abilities.
Physiotherapists at Citadel Physiotherapy in Halifax and Dartmouth are trained to provide an initial assessment and diagnosis and will develop a treatment plan specific to the client’s injury that is exercise-based and hands-on.
Physiotherapists at Citadel Physiotherapy utilize various treatment techniques while treating their clients. These include manual therapy, mobilization and manipulations, acupuncture, electrical modalities such as ultrasound, light therapy, Interferential Current Therapy, TENS, shockwave therapy. Exercise and injury-specific education are also utilized extensively.
Physiotherapists at Citadel Physiotherapy use specifically tailored exercises to treat their clients. In addition to exercise, physiotherapists are highly trained at using their hands to diagnose and treat restrictions in movement in the spine, and peripheral joints. Using hands-on techniques, we can help reduce muscle tightness, improve movement in the joints, reduce pain and improve function.
CAMPT-Certified ™ physiotherapists are Fellows of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy (FCAMPT) that have completed post-graduate education and attained internationally recognized qualifications in hands-on manipulative therapy. They provide focused treatment based on research-guided techniques that speed up patient recovery while educating them about their condition to reduce the risk of relapse.