We remain open
Our clinic continues to offer in-person treatment following the latest stay-at-home and state of emergency order by the Government of Ontario. The well-being of our patients and staff is our top priority, and our clinic continues to adhere to stringent health and safety measures. If you wish to refrain from in-person care at this time and are looking for flexible treatment options, Virtual Care appointments are available.
Lifemark Physiotherapy Harwood & Clements
We are offering a variety of virtual care services. Call our clinic to learn more or to book an appointment.
Hours of operation
We are located across from the Lakeridge Health Ajax and Pickering Hospital.
Common conditions we treat
Arthritis is the classifcation of approximately 200 rheumatic diseases and conditions that affect joints, the tissues that surround the joint, and other connective tissue, causing pain, stiffness and mobility challenges. Assessment and treatment from a physiotherapist and chiropractor may help relieve the pain and stiffness.
Carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by pressure on the median nerve in the wrist and can result in numbness, tingling and pain in the affected hand and arm. It is often the result of repetitive use and strain. Physiotherapy can help alleviate some of the symptoms associated with carpal tunnel syndrome.
Frozen shoulder is a progressive condition that often starts with pain in the shoulder joint during basic movement. If the condition is left untreated, pain increases and mobility decreases. Physiotherapists can assess and develop a treatment plan.
Hand, fingers and wrist pain can include symptoms such as tingling, numbness and weakness. The most frequent causes are carpal tunnel syndrome, injury or overuse. An assessment and treatment protocol by a physiotherapist can help.
Headaches can be caused by a variety of conditions and once assessed by a healthcare professional can be helped with physiotherapy treatment.
Low back pain is one of the most common patient complaints. It can result from arthritis, spinal stenosis, scoliosis, sciatica, injury or overuse. An assessment from a physiotherapist or chiropractor can help provide a diagnosis and treatment plan.
Lymphedema is swelling that can occur in one (or occasionally both) of either the arm or leg. It most commonly results from the removal or damage to lymph nodes following cancer treatment, surgery or injury. Massage therapists trained in lymphedema and compression therapy can help with the swelling and discomfort.
Neck pain can result from poor posture, injury like whiplash, infection in the lymph nodes or throat, or a herniated disc. Physiotherapy, massage therapy or chiropractic treatment can help improve mobility and pain.
Pelvic floor tension or dysfunction, specifically muscles that are too tight. The pelvic floor muscles are the group of muscles that attach to the front, back and sides of the bottom of the pelvis and sacrum. When the muscles are too tight it can cause pelvic pain, challenges with continence and intercourse (for women). An assessment from a pelvic health physiotherapist can help diagnose and treat the condition.
Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain. Plantar fasciitis commonly causes stabbing pain, usually occurring with the first steps in the morning. With activity, pain typically subsides, but can return after running or standing up after sitting for a length of time. It most commonly affects people who stand for long periods on hard surfaces, runners, and other high-impact athletes. Treatment from one of our foot care specialists may help to reduce the symptoms and pain.
Complications following surgery can include pain, limited mobility, numbness and emotional issues. An assessment from a qualified physiotherapy along with a detailed treatment plan can help to alleviate post-surgery challenges.
The rotator cuff consists of four muscles that surround the shoulder blade (scapula), and help to hold the arm bone (humerus) in the shoulder capsule. It is easily injured by sport, repetitive use and common daily activity. Physiotherapists can help diagnose and treat symptoms.
Scoliosis is when an individual's spine has a curve to the side, usually described as 'S' or 'C' shaped. Scoliosis can cause pain, digestive issues and mobility challenges. Chiropractic services can help mitigate the symptoms associated with scoliosis.
Temporomandibular joint dysfunction or TMJ refers to pain and dysfunction of jaw muscles and the joints that connect the jaw bone to the skull. It is characterized by pain, difficulty chewing and noises (popping/cracking) when the jaw moves. Physiotherapy or massage therapy may help alleviate some of the symptoms of pain and discomfort.
Urinary incontinence, or UI is any involuntary loss of urine, whether that be a little or a lot. It is believed that nearly 1.5 million Canadians, of all ages, suffer from some form of UI. The two most common forms of UI are stress incontinence and urge incontinence. Pelvic health physiotherapists are trained to assess and treat all forms of UI.
Vertigo is the sensation of feeling off-balance, dizzy or that world around you is spinning. It is most often caused by an inner ear imbalance. An assessment and treatment program from a trained vestibular therapist may help.
Virtual Care leverages video conference technology to provide services, including online physiotherapy, at a distance. Our video conference platform, built for healthcare professionals, allows you to consult a Lifemark clinician in the comfort of your own home.
A clinician can assess or treat you, evaluate your range of motion, recommend exercises, give you advice on pain and pain management and much more.
Services from our specialty programs, such as pelvic health or concussion care, are also available through Virtual Care.
Secure, convenient online services
Virtual Care uses video conference technology to provide services at a distance that are private, secure and easy to use while giving you more flexibility by reducing travel time.
By removing accessibility and mobility barriers, Virtual Care ensures you can receive the care you need. Your privacy is protected through robust policies and safeguards and our clinicians are required to meet the same regulatory and legislative requirements and adhere to their respective Standards of Practice and Code of Conduct as they do for in-person services.
How it works
Before your appointment, you will receive a link to an online appointment session by email or text message. This link will take you to a video conference platform that will allow you to connect with your clinician and discuss your condition with them in real time.
You may be required to review and complete documentation before your appointment, which will be sent to you ahead of time.
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