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First Class Rehab Blog, Podcast and E-Books

Blog

Performing Transfers and Improving Independence

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bUbOirdvcRU This is the first of many videos we will be releasing with our current clients! In this video you see one of our Physiotherapists and business owner, Sybille, working with one of our clients Chris in his home. In this...

Why is Good Balance the Key To Avoiding Falls?

Falls are serious events that can lead to several unwanted outcomes. Falls are the leading cause of hip fractures and serious brain injuries. However, you will reduce the risk of falling if you improve your balance. What does ‘Good balance’ mean? Balance is a complex...

How to Ramp Up Your Motivation After a Stroke

The Importance of Motivation Outside of surgical interventions, a person’s motivation is the single biggest factor that determines the success level of their rehabilitation. Many stroke survivors have difficulty staying motivated during the weeks and months that...

The Incredible Changing Brain – Neuroplasticity and Stroke Recovery

Introduction             Strokes are a form of brain damage, and if you are a survivor of a stroke, it’s important to understand what neuroplasticity is and how it can give you hope in your recovery. We all need...

14 Important Questions to ask a Physiotherapist

Make sure you know what questions to ask your Physiotherapist. You should be well informed to ensure an optimal physiotherapy session.

Preparing for Your First Home Physiotherapy Visit

Physiotherapy is expensive and your time with your physiotherapist is limited to the agreed upon time so learning how to maximize your physio’s visit will help to speed along your recovery.

Frequently Asked Questions About Physiotherapy

What exactly is physiotherapy? If you are not quite sure what a physiotherapist does and how they can help you, then you are not alone. Unless you have previously been to a physiotherapist, there is a good chance that you might not know exactly what is a...

The Physio Podcast

Funding Models for Physiotherapy Services

On today's podcast, we talk about the different ways people pay for Physiotherapy services in Ontario. We cover payment options such as private payment, extended health care, OHIP, WSIB, and FSCO. We also chat about what people get when they request services from a...

Physiotherapy for Alzheimer’s Patients

On this episode of the podcast we talk about physiotherapy for Alzheimer's patients. We have structured this podcast as a case study where Sybille walks through a specific example of working with a patient who has Alzheimer's. Alzheimer's is a serious disease which...

Fall Prevention Podcast

On this podcast we chat about fall prevention. Falls are a major issue in senior communities and it leads to many injuries. Every single person has the ability to decrease the risk falling. This is done by taking small steps to improving your home and your physical...

Vanessa Lee – Physiotherapist and Professional Archer

The Physio Podcast Episode #4 On today's podcast we meet Vanessa Lee. Vanessa has been a friend for many years and it was great to sit down and chat about what Vanessa has been up to recently. We talk about her career as a Physiotherapist and her career as a...

A Chat with A Client – Talking About Short-term and Long-term Goals with Physiotherapy

Today we meet Chris who is one of our clients at First Class Rehab. We have been working with Chris for a while now and he has some great thoughts on how physiotherapy has positively affected his life. We talk about Chris's goals with Physiotherapy and how they...

Posture – How it can negatively affect your life and how to improve your posture

On this weeks episode of The Physio Podcast we talk about posture.

Physio With 30+ Years Of Experience – Sybille Bergin Career Overview

Episode 1 - The Physio Podcast About The Episode Welcome to the first ever episode of The Physio Podcast. In this episode we meet Sybille Bergin, who is an owner and a Physiotherapist atFirst Class Rehab. Sybille has been a...

E-Books

Stroke E-Book