St. Albert Physiotherapist

If you suffer from pain, limited mobility, or are recovering from an accident that significantly impacts your day-to-day function, then Health by Hamdon’s Physiotherapy Services can help you!

Physiotherapy, also known as Physical Therapy, is a form of treatment and rehabilitation that is aimed at restoring the body’s movement and function back to normal or near-normal, after being affected by an illness or injury— no matter what age you are or how active you were. Using a wide range of treatment modalities, such as manual therapy, exercises, and electrotherapy, physiotherapy can help you get back on your feet and achieve your optimal level of function once again.

From diagnosis to prognosis, we will guide you every step of the way through client education, inclusion, and active participation. This helps you understand your own body and the root cause of the symptoms, so that prevention and self-management are possible.

Get the Physical Therapy and Injury Recovery You Need at Our St. Albert Health Clinic

The goal of physical therapy, or physiotherapy, is for patients to restore strength, maintain or maximize their physical capabilities, and enhance their general wellbeing and movement. Physiotherapy has been found to help patients tremendously in their goals to become stronger, more flexible, experience less pain, stay active and healthy, prevent injury, and breathe easier.
At Health By Hamdon, we are proud to provide St. Albert with a wide range of physiotherapy services.
For more information about what specific therapeutic treatment is recommended for your condition or how physical therapy can help you, book a consultation with us today! We are always ready to take in new patients!

Specialized Treatment From Our Physiotherapists

Physiotherapists are highly-educated healthcare practitioners who are knowledgeable about the human body and its functions, particularly the musculoskeletal system. They specialize in the physical function, movement, and mobility of the body, as well as the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of any injury or illness that affects function. Whether due to injury, aging, disability, or health condition, physiotherapists can help assess, rehabilitate, and manage your injury, as well as to educate and prevent recurrences.

At Health by Hamdon, we aim to give you individualized and hands-on physiotherapeutic treatment. Our physiotherapists follow a one-on-one approach and will be with you every step of the way to ensure the best results. In addition, we will provide a personalized care plan for you so your injuries can be treated not just quickly but also effectively for the long term.

Call us today for the best physiotherapy St. Albert has to offer.

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Physiotherapy Can Help
Reduce Pain and Improve Mobility

If you are experiencing any of the following, we can help
you get your health back on track!

Back Pain

Neck Pain

Disk Problems

Shoulder Pain


Workplace Injuries

Sports Injuries


Don't Let Pain Slow You Down!

The Health by Hamdon Team is Here for You!

Dry Needling (IMS)
Shockwave Therapy
Sports Rehab

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a family doctor's prescription for physiotherapy treatment?

No, you do not. The only time you may need a prescription is if your extended insurance carrier requires you to have on, and you intend on billing your treatments through an extended health care coverage plan.

What should I expect on my physical therapy first visit?

Upon arrival, our physiotherapist will assess you and will either request further diagnostics or recommend a care plan that is specific for you and your injury/ailment. Upon consent, your treatment would start immediately or on your preferred schedule.

What injuries can our physiotherapist treat?

  • Neck/Back Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Whiplash and Car Accident Injuries
  • Carpal Tunnel
  • Chronic pain management
  • Frozen shoulder/shoulder pain
  • Pregnancy-related joint and muscle issues
  • Strains/Sprains
  • Tendonitis/Tendonosis
  • Vertigo and Vestibular dysfunction, imbalance
  • Post-Fracture or post surgical rehabilitation
  • Pelvic Floor Weakness

How long are the Physiotherapy treatment sessions?

The first assessment and treatment can be anywhere from 30 to 45 minutes. Following treatments/sessions are usually around 20 minutes.

What is Dry Needling (IMS)?

In Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS), small, thin needles, similar to acupuncture needles, are inserted into tense or painful muscles. When inserted into a specific trigger point on the muscle, the needle causes the muscle to flex and contract, releasing the tension within the muscle and relieving any pain associated with the tension.

What is the difference between physiotherapy and massage therapy?

Physiotherapy is a medical practice where a trained physiotherapist uses a variety of movement techniques and tools in order to assess, diagnose, and treat any number of musculoskeletal and movement conditions. Physiotherapy is often recommended for patients to recover from injuries, surgery, or other chronic conditions.
Massage therapy involves a trained massage therapist using their fingers, hands, elbows, as well as special massage therapy tools to work the tension out of the muscle. These techniques are intended to improve blood circulation, release muscle knots or trigger points, enhance flexibility, and induce a sense of relaxation and stress reduction.

Is physiotherapy painful?

During physiotherapy, pain can vary depending on several factors, including the individual's condition, treatment techniques used, and personal pain tolerance. While some physiotherapy techniques or exercises may cause temporary discomfort or mild soreness, it is important to note that physiotherapy is generally aimed at reducing pain and improving overall function.

It is essential to communicate openly with your physiotherapist about your pain levels and any concerns you may have. They can modify techniques, adjust treatment plans, or provide additional support to manage discomfort during your sessions.

Can physiotherapy help with sports injuries?

Yes, physiotherapy can be highly beneficial in the management and rehabilitation of sports injuries. Sports injuries can vary widely in their nature and severity, ranging from sprains and strains to more complex conditions like ligament tears or fractures. Physiotherapists with expertise in sports injury management play a crucial role in the recovery process of athletes and individuals involved in sports.

Physiotherapists design individualized treatment plans, including stretching, strengthening exercises, balance training, and functional exercises tailored to the specific needs of the sports injury. Rehabilitation aims to restore mobility, flexibility, strength, and overall function.

Physiotherapy Treatments

Physio in St. Albert: Acupuncture services

Dry Needling (IMS)

Soothes irritated nerves and releases painful muscle guarding. Often results can be noticed after 1st visit.

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St. Albert physio shockwave therapy from Health by Hamdon


Using a precision ballistic mechanism, radial shockwave therapy produces a “shock wave” or radical pressure wave.

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St. Albert physiotherapy clinic provides interferential current treatments

Interferential Current

Pain relief and tissue repair. Also helps reduce inflammation.

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Physiotherapist in St. Albert experienced in whiplash therapy

Whiplash Therapy

Specific soft tissue based treatment protocol to recover from adverse affects of a motor vehicle accident.

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Ultrasound physiotherapy from St. Albert clinic


Ultrasound reduces pain, increases circulation and mobility of soft tissue. Also can help reduce inflammation.

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St. Albert provider, Health by Hamdon, offers manual therapy for joints and muscles

Manual Therapy

Mobilizes joints and muscles to remove any fixations and improve joint and muscle range of motion.

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Exercise rehab physio at St. Albert therapy clinic

Exercise Rehab

Promotes functional strength which allows proper healing of an injury for quick short term and long term results.

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Sports rehab assessment from St. Albert physio treatment provider

Sport Rehab

Sport specific, functional movement assessment, and treatment.

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Pelvic floor physiotherapy

Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy

Strengthens or eases muscle tension near pelvic organs and helps with lower back pain issues.

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St. Albert, Alberta

  • P: 780-459-9600
  • F: 780-459-9866
  • E:
#280, 310 Carleton Dr.
St. Albert, AB T8N 7L3

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Hours of Operation:

  • Monday: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Tuesday & Wednesdays: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Thursdays & Fridays: 9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
  • Saturday: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Sunday: Closed

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