Acupuncture is an ancient form of Chinese medicine that uses small needles inserted into specific places in the body to activate your body’s ability to self-heal.
Acupuncture is an effective method to treat various conditions, including:
- Muscle spasms and pain
- Chronic back problems and pain
- Headaches (including migraines)
- Neck pain
- Knee pain
- Digestive problems
- Emotional swings and depression
You are in capable hands
Our acupuncturists are specialists in pain relief. In addition to acupuncture, they educate clients on how to maximize abilities as well as facilitate the adoption of a healthy lifestyle. Clients are then able to return to pre-injury activities, sooner.
Most patients find that the treatments are relaxing and cause minimal discomfort.
At Altum Health, acupuncture is used alongside physiotherapy treatment.
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Your coverage options
The types of insurance coverage we accept are WSIB, Automobile Accident Insurance, Extended Health Benefits, and Self-Pay.
Please contact your insurance carrier for coverage details and to obtain approval.
Your health comes first, not paperwork
At Altum Health, we believe your health comes first. We take care of the paperwork so you can focus on getting better. In some cases, we offer direct insurance billing to save you time and up-front costs.
Not sure if you’re covered? No problem. We can help you find out. Call us toll-free at 1 844 662-5886.
You do not need a doctor’s referral for physiotherapy. However, if you are going to use your health insurance to cover the cost of therapy, the insurance provider may ask you for a doctor’s referral.
Physiotherapy focuses on removing the cause of the problem as opposed to superficially treating the symptoms. This process may take some time, but the results are often permanent with less chance of the disorder returning.
Although each clinic’s approach to intake, assessment, and therapy do vary, your physiotherapist (generally speaking) will ask a series of questions that will help better describe all of your symptoms in detail. Your physiotherapist can then carry out your assessment. The physiotherapist will examine you physically and discuss the findings, the cause of the problem, and suggest a solution that can effectively treat your health problem.
Appointments usually take about an hour for a full assessment. Subsequent treatments can be shorter or longer depending upon the condition and the treatment required. Subsequent physiotherapy treatments can be twenty to thirty minutes in length.