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Need to see a physiotherapist?

If you’re experiencing aches and pains, it could be time to connect with an online physiotherapist.

Enjoy easier, more convenient physiotherapy treatment at Tia Health.

Book now
woman visiting physiotherapist

Need to see a physiotherapist?

If you’re experiencing aches and pains, it could be time to connect with an online physiotherapist.

Enjoy easier, more convenient physiotherapy treatment at Tia Health.

Book now

What is a physiotherapist?

A physiotherapist is a healthcare professional who specializes in the science of movement. They focus on both prevention and rehabilitation and are committed to diagnosing and treating symptoms associated with physical illness, injury, or disability.

What is a physiotherapist?

A physiotherapist is a healthcare professional who specializes in the science of movement. They focus on both prevention and rehabilitation and are committed to diagnosing and treating symptoms associated with physical illness, injury, or disability.

woman visiting physiotherapist

Common complaints an individual may visit a physiotherapist for are:

  • Joint complaints

  • Back or neck pain

  • Loss of mobility

  • Reduced muscle strength because of illness

  • Management of chronic conditions, for example heart disease

What is the benefit of seeing an online physiotherapist?

A physiotherapist can help with ongoing pain management, reduce possibility of needing surgery by helping to strengthen muscles through stretching and exercising, improve mobility, prevent injuries, air with injury recovery, support with arthritis management, and lots more.

What is the difference between a physiotherapist and a registered massage therapist?

The main difference between the two is that physiotherapy is a classified medical profession, whereas massage therapy is alternative medicine. Physiotherapy is used to treat serious injuries or ailments and massage therapy is more dedicated towards muscle relaxation.

What are the different physiotherapy specialties?

There are several different specialties in the field, including:

  • Cardiopulmonary physiotherapists: specialize in helping patients following surgeries or illnesses relating to the heart.
  • Clinic electrophysiotherapists: specialize in healing wounds, including burns, diabetic sores, or post-amputation ailments.
  • Geriatric physiotherapists: specialize in issues impacting elderly patients.
  • Neurological physiotherapists: specialize in helping patients suffering with recovering from or living with conditions such as MS, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, or strokes.
  • Orthopedic physiotherapists: specialize in problems relating to the skeletal system.
  • Pelvic floor physiotherapists: specialize in the structures and muscles of the pelvic floor. A pelvic floor physiotherapist treats conditions relating to this area, such as frequent urination, urinary incontinence, constipation, sexual dysfunction, and pelvic organ prolapse.
  • Sport physiotherapists: specialize in working with athletes. Sports therapists use their expertise to provide advice on preventing injuries in sports, treat injuries, and support with rehabilitation. They may work at clinics, in fitness centers, or with sports teams.
  • Women’s health physiotherapists: specialize in issues relating to women, such as post-childbirth complaints.

What will my online physiotherapy session be like?

Appointments usually include a discussion of your physical health history. The physiotherapist will talk with you about your symptoms and reason for the appointment as part of their evaluation. The aim is by the end of the clinic session they will provide you with a potential diagnosis and guidance on next steps.

Can anyone see an online physiotherapist?

An appointment with a physiotherapist requires a referral from a general doctor.

How booking works.

“How do I connect with an online physiotherapist?”

Our virtual clinic is designed to provide you with secure, trusted and easy access to the advice and care you need when you need it.

Here is how to book an appointment:

Here is how to book an appointment:

Skip the waiting room and book a virtual clinic appointment instead

Step 1

Book an appointment to visit a general doctor who if necessary, can provide you with a referral to see the physiotherapist. You can select which doctor you would like to see and whether you prefer a phone or video call. We have a variety of male and female doctors available to help you in several languages. Once you have a referral you can book an appointment with the online physiotherapist.

Step 2

Attend your virtual appointment from the comfort of your own home using your chosen method of communication. We do not require you to download any apps or programs.

Step 3

Receive guidance and treatment recommendations from the medical specialist. The doctor can share any necessary prescriptions with your chosen pharmacy, and you can opt to have medication delivered to your home for free or can collect in-person if preferred.

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Tia Health doctors' prescriptions are legitimate and are accepted by pharmacies. You can have your prescription delivered for free or sent to a pharmacy of your choice for pick-up.
Yes. Our telehealth platform connects you to a fully licensed Canadian physician. Just like an in-person visit, with telehealth, the doctor is responsible for understanding your case, medical history, and determining the appropriate treatment. If the doctor is not able to help you through telehealth, they may advise that you visit a clinic or hospital in-person.
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Click on the Book Now button to get started. You will then be prompted to select the type of consultation (video or phone), who the appointment is for (you or someone else), and which provider you would like to speak with. Lastly, you will be prompted to sign-up or login to confirm your appointment.
Yes! All Tia Health doctors are Canadian licensed physicians. You can verify the status of their license and view their credentials on the College of Physicians website for the province they are licensed. The city and province in which the physician practices is listed on their Tia Health profile which you will see while navigating the booking process.
Yes, we have a variety of doctors, male and female, doctors who speak different languages, and with different specialties.
If you have a family doctor working on the Tia Health platform, they may have telehealth availability. If not, check back soon as we are adding physicians weekly.

Pricing

Telehealth services are covered by the provincial health plans in British Columbia (MSP), Alberta (AHCIP), and Ontario (OHIP) but not currently in other provinces (check back soon as this is changing). Patients with valid coverage in these provinces will not be charged for their telehealth service. Patients in other provinces will receive a receipt that may be reimbursed through a health spending account or other extended/private insurance.
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Telehealth services are covered by the provincial health plans in British Columbia (MSP), Alberta (AHCIP), and Ontario (OHIP) but not currently in other provinces (check back soon as this is changing). Patients with valid coverage in these provinces will not be charged for their telehealth service. Patients in other provinces will receive a receipt that may be reimbursed through a health spending account or other extended/private insurance. If no coverage is available to you, then appointment pricing ranges depending on the appointment type you select. There are no time-based fees or additional fees if an appointment lasts longer than expected.
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