If you’ve ever wondered what Physiotherapy is and what Physiotherapists do here is a brief overview. Physiotherapy is a healthcare profession concerned with human function and movement and maximising potential. Ultimately, a Physiotherapist main focus is reduction of pain and correction of dysfunction and injury.

Since its emergence as an independent medical profession over 100 years ago, Physiotherapy has adapted and evolved its treatment techniques and increased the range and number of patients it can help. Unlike some other treatment professions available in Canada, Physiotherapy is considered within the realm of conventional medicine.

Physiotherapy Treatments:

  • Sports Injuries
  • Manual Therapy
  • Massage Therapy
  • Orthopaedic Injuries
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • WSIB/ work related injuries
  • TMJ
  • Post Surgery
  • Sprain & Strains
  • Geriatric Rehabilitation
  • Pre & Post Partum
  • Custom Orthotics & Custom Bracing
  • Neuro Rehab (Neurological conditions)

COVID-19 Update: Our clinics are currently closed. Please click for more info.

Dear Family Physiotherapy Centre Clients,

We remain dedicated to improving the health of our patients – especially those with compromised immune systems – and as such, will be following the recommendations from the Ottawa Public Health Department.

We have closed our clinics for an indefinite period of time to contribute to the collective efforts in limiting the spread of COVID-19.

All physiotherapy and massage therapy sessions are suspended until further notice. As the situation develops, we will continue to assess when it will be safe to return and will be in contact as soon as possible to reschedule your appointments.

Your therapists and/or another team member will be in touch throughout the upcoming days to provide you with updates and we will be sure to connect with you once we are able to reopen in order to reschedule your appointment.

As the fight against COVID-19 affects us all, I invite you to stay up to date on the latest developments to help reduce the risk to yourself and those around you.

Please contact us at if you have any questions or concerns
We will do our absolute best to assist or direct your message to the appropriate person.

We look forward to seeing you again once circumstances have improved and apologize for any inconvenience this has caused.

With your well being at heart,

Steve Brown
President & CEO
Family Physiotherapy Centres Inc.