TELE REHAB

To contact us: 905-946-8787 ext. 108 or HealthServices@105gibson.com

For emergency services, please call 911 or go to the nearest hospital.

About Us

 

Tele Rehab Physiotherapy is:

  • Safe and Effective for assessment and treatment via videoconferencing
  • Affordable

Tele Rehab Physiotherapy can:

  • be used by anyone who cannot or don’t want to leave their home or office
  • be administered anywhere with a secure internet connection on a computer/laptop, tablet, or smartphone

No medical referral is necessary to see physiotherapy.

What to expect?

During your first Tele Rehab appointment, the physiotherapist will do an assessment of your current health condition, past medical health, examine your movement and function, and provide treatment and education for your condition.  A description of the home exercises may be emailed to patients as part of treatment.

For follow up appointments, an examination of function will be done to reevaluate function and treatment will be provided as required.

If the condition is deemed to be resolved, the patient will be discharged from the physiotherapist caseload.

How to get started with Tele Rehab?

Each patient should have a well-lit area to work in and have adequate room to move around. Patients can wear loose gym clothing they are able to move around in and roll up as needed for assessment.

A sturdy chair with a back rest is recommended.

The physiotherapist will make open suggestions to what else can be used for treating the patient.

An electronic device with a webcam and microphone will be required for Tele Rehab.

Conditions Treated

  • Back or neck pain
  • Pain in the shoulder, elbow, or hand
  • Pain in the hip, knee, ankles, or feet
  • Muscle strains
  • Nerve injury
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Fall prevention
  • Stiffness
  • Dizziness/vertigo
  • Concussion
  • General deconditioning and weakness

 

Feel free to set a consultation to see if Tele Rehab is right for you.

Benefits of Tele Rehab:

  • Return to doing activities of daily living independently
  • Reduce fall risk
  • Strength
  • Range of Motion/ Flexibility
  • Balance
  • Coordination
  • Reduced stress and pain
  • Better daily function and performance

Language:

Cantonese, English, Mandarin

Fees:

All payments from the clients will donate back to 105 Gibson center for helping the community.

With insurance:

We do not provide OHIP, WSIB, MVA, or OW based Physiotherapy, and patients can use private insurance to claim for expenses.  We will only use private insurance for claims.  Patients will receive a receipt to submit for claims and reimbursement.

 

Without insurance:

A reduced fee will be charged if the client has no insurance coverage.

We have sliding scale for low-income clients.

Our Team:

Physiotherapist: Michelle Kao

Michelle s a passionate physiotherapist who strives to provide the best possible care to her clients and works with them in achieving their goals. She obtained her Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from Queen’s University, and has taken continuing education courses with the Orthopedic Division of Canada.

Michelle maintains an active clinical interest in treating musculoskeletal injuries, particularly those stubborn and recurring injuries that are slow to improve.  After completing an assessment of your body to find the root cause of your pain, she will teach you how to manage your injury and create an individualized exercise plan to help you return to physical activity and prevent a re-injury.

Having grown up figure skating and playing volleyball, Michelle enjoys staying active and is an avid hiker and skier. She loves exploring nature with her husband and baby boy and trying new things. You can find her at a new restaurant, picking up a new sport, working on a new skill or even trying out a new recipe in the kitchen!

Michelle offers telerehabilitation services in English, Mandarin and Cantonese.

Michelle Kao