Bloor West Physiotherapy & Sports Medicine CentreServing the Community for Over 45 Years

Bloor West Physiotherapy - About Us

Our History

Bloor West Physiotherapy, Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics has provided over 2.5 million Physiotherapy treatments to residents of Bloor West and Toronto ! Our vast experience and high standards of care have made us renowned throughout the city of Toronto as a dependable and highly advanced Physiotherapy clinic. Our reputation amongst referring Orthopaedic Surgeons, Family Doctors and other referring Physicians is unparalleled. We have a long standing relationship with thousands of Doctors and Surgeons, many of whom will only refer their patients to us because of our experience and long history of excellent results. Our multidisciplinary staff are expertly trained and only those with advanced knowledge and experience can become part of our team. Bloor West Physiotherapy has also been honoured to be a clinical teaching facility for University enrolled Physiotherapy and Kinesiology Students. Also, as a result of our experience and reputation within the community, our clinic has been privileged to be selected as a recognized Secondary School Co-op placement teaching institution for the districts of Toronto and Bloor West. This tremendous honour has been at the request of both the Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB), and the Toronto District School Board (TDSB). It is a tremendous honour for our physiotherapy clinic to give back to the communities of Toronto and Bloor West in such a meaningful way. 

In addition to our community involvement and service, Bloor West Physiotherapy is also affiliated with High Park Physiotherapy Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics Centre, which is our OHIP designated clinic, one of only 100 in Ontario and another honour for our clinic. Please click on the following to be directed to www.HighParkPhysiotherapy.com . Our owner and clinical director, Evelyn Brett, Registered Physiotherapist, M.C.S.P., M.C.P.A., Dip., NUI, has a long and established history of serving both the private and public health care sector. After her training in Dublin, Ireland, and London, England, Evelyn joined the Physiotherapy department at St Josephs Health Centre in West Toronto. She quickly become the head Physiotherapist and has the distinction of being the youngest Physiotherapist ever to hold that position. She then went on to found Bloor West Physiotherapy, in addition to High Park Physiotherapy and has served the residents of Toronto through her selection by the Government of Ontario to be a Board Member of the Humber River Regional Hospital, which is affiliated with The University of Toronto and primarily serves West Toronto. Ms. Brett's excellent reputation within the Physiotherapy and health care community, combined with her her vast experience and knowledge in the delivery of high quality health care and Physiotherapy, has greatly helped the Hospital shape its delivery of care model and long term strategy. 

Our Treatment Approach

Our approach to treatment at Physiotherapy Bloor West is founded on three important principles - TREAT, EDUCATE, PREVENT. Our immediate goal is to expertly and accurately diagnose your injury, reduce your level of pain, and prescribe a treatment plan enabling a full and long lasting recovery. During the treatment process, the patient will initially receive intensive individualised treatment for the injury and its symptoms, which will ignite a healing response from the body. Our rehabilitation team will additionally educate each patient on how to recognize early signs of reinjury, how to identify and eliminate lifestyle behaviours which may contribute to, or exacerbate the injury, and teach effective strategies to prevent any future injury and pain.  In combination, these tools and treatment approaches will contribute to a lasting recovery, with a maintenance program created and aimed to prevent a recurrence of the injury.

Our Multidisciplinary Philosophy

As with our OHIP covered clinic, www.highparkphysiotherapy.com, Bloor West Physiotherapy, Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics, is committed to the delivery of exceptional and state-of-the-art, multi-disciplinary rehabilitation services created to empower the individual to reach their maximum level of independence, recovery, and activity following injury, surgery or illness. Working together, we will ensure that you receive the highest standard of experienced rehabilitative care. 

Treatment emphasis is placed on the optimization of body function through the combined multidisciplinary use of, physiotherapy, chiropractic, massage therapy, physical modalities, physical training with therapeutic exercise, movement & activities modification, adaptive equipments and assistive devices, custom foot orthotics, custom orthopaedic bracing - ACL knee brace, and education and prevention strategies to ensure a long lasting recovery.

Our professional team of highly trained experts provide quality care in the following areas:
  • Physiotherapy
  • Registered Massage Therapy
  • Acupuncture
  • Chiropractic
  • Shiatsu Massage
  • Support stockings
  • Pre operative support stockings / Anti-embolism stockings - TEDs stockings
  • Orthopaedic Bracing - ACL brace - custom fitted, and patient ready
  • Foot orthotics -- custom fitted Foot Clinic - full gait biomechanical analysis
  • Orthopaedic & sports injury rehabilitation
  • Pre and post operative surgical rehabilitation
  • Motor vehicle accident (MVA) assessment and rehabilitation
  • Work injury assessment and treatment
A doctors referral is not necessary to book an appointment with our fully Registered Physiotherapists. Physiotherapy Bloor West also has extensive experience in Motor Vehicle Rehabilitation (MVA). This is often a very stressful time for patients who are forced to deal with lawyers and Insurance providers while trying to recover form their injuries. Our 45 years of Medical Legal experience is unparalleled, allow us to relieve you of this stressful burden. Bloor West Physiotherapy has an excellent reputation amongst Insurance companies, and within the legal community enabling us to facilitate this process and allowing our patients to concentrate on their recovery. Call us today, we are here to help !
To book an appointment, or if you have any questions, please call us at 416 767 8717
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