Active Release Techniques®
What is ART®? ART® - Active Release Techniques - is an advanced system of diagnosis and manual treatment for soft tissue disorders resulting from Cumulative Trauma Disorders (CTD), Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI), postural strain, sports injuries and general wear and tear. ART® is a patented, state-of-the-art soft tissue system that treats problems with muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves. Headaches, back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, shin splints, shoulder pain, rotator cuff syndrome, golfer's and tennis elbow, sciatica, plantar fasciitis, knee problems, tendonopathies, epicondylitis, mechanical low back pain, and most sports injuries are some of the many conditions that can be resolved ...
Custom Foot Orthotics
Many foot problems such as heel pain (eg.plantar fasciitis ), pain in the ‘ball’ of the foot (metatarsalgia) and general arch pain can be caused by problems with the foot structure. Ankle, knee and low back pain can also be caused by mechanical foot problems. A thorough biomechanical assessment can help determine the source of your pain and how to treat it. Dr Walsh is a Certified Pedorthist Cped(c) along with his degree in kinesiology allows him to specialize in the biomechanics of the foot. “The unique balance between how our feet propel us through the gait cycle and how minor imbalances ...
What is laser therapy? Laser therapy or Low Intensity Light Therapy (LILT) is the use of monochromatic light emission from a low intensity laser diode (250 milliwatts or less) or an array of high intensity Super Luminous Diodes (providing total optical power in the 1000-2000 milliwatt range) to treat musculoskeletal injuries, chronic or degenerative conditions, and to heal wounds. The light source is placed in contact with the skin allowing the photon energy to penetrate tissue, where it interacts with various intracellular biomolecules resulting in the restoration of normal cell function and enhancement of the body’s healing process. Laser therapy acts by ...
WHAT IS SHOCKWAVE THERAPY? Shockwave Therapy is a non-invasive, out-patient alternative to surgery for those suffering from many joint and tendon disorders. ESWT (Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy) sends acoustic shock waves into bone or soft tissue, in effect reinjuring the area on a cellular level and breaking up the scarring that has penetrated tendons and ligaments. The controlled reinjuring of tissue allows the body to regenerate blood vessels and bone cells. The resulting revascularization leads to faster healing and often a return to pre-injury activity levels. HOW DOES IT WORK? Shockwave Therapy is particularly good at pain management and elimination. The ...
Walsh Health & Wellness Centre
Welcome to the Walsh Health & Wellness Centre, with a brand new 5000 sq ft. clinic located in the heart of Kitchener/Waterloo that specializes in treating sports and recreational injuries. Whether you are a professional athlete, recreational athlete, or a weekend warrior, we have the professionals that can help to keep you active and injury free.
Our goal is to provide the highest quality of care for all facets of your life. Our multi-disciplinary clinic offers a number of treatment options to help optimize your overall health.
Looking for an added edge over your competition? Active Release Techniques® can provide the quick solution to your injury healing and help improve your athletic performance. Feeling sore and stiff? Massage Therapy might be the right solution to help relieve day to day tension. Struggling with osteoarthritis, tendinitis, or chronic pain? Bioflex Low-level Laser Therapy is a fantastic treatment option to help get you back in the action. Our laser therapy is growing with the recently Health Canada Approved K-Laser Class IV Laser. We also offer Contemporary Medical Acupuncture as a treatment adjunct to help you see the results you want. Nerve pain from disc bulging/herniation or degenerative disc disease we now offer Spinal Decompression. Do you suffer with bone spurs or chronic tendonitits we have Shockwave Therapy. Scar tissue affecting your shoulders, elbows or back then Graston Technique® may be the instrument to your recovery.
Please contact us with any questions or inquiries you may have. We would be happy to answer any of your questions to help you achieve your health goals.
- Spinal Decompression
- Laser therapy
- K-Laser Class IV laser therapy
- Active Release Technique®
- Graston Technique®
- Shockwave therapy
- Kinesio taping
- Massage therapy