Physiotherapy for Effective Diabetes Management


Posted by Dr. Scott Wilson | 12-Mar-2013

by Amish Patel, Registered Physiotherapist

Diabetes is one of those conditions that if dealt with properly, can be managed effectively throughout your life. We all know that it isn’t just about taking medicine. Proper management often includes a variety of things and one of the biggest things on that list is physiotherapy. Physiotherapy has an incredible influence on the progression of diabetes, and its associated issues!

 

Here is a quick look at what physiotherapy can do for you:

  • Maintain good blood glucose control
  • Help achieve optimal body weight
  • Pain relief
  • Improve diabetic feet
  • Prevention of further issues

Your Physiomed physiotherapist is very well trained in working with individuals with diabetes. Come on in and see what they can do for you. After all, you want to be proactive. Let’s not only address the current issues, but also prevent future issues before they become a problem!


Dr. Scott Wilson

Dr. Scott Wilson is the Founder & Chairman of Physiomed; one of Canada’s largest franchised networks of inter-disciplinary healthcare clinics. A graduate of Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Dr. Wilson founded Physiomed in 1994 and has since grown Physiomed to over 30 clinics in Southern Ontario and British Columbia. With hundreds of practitioners from over a dozen disciplines, Dr. Wilson and Physiomed have helped over 100,000 Canadians with physiotherapy, chiropractic, massage therapy, orthotic therapy, compression therapy and clinical conditioning as part of a program of rehabilitation and health optimization. In addition to helping patients improve their physical and mental well-being, Dr. Wilson has also mentored hundreds of practitioners to provide better care while enjoying more fulfilling careers. He is also a keynote speaker on many health related topics including how physiotherapy, chiropractic and health & wellness treatment can help with stress, weight loss, and unlocking the true potential within to achieve lasting physical well-being.

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