For the third year in a row, Ross Rehabilitation staff participated in St. Matthew’s House Christmas Adopt-A-Family and Adopt-A-Senior programs which provide new toys/gifts, clothing and grocery store gift cards to families and seniors in the area.
Ross Rehab will be a Decoration Sponsor for the upcoming Hamilton Brain Injury Association’s 10th Annual Fundraising Dinner on November 17, 2016. All proceeds for the event go towards funding HBIA’s support services and recreational activities for acute brain injury survivors and their caregivers and spouses. For more information on this event, or if you would like to…Read More
Ross Rehabilitation’s group hydrotherapy class is now being offered at Dalewood Recreational Center! This newly renovated pool is home to our weekly group classes running every Wednesday from 1:15-2:15pm. Hydrotherapy uses the principles of water and buoyancy to allow increased movement than may be permitted on land. Due to less gravitational force, there is less…Read More
Ross Rehabilitation staff participated in the Welcome Inn Community Centre Thanksgiving food drive which provides non-perishable food to the growing number of families experiencing hunger in the Hamilton area. For more details about Welcome Inn Centre programs visit: www.welcomeinn.ca.
The Ross Rehabilitation team presented in the recent Anatomy 101 held by the Hamilton Medical Legal Society on September 22, 2016. The session focused on concussion education, and Ross Rehabilitation presented on First Assessment by Physiotherapy. The session included education on the various aspects of a physiotherapy assessment including vision, vestibular, autonomic, neurocognitive, and orthopaedic. Near Point Convergence and…Read More
Cheryl Wylie, Physiotherapy Practice Leader at Ross Rehabilitation spoke last month at the Hamilton & District Dental Hygienist Society (HDDHS) monthly meeting on September 14, 2016. She spoke about Temporomandibular Joint Rehabilitation, an area Ross Rehabilitation has had extensive experience in treating and educating the local community about. The session reviewed various TMJ dysfunctions, the biomechanics behind TMJ clicking…Read More
Ross Rehabilitation Physiotherapy team members were on the green this past month in support of brain injury survivors, their families and caregivers for the HBIA Golf Tournament on August 9, 2016 at Copetown Woods Golf Club. We had the pleasure of golfing with Dave and Doug from CCXIT Computer Services, and got to meet Mr. Walter…Read More
Ross Rehabilitation now offers a Chronic Pain Management Program. Our Chronic Pain Education Program runs for four weeks, with the small group sessions being led by a Registered Physiotherapist and a Registered Occupational Therapist. Content includes: physiology of the nervous system including a focus on nociception/pain pathways nervous system sensitization (peripheral and central) “Hurt vs Harm”…Read More
Enrollment for Pilates classes are currently open. Pilates features a series of exercises performed on a mat along with various pieces of equipment. This equipment is introduced to make exercise progressively more difficult. In the beginner level classes, we concentrate on mastering the basic principles of Pilates and learning the essential exercises; focusing on trunk…Read More
Ross Rehabilitation has been conducting Lunch and Learn sessions in the community with local dentists, hygienists, and orthodontists to provide education on the role of physiotherapy with temporomandibular joint (TMJ) rehabilitation. TMJ rehabilitation with a qualified physiotherapist is effective in managing and treating TMJ dysfunction. Physiotherapy focuses on education, neuromuscular exercises of the jaw and…Read More