Ross Rehab at the Hamilton Brain Injury Association’s 10th Annual Fundraising Dinner

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…

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Group Hydrotherapy Class has MOVED!

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…

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Ross Rehabilitation Donates Non-Perishable Food for Welcome Inn Community Centre

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.

Ross Rehabilitation Presents in Anatomy 101 Hosted by the Hamilton Medical Legal Society

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…

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Cheryl Wylie Speaks on Temporomandibular Joint Rehabilitation

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…

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Ross Rehabilitation On The Green for HBIA Golf Tournament

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…

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Now Offering Chronic Pain Management Program

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”…

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Enrollment for Pilates Classes Currently Open for Fall 2016!

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…

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Ross Rehab Hosts TMJ Lunch & Learn Sessions

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…

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Rowan’s Law Passed!

Ontario is now the first province in Canada to have legislation related to concussion and concussion awareness thanks to the passing of Rowan’s Law, an act to govern the management of youth concussion in all sports. Supported and passed by all parties and levels of government, an advisory committee will be established to aid in…

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