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Welcoming Turtle Bay Physiotherapy will relax you before healing you

Turtle Bay Physio heals

You will feel nothing but relaxed when you enter Turtle Bay Physiotherapy in Lake Country.

Owner and registered physiotherapist, Maheshi Fernando, was born with a smile on her face, and that is the kind of atmosphere she desired when she started her business last month.

“Our receptionist, Esther Blatchford, is very welcoming,” Fernando says. “I really wanted someone at the front desk who portrayed my energy and values because I’m a very friendly, outgoing and approachable person.”

It is that same contagious, positive energy that sets her clinic apart. Fernando values excellence, accountability, accessibility and integrity, and she and her colleagues promote health, fitness, a positive attitude and a balanced lifestyle.

In other words, motivation will never be a problem when you visit Turtle Bay Physiotherapy.

The bright, modern clinic is located in Turtle Bay Crossing at 701-11850 Oceola Rd. in Lake Country and features private treatment rooms. Services offered include physiotherapy; acupuncture; massage therapy; modalities such as deep heat packs, therapeutic ultrasound, IFC, TENS and low level laser therapy; and personalized exercise programs.

Physiotherapy is not only for athletes or those recovering from surgery, “it is for anyone with any musculoskeletal issue that is limiting them from participating in an activity or diminishing their quality of life,” Fernando says. That includes chronic issues such as low back or knee pain or acute injuries such as an ankle sprain or shoulder strain.

“Lots of people don’t know what to do initially after an acute injury or they’re unaware of simple ways that they can manage their chronic condition at home. The true value of physiotherapy is that education piece,” says Fernando, who brings more than 7 1/2 years of experience to the table.

Massage therapy complements physiotherapy, which is why the clinic has added registered massage therapist Savannah Salas to the team. Salas, who is accepting new patients, believes in patient-centred care and will adapt each treatment to the individual. Working with patient concerns, from pregnancy pains to acute sports injuries, she uses both oil and no oil techniques to address and release troublesome tissues.

Turtle Bay Physiotherapy offers easy online booking—24 hours a day, seven days a week—via its website, or you can call 250-766-0360 during business hours to book. They direct bill for physiotherapy and massage therapy services from numerous extended insurance providers, which makes their patients extremely happy, as not many clinics offer this service. For those without private or group insurance, they will check to see if you qualify for the provincial medical services plan that may cover a portion of your visit. They also work with WSBC and ICBC claims.

Turtle Bay Physiotherapy is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and on Tuesday and Thursday from 1 to 7 p.m.

Start your journey to better health, and book today.

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