At River Heights Physiotherapy in Winnipeg we provide Physiotherapy and Massage Therapy
Providing outstanding, individualized physiotherapy services in River Heights for 15 years.
If you don’t have time for pain or injury to slow you down, or if you or a family member are limited in your favourite activities, we want to work with you to help you feel better!
Whatever your age or level of physical fitness we will inspire you, educate you, and help you reach your goals.
Physiotherapists are injury management experts. We are highly trained to assess and treat your whole body. We assess how your body moves, determine the cause of your pain, provide a solution, and teach you how to prevent recurrence.
We provide you with a professional, friendly environment, and excellent one-on-one care in our private treatment rooms.
Our focus is on manual/hands-on therapy and customized exercise programs, giving you the tools to manage your everyday health and wellness.
- No physician referral required
- Services covered by Extended Health Care plans
- We direct bill to Blue Cross, WCB and MPI
- Appointments available 7am to 7pm before your work day starts or well after
- Massage Therapy available on Saturday
- Free parking
Muscle and Joint Pain
Repetitive Strain Injuries
Neck and Back Pain
Strains and Sprains
Pre and Post-Surgical
Motor Vehicle Accidents
Functional Capacity Evaluations
Our physiotherapist have advanced training and experience in the following areas:
Bio-mechanical Foot Assessments
Our Physiotherapists offer instruction in Pilates and Yoga
Click here to find out more about our services.
Call us at 204-987-9222 or click here to contact us.
Recent Blog Posts
What are the best exercises for heel pain? Research strongly supports these specific exercises and hands on therapy for resolving plantar fasciitis in the shortest amount of time possible. The recommended treatments include calf stretches (A), foot stretches (B), and hands-on therapy (C). For calf stretches, while standing with your foot straight ahead, lean forward and keep your heel on the floor until you feel a stretch sensation in your calf. Perform this stretch first with the back l...
Posted on 2017-04-03
A recent large-scale study reviewed the effectiveness of physiotherapy for plantar fasciitis.
The researchers studied a database of 819 963 patients diagnosed with plantar fasciitis. Only 7.1 of the time and supervised rehabilitative exercises 90% of the time. The researchers found that patients who received manual therapy as part of their treatment averaged fewer visits and had a lower cost of care of $340. These results support prior studies that show faster recovery tim...
Posted on 2017-03-13
River Heights Physiotherapy's co-owner, Mandy Connell, once again volunteered her time at Ecole Robert H. Smith School's annual Communty Breakfast Fundraiser. Mandy provided massages for donations to support the school's charity of choice, Mental Health Awareness. Other local businesses provided food, drinks, hair styling and manicures. Local media was on hand to broadcast this truly amazing event full of fun, food, entertainment and community spirit! Well done...
Posted on 2017-03-09
The idea of needing a joint surgery is very daunting. Do you have knee osteoarthritis, suffer from pain but want to delay or avoid surgery? Many studies show you can! All you need to do is see a physiotherpist!
Deyle et al 2000 showed that a 4 week course of manual therapy (hands on treatments done by a physiotherapist) and a supervised exercise program delayed or eliminated the need for surgery in many patients with knee osteoarthiritis.
Exercise is medici...
Posted on 2017-02-08
May is Physiotherapy Month. Walk right in for a free pedometer in honour of Physiothearpy Month. We want to help keep you moving! What better way than to start tracking your steps. Once you know how many steps you take on average in a day, set a goal to increase your steps by 500 steps per day, until you reach 10 000 steps in a day. 10 000 steps a day equals about 5 miles. What a terrific way to imporve your health and enjoy our beautiful Manitoba spring!
Posted on 2016-05-06