Treatment Modalities

The Northgate Centre has assembled a variety of techniques and technolgies all designed to help your body heal from soft tissue and joint injuries.

Typically, no one technique or modality can provide 100% of the treatment required.

We emphasize hands on techniques which have benefit beyond the mechanical work done. Physcial contact provides a therapeutic value in itself. However, we support this work with other techniques as outlined on this page.

Take a moment and learn about these treatment options and how they can help you:



Aids in releasing myofascial restrictions, restoring proper alignment and joint function and activates weakened or inhibitive muscles.


Active Release Technique (ART)

Active Release Techniques (ART) is a technique that addresses problems with muscles, ligaments, facia and nerves.

manual therapies

Massage Therapy

Massage therapy refers to manipulation of soft tissues of one’s body by hands of the practitioner.

shock wave therapy

Shock Wave Therapy

Extra-Corporeal Shock Wave Therapy (ESWT) is used for the treatment of musculoskeletal and orthopaedic conditions.

cold laser therapy

Cold Laser Therapy

Cold laser therapy is a modern therapy that uses a low power laser as the first line in pain control and tissue healing.



Spinal decompression treats back pain caused by herniated and degenerative discs or arthritis.


Intramuscular Stimulation

Target neurologically inhibited muscles which are often resistant to more traditional treatment techniques.



Tape allows for support to muscles and ligament injury, allowing the athlete to quickly return to a game.

Balance and Vestibular Rehabilitation

Balance & Vestibular Rehabilitation

Exercise based program designed to improve balance and reduce dizziness related problems