Category Archives: Cardiac Rehabilitation

Partnering with Local YMCA

Here at Tri City Physiotherapy we are proud to say that we have partnered with our local Cambridge YMCA to help promote cardiac health with the 120 over 80 campaign. This campaign is aimed at promoting a healthy lifestyle through diet and exercise to achieve an optimal blood pressure, leading to a reduction of in one of the risk factors associated with Heart Attacks and Strokes. We are already partnered with the YMCA in Cambridge to provide continuity to the education and exercise program we give our Cardiac Rehabilitation patient and hope this new project will lead to an even healthier community.  Please visit their website or head over to our office or our local YMCA for more details. YMCAs of Cambridge and Kitchener-Waterloo are offering a free 120 Over 80 Wellness Series at the A.R. Kaufman Family...

Arm Bike / Ergonometer is here

I’m very excited to announce that Tri City Physiotherapy will now offer a top of the line upper body ergometer to offer an even wider range of rehab options for our patients.  An upper body ergometer is best described as a bicycle for your arms. Your hands hold pedals and your arms move around in circles as if pedaling a bike. You can sit or stand in front of the ergometer for a no-impact cardiovascular workout that uses only your upper body. Upper body (arm) ergometers aren't a gym staple, but they're becoming more readily available in many of the top physical therapy offices, hospitals, and universities. These machines are targeted to meet the fitness and rehab needs of individuals who cannot use their legs for physical activity, either due to an acute injury or chronic...

Cardiac Rehabilitation Program

Hey guys! My name is Paige and I am the Kinesiologist at Tri City Physio. I am responsible for the patients who have experienced a cardiac event and are taking part in our cardiac rehabilitation program. I provide each cardiac patient with an individualized exercise prescription, specific to their functional ability and their goals. When patients enroll in the cardiac rehab program, they will get one on one support and feedback from me to help them increase their fitness within healthy limits. I also provide advice and education about eating a healthy diet, appropriate portion sizes and specific nutrient information that is important for cardiac patients, like watching how much sodium you are eating. I co-ordinate YMCA referrals for the patients that have completed the cardiac rehab program and set up...