Integrated Health Services

Orthotics

It is important to realize that your feet have a direct impact on your body and support you with every step. Research has shown that even the smallest abnormality in foot function can have a large impact on the joints in our body, and may be the cause of foot, ankle, knee, hip and back pain. Orthotics are inserts that comfortably fit into shoes.
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Acupuncture/Dry Needling

Acupuncture is the use of sterile needles to manipulate the Qi or to create a local response in the tissue. Active Health Institute has three different providers who practice acupuncture; Physiotherapist, Naturopath and Chiropractor, who are trainined in either “medical acupuncture”, “traditional chinese medicine” and/or both.
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Active Release Techniques (ART®)

Active Release Technique is a hands-on treatment used for treating soft-tissue (i.e. muscle, tendon, fascia, nerves). A certified ART® practitioner utilizes a thorough history, physical and biomechanical exam to properly diagnose the soft-tissue injury. These injuries are often a result of repetitive strain, cumulative trauma, adhesions, tissue hypoxia and joint dysfunction.
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Personal Training

At the Active Health Institute, we recognize the importance of physical activity for all age groups. More than ever, research continues to demonstrate the benefits of physical activity in the treatment and prevention of many health conditions. As an integrative health centre, we have the ability to provide our client’s, access to all of our health professionals if required, ensuring the healthiest, safest and most effective results.
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Naturopathic Medicine

Naturopathic medicine is a distinct system of primary care that addresses the root cause of illness or disease and promotes health and healing using natural therapies. Treatment modalities may include clinical nutrition, botanical (herbal) medicine, homeopathic medicine, physical treatments, acupuncture and Asian medicine and lifestyle counseling.
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Registered Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy is a hands-on technique used to assess and treat the soft tissues of the body. As an accepted part of many physical rehabilitation programs, massage therapy can be beneficial for relaxation and stress reduction, decreasing pain and inflammation, improving mobility and increasing circulation of blood and lymph.
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Chiropractic Care

The Active Health Institute was originally known as the Barrhaven Chiropractic Health Centre. The longest serving chiropractic clinic in Barrhaven (Ottawa), we take great pride in our extensive clinical experience and we strive to stay current with new research in order to ensure evidence based chiropractic care.
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Physiotherapy

Our physiotherapists believe in a patient centered model of care, emphasizing one-on-one, hands-on treatment. We take great pride in providing our patients with the appropriate amount of time, attention and education required to get them better, faster. Regardless if you are an elite athlete, weekend warrior, child, adult or senior, we tailor each individual’s treatment plan in order to properly treat a variety of conditions.
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Concussion Management

Our clinic is now an official Complete Concussion Management™ clinic. As concussions have become the focus for both professional and amateur athletes around the world, we at Active Health Institute wanted to be at the forefront of concussion diagnosis, management, and rehabilitation.
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Vestibular Rehab

The vestibular system is made up of components of the inner ear and brain. It is responsible for processing sensory information involved with controlling balance and eye movements. Injury or disorders of the vestibular system can result in symptoms such as; vertigo (a feeling of the room spinning around you), imbalance, nausea and/or visual impairment.
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