Sports Medicine and Physiotherapy Services in Toronto You Can Count On
Injured and in pain? Let’s get to the bottom of it and get you better!
SEMI is one of Toronto’s premier sports medicine and physiotherapy clinics. Our team consists of licensed medical and health professionals with a variety of specializations. Services include physiotherapy and physical rehabilitation, to massage therapy, acupuncture, and sports medicine. We conveniently offer all treatments and therapies our patients need to recover from any injury, under one roof.
Our team includes sports medicine physicians, physiotherapists, registered massage therapists, and an orthopedic surgeon. In addition, we also offer chiropractic care, sport psychology services, sport podiatry, osteopathy, and personal training.
Our Physiotherapy and Sports Medicine team can assess, diagnose, and help you recover from injury, helping you get back to the activities you enjoy most
We look forward to meeting you and being part of your recovery team! We are conveniently located on the 6th floor (South Tower) at the Sheppard Centre. Parking is validated and available underground, and we are easily accessible on the subway line.
Our Services To Help You
Sport physiotherapy is a focused area of practice in physiotherapy that requires skills and knowledge in the following areas: manual physiotherapy, exercise prescription, an understanding of various sports and fitness activities and knowledge of how to use advanced modalities in the diagnosis and treatment of injuries.
Our sports medicine doctors require in-depth understanding and knowledge of several areas, including nutrition, exercise physiology, exercise prescription, internal medicine, and biomechanics. This specialty provides diagnosis and treatment of activity related injuries to muscles, tendons, nerves, ligaments, bones and joints, whether they be from sports, work or other “non-sport” related causes. The goal is to sport injuries with nonsurgical approaches to treating these injuries. In addition, sports medicine doctors
Sports massage most commonly includes the application of pressure and kneading techniques to muscles, joints, and other tissues to facilitate healing and recovery from sport and related injuries.
Sport chiropractic focuses on providing treatments, including Active Release Techniques (ART), medical acupuncture, spinal and other joint mobilization and manipulation techniques. Sessions could also include rehabilitation exercise prescription.
The Osteoarthritis Clinic (OA clinic) at SEMI offers rehabilitation and recovery services to individuals who have been diagnosed with osteoarthritis in any part of their body, including shoulders, hands, wrists, neck, back, pelvis, hips, knees, ankles and feet.
SEMI is pleased to offer a very exciting therapy: Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections. Platelet Rich Plasma Injections can help treat both chronic injuries and acute injuries where speeding up healing is a priority.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Does my health plan cover your sports medicine services?
If you are a Canadian resident, your provincial health plan covers consultations with our sports medicine doctors and orthopedic surgeons. All of our other services are private, and may be covered by your workplace extended health care plan. Please see Our Services for more information.
Do I need a referral to see a sports medicine doctor?
No, you do not need a referral to see a sport medicine doctor here at SEMI but if you would like the doctor to correspond with your family doctor, we would require a referral from them to do so.
Do I need a referral to see a physiotherapist?
No. All of our physiotherapists, are trained to be the first point of contact. Some insurance companies may require a doctor’s referral for reimbursement from your extended health benefits.
Is PRP covered by OHIP?
The consultation with one of our Injection physicians regarding PRP is covered by OHIP, however all fees for these procedures itself are private and paid out of pocket.
Is there parking available?
Our parking entrance is located off Doris Avenue, one block east of Yonge, just north of Sheppard, UNDERNEATH THE SHEPPARD CENTRE. Our office is located in the South Tower of the Sheppard Centre on the 6th floor. Please bring your parking stub to our office for 90 minutes of FREE validation.