Janice Webber, PT, CAFCI, CST is a traditionally trained, registered physiotherapist with over 30 years of clinical experience. She has worked in the field of chronic pain for the majority of her clinical practice. She has added manual therapies as well as non-traditional methods such as: acupuncture, intramuscular stimulation (IMS), manual therapy, connective tissue therapy, craniosacral therapy, visceral manipulations, advanced cranial therapy including brain work, and vascular therapy to better serve her physiotherapy clients.
Her practice uses traditional methods such as exercise programs and manual therapies as well as non-traditional methods mentioned in the above paragraph. She has passed exams in acupuncture, intramuscular stimulation and craniosacral therapy.
She has, over the last 20 years, worked in the field of pelvic floor physiotherapy to assist women, men, and children with such problems as urinary stress incontinence, urge incontinence, pelvic pain, nocturia, and enuresis. She has been treating coccygeal pain for over 20 years. She added assessment and fitting of pessaries to assist women with prolapse. She has developed a program of exercises to assist with prolapse issues. She also works with women for pre and postnatal care. She added treatment for scars where adhesions have resulted in back or pelvic pain.
She treats newborn, infants, and toddlers who present with such problems as being hard to settle, poor sleepers, and colic.
Janice has added improvements in her treatments for those recovering from falls, MVC, and concussions. She is trained in Vestibular Rehabilitation, Concussion Management, and Advance Cranial Therapies.
Janice uses Tai Chi in her exercise programs as well as exercises from Bonefit and other methods of exercise. Tai Chi is effective in improving balance, coordination, muscle strength, cardiovascular fitness, slowing the progression of osteoporosis and general strength. Tai Chi is also useful in reducing stress and it is fun to learn.
Janice teaches Tai Chi 4 Health and Fitness Classes, the traditional forms of the 73 form, the 24 form, and the 36 Chen. She is Board Certified in Tai Chi for Arthritis, Tai Chi for Osteoporosis, Tai Chi for Diabetes and Tai Chi for Energy. These are all introductory forms of Tai Chi and all have been found to be a help in maintaining health. Tai Chi for Arthritis has been deemed useful for falls prevention as well as arthritis. It has been recommended as a program with the Centre for Disease Control in the USA for the issues of falls and falls prevention.