01 Nov

November is National Diabetes Month

Did you know that at least 1 in 10 Canadians are diagnosed to have Diabetes, a condition that, if left untreated, may lead to serious complications like cardiovascular disease, kidney disease and nerve damage? Recently Diabetes (aka Diabetes Mellitus, DM) was classified into 5 different categories. For the purpose of what we can manage with […]

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29 Mar

COVID-19 Update (Mar 29, 2020)

On Friday March 27, 2020 our Premier identified that all non essential businesses and services were to close. Physiotherapy Alberta, our provincial regulatory body, identified that certain physiotherapy services may be considered essential and urgent and therefore may be continued to be provided by Private Practice Clinics like Ponoka Physiotherapy & Acupuncture Clinic but under […]

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19 Mar


There is a lot of information (and misinformation) out there regarding the Covid-19 virus. We would like to update you on what we are doing during these trying times. We at Ponoka Physiotherapy support the recommendations of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and Public Health Authorities to optimize social distancing. Our clinic will therefore only address […]

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27 Dec

Post Concussion Treatment

POST CONCUSSION TREATMENT Be rest assured that whether we are managing our very own #13 (who plays with the Oil Kings in the AMMHL) or whether we’re treating your athlete for Post Concussion Treatment and Sport readiness, we will treat him or her with the best current evidence-based program available. This ensures that our athletes […]

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07 Nov


November 2019 Our November 2019 volunteer of the month is someone who has been exposing us to the importance of the month of November for many years. He always came by with the poppy tray and wreath that our Royal Canadian Legion provides to local businesses as we commemorate the service that he and men […]

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04 Nov

Our relationship with RDC continues…

Nicole H, a Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Student at Red Deer College is completing her 6 week practicum at our facility. Ponoka Physiotherapy & Acupuncture Clinic has been a clinical off-site learning provider to students of Red Deer College for many years. This has provided practical hands on experience for students in the School of […]

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11 Jan

A New Face @PonokaPhysio

We welcome Josh Gutierrez to PonokaPhysio as he completes his final placement before graduating with his Kinesiology Degree from the University of Alberta. Kinesiologists are university trained professionals who can design and conduct health and wellness programs for a myriad of different population groups from general fitness to sports performance. PonokaPhysio is an offsite clinic […]

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18 Dec

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

To our valued patrons…We want to thank you for your continued support, especially through 2020; a year unlike any other that we have seen in our 30 years of business. Our staff at PonokaPhysio will be taking a break from December 24, 2020 and will be back Monday January 04, 2021. Our team take this […]

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14 Dec


Post your ugly sweater on our Facebook Page and if you get enough likes you could end up winning a $25 voucher to a local Ponoka eatery of your choice. So join in the fun while supporting our local businesses this Christmas.

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23 Mar

COVID-19 and small businesses

Hey there, If you are a small business owner you may find this of interest. We’ve heard that these are ‘unprecedented times’ more often than not recently and yes we agree that they are! Social distancing (or the term we prefer to use, physical distancing) is a hot term as it should be, to ‘flatten […]

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26 Feb

A New Face @ Ponoka Physio

We welcome Rachel Devet to our team this week. Rachel is a Grade 12 student with an interest in the field of Physiotherapy. Our commitment to our community and to our youth continue as we afford opportunities to students who are interested in our profession. MORE ABOUT RACHEL… ” I am in grade 12 at […]

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01 Feb

Welcome…Amber Dreichel

Amber has 9 years experience in office administration. She comes to us after working as a certified health care aide in Lacombe. Her love and compassion is shown through many years of rescuing and rehabilitating animals. From kittens to her donkeys and now her mini aussie Zoey who had never been socialized and was afraid […]

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21 Jan

We Welcome Physio Kamal Ponnusamy

Kamal graduated from Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, India in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy and has been working in Canada since 2009.  In India, he had the opportunity to develop his skills in all spheres of Physiotherapy while working in several multi-specialty hospitals. Since coming to Canada, he has expanded his skill-set in […]

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