Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Is Physiotherapy offered at Allied Health Services?
No, here at Allied Health Services we offer Athletic Therapy. Athletic therapy includes prevention and immediate care of musculoskeletal injuries, as well as the use of contemporary rehabilitative techniques, therapeutic modalities, soft tissue mobilization, physical reconditioning and supportive taping and strapping procedures.
Q. Do MUN Insurance (Blue Cross) cover Massage Therapy?
Yes, if you have MUN insurance (Blue Cross) it covers 80% of Massage Therapy up to $500.00 a year.
Q. Where do I park?
We regret to inform you that we do not currently have reserved parking for clients. Although you may park at the various parking meters surrounding the Physical Education building.
Q. What are your Payment Options?
For our Sport Therapy services we accept cash payment only, which has to be made to the Therapist. We would like to inform you that we do have direct billing for Massage Therapy. For all the other services we provide we accept cash, cheque, credit card and debit.
Q. Where is Allied Health Services located?
Allied Health Service is located in the Physical Education building on Memorial University campus. Please refer to the campus map for directions.
Q. Where is your Sport Therapy Clinic located?
Our Sport Therapy Clinic is located in room 2003 B on the main foor of the Physical Education Building at Memorial University.
Q. What is a Kinesiologist?
A kinesiologist is a self-regulated health professional who uses exercise, and other forms of movement, to help people rehabilitate injury and/or restore or enhance physical function. As this scope of practice can become very broad, many kinesiologists specialize in a particular area. The four areas of specialization are: Fitness and Health Promotion, Ergonomics, Sport Performance and Research Management.
Q. What is a Certified Exercise Physiologist (CEP)?
The CEP performs assessments/evaluations, designs training programs, provides exercise supervision, counselling, healthy lifestyle education and outcome evaluations for populations with medical conditions, functional limitations or disabilities through the application of physical activity for the purpose of improving health, function and work or sport performance.
Q. Is your Massage Therapist available five days a week?
No, our Massage Therapists are available for appointments on Monday, Thursday and Friday from 8:30 am - 12:30 pm and Wednesday from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm.
Q. What do you mean by Specialized Strength and Conditioning Prescription?
Here at AHS we are able to put together a specialized training program for people with medical conditions such as Cardiovascular, Osteoporosis, Diabetes, etc.
Q. Can Massage Therapy help me?
Yes, there are tremendous benefits to be achieved through Massage Therapy treatment. Whether you need is to reduce muscle tension or attain relief from chronic pain, a therapeutic massage can enhance your overall sense of emotional and physical well being as well as your quality of life.