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About Rich Deiltala

Physiotherapist

Rich is a graduate of Western University (MPT) and Wilfrid Laurier (Hon BKin and PE). After graduating, Rich completed 4 Advanced Integrated Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy levels through the Canadian Physiotherapy Association’s (CPA) Orthopaedic division.

Rich has taken courses on the management of lower limb tendon pain; including Achilles, patellar, gluteal, and hamstring origin pain. He has also taken courses on hip and knee pathology, including factors that can reduce injury risk with return to sport following ACL reconstruction. In addition, Rich has taken an interest in exercise prescription for those with osteoarthritis. He has completed a Peak training program through Melbourne University to provide best practice care to those with knee osteoarthritis and is currently working at PRHC’s hip and knee rapid access clinic. Rich has also completed multiple courses on treating various shoulder conditions, including rotator cuff related pain, shoulder instability, and frozen shoulder.

Rich’s treatment approach involves listening to the patient, completing a thorough assessment, discussing what they want to achieve and working with them to get back to the activities they enjoy doing.

Away from the clinic Rich enjoys strength and fitness training, golfing, and spending time with his family.

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