About Kyle Whaley

Kyle Whaley is a registered physiotherapist and the founder of Propel Physiotherapy. He is a graduate of the Queen’s University Physical and Health Education Program and the University of Toronto’s Physical Therapy program. He has a range of post-graduate treatment skills that include Bobath concept, manual therapy, acupuncture, chronic pain, vestibular disorders, and wheelchair seating and mobility.

Wheelchair Propulsion Techniques to Prevent Shoulder Injuries

Using a manual wheelchair for mobility places considerable stress on the upper limbs, particularly the shoulder joint. The repetitive nature of wheelchair propulsion as well as daily stresses of transferring and weight relieving tasks can lead to wear and tear of the shoulder joint.It is not surprising that nearly 71 [...]

PoNS Therapy™ for MS: Case Study on Improving Walking Ability

People with multiple sclerosis face challenges with mobility and quality of life. As rehabilitation professionals, we know that the options for MS treatment are limited. While many treatments focus on managing symptoms or slowing the progress of the disease, few provide the hope of improving function and mobility. The [...]

PoNS Therapy™ for Balance and Walking Deficit from mmTBI

At Propel Physiotherapy, we are using PoNS™ in conjunction with physiotherapy to treat balance and walking deficits with clients with mild to moderate traumatic brain injury. PoNS™ (short for Portable Neuromodulation Stimulator) is an innovative, non-surgical medical device that gently stimulates the surface of the tongue, exciting the neural [...]

Helping Foreign Physiotherapists Succeed in Canada

Program Helps Internationally Educated Physiotherapists Bring Valuable Skills to Our Health System   As a physiotherapist who has had the opportunity to work in my field overseas, in Australia and New Zealand, and as a volunteer in South East Asia, South Asia and the Pacific, I appreciate the benefits of [...]

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