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Hoong Phang

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About Hoong Phang

Hoong Phang is a registered physiotherapist at Propel Physiotherapy. He believes that every person is capable of improving their current physical situation and is passionate about developing unique strategies through critical analysis and assessment to help his clients achieve their personal goals. Hoong is currently published in the academic journals “Disability and Rehabilitation” and “Spinal Cord.”

At Home Physiotherapy in Peterborough

Since January of 2020, registered physiotherapist David Friesen has travelled hundreds of miles to communities in and around Peterborough, including Lakefield, Belleville and Bobcaygeon, to provide at home physiotherapy care to clients. In a typical week, David will normally see clients with a wide variety of injuries like concussion, traumatic brain injury and stroke. Injuries of this nature are commonly a result of motor vehicle collisions, workplace accidents, and high velocity and/or high impact mechanisms of injury, which require a different approach than common sports or work-related injuries. When David and his family made the move from Toronto to [...]

By |2020-11-21T02:16:36+00:00October 12th, 2020|Peterborough|0 Comments

How To Do a Squat: Ideal Foot Angle & Width

Learning how to do a squat appropriately can positively influence your ability to perform functional movements outside of the gym or training setting. When you think about your daily routine, you can quickly start to see how the squat is one of the most-used movements—whether you are standing up from a chair or bed, getting low to pick up something from the ground, or getting off the toilet. For that reason, a common functional exercise prescribed by many health professionals is the body weighted squat. Ascending and descending from a squat position engages a large amount of major muscle [...]

By |2020-10-05T13:07:37+00:00October 5th, 2020|Exercise|0 Comments

Massage Therapy for Arthritis

Understanding arthritis can be difficult due to its many forms, causes and symptoms. With 1 in 5 Canadians suffering from arthritis—and rates on the rise—it is important to address effective treatment and therapies.  In this article, we discuss how some of the symptoms of this chronic condition can be treated with massage therapy for arthritis. You may also enjoy learning: How Physiotherapy Can Alleviate Arthritis Symptoms.   What is Arthritis? Arthritis, as a term, encompasses many forms of joint disease with various underlying causes and a host of signs and symptoms, including joint pain, stiffness, dysfunction, joint changes, and [...]

By |2020-09-18T00:04:11+00:00September 21st, 2020|Arthritis, Massage Therapy|0 Comments

Physiotherapist’s Guide: Promoting Physical Activity to Clients with Spinal Cord Injuries

Delivering physical activity interventions to people living with spinal cord injuries (SCI) can be difficult, in part, due to the fact that there are many variables to address; and determining which ones are most important may only be relevant to that individual. As physiotherapists, we understand the benefits of regular physical activity—whether exercising or participating in meaningful movements—for people living with SCI. We often provide recommendations for increased physical activity participation to help address secondary outcomes associated with SCI. (e.g., These can include an increased risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and obesity. However, when trying to deliver [...]

By |2020-07-27T02:08:14+00:00July 20th, 2020|Company News, Spinal Cord Injury|0 Comments