Hoong Phang

/Hoong Phang

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.”

Benefits of Hiring a Personal Trainer

The benefits of hiring a personal trainer from Propel Physiotherapy go far beyond getting an exercise program based on your physical goals. They can help remove barriers that prevent you from exercising regularly and help you develop a positive attitude toward healthy lifestyle behaviours. Our personal training team is made up of registered kinesiologists and exercise physiologists with experience working with clients with a wide range of injuries and health conditions. This means that regardless of your life circumstances or physical abilities, they can help you reap the benefits of regular physical exercise in a safe and effective way. [...]

By |2020-01-24T17:20:51+00:00January 20th, 2020|Exercise, Personal Training|0 Comments

Cold Weather Injury Prevention

Outdoor activities can fill the cold, dark days of winter with lots of fun and memorable moments. However, if we are not mindful of taking care of our bodies, it can also lead to pain and injury. That’s why we advise clients to consider injury prevention to ensure these magical winter moments are problem-free. Here are a few classic winter activities that warrant some extra preventative measures so there’s more time “doing” the activity and less time “undoing” any potential injuries. Snow Shoveling Injury Prevention Tips Warming up for this winter chore is a must, if you want to [...]

By |2020-01-24T17:23:52+00:00December 23rd, 2019|Physiotherapy|0 Comments

Vestibular System and Balance

This week, we are examining the relationship between the vestibular system and balance in recognition of Balance Awareness Week – a week where we try to grow awareness of the impact balance disorders have on millions of people around the world. Did you know that up to 35% of adults 40 years and older – over six million Canadians – have a vestibular problem at some point in their lives¹? As physiotherapists and movement specialists, we are focusing our efforts on education around vestibular disorders that can affect a person’s balance at home, work, school, and the community and [...]

By |2019-09-25T16:06:20+00:00September 16th, 2019|Physiotherapy|0 Comments

Physiotherapy Helps Clients with SCI Achieve Optimal Abilities

After a spinal cord injury, many people believe that any physiotherapy that takes place would be highly passive and limited in activity, especially when the client has a long history of moderate-severe osteoarthritis or other compounding injuries or conditions. Other clinicians often assume that what goes on during in-patient care will continue to take place when the person has been discharged and is at home. In reality, this could not be further from the truth.  In our professional experience, the client stands to make the best gains being pushed physically, within medical reason and taking into consideration medical precautions. [...]

By |2019-08-15T16:11:42+00:00August 5th, 2019|Physiotherapy, Spinal Cord Injury|0 Comments