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About Propel Physiotherapy

Propel Physiotherapy is a private treatment centre for catastrophic neurological injuries and complex orthopedic injuries caused by motor vehicle accidents, workplace accidents, and sports injuries, located in Etobicoke. We believe in helping our clients pursue optimal health and wellness through physical therapy and activity, education, and mindfulness. We provide comprehensive client-centered care programs. They are based on the most current, evidence-based techniques, and implemented in the most cost-effective manner possible. Once a program is tailored to your specific goals, treatment is delivered where it suits you best, whether that is in the home, at work, in your local pool or recreation centre, or in our specially-designed clinic space. We take a hands-on approach, using manual therapy, facilitation, exercise, acupuncture, and a number of other treatments to help you get back to your daily routine.

How the Ketogenic Diet Helps Brain Injury Recovery

The ketogenic diet is sweeping the country. There has been so much discussion and hype around the new diet that we wanted to discuss some of the benefits, specifically where brain injury and neurological conditions are concerned. WHAT IS THE KETOGENIC DIET? The Ketogenic diet is a high fat diet consisting of consuming 70-75% fat, 20% protein and 5-10% carbohydrates. Despite the recent surge in interest, the ketogenic diet was actually developed back in the 1920's to treat epilepsy in children. However, research has shown it to have many other health benefits as well, in particular, for neurological conditions [...]

How Music Therapy Can Treat Parkinson’s, TBI, Stroke

During the month of March, we would like to take the opportunity to spread awareness of the breadth and benefits of music therapy. Music therapy is an increasingly accessible form of therapy that provides holistic treatment for a variety neurological rehabilitation goals. Neurological Music Therapy (NMT) techniques are effective with a range of populations such as Parkinson’s disease, traumatic brain injuries, stroke and more. Some clients may benefit from receiving NMT treatment alongside their existing rehab therapies. Although you may be hearing about NMT for the first time, research and clinical studies supporting the effects of using music clinically [...]

Group Physiotherapy for Children with Special Needs

Propel Physiotherapy is offering group physiotherapy for children with special needs beginning in March at our Etobicoke location. Developed and led by registered physiotherapist Janna Marvyn, the classes focus on gross motor skill development, balance and stretching for kids in four development stages, from birth through to 25 years old. The classes are geared towards infants, children and young adults with developmental delays or congenital disorders, offering them a safe and supportive environment to exercise, play and socialize with their peers. The infant class can also be beneficial for typically developing babies and parents that would like information on [...]

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Client Appreciation Month Spotlight

As November comes to a close, we want to take another opportunity to thank all of our amazing clients for working so hard to achieve their goals, big or small. We consider it a privilege to be a part of your journey. Each of you has a unique story to share and we have been inspired by so many of them over the years. We would like to share just a couple of them with you in our Client Appreciation Month Spotlight. Spotlight on Tiffany Ayne Gaudette Before her spinal cord injury, Tiffany Ayne Gaudette was never [...]