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Propel Physiotherapy’s 2019 Year in Review

If you asked us to sum up 2019 in a one word, we would have to say “transition.” In a year of transition, we had to say goodbye to several colleagues and friends; and we welcomed many new colleagues in turn. We feel fortunate to be able to say that through some pretty difficult times, we were able to grow as a collective, and continued to deliver the quality of service that our clients deserve. The irony is not lost on us that working in the rehabilitation business, part of what we do is to help others to adapt [...]

By |2019-12-30T04:59:09+00:00December 30th, 2019|Company News|0 Comments

Physical Therapy for People with Dementia

Today, more than 500,000 Canadians live with dementia. The Alzheimer’s Society of Canada estimates that by the year 2031 this number will rise to over 937,000. The prevalence of this disease has made education and training for health care professionals, care providers and family key to providing quality care. At Propel Physiotherapy, our extensive experience working with people living with a a range of brain injuries and illnesses has helped to prepare many of our therapists for addressing the challenges facing this specific population. Many of the strategies we use are pertinent to both groups. Strategies for Managing Symptoms [...]

By |2019-01-16T19:08:13+00:00January 7th, 2019|Company News|0 Comments

Propel Opens Physiotherapy Clinic in Pickering

We’re really excited to be teaming up with the group of experienced occupational therapists at Complex Injury Rehab to offer our physiotherapy services to people in Pickering and surrounding communities!With therapists from both practice areas sharing a space, it not only provides a unique opportunity to offer full spectrum rehabilitation therapy services from one location, it also enables us to share knowledge and expertise on a daily basis, which will benefit our clients as well as our practice.Complex Injury Rehab Inc. is owned and managed by occupational therapists Tracy Milner and Heather Condello. Their team of therapists provide high-quality rehabilitation [...]

By |2018-11-17T18:58:45+00:00September 10th, 2018|Company News|0 Comments

T-shirt Fundraiser Supports Anthony Lue’s Paralympic Dream

Our good friend Anthony Lue is launching his No Mountain Too High T-shirt fundraising campaign this weekend to help support his dream of qualifying for the 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo in hand cycling. Anthony was injured in an industrial workplace accident nine years ago, which left him paralyzed from the waist down. This weekend he will be doing a 15 km bike ride from the site where he was injured to the Abilities Centre in Whitby. He is inviting you to join him for a leisurely ride along the Waterfront Trail. “If you have a bike in your garage and [...]