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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

The Benefits of Yoga Therapy

If you’ve ever wondered about the benefits of  yoga therapy and whether it is appropriate for you, I believe it most definitely is. Everyone can benefit from an individualized yoga practice! If you need more convincing, please keep reading for a discussion of the benefits of yoga therapy and my approach to offering yoga therapy to groups and individuals. I have been offering small group therapeutic yoga classes and private yoga therapy sessions at Propel Physiotherapy since 2018. My work here, specifically with clients with complex orthopedic and neurological injuries, has reinforced my previous experience working as a yoga [...]

By |2020-01-13T16:01:38+00:00January 13th, 2020|Exercise, Yoga|0 Comments

Benefits of Regular Exercise

With the start of the new year comes resolutions to exercise more and have a healthier lifestyle. Although many of us know that exercise is an important part of our daily lives, we may not truly understand the benefits of regular exercise and what it can do for us. It’s important to remember that our bodies were made to move. Humans evolved from nomadic tribes who spent most days travelling long distances by foot in search of food and shelter. Our bodies were designed for regular activity. Over time, humans have become more and more sedentary leading to a [...]

By |2020-01-24T17:22:18+00:00January 6th, 2020|Exercise|0 Comments

Parkinson’s Exercise Classes in Etobicoke

Propel Physiotherapy is now offering Parkinson's exercise classes in our Etobicoke clinic. PWR!Moves® is a Parkinson’s Disease-specific skill training program aimed at slowing and stopping the progression of Parkinson’s. The PWR!Moves® program is one more important tool to help Propel Physiotherapy meet our goal of helping our clients maintain or restore skills that help them live life optimally. The evidence-based program developed by Dr. Becky Farley, PhD, MS, PT, that focuses on functional skill training that is most affected by bradykinesia. The program also incorporates various exercises to target symptoms of rigidity, and incoordination to help improve postural stability [...]

By |2019-09-26T16:14:42+00:00August 19th, 2019|Events, Exercise, Physiotherapy|0 Comments