With restrictions on gatherings, travel, and indoor dining, shopping and other activities across the country, this holiday season will undoubtedly feel a lot different than seasons past.

The pandemic has created increased stress and anxiety levels for many people. In addition, it has created barriers to accessing important services that can help people take care of their mental and physical health.

Your physical and mental well-being are always our top priority at Propel Physiotherapy. But this year, in particular, we have been reminded of the importance of self-care, and how educating our clients and empowering them to be more active in their own recovery is perhaps the single most important service we can provide.

We are fortunate to be able to continue offering services in-clinic and in the community throughout the holiday season. We are also offering some wellness-focused and pandemic-friendly, healthy holiday gift ideas for the 2020 winter season to help you take care of yourselves and your loved ones.

This holiday season, avoid the malls and Amazon. Give the gift of health.

1. Get That Home Exercise Routine Started with the Get-Fit-Kit 

If you’re thinking of an incorporating exercise into your routine but don’t know where to start, this kit is for you. Propel Physiotherapy’s Get-Fit-Kit includes resistance bands, myofascial release instruments, a stretching strap, a water bottle, and a personalized exercise script, designed to get you started on movement, mobility, and strengthening.

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The Get-Fit-Kit also includes a 15-minute virtual consultation with an exercise expert to get you started on your journey to physical wellness!

At only $95 +HST, the “Get-Fit-Kit” is your jumpstart to a physically active future!

*Quantities are limited and will be sold on a first come first serve basis.

2. Lose the “Covid Weight” with Virtual Personal Training Sessions

Know someone who is feeling a little sluggish after being cooped up indoors and not having the appropriate physical activity outlets to keep our blood pumping? Not a problem. Our Registered Kinesiologists and Exercise Physiologists are able to craft personalized exercise programs geared towards your goals to get you back into shape!

Whether you have a home-gym or just a small space in your condo, we’ll be able to work with what you have . In addition, we can set you up with the necessary equipment to make sure your progress is always moving in the right direction.  Our exercise pros will be able to provide services and support to you, virtually.

Get a Package of 5 Exercise sessions for $380 +HST or 10 exercise sessions for $690+ HST.

3. Stress Be Gone with Registered Massage Therapy Sessions

If you can think of someone who isn’t feeling stressed this year, let us know. For everyone else, the gift of massage therapy would be a welcomed treat. Registered Massage Therapists (RMTs) are able to decrease muscular tension, improve blood flow, decrease stress, and improve your well being with their skillset in manual therapy-based treatment.  These skilled practitioners will be able to melt away muscular pain, lingering soreness, tension headaches, and the wear and tear of the daily grind.

Our Registered Massage Therapists continue to safely practice their craft to a strict level of clinical standards. Better yet- give a loved one the gift of a massage therapy session with a gift card.

Registered Massage Therapy Sessions begin at $95 + HST for a one-hour session.

4. Build Your Mental Fortitude with Private Virtual Yoga Sessions

Imagine having your very own yoga therapist or instructor working with you on a 1:1 basis.  With the help of virtual therapy sessions, you can benefit from Yoga practices that target your mobility, breathing, mental clarity, dynamic balance, and mindfulness. Depending on your abilities and goals, your yoga therapist or instructor can customize what your sessions look like!

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Research indicates that virtual yoga therapy and mindfulness are just as beneficial to clients as in person sessions. In one study, patients reported a reduction in stress and anxiety levels after participating in virtual yoga and mindfulness sessions.

One-hour private yoga sessions start at $75 +HST.  Call into the clinic for more details on pricing for different types of yoga services.

Orders, Payment & Scheduling Process

To book sessions for yourself or a loved one or to purchase a gift box, call our clinic main line at 416-621-2506. Our front office staff can assist you with payment for a gift, schedule appointments or arrange for pick-up or delivery of gift boxes .

These are just a few healthy holiday gift ideas that can help you or your loved ones take more control of their physical and mental well-being. Follow-us on social media or sign up for our monthly newsletter to get more health info, tips and inspiration for developing healthy habits!

This holiday season give the gift of health!

Written by

Hoong Phang
Hoong PhangClinic Manager & Physiotherapist
Hoong holds a Bachelor Honours Health Sciences from the University of Western Ontario (2008). He has also completed a Master of Science in Health and Exercise Psychology (2010) from McMaster University, and Master of Physiotherapy (2012) from McMaster University. Hoong is currently published in the academic journals “Disability and Rehabilitation” and “Spinal Cord.”

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