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Alanna Holz Registered Physiotherapist2019-05-21T20:55:17+00:00

ALANNA HOLZ

MSc.PT, BHSc.

Registered Physiotherapist

Alanna Holz is passionate about helping her clients achieve their goals and get back to activities that are important to them. Her attentive and encouraging approach helps her develop a strong rapport with clients and makes them feel at ease.
As a child, she was in an out of physical therapy for her own sports injuries. Alanna was able to see firsthand the effect of exercise as medicine. This led to her to career choice in health sciences. She enjoys seeing the immediate difference physiotherapy makes in relieving her clients’ symptoms.
She has hands on experience working with multiple client groups, including clients with diverse neurological and orthopaedic conditions, as well as sports injuries. She has a special interest in concussion management and rehabilitation.
Alana Holz Physiotherapist Propel Physiotherapy Pickering Etobicoke

Education & Training

Alanna Holz is a graduate of the University of Toronto’s Masters of Physical Therapy program. She previously graduated with an Honors Bachelor of Health Science with a Specialization in Rehabilitation Sciences from Western University, a competitive program comprised of fewer than 15 students.
She has obtained a Level 1 Manual Therapy certification and continues to pursue additional professional training with courses in acupuncture, vestibular rehabilitation, manual therapy, Bobath neurological rehabilitation and Mulligan courses.

Passions & Pursuits

Alanna loves being active and spends her time away from work snowboarding, playing beach volleyball, doing yoga, hiking and camping.  Her favourite way to spend a weekend is hanging out with her husband and her dog and their good friends.
Alana Holz Physiotherapist Propel Physiotherapy Pickering Etobicoke Doing Yoga

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TESTIMONIALS

“I had a traumatic brain injury and my progress has been outstanding thanks to the knowledge and encouragement of the staff in the clinic. Everyone is so friendly and welcoming, you can really tell they take pride in their work. I would definitely recommend this location because they produce results!”

– Michael 

“Came to Propel after dealing with a mid back issue for months. From the facilities to treatment, the whole experience was top notch. Hoong’s assessment was thorough and the treatment got me feeling better quickly. He also gave me some exercises to work on which have continued to help. Would definitely recommend!”

– Carlos

“I was injured severely 4 years ago. I have needed an abundance of physiotherapy as well as massage therapy. This clinic has given me by far the greatest and most successful care and rehabilitation to get back to my life. The staff are extremely knowledgeable in their field and not only treat you as a client but as a friend or family member.”

– Vanessa