The Latest News from Propel Physiotherapy

How Physiotherapy Helps You Recover from Stroke

A physiotherapist with training in the specialty area of neurology can help you recover from stroke. Stroke rehabilitation involves a specific, individualized treatment approach tailored to each client’s needs.A stroke occurs when blood stops flowing to an area of your brain, leading to cell damage in that area. There are two types of stroke:...
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What You Can Do to Prevent a Stroke

Did you know that almost 80 percent of premature strokes and heart disease are preventable?¹ And yet each year, Canadians suffer more than 62,000 strokes ̶ that is one stroke every nine minutes.² You can prevent a stroke by knowing the risk factors and taking steps to eliminate unhealthy habits and adopt healthier lifestyle...
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November is Client Appreciation Month

Twenty-eighteen has been another exciting year for us at Propel Physiotherapy. We recently opened our second location in Pickering. We bought a new state-of-the-art Keeogo powered walking assistance device to help clients with specific mobility challenges. We have welcomed a number of new staff members to our team. And, we still have a few more...
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Improving Balance and Posture Makes Daily Activities Safer

What is balance and why is improving balance important?

Balance is the communication between your brain, inner ear, visual system, and sensory system. This communication helps us as humans maintain equilibrium and helps us stand, walk, and do functional movements without falling over. Improving balance and posture can therefore make every day activities like like grooming,...
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