Peter Poon

physiotherapist

 

BSc. (Hons.), MSc. PT, Dip. Manip. PT, CGTTP, FCAMPT

Peter graduated from Queen’s University with a Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy.  He also holds an Honours Bachelor of Science in Human Biology, Psychology and Physiology from the University of Toronto and is fluent in Cantonese.  Peter is passionate towards life long learning and has drawn upon work experiences with other health disciplines as a source of inspiration for advancing his own post graduate training.  He has taken courses in Mulligan Concept, Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization according to Kolar and Contemporary Medical Acupuncture at McMaster University. Peter is a certified Gokavi Transverse Technique (GTT) provider, a technique used for the treatment of neuropathic pain.  Peter has also successfully completed his Advanced Diploma in Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy, an accreditation of the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian  Physiotherapy Association.  Peter is a registered instructor with the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and is involved in the teaching of post graduate courses in Advanced Orthopaedics to physiotherapists.  Combined with being an avid canoeist, beach volleyball player and former U23 Canadian National Dragonboat Team member (with his share of injuries) Peter successfully treats individuals with slip and fall injuries, repetitive strains and chronic pain.  Whether your injuries are the result of joint problems, muscle imbalances, poor movement patterns or you are looking to start exercising to improve your health Peter’s experience and knowledge will guide you towards your goals.

 

 

Peter’s recent blogs

The more you know the more you can help yourself!  Check out some of the recent blog posts that Peter has put together for you.

01

 How to run injury free

Some may think running is not an exact science: just pick up a pair of (brightly-coloured) running shoes and…go. However, poor running form can lead to injuries down the road, much like how riding a bike with misaligned wheels will eventually wear down the bike and the rider…Read more

02

 Shoulder pain

Have you ever experienced jabbing pain in the front of shoulder when reaching up, out or across your body?  Interestingly, between 7%-34% of adults…Read More

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