Learn About Our Physiotherapy Clinic & Staff

Practicing Physiotherapy Services at Yonge & Eglinton in Toronto Since 1996

The Centre for Physiotherapy is a private physiotherapist-owned multi-disciplinary clinic in mid-town Toronto. We have been serving the Yonge and Eglinton community for almost 21 years. Our goal is to provide cost-effective, superior-quality physiotherapy services to our patients in a clean, comfortable and professional environment. We have built up a reputation for excellent customer service and exemplary assessment and treatment skills. The Centre for Physiotherapy was selected as the 2012 Consumer Choice Award winner for physiotherapy in Toronto and the Opencare Patient’s Choice Winner in 2014.

The Centre for Physiotherapy was established by Russel Lang in 1996. Russel’s vision was to provide an excellent level of one-on-one, hands-on physiotherapy services, specializing in manual therapy for the local community.

If you are looking to pursue high-quality physiotherapy in Toronto, or any other orthopedic and/or allied health service, then look no further than The Centre for Physiotherapy. The Centre for Physiotherapy is a well-established local business with high appointment availability and consistent staff.

We have registered physiotherapists, massage therapists and physiotherapy assistants as well as a rheumatologist on-site. There is no waiting list, and all patients will be seen within 24-48 hours. No physician’s referral is necessary. We also have direct access from the subway at the Yonge and Eglinton station and are wheelchair accessible.

Russel Lang – The Physiotherapist Patients Have Counted On For Over 20 Years

Russel is a registered physiotherapist in Toronto who has had more than 24 years of local and international experience in the physiotherapy, sports injury field. He has worked in Canada, the United States, Australia and South Africa. After working for many years abroad, Russel felt the need for a physiotherapist-owned private practice that focused on one-on-one, individual care with a predominantly manual therapy and mobilization approach. Russel’s approach and treatment is tailored differently to each individual with special attention given to his patient’s personal goals, abilities, time and financial constraints.

Russel has been practicing physiotherapy in Toronto for 21 years and has been the director/owner of The Centre for Physiotherapy for the past 21 years. He is keenly interested in his professional growth and is constantly reviewing the most recent evidence-based best practices to ensure the delivery of the most effective and highest quality of care to his patients. He continues to take post-graduate orthopedic and sports injury courses on a regular basis and has completed all levels of the mechanical therapy and diagnosis courses offered by the McKenzie Institute of Canada. He aims to continue his education through the certification towards being credentialed as a McKenzie therapist, and he also is striving for certification as a certified strength and conditioning specialist.

He actively participates and attends orthopedic and sports medicine rounds on a regular basis at the University of Toronto, and he also views orthopedic surgeries, the fracture clinic and the orthopedic department of several teaching hospitals in Toronto. He regularly examines new graduates in the Canadian Physiotherapy National Examinations (PNE).

Russel has played soccer at a semi-professional level both here and abroad and was on a soccer scholarship at a NCAA division 1 university in the United States for part of his undergraduate training. He continues to play soccer in Toronto at a competitive 1st division level. He was the head team therapist for the Glen Shield Sun Devils in the Canadian Professional Soccer League (CPSL). He is now head therapist for the Maccabi-Glenshields Soccer Club as well as the Aurora Soccer Club. Russel also does regular weight training, HIIT and Boot-camp type workouts on a weekly basis to stay in shape as well as to better understand his patient’s injuries.

He has extensive experience in the private sector and has gained extensive experience in the treatment of a wide range of injuries – in the clinic, on the field and travelling with sporting teams.

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The Centre for Physiotherapy

205-2190 Yonge St

Toronto, ON M4S 2B8

Phone: 416-484-9295

Email: physio4u2c@thecentreforphysiotherapy.com


Monday – Thursday: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM

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