Bill Landry graduated with a Bachelor Of Science in Physical therapy from the University of Toronto, Canada in 1998, following completion of a Bachelor of Science Honours (Life Sciences) in 1994, from Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. He also played goalie for the Queen’s Golden Gaels for 5 years.
Since a young age, Bill also had a keen interest in computers both in hardware and software design. During his high school and university years, he developed software and database management systems at various companies such as Honeywell Ltd., Consumers Gas, Ontario Hydro and Honda.
After graduating Physiotherapy in 1998, Bill opened a practice Mapleview Family Physiotherapy Centre in Barrie, Ontario. In 2003, Bill established Family Physiotherapy Centre of London. His goal was to provide high quality, personalized physiotherapy care for the whole family. In 2013, he opened another clinic in the North end of London Ontario and opened Oasis Massage therapy.
In 2015, he started the Physio Store, an on-line retail store specializing in health care products from a physiotherapists perspective. It is more than just a medical supply store, it is a physiotherapy patient engagement platform.
Bill has been in private practice for 19 years, treating a wide variety of patients from babies to the elderly. He has treated torticollis in babies, orthopedic conditions in children and adults such as dislocated shoulders, rotator cuff injuries, whiplash, sciatica, groin injuries, work related injuries, post-surgical rehabilitation such as knee and hip replacements.
Bill has a special interest in Men’s health, particularly in urinary incontinence post radical prostatectomy. Working with urologists since 2009, he has developed a unique pelvic floor rehabilitation exercise program that is based on the latest research and has refined several exercises that have replaced the Kegel exercises in regaining continence. He uses real-time ultrasound as an assessment and treatment tool. He has also developed and refined the use of a 24-hour pad test kit which can help men identify any issues and help regain continence faster. Bill is an active member of the International Continence Society (ICS). He has written articles for men with urinary incontinence issues after radical prostatectomy.
Over the years, he has helped rehabilitate workers injured in the workplace. He has taken the Isernhagan Workwell functional capacity evaluation certification program and the Matheson certification program (Certified Work Capacity Evaluator, CWCE). He has expertise in the Matheson Work Hardening and Conditioning program and taken courses in office and trucking ergonomics.
Bill completed his certification in Acupuncture (CAFCI) in 2001 from the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute.
Bill spent a year completing an advanced clinical program in arthritis care at The University of Toronto Facilty of Medicine at St. Michael's hospital and The hospital for sick children. He earned the title of an Advanced Clinician Practitioner in Arthritis Care (ACPAC) in 2018. The Advanced Clinician Practitioner in Arthritis Care (ACPAC) Program is a unique post-licensure academic and clinical educational program that prepares experienced physical therapists for extended practice roles using advanced knowledge and skills training in the diagnosis and management of patients with arthritis.
In his spare time, Bill enjoys spending time with his family, travelling and being actively involved coaching with local hockey teams. He continues being active himself, playing hockey 2-3 times per week.