BESS, CAT(C), CSCS
Avi completed his Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science at the University of Manitoba and certified as an Athletic Therapist in 2006. After university, Avi gained experience working in the United States as an Athletic Therapist and Strength Coach for a number of professional hockey teams. He continued to practice rehabilitating sport related injuries by working 3 years in the Canadian Football League and volunteering time to work at international games. Avi has an abundance of knowledge and experience assessing and rehabilitating muscle, bone and joint related injuries. He continues to advance his skills through continuing education courses and has recently completed his Acupuncture and Myofascial Release certifications.
Brad graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Kinesiology degree, majoring in Athletic Therapy. Brad spent two years working at Victory Therapy as a student before becoming a Certified Athletic Therapist in June 2014. During his time at university, Brad spent three seasons working with the Bison Men’s Basketball team. Additionally, he gained valuable experience in professional sport spending two summers working with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.
Outside of the clinic, Brad has worked as a teaching assistant at the University of Manitoba in the fields of anatomy and biomechanics. He also provides strength and conditioning sessions for a variety of sports teams across the city. Due to his passion for basketball and vast experience in the sport, Brad contains a unique level of knowledge when it comes to the rehabilitation and training of basketball athletes.
Megan graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Kinesiology degree, majoring in Athletic Therapy. During her time there, she spent several semesters working at Victory Therapy as a student before successfully becoming a Certified Athletic Therapist in June 2015. Throughout her University career Megan worked three seasons with the Bison’s Men’s Hockey team where she was able to further her knowledge of assessment and rehabilitation.
In the community, Megan has worked with youth female hockey teams as both the athletic therapist and running strength and conditioning sessions. The knowledge gained from working with hockey athletes of all ages has become a beneficial addition to her skill set.
BESS, CAT(C), CSCS, CEP
Deanne graduated and certified as an Athletic Therapist in 2004 after completing her Exercise and Sports Science Degree at the University of Manitoba. She became a (NSCA) Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist in 2005. Deanne upgraded her (CSEP) Certified Personal Trainer certification to become a Certified Exercise Physiologist in 2011.
Deanne began full time work with the Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Service’s Personnel Support Program in 2006 as a Fitness and Sports Instructor and currently holds the position of Recreation Coordinator. Over the past ten years Deanne has covered many Canadian Forces National Sporting events as an Athletic Therapist. As an Athletic Therapist Deanne believes in a hands-on approach coupled with a complete reconditioning program.
Carolyn has been a Registered Massage Therapist and member of the Massage Therapy Association of Manitoba since 2006. Her treatments combine techniques to release fascia and musculature to allow for improved posture and body alignment, with the belief that as alignment improves, the body is better equipped to heal. Researching the use of massage therapy to treat hammer and claw toes as her graduation thesis from Wellington College demonstrated how effective massage therapy can be in the treatment of these common painful conditions, and encouraged Carolyn to learn more about the many ways massage therapy can ease pain and improve mobility. Carolyn continues her education with coursework that has included craniosacral therapy, visceral manipulation, and treatment of TMJ dysfunction.