Kristin has been practicing as an Athletic Therapist for the past 14 years and obtained a BSc Kinesiology degree from Western University, an Honours Bachelor of Applied Health Sciences (Athletic Therapy) degree from Sheridan College, and a MSc in Athletic Training and Sports Medicine degree from the University of Florida.
In addition to being a Certified Athletic Therapist, Kristin is also a Registered Massage Therapist, Registered Kinesiologist, and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.
Kristin uses a holistic movement-based approach in her assessments to uncover the root cause of the problem. She uses a combination of Neurokinetic Therapy, Acupuncture, soft tissue mobilizations, myofascial release techniques and corrective exercises to correct the cause of the pain, optimize musculoskeletal function, regulate the neuromuscular system and improve overall performance. She has also completed the Neurofunctional Medical Acupuncture program at McMaster University and uses acupuncture to compliment her treatments and to regulate the neuromuscular system.
Kristin also works with Gymnastics Canada (National Trampoline and Tumbling teams) and recently travelled with the team as an Athletic Therapist to Baku, Azerbaijan for the Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships and World Age Group Competitions. Kristin is also an Instructor in the Fitness and Health Promotion program at Humber College and Kinesiology program at Guelph-Humber University. When not at work, she enjoys working out, being outdoors and spending time with friends and family.
Kristin has completed the following courses:
- Neurokinetic Therapy Level 3 (Level 2 Certified)
- McMaster University Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Program
- Advanced Standing Massage Therapy Diploma (Ontario College of Health and Technology)
- Soft Tissue Release Techniques
- Stuart McGill’s Building the Optimal Back