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McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy - Lumbar Spine

McKenzie Method Part A – The Lumbar Spine Mechanical Diagnosis & Therapy (MDT)

Course Location:   University of Manitoba

COURSE DATES:   March 10-12, 2017

McKenzie International Senior Instructor:   Audrey Long, PT, Dip MDT, Specialist MSK
open to:  a variety of health professionals including PT’s, DC’S, MD’S, KN’S and final year PT/DC  Students.

Course fee $650.00 /3 days – 26 contact hours
To register for the course, please go to our website using the following link:   www.mckenzieinstitutecanada.org

Part A: The Lumbar Spine (26 hrs)

This course begins with a comprehensive online session, followed by a three day live course focusing on the application of the McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy of the lumbar spine.

Course Topics include:

• Patient demonstration, analysis and discussion  (assessment and treatment of 4 or 5 legitimate, symptomatic and functionally limited patients, recruited by the sponsoring clinic)
• • The philosophy and principles of MDT
• Subjective / objective assessment
• Examination and treatment: postural, dysfunction and derangement syndromes
• Anatomy, biomechanics, epidemiology and predisposing factors
• Differentiating mechanical pain from red flags and serious pathologies
• Follow-up and treatment progressions
• Indications for and practice of manual techniques
• Practical solutions for helping patients prevent recurrence

McKenzie Method Part B – Cervical & Thoracic Spine Mechanical Diagnosis & Therapy (MDT)

Course Location:   University of Manitoba

COURSE DATES:   May 26-28, 2017
open to:  McKenzie MDT trained practitioners that are Level A or higher.

Course fee $650.00 /3 days – 26 contact hours
To register for the course, please go to our website using the following link:  www.mckenzieinstitutecanada.org

Remember:   It’s important to register early but remember….registering early does not mean paying early.   Regardless of when you register, the fees will not be processed until 4 weeks prior to the course date.  Register early in order to secure your place on the course.

Course Topics include:
  • Pathophysiology and biomechanics of the cervical spine
  • Subjective / objective assessment
  • Review and treatment of the three syndromes
  • Cervical headache and trauma ('whiplash')
  • Complications, contraindications and outcome predictors
  • Thoracic spine: anatomy, pathology, examination and treatment
  • Patient demonstration, analysis and discussion
 Sign up today at the links above or for more details

SUREHIRE - 3 Athletic Therapists needed

Why SureHire Occupational Testing?

Joining SureHire’s team as a Medical Assessor is a great opportunity for Certified Athletic Therapists seeking to gain new experiences. In the occupational testing industry you will use your skills and knowledge assess workers and prevent injuries.

This position with SureHire Occupational Testing offers:

  - Steady full-time hours with a predictable schedule – no more stress finding clients
  - Minimal travel – great work-life balance!
  - Exposure to variety of medical conditions and MSK injuries – to build your experience
  - Opportunity to hone your assessment and customer service skills in a supportive environment

Do you want to consistently challenge your assessment skills and be an integral part of a dynamic team? Certified Athletic Therapists conduct the medical portion of SureHire's Fitness-to-Work Testing by assessing workers for pre-existing musculoskeletal injuries or health conditions that may lead to further injury on the work site. You will also get to observe and instruct workers through proper lifting protocol during Critical Strength & Mobility Testing. CAT (C)'s also assist their teams by performing a variety of occupational tests.

We are currently looking for an energetic, motivated individuals with a positive attitude to join our team at the Leduc, Fort McMurray and Medicine Hat, AB locations. For Medicine Hat, hours are part-time with potential for more, Fort McMurray & Leduc hours are Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. Candidates must have their own vehicle as this position involves occasional travel. The compensation structure for this position is dependent upon level of experience and education. Benefits are also available after three months.

For more information on job description, qualifications and responsibilities, click the link below:

SUREHIRE Job Opportunity LINK

Applications can be forwarded to  careers@surehire.ca

2nd Annual Back to Anatomy - February 4, 2017

Anatomy Session

The College of Rehabilitation Sciences & CPD Medicine Program present:

2nd Annual - Back to Anatomy
Saturday, February 4th, 2017
8:00am - 12:30pm
Anatomical Sciences Laboratory (Gross Lab)
Basic Medical Sciences Building

Physicians & Dentists: $295.00
PTs, OTs, RNs, Residents and other Allied Health: $195.00


A solid grounding in human anatomy is the basis for the work we do as physicians, rehabilitation professionals, and other health professionals.   But our grasp of this important subject can fade with years in practice.  Join us on Saturday, February 4, 2017 for the 2nd annual Back to Anatomy workshop!   Under the guidance of experienced human anatomy teachers, it’s your chance to work in small groups as you review the anatomy of the lower and upper extremities.  It’s “back to anatomy” in the lab you remember from your training for an “engrossing” morning!  In rotating stations, you will receive overviews of the key 3D spatial relationships in the shoulder, knee, elbow, and other structures.  You will explore a variety of prosected specimens and refresh and relearn the anatomy that underpins the diagnostic and therapeutic work you do every day in clinic.

Learning Objectives:

Provide practical examples of “context specific” anatomy application which are relevant for clinical practice.

Review the normal structure and function of the upper and lower extremities, and define unique aspects of bone, joints and muscle structure/function.

Advance your understanding and application human anatomy within clinical practice.

Space is Limited.

Click link to register:

For further information regarding registration contact
Back To Anatomy Brochure

Erin Jansen

Total Rehabilitation - PT/FT Athletic Therapist

Total Rehabilitation is a medical clinic adjoined with Acceleration Performance, a high level sports training facility and Acceleration Fitness Centre, based out of St. Boniface.  Our clinic appeals to the active population in the surrounding community and city-wide offering injury prevention, treatments and improved performance in sport and work life.

Start date:  As soon as possible
Salary:  Commission with health benefits
Posting until position is filled

As an Athletic Therapist you will need to provide rehabilitation services in an independent, client-centered, community based practice.  Your key responsibility will include conducting assessments, formulating recommendations, planning and implementning goal-directed treatment programs. 

- Must be registered with your appropriate regulatory association and licnesed to practice in Manitoba
- A strong exercise backgroung is an asset
- French is an asset but not required
- Must be business-oriented and able to work under pressure in a busy environment
- Must be neat and accurate at work
- Must be a team player
- Must contribute to creating a positive, safe and healthy enviroment for patients

For more details, click on the job posting link below
Click HERE for more details

Email resume to info@totalrehabcenter.org

Girls High School Rugby Team - Athletic Therapy student needed

Steinbach Regional Secondary School is looking for an athletic therapy student to work with their girls rugby team.  Check out the details below:

Season: January - June 2017
Game commitment (May-June one evening per week), practices if available
Practices (if available): January-February practices once per week in Steinbach after school
                                   March-May practices 2-3 times per week
Games start in May once the snow disappears
Supplies provided

If interested, please contact Tahnee.
                        Tahnee Horton
                        thorton@hsd.ca    204-479-8809

Mulligan Concept - Lower Quadrant Course

The Manitoba Athletic Therapists' Association will be hosting the following continuing education course:

Mulligan Concept - Lower Quadrant
     Joint, Lumbar Spine and Sacroiliac Joints

February 25th-26th, 2017

Limited spots available!

Course Description:

This two-day course presents the Mulligan approach to manual therapy for the lumbar spine and sacroiliac joint as well as for the lower extremity. It includes lecture, patient demonstrations, and lab time to give the participants a thorough and in depth coverage of the Mobilization With Movement approach for the lower quarter. 

This unique approach to manual therapy was discovered and developed by Brian Mulligan F.N.Z.S.P. (Hon), Dip. M.T. from Wellington, New Zealand. This simple yet effective manual approach addresses musculoskeletal disorders with pain free manual joint “repositioning” techniques for restoration of function and abolition of pain.

Additional course information can be found at:


Date:  February 25th-26th, 2017

Cost:  $350.00
    Payment options - 1. $100.00 deposit paid by December 23rd, 2016 to secure your spot
                                     Remaining balance ($250.00) due January 31st, 2017 
                                 2. $350.00 paid initially in full
    Payment method - CASH, CHEQUE, PAYPAL 
     145 Pacific Avenue, Winnipeg, MB  R3B2Z6
    ***Cancellation policy - Cancellations made after January 31st will forfeit deposit
    Those on the waiting list will be notified of any cancellations.***

Location:  University of Winnipeg

CEUs:  6.0

Instructor:  Jim Millard  BSc(PT), DipMT(CAN), FCAMT, MCTA, CMP

Limited spots available!  Sign up today to secure your attendance! 

Registration Instructions:
1. Register below through the hyperlink
2. Payment required below to finish registration


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ELITE Performance Clinic - Athletic Therapist


Are you relentless?
Elite Performance is looking for a Certified Athletic Therapist or a fourth year Athletic Therapy student to work at our performance center clinic. The Athletic Therapist will report to Jeff Fisher, Co-Founder and President, and Izzadmaher Satoudian, Head Athletic Therapist.

The candidate will be responsible for the assessment and rehabilitation of athletic and recreational injuries, the Athletic Therapist will help athletes safely return to competition.

The Athletic Therapist/student will follow specific guidelines given by the Head Athletic Therapist, and will jointly oversee the day to day operation of the Elite Performance Athletic Therapy clinic.

* Must be in good standing with Canadian Athletic Therapists' Association
* Must have current CPR and Sports First Responder certification
* Must be adept in using and applying modalities including electrical, ultrasound, thermo and cryo therapy
* The candidate must demonstrate adept oral and written communication skills and effective organizational and administrative skills
* Proficiency in Microsoft Excel is an asset

If you’re interested in joining the Elite Performance team, please send your resume to jeff@elitewinnipeg.com.


Winnipeg’s leader in Performance Training, Elite Performance has trained over 25,000 trained to date, and has been the training partner of more professional athletes than anyone in Canada. Built for athletes, by athletes. Elite has over 30 staff ranging from trainers and athletic therapists to doctors and nutritional coaches.

At Elite, you won’t find the whole gym doing the same group workouts, what you will find are personalized programs engineered for each athlete. The athletes we work with range from titans of business, and weekend warriors, to professional and elite athletes. We help our clients reach their full potential by creating personalized training and nutritional plans based on individual needs.

Learn more at: www.elitewinnipeg.com

Job Opportunity - Athletic Therapist - Retail Supervisor

Athletic Therapist – Retail Supervisor

Orthopedic and Medical Supply Source is a retail clinic based in the Manitoba Clinic which operates from 6:00am until 6:00pm Monday to Friday. The clinic provides off-the-shelf orthopedic bracing solutions, upper and lower extremity casting, as well as a variety of medical supplies to walk-in patients. We are currently hiring an Athletic Therapist – Retail Supervisor.

This is a permanent full time position and is an excellent opportunity for a Certified Athletic Therapist or Kinesiologist who is comfortable in a supervisory position and excels in a patient focused retail environment.

Following guidelines and expectations the Athletic Therapist – Retail Supervisor will be responsible for the following duties:
  • Oversee the daily operations of the clinic, solve problems, provide support to staff, and ensure patient needs are met in a friendly and efficient manner.
  • Provide bracing solutions to patients; offer training on effective use of prefabricated orthoses as well as other clinic products.
  • Operate debit/credit machine and cash register in order to receive patient payment, provide patients with invoices and receipts.
  • Monitor, order, and maintain clinic inventory; receive and put away supplies, prepare patient order pick-ups and deliveries.
  • Schedule a small team of Cast Technicians, ensure adequate clinic coverage, manage time off requests and provide back-up when needed.
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with health care clinics, physicians, and distributor reps.
  • Ensure all staff adhere to PHIA at all times in order to maintain patient confidentiality.
  • Communicate updates to owners and staff, provide electronic and paper documentation of daily operations and tasks
  • Coordinates health & safety protocols with Human Resources.

  • Professional and friendly demeanour, patient focused, flexible and adaptable.
  • Strong customer service skills and sales experience.
  • Able to provide excellence in patient care; must be experienced in fitting a variety of prefabricated orthopedic braces.
  • Must be tech savvy and possess excellent organizational & administrative skills.
  • Applicants must have the CAT(C) designation, or possess relevant experience and a post-secondary degree in Kinesiology or a related field.
  • Able to commit to a full-time schedule.
To apply please email cover letter & resume to aohumanresource@gmail.com