Manitoba Athletic Therapists Association

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We are a non-profit organization mandated to govern the profession of Athletic Therapy in Manitoba.

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Maintaining Professional Boundaries Seminar - Winnipeg

Maintaining Professional Boundaries in Healthcare Services

A combined event for members of the Manitoba Athletic Therapists' Association (MATA), Manitoba Chiropractors Association (MCA), the massage Therapy Association of Manitoba (MTAM) and the Manitoba Physiotherapy Association (MPA)

A reminder that the rescheduled date is for Sunday, October 14, 2018  1:00pm to 4:00pm

St. Boniface General Hospital, Samuel N. Cohen Auditorium
COST: $20 per person (plus GST)

This seminar event will host key speaker, Aviva Goldbert, MD MA FRCPC, Ethics Medical Advisor, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority.  There will also be a panel discussion of ethics professionals form each organization will be presented with common case examples of boundary violations and challenges for discussion.


Official brochure can be viewed HERE

We look forward to seeing our membership out at this event!  It's a unique opportunity to engage in a topic such as this with other healthcare professionals.

MSOT Symposium of Orthopaedic Technology - Winnipeg, MB

MSOT Symposium of Orthopaedic Technology

Friday MOS event:

$120.00 - 1 day (Saturday only) CSOT Members

$130.00 - 1 day (Saturday only) Allied Health Professionals/non-members

$20.00 - Museum of Human Rights Tour
     Payment for tour will be required at time of registration

Payment by cheque sent to:
     Pan Am Clinic, ATTN: Kevin Eastoe
     75 Poseidon Bay
     Winnipeg, MB, R3M 3E4

or e-transfer to:

Brochure & Registration Link

For more information please visit the link above

Osteoporosis Canada - Bone Up Workshop - Winnipeg,MB

Bone Up Workshop
Presented by Osteoporosis Canada

Osteoporosis Canada's “Bone Up” workshop is coming to Winnipeg on Wednesday, October 24, 2018

This continuing education workshop is specifically designed for those treating and training individuals with Osteoporosis and is delivered by 3 professionals with a special interest in the field.

Date:  Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Location:  Rady JCC Fitness Centre - 123 Doncaster Street, Winnipeg, MB

Cost:  $60/person; $40/student

5:30pm Light dinner; 6:00pm-9:00pm Program



If you have any questions, please see contact info below.

Thank you,

Sandy Owczar
Community Engagement Coordinator
Region 2 – Manitoba/Saskatchewan
Osteoporosis Canada
100-1465 Buffalo Place
Winnipeg, MB R3T 1L8

Foot Collective Workshop - Winnipeg,MB

Foot Collective Workshop

Location: Hosted by Movement Lab at Morfit downtown Winnipeg (2nd floor Cityplace, 201-234 Donald St, Winnipeg, MB)

Date: Saturday October 13th, 2018.

Time: Registration opens at 9:00am, seminar runs from 9:30 am - 4 pm with a 30min lunch break taken at noon.

Cost: $255 plus tax

Price covers the registration fees for the seminar and includes a course manual. 

Some of the topics covered:

- Baseline tests for ankle mobility, hip stability and barefoot functional movements done pre and post seminar to assess improvements made

- Foot assessment, the importance of feet, current treatment, foot dysfunction, foot anatomy

- Role of the hip in optimal foot function, causes of hip problems, correcting hip dysfunction

- Restoring healthy feet with a stable arch, training strong and stable feet & hips

- Essentials of gait, running technique, footwear 101, how shoes affect the way you move


Hockey Academy (Winnipeg) - Game Coverage

Churchill Hockey Academy, based out of the Churchill High School, is looking for an Athletic Therapist or Certification Candidate for the upcoming season with their 14 year old boys team.

Availability for games and tournament play.  Weekday games are typically at 4:30pm.  3 out-of-town occassions. 

Honorarium provided.

Contact Jason Bauer, or 204-471-4144

High School Varsity Hockey - Candidate

River East High School is looking for an Athletic Therapist or Certification Candidate to help out their Varsity team this season. 

Honorarium would be provided.

For further details and schedule, contact Ryan Gruener,

UM Today - Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management - Spotlights Member

UM Today - University of Manitoba's News Magazine spotlights alumni and informative articles for everyone including research done at the university.  U of M Faculty of Kinesiology has spotlighted MATA member, Melissa Deonaraine, of Academy Athletic Therapy Inc. in the the following article. 

UM Today - MATA Member Spotlight

If you know of a member that has been spotlighted in the community, province or abroad, please share with us the details to forward to the membership.

Cupping Massage Course - Winnipeg, MB

Cupping Massage Course

Date:  Saturday, October 13th, 2018
Location:  Winnipeg, MB
Cost: $225.00 including cupping set


Labour Day Weekend Office Closure

MATA office will be closed Monday, September 3rd, 2018.  The Sport for Life Center and Qualico Training Facility will also be observing the civic holiday.  Regular hours resume Tuesday, September 4th, 2018.

VoxxLife Seminar - Winnipeg, MB

VoxxLife Seminar

Wearable Human Performance Technology (HPT)

  •     Reduce soreness
  •     Increase strength
  •     Improve balance
  •     Enhance range of motion
  •     Increase stability
  •     Improve reaction time
  •     Enhance mobility
  •     Increase energy and focus

VoxxLife is drug, chemical and electrical-free; clinically tested; scientifically proven

FREE Information Seminars

Sport for Life Centre
Monday, September 10th, 2018
6:00pm & 7:30pm

Click here for further details and registration

Disclaimer:  Please note that Sport Manitoba and Manitoba Athletic Therapists' Association do not endorse the product being featured, the presentation is being offered by VoxxLife while renting the space in the facility

Vestibular Rehabilitation Course - Winnipeg

Introductory Vestibular Rehab course

Canada Games Sport for Life Medicine Clinic.
145 Pacific Avenue / 2nd Floor
Winnipeg, MB

Saturday November 17th 2018
From 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Sunday November 18th 2018
From 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Course fee: $525  (plus GST $26.25)
          Total $551.25

Register early as spaces are limited. This course is open all health care disciplines


For further information contact
Bernard Tonks

Introductory Vestibular Rehab course

A comprehensive, evidence based introductory course.

Course Content:

•    General anatomy of the vestibular system
•    Pathophysiology of vestibular disorders
     o    Etiology
     o    Signs & symptoms of unilateral vestibular lesions (UVL), bilateral vestibular lesions (BVL), and benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV)
•    Differential diagnosis of the dizzy patient
     o    Cervicogenic dizziness
     o    Whiplash & the dizzy patient
     o    VR and concussion
•    Critical Elements of the clinical examination:
     o    Oculomotor exam
     o    Motion sensitivity testing
     o    Balance and gait assessment
•    BPPV assessment and treatment
•    Treatment of UVL and BVL
•    Case studies and practical time, lots of video

Bernard Tonks

Bernard is a Physiotherapist who graduated from the University of
Toronto in 1986.  He has extensive experience in neurological rehab and
orthopaedics.  Since 1993, he has worked in private practice and in 1997 became a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapists.

He has completed numerous courses in Vestibular Rehabilitation and in 2001, completed a competency based certification course in Atlanta, Georgia.  He has been treating clients with vestibular dysfunctions since 1995.  Since 2000, he has instructed courses in vestibular rehabilitation throughout Canada as well as internationally.