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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When Should You See An Athletic Therapist?

Long waiting times for health care may cause challenges when timely treatment is crucial to recovery. Athletic Therapists offer prevention and care when it’s needed.

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Athletic Therapy Job Postings

Read the latest postings for Athletic Therapy jobs in Manitoba!

Head Athletic Therapist Wanted - Wpg Rifles Junior Football Club 2020

A head athletic therapist is wanted for the Winnipeg Rifles Junior Football Club.

Qualifications & Requirements:


  • Certified Athletic Therapist (preferred, but recent grads will be considered)
  • Valid First Responder and BLS Certification
  • Strong Organizational Skills


Sport First Responder Recertification Course

Instructor: Ben Trunzo M.Sc. CAT(C)
Red Cross authorized Professional Responder Instructor

Course Dates: Fri.  March 27, 2020   5:30 – 9:30
                         Sat. March 28, 2020    8:30 – 4:30
 
NB: This Canadian Red Cross First Responder certification course is intended for certified athletic therapists (includes certification candidates) or sport physiotherapists only and requires pre course theory preparation. The pre course study information to follow within 1 week of my receiving a confirmed registration.
                      
Location: University of Winnipeg Duckworth Center Room OD65
RE-CERTIFICATION cost: $300.00 (MATA member); $350.00 (non-MATA members)
 
NB: Confirm registration with payment by March 16, 2020.
NB: All Recertification registration must include a copy of current card (valid). Not needed if you did the course at the U of Winnipeg.  There are limited openings (max 12) available for this course. Registration is on a first come first served basis.
 

Upper Mulligan Course Offering

Dates: April 25th & 26th, 2020
Location: Sport Manitoba (145 Pacific Ave)
Cost: $450/participant
CEUs: 6.0
Instructor:  Jim Millard  BSc(PT), DipMT(CAN), FCAMT, MCTA, CMP

Course Description:This two-day course presents the Mulligan approach to manual therapy for the Cervical and Thoracic spine as well as for the upper 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 upper 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:
http://bmulligan.com/courses/descriptions-curriculum
Limited spots available!  Sign up today to secure your attendance! 

Hiring: Certified Athletic Therapist with Myofascial Release

Hiring: Certified Athletic Therapist with Myofascial Release
Wage: $20-25/hour

The University of Manitoba is looking for a Certified Athletic Therapist with the following qualifications to work on a
research study:

• Is a certified athletic therapist within the Province of Manitoba
• Has a minimum of 3-5 years of experience as a CAT(C)
• Has continuing education training in myofascial release techniques and uses these
techniques frequently within their practice

Click here for more info

SOFT TISSUE RELEASE WORKSHOP


Saturday March 21 and Sunday March 22, 2020
Winnipeg, MB
University of Winnipeg
(9:00 – 5:00)

Cost
Professional: $485.00
Students: $275.00 (Special rate for University of Winnipeg and University of Manitoba Athletic Therapy students and University of Manitoba Physiotherapy students)

CEU’s:
The Canadian Athletic Therapists’ Association (6.0)
The Massage Therapists Association of Manitoba

BLS Update & Certification Course Scheduled

MATA is pleased to offer a Basic Life Support course to members scheduled as follows:

University of Winnipeg Duckworth Centre
Tuesday, January 28 - 6:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. 

The cost to attend is $40/person

Please email mata@sportmanitoba.ca or call 204-925-5930 to register.  The course will be capped at 20 registrants so do not delay in registering!

Skywalk Health Hiring!


Skywalk Health is Hiring!

Part time or full time athletic therapist wanted to join our multidisciplinary team for February 1st!

Skywalk Health is conveniently located in downtown Winnipeg inside Portage Place Shopping Centre and next to the downtown YMCA.  We serve a variety of clients in government, financial services, and students.

Administrative staff handles all insurance billing, marketing, customer service, and laundry.  Clinic supplies linens, oils, equipment, etc.  Providers work as a team to coordinate care for a mix of acute, wellness, and athletic performance cases.

Applicants to submit there resume to hello@skywalkhealth.ca!

New Trends in the Prevention of Running Injuries

Please see the flyer below for a workshop - New trends in the Prevention of Running Issues taking place on March 20th & 21st, 2020.


New Insurance Rates Available to MATA Members


MEDOC® Travel Insurance, Johnson Personal Health Plan, Trip Cancellation & Trip Interruption Insurance and Home Insurance Now Available at Special Rates for MATA Members
MATA is happy to announce its new relationship with Johnson Inc., one of the country's leading and fastest growing providers of insurance products and group benefits for over 130 years. Members can now enjoy access to the following insurance options: 
MEDOC® Travel Insurance
MEDOC® is an annual travel insurance plan designed specifically for select groups and associations. The plan combines up to $5 million in emergency medical travel insurance coverage with up to $8,000 trip cancellation, interruption, and delay benefits per trip- all for a competitive price! This makes it one of the most comprehensive and affordable annual plans on the market. Additional benefits include:

·         Up to $5 Million emergency medical coverage
·         An unlimited number of 17-day or 35-day (or less) trips outside of Canada
·         An unlimited number of trips within Canada of any duration
·         Up to $1,500 ($3,000 for family coverage) for lost, stolen or damaged bags
·         Up to $8,000 trip cancellation, interruption and delay benefits
·         Direct billing for emergency medical care

For more information on MEDOC® Travel Insurance call 1-866-606-3362 or visit www.johnson.ca/medoc

Johnson Personal Health Plan
Designed with you in mind, the Johnson Personal Health Plan is an affordable health and dental benefit plan, offering you a choice in coverage between an Optimum Plan and a Preferred Plan.
The Optimum Plan provides a broad range of extended health and dental benefits, including prescription drugs. The Preferred Plan provides economical coverage for extended health and prescription drugs.
For more information on Johnson Personal Health Plan call 1.800.461.4155 or visit https://www1.johnson.ca/personalhealth
Trip Cancellation & Trip Interruption Insurance

We are pleased to offer Trip Cancellation & Trip Interruption Insurance coverage to you at a very competitive price. This plan helps protect travellers against unforeseen circumstances that may prevent you from travelling or from completing your trip as planned.
Coverage Highlights:
• Annual Trip Cancellation & Trip Interruption Multi-Trip Plan
• Trip Cancellation – up to a maximum of $12,000 per insured person, per trip for any number of trips.
• Trip Interruption – up to a maximum of $12,000 per insured person, per trip for any number of trips.
• Baggage and Personal Effects – up to a maximum of $1,500 per person, per trip to a maximum $3,000 per family.
– Document Replacement – up to a maximum of $200
– Up to $400 per person to a maximum of $1,000 per family for the purchase of necessities
For more information on Trip Cancellation & Trip Interruption Insurance call 1-866-606-3362.
Home Insurance

Whether you want a simple home insurance policy or something more comprehensive, you can choose from a range of options and add-ons to tailor your policy to your needs. Johnson Insurance also provides a set of discounts to protect your budget too.
From Basic to Customized Home Insurance, Johnson† Makes the Policy Fit You
First, choose the basic policy to fit your property.
·         Home
·         Condo
·         Tenant
·         Vacation trailer

Customize it by adding the following.
·         Umbrella coverage (a “top-up” of your home coverage)
·         Watercraft
·         Home business
·         Enhanced Water Coverage, a brand new option for Johnson customers. Water damages and losses are the leading cause of claims. This coverage protects you from more of these events.

Or, get insurance for different properties.
·         Landlord and rental income coverage for rental properties
·         Secondary or seasonal residences
For more information on Home insurance visit us at www1.johnson.ca

Johnson Insurance is a tradename of Johnson Inc. (“Johnson”), a licensed insurance intermediary, and operates as Johnson Insurance Services in British Columbia. MEDOC® is a Registered Trademark of Johnson. This insurance product is underwritten by Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company of Canada (“RSA”) and administered by Johnson. Valid provincial or territorial health plan coverage required. The eligibility requirements, terms, conditions, limitations and exclusions, which apply to the described coverage are as set out in the policy. Policy wordings prevail. 1Coverage for Trip Cancellation begins the day of booking your trip provided your insurance is in effect. If a trip is booked prior to Trip Cancellation insurance being in effect, coverage for that trip will begin the day that the insurance premium is paid and the policy is issued. 2A 90-day Health Stability Clause applies to pre-existing medical conditions and other restrictions may apply. 3Based on a comparison of MEDOC’s multi-trip annual C plan design against single trip plans with similar benefits. Johnson and RSA share common ownership. Eligibility requirements, limitations, exclusions or additional costs may apply and/or may vary by province or territory. The eligibility requirements, terms, conditions, limitations and exclusions which apply to the described coverage are as set out in the policy. Policy wordings prevail. Johnson and RSA share common ownership. *Coverage for Trip Cancellation begins the day of booking your trip provided your insurance is in effect. If a trip is booked prior to Trip Cancellation insurance being in effect, coverage for that trip will begin the day that the insurance premium is paid and the policy is issued. 1Unless stable for a period of 90 days before travel purchase, coverage is excluded for trip cancellation/interruption relating to pre-existing medical conditions of the following persons: you, an immediate family member, a travel companion, a travel companion’s immediate family member, a business associate, a close friend and/or your host at destination. Please refer to your insurance policy for the definition of “stable”. Call 1-855-473-8029 for details.

Healthview Therapy Centre looking for Part Time CAT(C)


Part Time Athletic Therapist Wanted
Healthview Therapy Centre (www.healthview.ca), a busy interdisciplinary clinic in the heart of Charleswood is looking to hire a part-time athletic therapist with the opportunity to move to full time. Any potential candidates will have the opportunity to co-treat alongside several other practitioners including another athletic therapist, chiropractor, massage therapist, as well as physiotherapists.
The position offers flexible hours with excellent remuneration.
All equipment is provided to the therapists that work here, including a large fully stocked rehab area, a shockwave machine, a flexion-distraction table, and much more. In addition, we are also the only clinic in Winnipeg with a public Alter G Anti-Gravity treadmill. All treatment rooms are private.
Any interested parties can either call 204-885-5864 or send an inquiry via email to office_admin@healthview.ca. We look forward to hearing from you!

MATA Store Now OPEN

MATA is pleased to offer its members MATA branded clothing for purchase just in time for the holidays!  To view the options and pricing, please click the link below:


Please note that the MATA store will stay open until January 2020 and reopen periodically throughout the year.  Members will be informed each time it is opened so they can purchase items.