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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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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Manitoba Fearless Women's Tackle Football - Athletic Therapist

Athletic Therapist for 2019 Season Needed

The Manitoba Fearless Women's Tackle Football Team is in need of a Athletic Therapist for the 2019 Season.


Rookie Camp Jan 5, 2019, 1-5pm, Min 1 Practice per week during May – June to check on injuries. 3 regular season games in Winnipeg + 1 travel Game to Regina, Playoffs TBD (Up to 3 more games)

For games we would require the AT to bring a helper/student for taping. If the successful candidate must miss a game they are required to find a replacement.

Games typically Sunday afternoon, but there is a possibility of a Saturday evening or two. Schedule will be available early in 2019.

Travel & Supplies provided by the team

Honorarium is provided

If interested, please forward a resume to
Lisa Cummings, General Manager

Certified Ergonomics Specialist Designation Program - Winnipeg

E.K. Gillin & Associates' nationally recognized Certified Ergonomics Specialist Designation Program (CES Program) is coming to Winnipeg November 19 - 23. There are a few spots left for health care professionals, safety professionals, safety and health co-chairs and committee members, design engineers and architects who work in or who are interested in working in ergonomics to attend.

In Manitoba, more than two thirds of the injuries reported to the Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba are as a result of poor ergonomics. In order to improve these injury rates, it's important to have a solid understanding of the injury mechanism process and causes.

This week-long CES Program focuses on specific and teachable skills, including the science behind ergonomics, current ergonomic tools and assessment formats. Participants will also gain continuing education points for their current professional designations along with the right to use the CES designation (as permitted by professional association).

Date:       November 19 - 23, 2018 8:30am - 5:00pm
Location:     Imperial Building, 16th floor -363 Broadway Ave, Winnipeg
Cost:       $2,932.35 (including 13% HST and GST)

Please feel free to extend this invitation to other S&H Professionals in Manitoba!

Complimentary parking validation is provided if you park in the North Lot at the RBC Convention Centre (entrance on Carlton Street between St. Mary and York Avenues). To learn more about the course, and to register,

Please contact Gail Archer-Heese (204-954-6138) if you have any questions about the logistics of the course. Questions regarding the course can be directed to 1-888-771-6754. SAFE Work Manitoba is pleased to be hosting these industry leaders in ergonomic professional development, and we look forward to see you there!


A Comprehensive Introduction to Acupuncture - Winter-Spring 2019

A Comprehensive Introduction To Acupuncture
“The Art & The Science”

Winter-Spring 2019

*Approved course by MPI for billing acupuncture*

 - Submit certificate to MATA upon completion to be registered with MPI

Dates Winter-Spring 2019

Weekend I       Saturday February 9
                        Sunday February 10

Weekend II      Saturday February 23
                        Sunday February 24

Weekend III    Saturday March 9
                       Sunday March 10

Weekend IV   Saturday March 23
                       Sunday March 24

Weekend V    Saturday April 6
                       Sunday April 7

Weekend VI    Review/Written/Practical Examination
                        Saturday April 27
                        Sunday April 28

Course Cost $3650.00 + GST (5%)  **payment plan available

Includes: Tuition
     Preceptor Contact
     Course notes
     Acupuncture supplies
     Written exam
     Practical exam

For Further Information or to register online, please visit: or e-mail:


Instructors: Anne Dawson, P.T. CAFC
Dr. Barbara Shay, P.T. CAFC (PhD Neurophysiology)
Anastasia Meseman, P.T.
Sylvia Lavallee, P.T.
Andrea Lehenbauer, P.T.

Location:    Fitness Physiotherapy
                   135 Roslyn Road
                   Winnipeg, MB   R3L 0G7

Innovative Medical Supplies - Winnipeg

Innovative Medical Supplies is Hiring!

Innovative Medical Supplies is looking to hire a part time employee for our main location at 217 Henderson hwy with a possibility of hours at our Courts location at 8-2727 Portage Avenue.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, customer service, shipping and receiving, deliveries, answering the phone, brace fittings, and handling cash.  Retain and computer experience an asset, but not required.


  • Certified Athletic Therapist as well as students from an accredited Athletic Therapy Program are encouraged to apply.

Resumes can be dropped off at 217 Henderson Hwy, or emailed to
For any questions, please contact Albert Amante at 204-663-6633

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.