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!

Multidisciplinary Clinic - Athletic Therapist





Athletic Therapy position available at Ness Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic. Come join our multidisciplinary clinic. We have a large number of independent contractors which act as a significant in clinic referral base for the Athletic Therapy practice. Position is available immediately. 

Please send CV’s to admin@nessphysiotherapy.com or drop off at one of our two Portage avenue locations.

Mount Royal University Memorial Scholarship in name of Dayna Brons

Mount Royal University Foundation
Memorial Scholarship



In Memory of Athletic Therapist, Dayna Brons


Mount Royal University have announced that they have started a fund through the Mount Royal Foundation (a registered charity) to set up a memorial scholarship in Dayna Brons' name.  Dayna was an alumni of MRU.  They are hoping to raise $30,000 so the scholarship is endowed in perpetuity.

Manitoba Athletic Therapists' Association has made a donation in memory of Dayna.

Members are welcome to donate to the scholarship in memory of Dayna Brons.  Below are detailed instructions on how to donate:


For External Individuals and Organizations:
Go to: https://www.mtroyal.ca/AboutMountRoyal/GivingMountRoyal/
Select ‘General Giving’ under Additional giving opportunities
Select ‘Tribute-In Memory’
Select ‘In Memory of Dayna Brons’ from the Fund Allocation drop-down list
Enter required fields on page indicated with an asterisk
Select ‘Continue’
Enter Dayna Brons in the In Memory field
Select ‘No Card’. Please note the bereaved family have requested privacy as they mourn the death of Dayna.
Select ‘Continue’
Review & Process Payment


Thank you,

MATA Board of Directors

Soft Tissue Release Workshop - A few spots left for this weekend!

Workshop Details
This practical hands-on workshop is delivered in a unique, learner-centered way. A brief review of the anatomy and physiology of soft tissue, and the changes in tissue resulting from injury, is followed by an explanation of how the application of soft tissue release techniques can achieve positive results quickly and permanently. The two basic movements of STR are taught and then participants move into practical sessions, applying STR techniques to different body areas.

Last chance to sign up! Low back, abdominal viscera & SI joint

MATA Con-Ed Presents: 


Advanced Clinical Reasoning & Practical Management of the Low Back, Abdominal Viscera & SI Joint

Do you know how to determine if the low back, visceral referral or SI joints are playing the key role in a clinical presentation? Are you able to differentially diagnose tissue specific injuries?  Would you like to learn more about WHERE to treat, WHAT to treat and WHEN? Are you ready to go to the next level with rapid instructional design and incorporation of proven techniques used by professional athletes top clinicians around the world?


*Space is limited to the first 36 registrants*

Details

Who: You and the Pro Health team improving helping take you from good to great

What: Clinical Reasoning & Practical Integration: Low back & SI and abdominal viscera

When: April 29th, 2018 - 9 am to 5 pm

Where: University of Winnipeg- 400 Spence Street.

Why: You want to continue learning and improving your skills with world class instruction that will  save you money and improve patient outcomes - $200 (includes $150 value - 1 copy of evidence based quick reference clinical textbook series)

Credits:  14 CEU per day


Course Details & Further Information - CLICK HERE
 
Registration & Payment Links Below


Registration Link 
Payment can be made by either Interac e-transfer or Paypal

Interac e-transfer Instructions:
Email address:  mata@sportmanitoba.ca
Password:  con-edwinnipeg
(password is case sensitive)
Comments:  Course name & Date

PayPal payment can be found on our website page below (bottom or page)


Athletic Therapist Attending


A Comprehensive Introduction to Acupuncture - Fall 2018 Course

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

Fall 2018

www.acu-acupuncture.com


*Approved course by MPI for billing acupuncture*

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


Dates Fall 2018
 
Weekend I       Saturday September 15
                        Sunday September 16

Weekend II      Saturday September 29
                        Sunday September 30

Weekend III    Saturday October 20
                       Sunday October 21

Weekend IV   Saturday November 3
                       Sunday November 4

Weekend V    Saturday November 17
                       Sunday November 18

Weekend VI    Review/Written/Practical Examination
                        Saturday December 8
                        Sunday December 9

Course Cost $3500.00 + GST (5%)  **payment plan available

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

For Further Information or to register online, please visit:
www.acu-acupuncture.com or e-mail: info@acu-acupuncture.com

 REGISTRATION FORM


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

Space for Lease - Athletic Therapist

Space for Lease - Athletic Therapist


Are you an athletic therapist that is looking to expand with your own space?


A new sport facility is looking to fill its extra space with other wellness providers in the St. Boniface Industrial Park area of the city (Close to Dugald Road).

The details of the space are:
• 1,500 or 1,800 square feet of open space (tenant can design space to own specifications)
• Price per sq. ft. $25.00
      a. Includes utilities, CAM Fees, property taxes, security system, internet
• Strong referral base from an estimated 600 monthly users of the sports facility
• Shared washroom/shower space
• Shared entrance
• 2-year lease

More details can be provided to interested parties by emailing jfries13@gmail.com

Athletic Therapist - Staff Therapist Position


Job Description:

• Conduct initial baseline assessments of employees.
• Analyze physical demands of participant’s job and individual risk for injury
• Lead exercise classes for groups of 1 or more participants – includes warm up, conditioning and mobility work based on individual assessments.
• Complete WCB reports as requested.
• Adhoc reports/metrics.
• Data entry, data analysis as required.
• Case documentation and program planning based on assessments.
• Scheduling of appointments.
• Work with clients individually or in groups.
• Minimum 20 hours to maximum 40 hours per week.

Requirements:

• Certification: CSEP-EP, CAT(C), PT, CSCS, FMS
• Strong knowledge of injury prevention and exercise progressions.
• Combination of education and experience will be considered.
• Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
• Flexible schedule.
• Ability to work days, evenings
• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite of Programs
• Strong work ethic.
• Capable of working well in a team or individually.

Email: charity.williams@staffmax.ca

We thank all candidates for their interest but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted

Winnipeg Wolfpack Football - student or AT


The Winnipeg Wolfpack Women's Tackle Football team competes in the Western Women's Canadian Football League.  This season they're looking for an athletic therapist or enthusiastic students to assist with coverage for practices and games.  If you're interested, please contact the team managers below:


Winnipeg Wolfpack
Women's Tackle Football Team over the age of 16

Practice and Game coverage requested

Season:  May 6th to end of June 2018

Schedule: Practices - 3 days per week
                 Games - May & June (playoffs) - Sunday's with the exception of one Saturday evening each month.  Further details can be provided of a detailed schedule by the contact below.

Travel:  Minimum 1 travel, possibly up to 3 travel games.  Hotel and travel is provided.

Supplies provided by the team

Honorarium is provided and further discussed with contact below.


If interested, please contact Samantha below:
Samantha Houzon, Team Manager  sammidhouzon@gmail.com, 204-960-0217
www.winnipegwolfpack.com

Professional Boundaries Seminar - Winnipeg

Multidisciplinary Collaboration of the Manitoba Therapies Group Presents:


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), the Manitoba Physiotherapy Association (MPA) & the Manitoba Society of Occupational Therapists (MSOT)


SUNDAY, APRIL 8, 2018 | 1:00 TO 4:00 PM
St. Boniface General Hospital, Samuel N. Cohen Auditorium
COST: $20 per person (plus GST)


Highly suggested for newly certified members, students, and all members interested.

A two part speaker series with two of Manitoba's prominent ethics advisors within the WRHA.  With years of experience, they will share their knowledge about professional boundaries in healthcare.  The last half of the series will be a facilitated panel discussion with an ethics representative from each of the therapies associations to discuss common case examples.

Professional boundaries are a growing concern amongst all working professionals.  Ethics cases are on the rise.  This event will assist to provide you with tools to help you maintain those boundaries.

It is a common topic of discussion amongst all healthcare service professions.  A great collaboration of knowledge and facts.  Network with other professionals at this event during the break.

Light snacks and beverages will be provided.

For further details about the keynote speakers, agenda and registration, the official brochure link is below:

REGISTRATION & BROCHURE
In the registration is an email link to submit your name and contact number to sign up.

NOTE - There is a registration maximum for in person registrants and online streaming.  Spots are still available.


On behalf of the Therapies Group, we thank you for your interest in the event and we look forward to hosting future collaborative events
 

Webinar: Pediatric Concussion Management in Manitoba

Pediatric Concussion Management:
The Manitoba Experience



Thursday, March 15, 2018
12:00 to 1:00 PM CST

Dr. Kelly Russell
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Manitoba

Abstract:
This talk will outline the creation of the Pan Am Concussion Program, Canada’s first provincially funded multidisciplinary pediatric clinic. The talk will describe how the clinical experience has influenced our research priorities and how our research findings have changed clinical practice. Dr. Russell will outline research findings related to health-related quality of life outcomes, mental health outcomes, academic outcomes, targeted treatment, risk factors for protracted recovery, as well as describe current research.

Bio:
Dr. Kelly Russell completed a PhD in Epidemiology specializing in sport injuries at the University of Calgary. After finishing a postdoctoral fellowship in sport-related brain injuries at St Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, she joined the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Manitoba as an Assistant Professor in September 2012. She is also a research scientist with the Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba and the Public Health Director of the Canada North Concussion Network. Her research interests are primarily related to the identification and management of sport-related concussion, predictors of protracted recovery as well as psychosocial outcomes following concussion. She is the 2016 recipient of the Rh Award in Health Sciences, which awards one early career scientist for outstanding contributions to scholarship and research.



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MATA Con-Ed - April 29, 2018 - Winnipeg, MB

MATA Con-Ed Presents: 


Advanced Clinical Reasoning & Practical Management of the Low Back, Abdominal Viscera & SI Joint

Do you know how to determine if the low back, visceral referral or SI joints are playing the key role in a clinical presentation? Are you able to differentially diagnose tissue specific injuries?  Would you like to learn more about WHERE to treat, WHAT to treat and WHEN? Are you ready to go to the next level with rapid instructional design and incorporation of proven techniques used by professional athletes top clinicians around the world?


*Space is limited to the first 36 registrants*

Details

Who: You and the Pro Health team improving helping take you from good to great

What: Clinical Reasoning & Practical Integration: Low back & SI and abdominal viscera

When: April 29th, 2018 - 9 am to 5 pm

Where: University of Winnipeg- 400 Spence Street.

Why: You want to continue learning and improving your skills with world class instruction that will  save you money and improve patient outcomes - $200 (includes $150 value - 1 copy of evidence based quick reference clinical textbook series)

Credits:  14 CEU per day


Course Details & Further Information - CLICK HERE
 
Registration & Payment Links Below


Registration Link 
Payment can be made by either Interac e-transfer or Paypal

Interac e-transfer Instructions:
Email address:  mata@sportmanitoba.ca
Password:  con-edwinnipeg
(password is case sensitive)
Comments:  Course name & Date

PayPal payment can be found on our website page below (bottom or page)


Athletic Therapist Attending