EXPERIENCE

As a natural born go-getter, my passion has continuously driven me to expand my knowledge, experience, and relationships. This lead me to become an internationally trained manual physiotherapist and Gunn Intramuscular Stimulation (From UBC) practitioner. Having completed a Masters of Rehabilitation Science in Glasgow, United Kingdom, I also hold a Honours Bachelor of Science in Human Kinetics from University of Guelph and currently am attaining a 5 year certification in Osteopathic Manual Practice from the oldest Osteopathic College in Canada, The Canadian Osteopathic College of Canada (CCO). In addition to typical physiotherapeutic approaches, manual therapy, manipulation, cupping, dry needling (GIMS), exercise prescription and education, I have a unique holistic approach which may include team work with a network of therapists. What complex problem have you ever solved with just one person's perspective?

SPORT INJURY & ORTHOPAEDIC CLINICS

Physio Active Sports Injury and Orthopedic Clinic, Thornhill

Ace Sports Clinic, Toronto

Centric Health, Toronto

LifeMark, Toronto

Davisville Active, Toronto

ORGANIZATIONS

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​U19 Partick Thistle 1876 Football Club of the Scottish Premiership 

National Health Services (NHS) Glasgow Back Services

Wellness guest lecturer at the University of Toronto for the Institute of Medical Science Student's Association (IMSSA)

Wellness guest lecturer at Toronto City Hall for the City of Toronto Administrative Professional (COTAPSA)

Ambassador advocating International studies for students of Physical Therapy (Glasgow Caledonia University)

Education, Certifications & Courses

 

(2007) BSc. Bachelor Science (Hons.) Human Kinetics, University of Guelph

(2011) MSc. Rehabilitation Science, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK

(2012) Registered Physiotherapist with the College 

(2013) Lumbar Pelvic course with Barham Jam, FCAMPT

(2013) K-Tape Sport Taping

(2013) Introduction to Acupuncture with APTEI

(2014-15) Certification in Manual Therapy (CMT) with Jim Meadows, FCAMPT

(2014-2018) Mentorship with Thomas Hein, FCAMPT, DOMP

(2016-2017) Certification in Gunn Intramuscular Stimulation (CGIMS)

Diploma of Osteopathic Manual Therapy (2016-2022)

 

Myofascial, menipulation, cranial and muscle energy osteopathic techniques of:

         

(2016) Pelvis & Sacrum

(2016) Cranial base & Vault

(2016) Lower Extremity & Foot

(2017) Cervical I

(2017) TMJ I

(2017) Dorsal I

(2017) Dorsal II

(2017) Ribs

(2017) Lumbar

(2018) TMJ II

(2018) Upper Cervical

(2018) Upper Extremity

(2018) Cranial Facial Bones

(2019) Functional Emergency Technique

(2019) Pediatrics

©2018 by Aleks Thornton