Certified Athletic Therapist
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Melissa is a kinesiology graduate from the University of Calgary and graduated with honors from Mount Royal University with an Advanced Certificate in Athletic Therapy. She has a wealth of experience working with all levels of athletes in many different sports. Through out the year she works with club football, Bantam AAA hockey and club rugby. She spends her summers working and travelling with Football Alberta and Rugby Alberta Provincial programs. Melissa has also worked with Basketball, Volleyball, Judo, Wrestling, Soccer and Irish Dancers.
Her role as a Certified Athletic Therapist involves the following: assessment of injuries, prevention and education of injuries, exercise rehab, prophylactic taping skills, and administration of manual therapy techniques. Melissa ensures a safe and quick recovery to each individual’s sport whether the athlete is a weekend warrior, an amateur athlete or a national level athlete.
Melissa is looking forward to joining the Edge team and having the opportunity to work with a variety of new athletes.