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Manual Practitioner 

Doug's Bio

Doug graduated from the University of Windsor in 1987, with a Bachelor of Human Kinetics. He then went on to graduate from Sheridan College in 1990 with a Diploma in Sports Injury Management. Upon graduation at Sheridan College, he was awarded the Robert Firth Memorial Award for excellence in Athletic Therapy. 


In 2002 Doug graduated from the Canadian College of Osteopathy with a Diploma in Osteopathic Manual Practice. He was awarded the Louisa Burns Award for excellence in research, upon successfully defending his thesis.

An extensive background in assessing and treating sports injuries began when he worked with

the Toronto Argonauts in 1990 as an assistant athletic therapist. He has also worked with amateur athletes from the community level to the national level in a variety of sports such as hockey, football, figure skating, soccer, gymnastics and dance to name a few.

He was selected as an Athletic Therapist to the 1997 Canada Games in Brandon, Manitoba.


Doug Co- Chaired two national conferences for the Canadian Athletic Therapist Association in 1992 and 1993.

Over the years, Doug has completed numerous manual therapy courses such as Muscle Energy, Cranial Osteopathy, Cranial Nerve Mobilization, Visceral Manipulation, Ligamentous Articular Strain, Concussion Management and treatment along with several others.

Doug has many years of experience successfully treating back and neck pain, sciatica, repetitive strain injuries and upper and lower extremity conditions. 


In his free time Doug enjoys cycling and working out at the gym, spin classes and various water sports such as scuba diving and boating.


Osteopathic treatment is covered by nearly all major insurance plans. 

I am an active member of the Ontario Association of Osteopathic Manual Practitioners (OAO). Most private and extended health benefit (EHB) plans cover the cost in whole or part, of osteopathic services specifically provided by OAO members. It is recommended that patients contact their EBH provider to see if they have coverage for osteopathy. 

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