Interconnectivity of the Body and Athletic injuries

  • 03 Mar 2013
  • 5:00 PM
  • Absolute Endurance 115 Merton
  • 9

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Are you an injured triathlete? Want to know more about what your injury means and how to avoid it? Sometimes symptoms of an injury or its source is not always found where you think it is due to the interconnectiveness of the body. One area of the body or system will greatly affect other areas of the body – often not thought about. 

This seminar will provide some insight into the functional unity of the body and discuss how this applies to common injuries. 

Interconnections of the Body and Athletic Injuries seminar:

1) Fascia continuity
2) Musculoskeletal pain-hip pain/low back pain and digestion
3) Common injuries in triathletes

  • Sunday March 3, 2013 
  • 5:00pm -  Absolute Endurance
  • Please RSVP online. 

About Lindsay:

Lindsay Dixon, Certified Athletic Therapist and Kinesiologist, Osteopathy Manual Practice (Current Study)

Lindsay Dixon has over ten years of experience working in the field of sports medicine and health and wellness. She is a Certified Athletic Therapist and Kinesiologist. She obtained her Honours Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from York University. She then went onto pursue studies in Athletic Therapy at Sheridan College (3 years) and completed the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association national exam where she gained national recognition as a Certified Athletic Therapist in 2003. Lindsay is currently in her fourth year of her studies at the Canadian College of Osteopathy in Toronto; an intensive five-year plus thesis program where she continues to advance her manual therapy skills and appreciation for the interconnections of the body.

Lindsay has extensive clinical and field experience and has worked with a variety of athletes including but not limited to rugby, hockey basketball, waterpolo, gymnastics, soccer, hockey, triathletes, baseball, runners, volleyball and swimmers. Lindsay worked at several settings including Head Athletic Therapist for Seneca College for two years where she supervised clinical and field athletic therapy for twelve varsity teams. She also worked with national level athletes as well as Head Athletic Therapist for Markham Rugby Club for six years. Lindsay has a particular interest in working with endurance athletes as she has completed several triathlons and marathons including 1/2 ironman and Boston Marathon.

Lindsay's preventative philosophy is in line with the teachings of Osteopathy creating balance for the body to restore health and allow the body to function at it's best. 

Lindsay’s focus through therapeutic exercise and manual therapy is to facilitate your individual body's inherent ability to balance itself so that an active lifestyle and health can be maintained for a lifetime.

For more information on Osteopathy visit: http://osteopathyontario.org


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