June 7, 2017

AT Stories: Joey Garland – Windsor Spitfires

Joey Garland is completing his eleventh season as Athletic Therapist of the 2017 Memorial Cup Champion Windsor Spitfires. The Memorial Cup is awarded annually to the champions of the Canadian Hockey League.   A native of Newfoundland, Joey became interested in Athletic Therapy at a young age. In recent years he has also found success

June 1, 2017

HeadCheck at the Canadian Athletic Therapist Association (CATA) Conference

We’ve arrived in Ontario, leaving some beautiful sunshine behind us in Vancouver with the hopes of catching a glimpse of one or two sporting events (Go Spitfires!) and of course, taking a peek at one of Canada’s wonders Niagara Falls! That’s not all we’re here to see though. We’re also here to attend the 2017

April 25, 2017

Concussion Stories: Hunter Mills – SAIT Trojans Hockey

Return to play protocols and the physiology of concussion are a veritable “hot topic” in modern athletics today. This is particularly true of elite, contact sports. Indeed, a majority of the clients and healthcare professionals involved with HeadCheck Health are linked to hockey, football, rugby, or lacrosse.   Less rarely and intricately examined, however, are the lifestyle

March 10, 2017

AT Stories: Kate Trippier, Head Athletic Therapist – SAIT Trojans

Athletic Therapy is a unique discipline that encompasses both clinical and field practice. It is one of the few rehabilitation professions wherein one is required to manage an athletic injury at both ends of the continuum: from initial trauma to return to play. ATs work cohesively and collaboratively with other healthcare professionals and must fulfill