Sport Medicine Doctor, Dr. John Bowman
John is the owner and Medical Director of the Collingwood Sport Medicine and Rehabilitation Centre. He has a Diploma in Sport Medicine and is a member of the Canadian Academy of Sport and Exercise Medicine. He is certified by the Society of Orthopedic Medicine of Great Britain and has special training in injection therapies.
M.C.P.A., A.F.C.I. Cert., Registered Physiotherapist, Cranio-Sacral Therapy
Helen graduated from the University of Toronto with a Diploma in Physical & Occupational Therapy in 1967. Since graduating she has been a life-long learner focusing on Manual therapy, Orthopaedic and Sport Medicine, Foot & Lower limb biomechanics, Cranio-Sacral Therapy, and women’s health issues. She is fully certified with the Acupuncture Foundation Institute of Canada, in affiliation with the University of Toronto to perform Acupuncture. She is certified to perform biomechanical foot assessments and to prescribe customized orthotics. She loves endurance hiking, cycling, kayaking, fitness training, skiing and gardening. Her pride is in her five grandchildren who give her balance.
M.S.PT., Hons. B.Kin., Registered Physiotherapist, Certified Kinesiologist
Mark graduated from McMaster University with his Bachelor of Kinesiology in 2001. He then attended Husson College in Bangor, Maine where he attained his Masters in Physical Therapy. Mark has recently returned from working in Connecticut during which time he completed his coursework for his Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Mark has worked with athletes competing at various levels and has worked with patients who have suffered injuries from workplace or motor vehicle accidents. Mark is an avid skier having competed with the Southern Ontario Ski team for three years. He continues to be active in the outdoors playing soccer, Ultimate Frisbee, rock climbing, kayaking, skiing and snowshoeing.
BPT Hons. B. Sc.(Agr.), B. Sc.(PT), FCAMPT, CAT(C), CAFCI, Certified Gunn IMS Practitioner Dip. Sports Physiotherapy, Dip. Manipulative Physiotherapy
Upon graduation from UWO in 1973, Doug moved to Barrie to work as a physio at Royal Victoria Hospital. In the fall of 1974, he began working part-time in an OHIP private practice, which he purchased in 1978. Since that time, he has had offices in Barrie, Toronto, Stroud and Collingwood. In 2004 he began working with Dr. Bowman at the Collingwood Sport Medicine and Rehabilitation Centre. Doug’s expertise is in chronic musculoskeletal injuries. He has specialization certificates in Manual Therapy, Manipulation Therapy, Anatomical Acupuncture and IMS Acupuncture. He started his sports physiotherapy specialization in 1974 working as a trainer for the Jr. B. Barrie Colts. He has been selected by his peers to be Chief Therapist at 3 World Student Games and the 2004 Paralympics in Athens. He has also been selected as a therapist for 4 Winter Olympics including Vancouver 2010, 2 Paralympics and Pan-American games. Doug continues to lecture at the University of Toronto and teach acupuncture and manual therapy courses across Canada. He lives in Collingwood and enjoys both summer and winter activities.
Rachel is a graduate of Trent University and the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy. She is a registered massage therapist, currently practicing at Collingwood Sport Medicine and Scandinave Spa Blue Mountain. Collingwood, where she lives with her husband and two daughters, has been home since 1998. Rachel loves an active lifestyle and participates in a variety of recreational activities including snowshoeing , hiking, skiing, cycling, and yoga.
H.B.Sc. (Kinesiology), PCP, C Ped Tech (C), C Ped (C), Certified Pedorthist
Elisa graduated from the University of Waterloo with an Honours Science degree in Kinesiology in 2000. She then attended the University of Western Ontario where she obtained her Professional Certificate of Pedorthics. Elisa is a part of Pedorthic Services, a group of Certified Pedorthists that maintain their own local lab to fabricate orthotic devices rather than sending them to a remotely located facility. This provides for quicker turn-around time and also means that adjustments or modifications to the orthotics can be easily made. Elisa is able to make most adjustments immediately, while you wait, as she has all of the necessary equipment on site. In her spare time, Elisa enjoys playing ultimate Frisbee, making jewellery and playing with her two young boys.
B.P.H.E., B.Sc. (P.T.), M.C.P.A. Registered Physiotherapist
Ron graduated from Queen’s University with a Bachelor of Physical and Health Education in 1992 and a Bachelor of Science (Physical Therapy) in 1994. He is a Registered Physiotherapist with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario since 1994 and has practiced on orthopedics in private clinic settings in Cambridge, Toronto and since 1999 with Collingwood Sport Medicine and Rehabilitation Centre. Ron enjoys working with athletes of all levels and has continuing education courses in Fit-For-Golf and myofascial release techniques. He is also the manager of physiotherapy services at the clinic. Ron was a C.I.A.U. Football All-Canadian in 1991 and was drafted by the CFL’s Edmonton Eskimos. Ron and his family have lived in Collingwood since 1999. He, his wife and their 6 children enjoy living in the area and take advantage of the numerous outdoor activities it has to offer.
B.Sc. (P.T.), FCAMT, CAFCI, M.C.P.A., Dip. Manipulative Physiotherapy, Registered Physiotherapist
Aaron graduated from the Physiotherapy Program at the University of Western Ontario in 1997. Since that time, Aaron has completed a Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy. He has also completed his certification in acupuncture with the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada. Aaron has been active in post-graduate education and is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapy. He is also an instructor for the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. Aaron enjoys an active lifestyle and likes to spend his free time working out, playing tennis, golfing and fishing.
Gordon, a Registered Massage Therapist, graduated from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy in 2005 after completing a degree in Kinesiology at Laurentian University. He currently divides his time between Collingwood Sport Medicine and a physiotherapy clinic in Markham.
HON. B.A. P.H.E., Affiliate member Ontario Kinesiology Assoc., CFC.
B.Sc. (P.T.), M.C.P.A., Registered Physiotherapist
Julie first attended Queen’s University in the Life Science program in 1992 and went on to complete the Bachelor of Science (Physical Therapy) at the University of Western Ontario in 1997. She has been a Registered Physiotherapist since 1997 and has worked in an orthopedic and sports medicine setting in both Toronto and Collingwood. Julie has been trained in acupuncture since 1997 and has a wide range of skills for treating a variety of joint and soft tissue injuries in the general and athletic population. Julie lives in Collingwood with her husband and 3 children and enjoys an active lifestyle in the fabulous outdoors of our surrounding area. She is a strong believer in exercise and feels that we should all have physical goals and be working towards a personal best, whatever it may be.
R.M.T. Registered Massage Therapist
Dr. Todd Starr
DC, CSCS, ART®Doctor of Chiropractic, Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist, Active Release Techniques® Provider
BAHSc (AT), CAT (c), RMT, CPT, CSCS, SMT(cc), ART®