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Michael J. Cook

Registered Massage Therapist

905.336.7707

mike@progressivesportsmedicine.ca

Michael J. Cook

Canadian Athletic Therapist (c)
Registered massage Therapist
International Doctorate Acupuncture

Education:

  • 2001-2005 College of International Holistic Studies – International Doctorate Acupuncture Program
  • 2002-2003 Canadian Therapeutic College – Massage & Hydro Therapy Diploma Program
  • 1996-1999 Sheridan College – Sports Injury Management Diploma Program (Athletic Therapy)

Clinical and Field Experience:

  • Head Therapist for Canadian Men’s Rugby (Canada vs. Portugal)
  • Athletic Therapist for 2006 Grey Cup Finalists, Montreal Alouettes
  • Burlington Mens/Womens Rugby
  • University of Guelph and University of Toronto
  • Invictas Football
  • CFL/NBA Training Camp
  • Canadian National Figure Skating Championships
  • Canadian National Squash Championships
  • Ontario Winter Games
  • Ontario Special Olympics
  • Basketball Ontario
  • Lester B Pearson / Notre Dame High School (Hockey & Baseball)

Philosophy:

Michael combines the best aspects of Massage, Acupuncture and Athletic Therapy to provide a safe but aggressive and effective, individualized rehabilitation programs ensuring the patient reaches their optimal goals quickly and economically.

Clinic Services:

  • History and Orthopedic Functional Joint Assessment
  • Functional Muscle and Connective Tissue Testing
  • Recording of Confidential Medical Information
  • Interpreting Diagnostic Medical Report and Doctors Reports
  • MVA, WSIB Treatment Plans
  • Manual Techniques
  • Use of Hydrotherapy
  • Use of Therapeutic Modalities: Ultrasound, TENS, Interferential Current, EMS
  • Acupuncture
  • Treatment and Rehabilitation Thou: Acute, Sub Acute, Chronic and Return to Work Stages
  • Education: Strengthening, Stretching, Nutrition, Postural Techniques
  • Injury prevention/Protective Equipment
  • Gait and Biomechanical Analysis
  • Recognition of Musculoskeletal Injuries and Disorders
  • Recognition of Various Infections, Diseases and Disorders
  • Working with Multi Disciplinary Assessment Team
  • Return to Work, Activities of Daily Living, Per Accident Programs
  • Emergency Onsite Care