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20180821  Melissa Petryna Office


  • CAT(C) (Certified Athletic Therapist)- Mount Royal University   

Melissa completed her Advanced Certificate in Athletic Therapy from MRU and wrote her National Certification exam with CATA to become a Certified Athletic Therapist in 2012. While in school she completed her school practicums at SAIT working with the men's basketball team and worked as a student in the student-athlete clinic. 

  • B.Kin. (Bachelor of Kinesiology)- University of Calgary

While completing her bachelor degree at the UofC Melissa took practicums in the University's physiotherapy clinic where she had a key role in creating home exercise programs for her patients. She worked with the Calgary Bantam and Midget Wildcats football teams as their team trainer. She also volunteered her time with multiple high school football teams and sports med programs including Saint Mary's, Western Canada and Central Memorial. 

  • Experience​

    • Assessment of musculoskeletal injuries (spinal/peripheral)

    • Therapeutic modalities (EMS, IFC, US)

    • Myofascial release/gua sha techniques

    • Cupping

    • Prophylactic taping/Kinesio taping

    • Muscle energy techniques for the pelvis, sacrum, and lumbar spine

    • Upper quadrant rehabilitation techniques

    • Exercise rehabilitation techniques for musculoskeletal injuries

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