Level 2 Trained Provider of the Shift Concussion Management Program
Shift Concussion Care - Complex Case Management with Cervical Treatment
Karlene graduated in April, 2018 with a Bachelor of Applied Health Science in Athletic Therapy from Sheridan Institute of Technology & Advance Learning and received her Certified Athletic Therapy Certification in June, 2018.
Karlene is currently enrolled in the Advanced Standing Massage Therapy at Ontario College - Health & Technology
Karlene places a great emphasis on using a global approach when assessing and treating injuries. She incorporates a very hands on and active approach therapy to restore joint mobility, whole body strength and flexibility, and improving the quality of life to ensure you can return back to your everyday, working or active lifestyle pain free. Her treatment methods consists of injury education, soft tissue release, myofascial release, joint mobilization, Muscle Energy Technique, therapeutic modalities, concussion management, cranial therapy and sport/work/active daily life specific exercise programs to help recondition injuries and to prevent future injuries.
Outside the clinic, Karlene has worked as a therapist for numerous sporting events providing injury assessments, athletic taping and emergency care:
High school sports coverage (football, badminton, volleyball, hockey, soccer, basketball)
College varsity teams (women’s softball and soccer)
World Cup Short Track Speed Skating
Karlene is a very active individual who has participated in a variety of sports and activities, including hockey, track and field, scuba diving, skiing/snowboarding, badminton, cross country, short track speed skating, fishing, hiking, horseback riding and swimming.