Athletic therapy services are now offered at City Centre Campus. These services are available to MacEwan University students, faculty and staff, as well as Sport and Wellness members and the public. Certified athletic therapists available for appointments now.
What does an athletic therapist do?
Athletic therapists assist in the prevention, immediate care and reconditioning of musculoskeletal injuries. Therapy can include evaluations, proper equipment selection, warm-up and conditioning programs, as well as specialized taping.
They are qualified in treatment of acute orthopedic injuries such as sprains, muscle strains, previous fractures, post-surgery and concussions, as well as chronic conditions like tendinitis, low back, neck and shoulder pain.
Who can benefit?
Anyone can see an athletic therapist for their injuries or chronic pain. Utilizing appropriate assessment and treatment tools, a therapist can help individuals return to work or play faster.
Additionally, individuals who are transitioning back into an active lifestyle or those becoming active for the first time, can reap the benefits of a therapist visit prior to starting a new training program.
How much does athletic therapy cost?
Initial Assessment and Treatment (1 hour)
Student/ Sport and Wellness Member $81
Follow-up Treatment (30 minutes)
Student/ Sport and Wellness Member $57
All prices are subject to GST.
Will my insurance cover my visits?
Services provided by a licensed athletic therapist are eligible for coverage by MacEwan University Employees through their Health Spending Account and students through the Students’ Association of MacEwan University. Eligible students and employees will need to submit the paid receipt, along with the registration number of the service provider.
Where is the athletics therapy clinic on campus?
The MacEwan University Athletic Therapy Clinic is located in the Christianson Centre for Sport and Wellness 8-123A, 10800 - 104 Avenue, Edmonton, AB. For more information or to book an appointment please call 780-497-5492 or email.
Therapy For Griffins Athletes
MA Kin, CAT (c), CSCS
Jennifer is the head athletic therapist for MacEwan University Griffin Athletics. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology at York University then went on to do Masters in Kinesiology and Athletic Therapy Certificate at the same institution. Jennifer has extensive experience working with a vast number of sports in club, university, national and professional levels. Her strong background in strength and conditioning and pilates contributes to her success in the clinical setting. At MacEwan, Jennifer works with Griffins student-athletes to ensure their health before the season, and return them to play if an injury occurs.
Griffins student athletes can contact Jen or at 780-497-5492
Therapy for Students, Employees and Public
Meaghan MaynardBAHSc-AT, CAT(c), PTS
Meaghan is a full time Athletic Therapist serving the MacEwan Griffins varsity athlete population, students, staff and the public. Meaghan completed her undergraduate degree in Honours Kinesiology from McMaster University in 2007 and continued her education at Sheridan College graduating from the Athletic Therapy program in 2011. After becoming a Certified Athletic Therapist in 2011, Meaghan has worked with a variety of clients in numerous settings.
Meaghan’s focus is to ensure each client is educated about their specific injury while the therapist and client work together to achieve rehabilitation goals. Meaghan loves working as an Athletic Therapist as it affords her the opportunity to help clients from initial injury all the way to returning to work and play.
To get in touch with Meaghan and book an appointment for an injury assessment please contact the MacEwan Athletic Therapy clinic at 780-497-5492.
CAT (C), CSEP-CEP, BAET, Dip KNSS
Certified Athletic Therapist, Certified Exercise Physiologist, Bachelor of Athletic and Exercise Therapy, Kinesiology diploma
Kristin Constantinoff graduated with a Bachelor of Athletic and Exercise Therapy from Camosum College in Victoria, British Columbia, following the completion of her kinesiology diploma at Red Deer College. Athletic Therapy allows her to combine her passion for educating the community about the benefits of physical activity with injury prevention and rehabilitation. This Edmonton native believes strongly in her commitment to maintaining an active lifestyle and previously competed as a varsity soccer student-athlete.
Kristin's athletic therapy experience has allowed her to work with a diverse range of clients including young children, high performance athletes, individuals with chronic disease, inactive populations and the elderly. A proponent of lifelong learning, she also attained both her CAT (C) and CSEP-CEP designations. Kristin is committed to finding the best course of treatment for each individual and encourages her clients to play an active role in their healing.
Do you have an old or new injury?
Students receive a 10% discount on all Athletic Therapy Services provided my MacEwan University. The SAMU (Students Association of MacEwan University) includes coverage for Athletic Therapy Services--located on campus! The services of paramedical practitioners are reimbursed at 80%, to an overall plan maximum of $300 per practitioner, per benefit year. Practitioners must be registered and licensed in their field of practice.
A physician prescription or referral is required prior to submitting claim (prescription must say Athletic Therapy). The prescription/referral can be from your family doctor or one of the doctors at the MacEwan Medical Clinic (add hyperlink)
All full-time students paying Students’ Association fees have Health & Dental coverage, unless they have already opted out. If you opted out and are not sure if your parent's plan covers Athletic Therapy, please check our list of insurance providers that currently cover Athletic Therapy in Alberta.
Note that each individual plan may differ in coverage; please check with your insurer prior to treatment to confirm your coverage.
Suffering from chronic pain or an old injury? Now is the time to make your health a priority!
All faculty and staff who are Sport and Wellness members receive 10% off all Athletic Therapy Services.
Access to University Learning
MacEwan Staff are now able to use Access to University Learning Funds for Athletic Therapy Services on campus! Full-time staff members are eligible to receive $1,100 in funds to be used on University-offered services.
Many insurance companies cover Athletic Therapy in Alberta. Please check out the Alberta Athletic Therapists Association website for a complete list.
Alberta Blue Cross
Note that currently Alberta Blue Cross does not directly cover Athletic Therapy Services. However, Athletic Therapy services can be submitted for reimbursement VIA Health Spending account.
Sport and Wellness members receive 10% discount off of onsite Athletic Therapy Services. Read more about the services on the Overview page.
Many insurance companies cover Athletic Therapy in Alberta. Check the Alberta Athletic Therapists Association website for a complete list.
- each plan is different and it is your responsibility to check what your coverage entails
- some plans require a prescription/referral from a Medical Doctor