Athletic Therapy

Athletic therapy services are available to everyone. Our athletic therapists support your rapid return to work and play.

From assessment and treatment of old or new injuries, such as concussions, to therapeutic massage and post-operative care, we are here to help you get and stay healthy. We also teach strength and conditioning techniques for injury prevention, rehabilitation and performance.

Services

The services we provide include:

  • Massage, myofascial release, soft tissue release, joint mobilizations.

  • Electrotherapeutic modalities including interferential current therapy, ultrasound and muscle stimulation.

  • Hydrotherapy.

  • Pre- and post-operative care.

  • Strength and conditioning for injury prevention, rehabilitation and performance.

  • Pilates for spinal rehabilitation.

  • Concussion management including assessment, treatment and return to play.

  • Baseline concussion testing.

  • Access to physicians and sport psychologists through MacEwan University Health Centre.

Fee schedule

Initial assessment and treatment (60 minutes)

Sport and Wellness members/students $81
Non-members $90

Follow-up treatments (30 minutes)

Sport and Wellness members/students $63
Non-members $70

All prices are subject to GST.

Am I covered?

Most insurers cover athletic therapy. Before booking an appointment, check with your insurer to confirm the amount of coverage included with your plan. Some plans may require a prescription or referral from a medical doctor.

 

Students

If you are a MacEwan University student and have opted into SAMU health and dental coverage, you may choose to claim athletic therapy services as part of your flexible benefits. SAMU has all the details.

Prior to submitting your claim, talk to your family doctor or one of the doctors at the MacEwan University Health Centre about a prescription or referral for athletic therapy.

SAMU health and dental

MacEwan University Health Centre

 

Employees

MacEwan employees' Access to University Learning funds can be used for athletic therapy services on campus. Employees can also claim athletic therapy services as part of their flexible benefits plan.

 

Athletic therapists

Meaghan Maynard, BAHSc-AT, M.Sc., CAT(C), PTS

Meaghan is a full time athletic therapist serving the MacEwan Griffins varsity athletes, 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. Since 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 because it gives her the opportunity to support clients from initial injury to returning to work and play.

Jennifer Dunn, MA Kin, CAT (c), CSCS

Jennifer is the head athletic therapist for MacEwan University Griffins Athletics. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology,a Masters in Kinesiology and an Athletic Therapy Certificate at York University. Jennifer has extensive experience working with a number of sports at 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 athletes to ensure their health before the season and to return them to play if an injury occurs.


Contact us

To speak to an athletic therapist or to book an appointment, contact the Athletic Therapy Clinic in Sport and Wellness.

Athletic Therapy

Athletic Therapy Clinic
8-125, Christenson Family Centre for Sport and Wellness
10800 – 105 Avenue
Edmonton, AB