RECAP: 4th Annual TeamUP Laurier Concussion Symposium

On March 23rd, 2017, TeamUP Laurier hosted it’s 4th Concussion Symposium for the Waterloo community. Keynote speakers included Gordon Stringer and Ben Fanelli, as well as, local practitioners, researchers and graduate students from the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University. It was a great day, thanks again to all of our speakers and to everyone who attended!

Published by katiemitchell08

I'm a Registered Physiotherapist and Certified Athletic Therapist CAT(C) working in Waterloo, Ontario, with a focus on sport-related concussion, vestibular-ocular conditions, and orthopaedic injuries. I provide athletic therapy coverage with the Waterloo County Rugby club and Sledge Hockey Team Ontario. I also have worked with national rugby and as a member of the medical team for the 2015 Parapan Am Games. Advanced training includes: integrated dry needling, concussion and vestibular rehabilitation, acupuncture, manual therapy, and sports first responder. Currently, I am a PhD candidate in the Kinesiology program at Wilfrid Laurier University with a focus on visuomotor function and the assessment of balance control for individuals with sport-related concussion. My goal is to provide evidence for objective measures of dynamic visual acuity and balance control and improve clinical decision-making for return to sport, work, school, and life! In my spare time, I enjoy trail walks with my Australian shepherd, mountain biking, camping, and exploring local.

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