Osteopathic Manual Practitioner
Calvin completed his undergrad from Brock and McMaster University where he was involved in multiple varsity athletics, this grew an appreciation for rehabilitative therapy. After completing his undergrad, he continued his education at the Canadian Academy of Osteopathy where he received his 4 year Master in Practice Diploma of Osteopathic Manipulative Sciences (M. OMSc). This has allowed for Calvin to work as a Manual Osteopathic Practitioner in the Active Therapy clinic, where his understanding of movement and the human machine allows for treatment of many different injuries and ailments in patients of all ages.
The Canadian Academy of Osteopathy has the highest standard of training in Canada and students must successfully complete a program consists of no less than 1000 supervised hours and 4 years of study. Following graduation, each practitioner must demonstrate the skills necessary to pass a national-level exam process through the Ontario Osteopathic Association.
What is Osteopathy?
Osteopathy is a drugless form of manual medicine that approaches treatment through a system of principles based on an in-depth knowledge of Anatomy, Physiology and Biomechanics as outlined by its founder, Dr. A. T. Still in 1874. Osteopathy treats anything from neck pain, back pain, overuse injuries, repetitive strain issues and much more