Physiotherapists can help you restore, maintain and maximize your strength, function, movement and well-being. They have specialized skills to assess, diagnose and treat symptoms of illness, injury and disability.
Our registered massage therapists (RMTs) work as part of an interdisciplinary health care team. This benefits our clients, as our therapists have access to sport medicine physicians, physiotherapists, athletic therapists and more.
Athletic therapists provide quick-thinking, on-field, emergency care for elite and developing athletes. It is that mix of on-site care and in-clinic rehabilitation skills that make athletic therapists effective in treating injuries.
Our orthopedic surgeons treat many musculoskeletal conditions without surgery. They use medications, injections, exercise and other rehabilitative therapies. They may recommend surgery if the patient does not respond to other treatments.
UCalgary's sport and exercise medicine physicians promote lifelong wellness and fitness. They have special training and skills to care for active patients of all ages. The sport and exercise medicine physicians have additional fellowship or residency training in sport and exercise medicine.
Our registered dietitians can create a customized nutrition plan to help you meet and maintain your dietary goals. You will receive helpful information, educational materials and support. They also follow-up to help make sure you succeed.
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A Multidisciplinary Approach
The Sport Medicine Centre has been at the hub of evidence-based research and clinical practice since becoming established in the Faculty of Kinesiology at the University of Calgary during the 1988 Winter Olympic Games.