Manny is a Registered Physiotherapist who graduated from the Masters of Physiotherapy Program at the University of Manitoba in 2016. Previous to his physiotherapy training, Manny completed a Bachelor of General Studies with a focus in Biology and Kinesiology at Simon Fraser University.
Manny was born and raised in the Royal City. Growing up he coached and participated in many community based sports programs including the Royal City Youth Soccer Club and the Hyack’s Football club. These early experiences fuelled his interest in the connection between anatomy, physiology, sports and the rehabilitation process.
Manny describes himself as a life long student and values education for himself and his clients. His goal is to continue to grow his skill set as a Physiotherapist at Catalyst Kinetics through continued education in order to assist and educate his clients to utilize current physiotherapy rehabilitation practices. Currently, Manny is continuing his education in Vestibular Rehabilitation, Neurokinetic Therapy (NKT), and Myo-Matrix 3D Release Technique.
Manny’s will continue to advance his knowledge later this year by advancing in his orthopaedic levels and neurokinetic therapy levels. Manny will also add acupuncture/IMS, and further vestibular and concussion rehabilitation to his skill set over the course of the next year.
Manny is registered with the College of Physiotherapists of BC (CPTBC) , the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA) and is a member of the Orthopaedic Division of the CPA.
Certifications and Qualifications
- Diploma of Advanced Orthopaedic Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy: Level 1
- Soft Tissue Release Level 1
- SPC Movement Preparation of the Athlete: Injury Reduction and Performance Enhancement
- Vestibular Rehabilitation: A Comprehensive Introduction