Jessica Smith BSc, CAT(c), RMT
Jessica is a Certified Athletic Therapist and Registered Massage Therapist. She completed her Bachelors of Science Degree in Kinesiology at the University of Victoria in 2007 and the Advanced Certificate in Athletic Therapy at Mount Royal College in Calgary in 2008. Jessica also completed the Diploma in Sports Nutrition through the International Olympic Committee and is a Certified Active Release and Graston Techniques Provider.
Over the years Jessica has worked with a variety of athletes, ranging from pee wee to National and Professional athletes. She has also worked with a wide range of sports, including rugby, hockey, lacrosse, football, wrestling, rowing, mixed martial arts, tae kwon do, judo, soccer, volleyball, and field hockey. Jessica is currently the Head Therapist for Rugby Canada's Under 20 Mens Team based at the Centre of Excellence in Langford.
Clinically Jessica has worked in many different settings from chronic disease management to sports conditioning. Her passion for health, fitness and sport is evident as she strives to help people achieve their goals, whether it is getting them back to their game sooner or simply helping them to function on a daily basis without pain.
Matt Lumsdaine BSc, CAT(c), CEP
Born and raised on Vancouver Island, Matt has always had a passion for the outdoors, sports and rehabilitative therapy in all capacities. He has worked and volunteered in a multitude of orthopaedic clinics ranging from; The Queen Alexandra Centre for Children, cardiac and stroke rehab through VIHA, Multiple Sclerosis Society, The Crofton Mill clinic, as well as several private clinics in and around the community. He has also worked in many sports settings including private high schools, BC hockey, rugby Canada and Lacrosse BC to name a few and for which he received the award of Excellence in the Field from the Pacific Institute for Sports Excellence in 2011. Matt is currently the head therapist for Camosun college athletics.
Matt's philosophy is one in which incorporates patient education, manual therapy techniques and personalized exercise prescription to facilitate tissue healing and to prevent the onset of future injuries and/or debilitations. Matt is certified in the following; Functional Movement Screening (FMS), Selective Functional Movement Assessments (SFMA), Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS), Functional Range Release (FR) and Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM).