Sasha Sheppard , Certified Athletic Therapist, Registered Massage Therapist
- Bachelor of Applied Health Sciences in Athletic Therapy
- Diploma of Massage Therapy
- Honours Bachelor of Science in Human Kinetics
- First Responder
- Hockey Trainer Level II
Sasha completed her Bachelor of Science in Human Kinetics at the University of Guelph in 2013. With the drive and desire to get people better in the healthcare profession, she entered the Athletic Therapy degree program at Sheridan College and graduated in 2017. She has, and continues to work with a variety of sports teams including rugby, football, hockey, baseball, soccer, basketball and cheerleading. These experiences have exposed Sasha to a variety of injuries both sport and non-sport related, and given her the education to effectively address the cause of the injuries.
Sasha graduated from her Massage Therapy program in 2019 from Ontario College of Health and Technology, and now works both as a Certified Athletic Therapist and Registered Massage Therapist specializing in the assessment and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions. She also has experience in on-field medical coverage and emergency medical care as well as concussion diagnosis and management.
Her main goal is to get you better while giving you the tools you need to maintain your rehabilitation and avoid re-injury. She believes that patient education, motivation and adherence is the key to a successful rehabilitation program. Treatment techniques include massage techniques (Swedish, Sport and trigger point release), manual mobilizations, muscle energy techniques, soft tissue release, exercise prescription, taping/support techniques, active mobility and stabilization techniques, concussion management and injury prevention. Sasha personalizes all of her treatments and programs to meet the individual needs and goals of her clients. Her focus at Concept of Movement is to motivate her clients to be their best selves while having fun doing it.