Melissa Deonaraine B.KIN. A.T. C.A.T. (C)

Graduate from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor in Kinesiology -Athletic Therapy; completing her national certification the following year with the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association in 2010. She is also certified as a First Responder with CPR-HCP training.

Melissa was appointed as lead therapist of the athletic therapists, physiotherapists, and sport physiotherapists selected through the NOC for FIFA Women’s World Cup providing therapy and emergency coverage for visiting international/high profile teams during their stay in Winnipeg. With job titles of medical practitioner for; Pan Am Games, Parapan Am Games and Manitoba Games or Provincial Medical Liaison / Team Manitoba mission staff / athletic therapist for Canada Winter Games, Western Canada Summer Games, Soccer Nationals and countless provincial /national / international events; Melissa's responsibilities has always been to ensure optimal performance and function for patients/athletes and facilitate ease of recovery in a reduced amount of time.

Melissa's interest in sport peaked when she became a member of the Provincial field hockey team; competing at the 2001 Canada Summer Games, numerous U18, U21 and Senior Women indoor and outdoor national tournaments across Canada and has been a mentor to the younger provincial athletes and high school students as a level 2 provincial coach with technical training.

November 30, 2015 - Winnipeg Free Press article by Dianne Doney


Certified Athletic Therapist CAT(C)                                                    Advanced Soft Tissue Release (STR)                                        Languages Spoken:

CPR-HCP + AED                                                                                              Soft Tissue Release (STR)                                                               Englilsh

First Responder                                                                                                Spider-Tech Taping                                                                             Some French

Personal Health Information Act (PHIA)                                          Neck & Spinal Mobilizations                                                         Some Spanish

Cupping Massage: Face & Body                                                             Block Therapy                                                                                        Some Japanese


Sport Massage                                                                                                  Spinal Manipulation                                                                            Concussion Rehab
Stretching                                                                                                            Myofascial Release                                                                              Activity Specific Programs

Injury Healing                                                                                                    Muscle Energy Techniques                                                             Custom Home Programs        

Electrotherapy                                                                                                  Cupping Massage                                                                                 Reconditioning Programs

Manual Therapy                                                                                               Neuro-Proprioceptive Taping                                                       Prophylactic Taping/Wrapping


Welcoming environment

Wheelchair accessible washroom

Wheelchair accessible rooms                                      
Ramp at front entry
Free on-street parking
Direct bill insurance companies

Online booking with email reminders

Major Games Involvement

FISU: Summer Universiade'17 - Team Canada dedicated therapist

Pan Am/Parapan Am Games'15

FIFA Women's World Cup'15 - Lead therapist
Canada Winter Games'11

Western Canada Summer Games'11

CanWes Track & Field'07
Canada Summer Games'01

Academy Athletic Therapy Inc.

Unit 1 - 695 Osborne Street

Winnipeg, MB

R3L 2B9

 (204) 930-2256

 (204) 504-6233

Hours of Operation
Monday - Closed

Tuesday to Thursday - 9:00 am to 7:00 pm

Friday - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Saturday - 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Sunday - Closed

Payment Options

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