Upper Canada Sports Medicine


Alex Barton, R.Kin, CAT(C), BAHSc (Athletic Therapy)

Alex Barton has been a Certified Athletic Therapist for 7 years now, she graduated from

Sheridan College with a Bachelor of Applied Health Sciences in Athletic Therapy (2011). She is

a First Responder and recipient of a lifesaving commendation from St. John Ambulance. Alex is

a Certified Provider in the Shift Concussion Management Program specializing in concussion

management, rehabilitation and baseline testing. She has worked with a variety of different

patients ranging in age, athletic ability and activity. ( from dedicated athletes, weekend warriors,

and factory workers.)

You do not need to be an athlete to see an Athletic Therapist.  Alex specializes in return

to work/sport/play. She believes in creating functional exercise programs for each individual, so

they can get back to doing what they love.  She has worked with many different sports teams

including but not limited to: rugby, football, soccer, hockey and field hockey at all different

levels. For five seasons Alex was the Head Athletic Therapist for the Stayner Siskins ‘Jr. C’ Hockey club

(2015). She was a medical volunteer at the Pan Am and Para Pan Am Games in 2015. She was

an Assistant Athletic Therapist at the University of Guelph and worked with the Varsity Athletes

on the field and in the clinic. During her schooling she worked with the University of Waterloo

Men’s rugby team and the Women’s hockey team. She also worked with Industrial Athletes at

The S.M.A.R.T Clinic at Honda Canada Manufacturing and has experience working in

multidisciplinary clinics where she worked with orthopedic surgeons and gained experience with

knee and hip replacements, fractured ankles, ACL Repairs and meniscus repairs.

Alex uses different Athletic Therapy techniques such as rehabilitative exercise,

myofascial release techniques, muscle energy techniques, soft tissue release, selective functional

movement assessment (SFMA) and Neurokinetic Therapy (level 1). She specializes in treating

acute and chronic muscoskeletal injuries, on field emergency care, concussion management,

return to sport protocols, prophylactic taping and orthopedic and custom bracing.

531 Davis Drive
Newmarket, ON
L3Y 6P5


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