Generally, people assume that athletic therapy is only for an athlete but it is a treatment for people who may have sustained a workplace injury, experienced a motor vehicle accident, an accident at home, or an injury from any recreational activity. At Innovative Medical Supplies Inc in Winnipeg, we provide laser therapy so that you can go to work or play quickly and safely. Our aim is to provide care to ensure you stay healthy. Laser therapy can be provided as an add-on to an existing therapy session or as a separate treatment.
Learn More about Athletic Therapy
The prevention and care of serious musculoskeletal injuries like injury to bone or the surrounding structure is known as athletic therapy. Our athletic therapy is an approach of exercise therapy, therapeutic modalities, and manual therapy.
Rely on Us to Treat Some Common Injuries
We provide direct billing options to various third-party insurance companies including:
You can contact your insurance provider to get an idea whether your insurance plan covers athletic therapy.
Meet Our Team
Innovative Medical Supplies Inc offers access to the experienced group of therapists who can make you feel better. Discuss your needs with our therapists and they will help you find the right therapy treatment.
Albert Amante, Certified Athletic Therapist, BKin-AT
Albert earned his Bachelor of Kinesiology - Athletic Therapy with Distinction at the University of Manitoba in 2014, and certified as an Athletic Therapist in the same year. He has continued to treat in the clinic over the years, while being a part of the organizations management team. He has attended workshops including that of Dr. Stuart McGill's, courses such as the Mulligan Concept, Rockblades IASTM, and regularly attends the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association Conference and the National Athletic Trainer's Association Conference. He continues to broaden his knowledge in Athletic Therapy and the world of orthopaedic bracing and medical supplies. Albert enjoys recreational activities such as volleyball, softball, fishing, and long walks in the summer!
Felicia Borges, Certified Athletic Therapist
Felicia graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with a specialization in Athletic Therapy degree in June 2021 from the University of Winnipeg. She became certified in December 2021. During her studies she worked with university volleyball and futsal athletes, as well as, high school hockey teams within the CSSHL. She also had the privilege of learning from and working alongside certified Athletic Therapists in various Winnipeg clinics during her practicum placements. When she is not at IMS, Felicia enjoys her rewarding work as a Direct Support Worker. In her spare time, Felicia loves playing and coaching volleyball in recreationl leagues within the city. She is passionate about helping people and is eager to help you meet your physical health goals.
Cristine Pineda, CAT(C), BKin-AT
Cristine Pineda is a multilingual Certified Athletic Therapist, primarily speaking in English and Tagalog. She is a 2016 University of Manitoba graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology and Recreation Management specializing in Athletic Therapy. In the same year, she was able to certify as an Athletic Therapist. During her time as a student at the University of Manitoba she worked with several Bison sports teams, including the men’s volleyball team, and then serving as the head athletic therapist, as a certification candidate, for the University of Manitoba Bisons women’s basketball team. In the community, she has worked with numerous athletes and teams participating in a variety of different sports such as high school basketball, tennis, and community and beach volleyball.
K. Jill Reimer, CAT(C), BSc.
Jill is a Certified Athletic Therapist who graduated from the University of Winnipeg with her Bachelor of Science in 2018. Jill loves working with patients in different aspects, whether it is in the clinic or in the field setting where she works with different teams. She has had the privilege of providing athletic therapy with Murdoch MacKay high school football, the U16 and U18 Provincial football teams as well as with the Winnipeg Rifles Junior football club. She is currently trying something new and loving working with the St. Vital Victoria’s Junior hockey team. Jill has had the privilege to learn from excellent Athletic Therapists and is excited to apply her knowledge and skill towards the healing journey of her patients.
Paul Lubi, CAT(C), BKin-AT
Paul Lubi is a Certified Athletic Therapist who graduated from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor of Kinesiology majoring in Athletic Therapy in 2018. Paul challenged the National CATA exam and certified as an Athletic Therapist later in the same year. Throughout his university career, Paul has garnered over 1200 hours of clinical and field experience through his practicums with a variety of clinics across the city and at the university, university-level sports teams as well as high-school level sports teams mainly consisting of football, basketball, and soccer. Paul is a determined, motivated, and driven individual who is passionate about helping his patients overcome their diagnosis in order to help instill patient confidence, robustness, and resiliency needed to return to activities of daily living and return to sport. Aside from the clinic, Paul enjoys working the field during the spring and summer seasons with sporting events and tournaments. Paul’s hobbies include travelling, motorcycles, cars, basketball, and spending quality time with friends and family.
Dricx Catap, CAT(C), BSc.
Dricx is a Certified Athletic Therapist who completed his Bachelor of Kinesiology - Athletic Therapy in June of 2020, from the University of Manitoba.
He was a student therapist for the Bison football team and also immersed himself in sport events like volleyball, ringette, and soccer. Along with his sports experience, Dricx polished his clinical skills by completing practicums in multiple clinics across Winnipeg. His exposure to multiple clinics has allowed him to adapt to a wide range of populations, from geriatrics to high level athletes.
Dricx has recently embarked in learning and playing volleyball. He’s currently working on the timing of his spikes. He also recently just purchased his first drum kit so he’ll be spending some time learning drums. He likes to run, travel, and spend time with his family and friends.
Oh and he cuts hair!