RMT • CAT(C) provisional
Neurofunctional Acupuncture Provider
B.A. Spec. Hons. Kinesiology and Health Science
Mr. Cruz is an Athletic Therapist and Registered Massage Therapist at Ollin Therapy Clinic, he has a particular interest in athletic injuries, chronic conditions, post-op recovery, contact sport and performing athlete’s injuries and recovery. He commonly treats issues affecting the neck, shoulders, back and hips.
Mr. Cruz completed his B.A. in Kinesiology as well as a Certificate in Athletic Therapy at York University, he also completed a Diploma in Massage Therapy at the Institute of Complementary & Alternative Therapies and the Diploma of Contemporary Medical Acupuncture at McMaster University; He is currently completing a Diploma in Osteopathy.
This combination of disciplines allows him to take on a multidisciplinary approach to address the patient’s care. In his treatments, depending of the specifics of the case, Mr. Cruz uses one or more assessment and treatment tools and techniques such as: manual treatment, electrical modalities, exercise/stretches, osteopathic techniques and/or neurofunctional acupuncture.
During his studies had the opportunity to work with the student-athletes at Humber College and George Brown College, he also had the opportunity to work with the dancers at the National Ballet of Canada and some of the members of the Battle of the Blades cast; he had worked with sport teams such as the senior women’s team of the Markham Irish Rugby Club, and has volunteered his time with countless athletic events, including the Toronto Open Taekwondo Championship, Karate Canada Summit, Joe MacDonald Police Basketball Championship and the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon.
When he’s not seeing patients, Mr. Cruz enjoys indoor climbing, being outdoors and spending time with his family.