Megan Pomarensky

BSc(kin), CAT(C), FMS, SFMA, DNSET, CFSC, FRCms, FR

Certified Athletic Therapist

Certified Functional Strength Coach

 

Megan graduated from the University of Winnipeg with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Applied Health, and then completed the national board exams to certify with the Canadian Athletic Therapists’ Association.  Along with being in private practice, Megan works as a lab instructor at the UofW, supervises athletic therapy students in the clinic and field, and is an examiner for both the UofW athletic therapy practicum program, and for the CATA national exams.

Megan also holds certifications as a Functional Range Release Provider (full body), Functional Range Conditioning Mobility Specialist, Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization Exercise Trainer, and Certified Functional Strength Coach. She is certified in the Functional Movement Systems (FMS and SFMA levels 1 and 2)

She has attended numerous professional development courses, and has trained directly with therapists from the Prague School of Rehabilitation, and with the head strength coaches and therapists of Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning, among other renowned clinicians and trainers.

Megan coaches adult group strength lifts, DNS exercise classes, and provides 1:1 training.

Her athletic therapy/clinical practice is always one-on-one, and includes working with children, adults, and recreational to professional athletes, providing injury assessments, rehab, and preventative techniques.  Megan also assists with exercise prescription for Strive’s multi-disciplinary rehabilitation programs, and works alongside Strive’s strength coaches and program directors to ensure safe and effective corrective exercises within training programs.

Megan is a Certified First Responder, and has worked with sports teams of varying levels, providing acute emergency care, assessments and rehab, and coordinating return to play following musculoskeletal injuries and concussions. Her experience with multiple sports includes AAA hockey, university baseball and volleyball, and 3 years with the Winnipeg Rifles Junior Football Club which included working up to the head athletic therapist position for the 2014 season. Megan has also had the opportunity to work as an athletic therapist with numerous events around the city including the Manitoba Summer Games, and as a venue medical coordinator for the upcoming 2017 Canada Summer Games.

Megan is an Official Service Provider for the Canadian Sport Center of Manitoba