Having originally trained as a Physiotherapist in Manchester, England, Jon worked in Acute Neurology at North Middlesex Hospital in London; he also built on his skills of sports medicine and rehabilitation working for the youth academy at Manchester City Football Club. Jon then moved to Canada and spent several years working in Neurological Rehabilitation at the Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary. He has further moved into the field of education spending four years as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Alberta's Calgary campus teaching the next generation of physiotherapists across Alberta. He now works for the Primary Care Networking, managing a team of Improvement Facilitators to supporting physicians with quality improvement initiatives.
Professional development and progression is very important at Tri-Physio; as well as being a registered Physiotherapist having practiced in both hospital and sports settings, and in the United Kingdom and Canada, Jon has achieved a Post Graduate Diploma in Advanced Physiotherapy Practice, Intra-Muscular Stimulation (IMS) training, running Injury Prevention and Neurokinetic Therapy courses, is a certified manipulative therapist, as well as the basic and full-certificate NDT/Bobath Neurological Rehabilitation course.
Jon's professional athletes have ranged from soccer players now representing club and country, as well as leading the injury prevention team for the Junior-Elite high-performance triathlon program in Calgary. Further more, Jon has consulted for professional cycling team Bora/Argon 18 during their Tour of Alberta campaign.
The holistic approach at Tri-Physio comes from a substantial understanding and passion for the clients it support; Jon trains regularly and is a member of the Talisman Triathlon Club in Calgary; he participates in triathlons, has run a marathon and enjoys team sports such as soccer. Tri-Physio know first hand, how important correct training technique is and how rehabilitation after an injury can be a lifeline to those affected. By tailoring each treatment course to the individual, Tri-Physio is able to support clients to progress and achieve their goals.