Christin Sadler Christin Sadler

Christin Sadler


Education:

  • Massage Therapy Diploma; West Coast College of Massage Therapy
  • Bachelor of Science in Human Kinetics (BSc HK); University of Ottawa
  • Master’s of Science in Human Kinetics (MSc HK); University of Ottawa (in progress)

     

Certifications:

  • Registered Massage Therapist; College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO)
  • Swim Coach; National Canadian Coaching Program (NCCP)
  • First Responder (Sport/ Health Care Professional); Canadian Red Cross 

Background:

Christin has been practicing as a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) since 2009. A graduate from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy’s 3000 hour diploma program, Christin worked in a variety of multi-disciplinary clinics before moving to Ottawa and registering with the province of Ontario in 2014.

Incorporating manual techniques with movement testing and retraining, Christin works to help patients identify and understand issues, control movement, and progress towards optimal form and function. Christin is a strong believer in a mutli-disciplinary approach and aims to work with the coaches and athletic therapists at Continuum Fitness to help patients reach their goals effectively and efficiently. Christin has a special interest in the rehabilitation and management of sport and exercise injuries and has extensive elite experience caring for the shoulder and lower back.

Out of the clinic, Christin is a member of Swimming Canada’s Integrated Support Team, supporting Canada’s national swim team athletes at multiple national and international competitions including the 2012 and 2016 Olympic Games. Additionally, Christin has worked at a variety of independent and national level sport competitions, including squash championships, trail running races, marathons, and triathlons. An active member of the RMT community, Christin is a professor in the Massage Therapy Diploma program at Algonquin College where she teaches sports massage therapy, clinical assessment, and manual skills courses. Christin has been an elected member to the board of directors for the Registered Massage Therapists’ Association of British Columbia (RMTBC) and has taught several courses at the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in Vancouver.

Christin has a BSc (Human Kinetics) from the University of Ottawa and has published peer-reviewed articles on shoulder care and upper limb proprioception. She is currently working on her MSc (Human Kinetics; uOttawa), studying neuromotor control. Christin is an avid trail and road runner, training for everything from 5ks to ultramarathons.