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Glenn Wark

Glenn Wark, PT

  • Hon.BHSc, MScPT, MClSc, FCAMPT
  • Diploma in Sport Physiotherapy
  • Registered International Sport Physiotherapist
  • Advanced Practice Physiotherapist
  • Fellow, Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapists
  • Certified GunnIMS
  • NCCP Triathlon Coach and Cross-Country Skiing

Glenn graduated from the University of Western Ontario with an Honors Bachelor of Health Science degree in 2004 and from McMaster University with a Master of Science in Physiotherapy in 2006.He started working in clinicial practice but went back to school where in 2009 he received a Master of Clinical science from the University of Western Ontario, where he obtained an Advanced Health Care Practice designation in Manipulative Physiiotherapy and Advanced Orthopaedics. As a life long learner, Glenn has continues to complete advanced course work through Sport Physiotherapy Canada (Elite Athlete Training, Exercise Physiology for Sport and the Clninician, Pre- and Post-Event Sport Massage Therapy, Advances Sports/Athletic Tapin, and First Responder Certification). Glenn also has training in acupuncture through the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute and University of British Columbia. Additionally, he has taken post-graduate training on bike fitting for road cyclists, triathletes and mountain bikers and has taken on running injuries, receiving a running specialist designation. Glenn also has advance training in the area of vestibular rehabilitation and the treatment of vertigo and concussion management.

Glenn has provided sport physiotherapy coverage at the provincial, national and international level. He has works with athletes at the varsity, collegiate and professional levels. His advanced training allows him to treat a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions, although he has a special interest in sports related injuries.

He also continues to be an educator and mentor, as he has been an invited speaker at Georgian College for treatment and prevention of cycling injuries, and ‘The Running Room’ for proper training principles, injury prevention and treatment tips for runners. Glenn is a clinical educator and preceptor for the University of Toronto and provides mentorship for other physiotherapists looking to obtain their Advanced Diploma through the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and for those looking to obtain their Diploma in Sport Physiotherapy.

Glenn has also had the opportunity to work in the hospital setting, which has allowed him to treat numerous post-surgical patients. In addition to the clinic environment, Glenn works at the hospital as as Advanced Practice Physiotherapist,. working in consultation with the orthopaedic surgeons for hip and knee related conditions. He has also previously worked in fracture clinic and is experienced with post-operative protocols and rehabilitation programs.

In clinical practice, his treatment philosophy includes using manual therapy to restore joint mechanics followed by msucle retaining and motor control strategies to correct movement dysfunction. Glenn provides individualized, one -on-one treatment and develops exercise programs geared toward the level and goals of the patient.

Since moving to the Georgian Bay area, Glenn enjoys an active lifestyle competing in triathlons, cycling events and anything outdoors where he can spend time with his family!