At Waterloo Sports Medicine Centre, registered massage therapists treat with a sports focus which is geared towards acute, sub-acute, and chronic injuries incurred during activity. Massage therapy can help relieve pain associated with injuries, speed the healing process, and help prevent injuries from recurring.
Alanna Netterfield, RMT
BA HSc, CAT(C), RMT, CSCS
Certified Athletic Therapist, Registered Massage Therapist, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
Alanna obtained her Bachelor of Applied Health Sciences in Athletic Therapy (high honours) at Sheridan College in Brampton. She then completed the certification exams to become a Certified Athletic Therapist CAT(C). She has always had a passion for helping others and is interested in how the body works as a whole. After completing her bachelor degree she decided to continue her education at Ontario College of Health and Technology for massage therapy and is now also a registered massage therapist.
Additionally, Alanna practices Cupping Massage. Cupping Massage is the use of suction cups to help relieve fascial restrictions, adhesions and trigger points.
She has a lot of experience in a variety of settings and can work with people of all ages as well as all injuries of musculoskeletal nature. Her experience as an athletic therapist includes working with various varsity teams and athletes at Conestoga College, working with Waterloo County Rugby Team and working in a fitness facility and a private clinic.
Alanna grew up playing baseball and training in martial arts and when it is available to her, she volunteers as a coach in blastball or t-ball.