Teresa Budwal

Massage Therapist and Athletic Therapist

Teresa Budwal Massage Therapist & Athletic Therapist

Teresa Budwal is a dual certified practitioner. She is a Certified Athletic Therapist (AT) and a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT). After graduating with a Bachelor’s of Science in Kinesiology she graduated from Sheridan College in 2004 in the Sports Injury Management Program and from the Ontario Health and Technology Massage Program in 2014. Teresa joins the Armoury with a wealth of experience and knowledge in sports injury assessment and rehabilitation, after spending 14 years in University Sport at Laurier and Guelph Universities as the primary AT for both football programs and working with a variety of other varsity sports. Over the years she worked internationally with two national Olympic sports including Women’s Wheelchair Basketball Canada and Wrestling Canada, as well she was part of the core medical team for both Ontario and Canada 2022 Summer Games. Teresa uses her skills as both an AT and RMT to provide the best treatment tailored to each individual with the goal of returning a person to their sport or activity in an efficient and safe manner. Professionally Teresa’s interests are in acute injury of joints, ligaments, bone and muscle, concussion management, post-op care such as ACL reconstruction, labral and meniscus surgery and joint replacement. Teresa believes in using a variety of techniques and skills such as manual or hands on therapy, therapeutic modalities, and exercise to provide a well-rounded rehabilitation program with the goal of faster return to play or activity whether you’re an elite athlete getting back to the game or a weekend warrior trying to stay active and have fun. Personally, she is an avid soccer player after playing at the collegiate level and enjoys spending time with family and friends in the outdoors.

Experience:

Athletic Therapist – Wilfrid Laurier University Football Program 2004-2014 – including 2005 Vanier Cup National Championship, 2004, 2005 Yates Cup Championship
Athletic Therapist – Guelph University 2014-2018 – including 2015 Yates Cup Football Championship, Mens and Womens Volleyball, U Sport Soccer Championships
Wrestling Canada – Travelling AT – 2010 – present, attending tournaments in US, Rio, Cuba, Spain
Ringette Ontario – Lead AT providing Field Coverage – 2021 – present
Womens U25 and Womens National Wheelchair Basketball Team – travelling AT – 2010 – 2015 attending games in US, Germany, China, Japan, Mexico
Athletic Therapist – 2022 Ontario Summer Games and Para Summer games – soccer, wheelchair basketball
Athletic Therapist – Core Medical – 2022 Canada Summer Games – wrestling, basketball, volleyball, soccer, softball
Experience rehabilitating professional and semi pro athletes in the CFL, OHL Kitchener Rangers and KW Titans