Lisa Smyrichinsky, CAT(C)
In June of 2015 Lisa graduated from the University of Winnipeg with a Bachelor of Science in
Kinesiology (Athletic Therapy). She then went on to certify as an Athletic Therapist and holds
the designation CAT(C).
Lisa’s passion for health and wellness developed at a young age through her involvement in
rhythmic gymnastics. After years of competing at a provincial level, she went on to become a
national level coach and judge. While completing her university degree Lisa expanded her
experience working with athletes in a variety of sports. She spent two seasons with the
University of Winnipeg Wesmen Women’s Volleyball Team and then continued on to work with
the Manitoba Soccer Association, West Kildonan Collegiate’s Football Team, and the St. Vital
Victorias MMJHL Hockey Team.
Clinically Lisa has had the opportunity to work with individuals with acute and chronic injuries
that have been acquired during physical activity, in motor vehicle collisions, and at work. A
highlight of her clinical experience was spending a summer in Calgary at the Winsport Medicine
Clinic where she assisted with injury rehabilitation of our Canadian Winter Olympic Athletes.
Lisa believes that athletic therapy is for all “athletes” of life. Athletic Therapists are specially
trained to assess the musculoskeletal system as a whole and are able to locate deficiencies that
cause pain and discomfort. Using primarily manual therapy, soft tissue work, and exercise-based
treatment athletic therapy will help get you back to your active lifestyle.