ABOUT

AARON

ENGLISH

BA.KIN, CAT(C), PES, CSEP-CPT, FST-L2

Owner & Founder
Athletic Therapist
Performance Enhancement Specialist
Strength & Conditioning Coach
Fascial Stretch Therapist
First Responder & CPR HCP 
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Aaron is the Owner, Head Athletic Therapist and Strength & Conditioning Coach of Advanced Movement

Aaron has over 12 years of experience in the fitness and human performance industry. He completed his Advanced Diploma in the Fitness and Lifestyle Management Program in 2010 at George Brown College. He received his B.A. (Specialized Hons) in Kinesiology & Health Science and Athletic Therapy Advanced Certificate from York University in 2018. Over the last 12 years, Aaron has continued to update his knowledge in the fitness field through seminars, certifications and internships. Some of his continuing education certifications includes Performance Enhacement Specialist, Fascial Stretch Therapist, CrossFit L1 Trainer, Agatsu Kettlebell Instructor, Poliquin BioSignature Practitioner and many more.

 

Aaron has worked with many individual clients from professional sport organizations, including the NHL, NBA, MLB, CFL, NLL, OHL, QMJHL and IBL, to special populations and kids. Aaron also worked as a Therapist for Canada Basketball Men’s Program, Oshawa Generals OHL Team, Toronto Maple Leafs IBL Team, University of Toronto Varsity Football Team and the York University Men’s & Women’s Varsity Volleyball Teams. Aaron has been exposed to, and treated clients who received a multitude of injuries, and those with fitness goals. This experience has aided him in helping his clients return to work, life or play, as well as optimizing their performance. He takes pride in helping all of his clients.

 

When Aaron is not in a gym or clinic setting, you can find him in Algonquin Park hiking, camping and paddle boarding with his wife Paige.

Education

  • B.A. (Specialized Hons.) Kinesiology & Health Science - York University   

  • Athletic Therapy Advanced Certificate Program- York University 

  • Fitness & Lifestyle Management Advanced Diploma - George Brown College 

Certifications 

  • Fascial Stretch Therapist Level 2 - Stretch To Win

  • Performance Enhancement Specialist - National Academy of Sports Medicine

  • Certified Personal Trainer - Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology 

  • CrossFit Level 1 Trainer - CrossFit Inc.

  • Certified Advanced Movement Therapist Level 1 - Swales Performance Systems

  • Certified Athletic Therapist - Canadian Athletic Therapist Association  

  • Certified First Responder & CPR HCP - Canadian Red Cross

  • BioSignature Practitioner Level 1 - Poliquin Group

  • DTS Level 1 - DTS Education

  • Agatsu Kettlebell Instructor Level 1 - Agatsu Inc

  • TRX Suspension Trainer Level 1 - TRX Training

MEGAN

HOULAHAN

MPT, BHK, RPT

Physiotherapist
Acupuncture Provider
First Aid & CPR HCP 
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ANDREW MERCER

DC, BHK

Chiropractor
Acupuncture Provider
Dry Needling Provider
IASTM Provider
First Responder & CPR HCP 
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Megan Houlahan is a Registered Physiotherapist who graduated from Western University in 2016 with a Masters of Physical Therapy. Prior to graduate school, she completed her Bachelors of Human Kinetics (Movement Science) at the University of Windsor in 2012.

 

She previously worked in London, Ontario for 4 years in outpatient orthopaedics, with a multidisciplinary team and in collaboration with London spine surgeons, helping patients with both surgical and non-surgical low back and neck pain.

 

Megan has taken post-graduate courses in orthopaedic manual therapy, acupuncture, concussion and post-concussion syndrome, and rehabilitation of running injuries. She loves learning new things and plans to continue to further her education in these areas.

Outside of work, Megan loves to run and has completed 3 half-marathons, numerous 5K and 10K races, and hopes to one day run a full marathon! She also enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and dog Watson.

 

Having actively rehabbed through many injuries herself, she has a deep understanding of what it means to have an injury stop you from doing what you love. Her approach to treatment is always catered to the individual and her goal is to get her patients back to doing the things in their lives that are meaningful to them.

Education

  • Bachelor of Human Kinetics & Movement Science - University of Windsor   

  • Masters of Physical Therapy - Western University

Certifications 

  • CBI Health Concussion Course

  • Pain BC: The Pain Foundations Course Series

  • ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) Course: Suicide First Aid

  • Level 2 Orthopaedic Manual Therapy: Lower

  • Level 2 Orthopaedic Manual Therapy: Upper

  • The Real Running Course

  • Level 1 Orthopaedic Manual Therapy

  • Acupuncture Canada AA1 Course

  • Soft Tissue Release Course

  • CPR and First Aid Certified

Dr. Andrew Mercer was born and raised in Windsor Ontario. He studied at the University of Windsor in Human Kinetics obtaining his B.H.K. (Hons) as well as Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College obtaining his Doctor of Chiropractic.

 

Dr. Mercer is an evidence based, patient centered practitioner who is committed to lifelong learning and ensuring his patients best interests are his number one priority. He uses his extensive knowledge of the body's anatomy and biomechanics to create a customized, evidence based treatment plan for each patient.

 

Dr. Mercer has additional training in acupuncture, dry needling, Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue therapy, peripheral nerve entrapments and Athletic Movement Assessment. He combines this knowledge with his drive and passion to ensure his patients' can unlock their potential.

 

Dr. Mercer has always had a passion for giving back to his community by working with various surrounding teams including the Windsor Spitfires, AKO Fratmen, and the Kennedy Football Team.

 

Outside of the clinic you can find Dr. Mercer being very active playing multiple sports, walking his Australian Shepherd, and travelling the world with his Wife.

Education

  • Bachelor of Human Kinetics & Movement Science - University of Windsor   

  • Doctor of Chiropractic - Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College

Certifications 

  • Spine Certification - Athletic Movement Assessment  

  • Lower Extremity Certification - Athletic Movement Assessment  

  • Certified IASTM Practitioner - Smart Tool

  • Functional Integrated Acupuncture Certified - Functional Integrated Techniques

  • Thompson Technique Certified - CMCC

  • Upper Extremity Certification - Athletic Movement Assessment  

  • Certified First Responder & CPR HCP - Canadian Red Cross

Advanced Movement- Sports Medicine Clinic

17 Chestnut Street

Kingsville, ON N9Y 1J9

Email: info@advancedmovement.ca

Tel: 226-340-9127

Opening Hours:

Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 6:00pm

Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm

​​Saturday: By Appointment  ​

Sunday: Closed

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