Bio

Katie Laronde, Registered Massage Therapist (RMT), has been treating patients since 2016 in the Temagami and Bear Island area. As well as attending the Canadian Academy of Osteopathy, she has certifications in deep tissue massage, K-Taping, and RAPID Neurofascial Reset therapy. 

Outreach initiatives: 

  • Royal Victorian Hospital in Barrie - Oncology Floor

  • Grove Park Retirement Centre in Barrie

  • Georgian College Health and Wellness Clinic

  • Special outreaches: athletics, prenatal, infants, fibromyalgia, breast cancer

  • Ojibway Family Lodge - canoer trippers

  • Deerhurst Resort - corporate event

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Credentials

RMT, BPHE 

  • Registered Massage Therapist, Georgian College Advanced Diploma with Honours 2015

  • Bachelor of Physical Health and Education, Nipissing University with Honours Distinction 2020

  • Member of Registered Massage Therapists Association of Ontario since 2016

  • Member of the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario since 2016

Post Graduate Education

2017   Deep Tissue Massage (Alois Nikodym)

2017   K Taping (K Taping International Academy)

2018   RAPID Neurofascial Reset - Upper Body (Sherry & Rob Routledge)

2019   RAPID Neurofascial Reset - Lower Body (Sherry & Rob Routledge) 

2020   RAPID Neurofascial Reset - Core (Sherry & Rob Routledge) 

2020   RAPID Neurofascial Reset - Specialty (Sherry & Rob Routledge)

2020   Currently attending the Canadian Academy of Osteopathy for a Masters in Osteopathic Manual Science

Volunteerism 
  • Committee Member, Communications Committee for Temagami First Nation

  • Committee Member, Health and Social Committee for Temagami First Nation 

  • Committee Member, Patient Family Advisory Committee (PFAC) at Temagami Family Health Team 

  • Placement Student, North Bay Regional Hospital in Physiotherapy Department 2018

  • Placement Student, Manual Physio Solutions 2017

  • Coordinator, Temagami Youth Beach Volleyball League 2017-2018

  • Student Trainer, Women's Varsity Volleyball Team at Nipissing University 2018-2019

  • Research Volunteer, Biomechanics Lab at Nipissing University 2016-2020

Other 
  • Canadian Chiropractic College, cadaver dissection 

  • Georgian College, Teacher Assistant for Anatomy & Physiology   

  • Nipissing University, assistant in piloting a research project studying the reliability of portable ultrasounds in viewing nerve deformations in the carpal tunnel