“If you want to go fast, go alone.  If you want to go far, go together.”

African proverb

 

We believe the work of a team always creates better results.  At Concussion North, your athletic performance and recovery is supported by a caring team of experienced specialists.  Our approach to injury prevention and management ensures that you will get complete, integrated care so you can get back to work, school and play safely.  

Our commitment to you is comprehensive and quality care, so if there is any aspect of your recovery we can't address at Concussion North, we can refer you to a variety of other world class medical specialists in our network.  

The Concussion North team

The Concussion North team


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Dr. Shannon Bauman, B.S., B.ScN, MD, CCFP, Dip. Sport Med

Shannon has been caring for athletes of all levels for the last 10 years, from recreational "weekend warriors" to professional and national level competitors.

Shannon graduated from medical school at McMaster University, and completed a specialty in Family Medicine from Queen’s University.  She returned to McMaster to pursue a fellowship in Sports Medicine. 

As a Sports Medicine physician, Shannon has been involved with the Hamilton Bulldogs (Caulder Cup Champions), Toronto Rock Lacrosse (NLL), Toronto Nationals (MLL), Hamilton Nationals (MLL), World Cup Sledge Hockey 2009, 2010 Vancouver Olympics Men's Sledge Hockey, and Team Canada Senior Women’s Lacrosse World Cup.

Shannon is a Credentialed ImPACT Consultant (CIC). She serves as a medical advisor to the Simcoe County District School Board (SCDSB) Concussion Committee and the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation’s (ONF) committee for persistent symptoms of concussion.  She has been recently featured in the ONF Annual Report. 

Shannon also brings her own personal experience with a hockey-related concussion in 2012 to her practice. Shannon's recovery experience fuelled her interest in concussion management and led to her involvement in concussion research and the development of a network of international leaders in concussion management.  Her passion for concussion care was the impetus for Concussion North and her desire to bring together a talented team of sports injury specialists under one roof.


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Julie MacDonald CAT(C), M.Sc

Julie MacDonald has been a Certified Athletic Therapist since June 2009.  She has a Masters of Science in Kinesiology from York University and a Certificate in Athletic Therapy. 

Julie has experience with athletes from varsity, national, and professional teams including the Toronto Rock, Toronto Argonauts, and the Canadian Women’s Lacrosse program.  As the Head Athletic Therapist, Julie accompanied the U19 Women to the 2011 Lacrosse World Cup in Hannover, Germany.

She also supported the Senior Women when they competed during 2013 Lacrosse World Cup in Oshawa, Ontario.  Prior to joining the Concussion North team, Julie worked as the Athletic Therapist at a GTA private school where she managed the prevention and rehabilitation of sports injuries and concussions for students and faculty.

Outside of her role as an Athletic Therapist, Julie played on the Varsity Women’s Volleyball team at York University and currently trains as a 3rd degree Black Belt at Northern Karate Schools.  She enjoys being active and spending time with her family.


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Carolyn Glatt, BA Kin, BPT

Carolyn completed her Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology at St. Francis Xavier University in 2007 and went on to complete her Bachelor of Physiotherapy at the Hogeschool van Amsterdam where she graduated Cum Laude in 2012. She is now a Registered Physiotherapist in Ontario by the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario.

Carolyn has studied vestibular therapy at the Emory University School of Medicine in Altanta, obtained Advanced Vestibular Certification in Philadelphia with Dr. Richard Clendaniel and a Concussion Management Certification as an ImPACT Trained Physical Therapist in Pittsburg. She is also certified in Medical Acupunture and intensive Craniosacral Therapy.

Carolyn has focused her rehabilitation philosophy and practice on concussion and vestibular based therapies, as well as sports injury rehab.

Deeply committed to learning and growth, Carolyn continues to complete professional development courses and plans to complete her Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Science at McMaster University in the coming years.


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Iveta Doktor-Inglis, PT, Dip. Manip, FCAMPT, CDT

Iveta began working as a physiotherapist in 2000, after graduating from McMaster University with an honours degree in Physiotherapy.  Prior to studying at McMaster, she graduated with an honours degree in Kinesiology from York University and obtained a Masters degree in Biomechanics from the University of Windsor.  

Iveta has also received an Advanced Diploma in Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy (FCAMPT) and she has taken numerous courses in acupuncture, pelvic floor physiotherapy, treatment of TMJ, vestibular rehabilitation and lymphatic drainage, becoming certified in complex decongestive therapy.

Iveta has worked as a physiotherapist in private practice, in physiotherapy clinics in Orangeville, Orillia, and Barrie, before opening her own practice in 2011. In September 2014, Iveta joined the Concussion North team.  In addition to treating concussion patients, Iveta's clientele also includes patients with vertigo, dizziness or disequilibrium, cancer survivors, patients experiencing headaches and TMJ problems, women and men with pelvic floor difficulties (pain, incontinence), pelvic or sacroiliac joint issues, post-partum patients, and patients with various musculo-skeletal dysfunctions. Outside of work, Iveta enjoys outdoor activities with her family, especially skiing and mountain biking.


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Jackie McKenzie, B.Sc, M.Sc, RD

Jackie McKenzie is a Registered Dietitian and Sports Nutritionist with a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Western Ontario and a Masters of Science degree in Applied Human Nutrition from the University of Guelph.  In 2013, she completed the Intensive Sports Nutrition Course with the Sports Dietitians of Australia.

Practicing as a Dietitian since 2000, Jackie has worked in a variety of clinic settings offering practical and leading edge nutrition solutions for general wellness, weight management, eating disorders, disease prevention and sports performance. Individuals and teams benefit from her sound nutrition advice and innovative ideas to reach their health and performance goals. 

In her spare time, Jackie can be found enjoying the great outdoors with her active family.


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Stephanie Green, MSc. OT, PhD (Candidate)

Stephanie is a registered Occupational Therapist with a Masters of Occupational Therapy from the University of Toronto. She is currently completing her PhD and her thesis work explores the cognitive impacts of concussion in youth athletes.

Stephanie has been working in concussion rehabilitation since 2008 and also has experience in more severe brain injury, stroke and trauma. As an Occupational Therapist, her clinical focus is re-engaging people in their regular activities such as school, work, sports and parenting. 

Outside of the clinic, Stephanie enjoys working out, spending time outdoors, and cooking for her family and friends.