Dan Southwell


BPHE, MSc(PT), Sport Cert(C)



  • Honours Bachelor of Physical and Health Education (BPHE) with distinction
  • Master of Science in Physical Therapy
  • Sports First Responder and CPR level HCP (Sports Physiotherapy Canada)
  • Sport Physiotherapy Certificate Candidate
  • Certified K-Tape Pro Therapist – Summer 2017
Dan earned his Bachelor of Physical and Health Education from Nipissing University, followed by his Master of Science in Physical Therapy at The University of Toronto.

Since graduation, Dan has worked in private practice treating a variety of musculoskeletal/neurological conditions. He has continued his professional development through courses in manual therapy from the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. Dan has also taken additional courses in K-Taping, The McKenzie Method, and acupuncture. He is a certified Sport First Responder and is currently working towards obtaining his Sports Physiotherapy Certificate. He has provided on-field coverage for a variety of sporting events including the Canadian Sledge Hockey championships, the Ontario Winter Games, the Muskoka Half Ironman, and is currently an assistant trainer with the Elmira Sugar Kings Jr. B hockey club.
Dan’s approach to treatment involves a combination of manual therapy techniques, patient education, and progressive tissue loading to enable his patients to return to a healthy active lifestyle.
In his spare time Dan enjoys playing sports such as hockey and golf, going to the gym, or going on hikes with his fiancé.

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Dan's Completed Courses
Certified Sports First Responder – Winter 2020

Completed Level III Lower Manual Therapy Course – CPA Orthopaedic Division, Fall 2019

Completed Level II Upper Manual Therapy Course – CPA Orthopaedic Division, Spring 2019

Completed Level II Lower Manual Therapy Course – CPA Orthopaedic Division, Fall 2018

Completed The Mckenzie Institute Part A: Lumbar Spine, Spring 2018

Acupuncture Foundation of Canada: AA1 course – Spring 2018

Certified K-tape Pro Therapist – Summer 2017

Challenged and passed level 1 Exam – CPA Orthopaedic Division, Summer 2017