Nancy Spence

Nancy graduated from the Sheridan College, Sports Injury Management Program and has been a certified Athletic Therapist with the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association (CATA) since 1999.  She attended the Canadian College of Osteopathy in Toronto, Ontario.  Upon completing her Osteopathic thesis in 2008, she holds a Diploma in Osteopathic Manual Practice.  Nancy then completed her BSc(Hons) Osteopathy with the British College of Osteopathic Medicine (Plymouth University) in 2017.

Nancy regularly attends conferences, courses and seminars.  She has attended courses on pediatrics and motor development, women’s health, fascial and structural work, treating Concussions, philosophies related to Osteopathic Treatment and has completed 3 levels of the Osteopathic Endocranial Spasm Courses.  Her other training includes Gray Cook’s Functional Movement Assessment.

Nancy is currently the President of the Canadian Federation of Osteopaths (CFO) and has served on their Board of Directors since 2014.  Nancy has been on the Board of Directors of the Ontario Association of Osteopathic Manual Practitioners (OAO) since 2012.  She currently serves as the OAO Professional Practice and Conduct Committee Chair.  Through her governance and committee work, Nancy attends represents the profession of Osteopathy in Canada at workshops and conferences around the world.

As an Athletic Therapist, Nancy has attended competitions ranging from the recreational level to the international stage.  She is currently the Therapist with the Stayner Siskins Junior C Hockey Club, was the Head Therapist for the Burlington Barracudas (2011/2012) in the former CWHL and was previously with the McMaster Men’s Varsity Soccer team (1998 – 2008). Nancy is active with the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association (CATA) and is currently serving as the Financial Officer for the Canadian Board of Certification in Athletic Therapy.

Nancy founded Action Rehab Therapy in 2000.  She enjoys working with people of all ages and abilities.  She now sees patients out of Quinn Rehab in Barrie, ON.