Nancy Spence

Nancy has been a certified Athletic Therapist since 1999 graduating from the Sheridan College Sports Injury Management Program.  She attended the Canadian College of Osteopathy in Toronto, Ontario.  Having completed her Osteopathic thesis in 2008, Nancy holds a Diploma in Osteopathy Manual Practice (D.O.M.P.).  This fall Nancy was accepted into the British College of Osteopathic Medicine (Plymouth University) to complete a BSc (Hons) in Osteopathy in the summer of 2017.

Nancy regularly attends new courses and seminars. In 2016, Nancy attended a course on women’s health given by Renzo Molinari DO(UK).  In 2015, she attended the Osteopathy Quebec’s provincial conference and the OIA international conference as well as completing a fasical course with Dr. Serge Paoletti DO(France). Previously, she has attended a courses treatment of Concussions, philosophies related to Osteopathic Treatment and has completed 3 levels of the Osteopathic Endocranial Spasm Courses.  These courses address Traumatic and Emotional imprints left on a person that can be hindering their health.  Other training include courses with: Colin Dove DO(UK), Dr. Conrad Speece DO(US) and Gray Cook’s Functional Movement Assessment Course.

Nancy has been on the Ontario Association of Osteopathic Manual Practitioners (OAO) since 2012.  She serves as the OAO Membership Chair.  Nancy is the President of the Canadian Federation of Osteopaths (CFO) and has served on their Board of Directors since 2014.

As an Athletic Therapist, Nancy has attended competitions ranging from the recreational level to the international stage.  She was the Athletic Therapist for the McMaster Men’s Varsity Soccer team for 10 seasons and was the Head Therapist for the Burlington Barracudas a team formerly with the CWHL.  Nancy is active with the Canadian Athletic Therapy 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.