Sports, Manipulative/Musculoskeletal & Hand Physiotherapist
M. PT Sports, M. PT Manips, M. PT Studies, BSc Kin, SPC, C.GIMS, FCAMP, CSCS, IMS Practitioner, Certified Hand Therapist
Mike Conway first completed a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at the University of Victoria in Canada, before heading off to Australia to study physiotherapy at the University of Queensland. In 2005 he completed a Masters degree in Physiotherapy studies, in 2007 he completed a Masters degree in Manipulative Physiotherapy and then in 2009 he completed a Masters degree in Sports Physiotherapy. His education has given him recognized specialization in the latest evidenced based practice, skilled assessment and diagnosis of complex pain syndromes, sport and spinal related injuries and effective ‘hands-on’ management techniques. In 2013, mike also successfully became a certified hand therapist giving him recognized specialization in the art and science of rehabilitation of the upper limb, which includes the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder girdle.
Mike enjoys treating a varied case load of patients with musculoskeletal injuries, including sport and orthopedic conditions, in private practice and while on the road with sporting teams. Mike has worked and traveled with various sporting teams in Canada and Australia and continues to travel and work with the Canadian Ski Cross Team.
Mike has competed nationally in tennis and has played competitive volleyball, basketball, soccer and ultimate Frisbee and regularly mountain bikes, surfs and snowboards and ski’s. Mike also completed his first Subaru Ironman Canada race in 2012 in under 11 hours. Areas of interest include injury prevention, concussion and mild traumatic brain injury, vestibular rehabilitation, sports and spinal injuries, hand therapy, exercise rehabilitation and strength and conditioning.
Team Physio for:
Canada Ski Cross Team: 2010-present
Canada Para Snowboard Cross Team: 2012-2014
Sochi Winter Para Olympics 2014
Surfing Australia’s Junior World Team: (Gold Medal) 2013 Whistler Winter Olympics 2010 Poly Clinic Athletes Village
BC Under 14 Nationals: (Gold medal) 2010
Crankworx Whislter Freeride Mountain Biking Festival: 2008-2009
Telus World Ski & Snowboard Festival: 2009
Australia A’s Cricket team: 2009
Australian Ultimate Mixed Frisbee Team World Championships: 2008
Brisbane Easts Semi Pro Mens Premier Soccer Team: 2006-7
Souths Semi Pro Mens Premier Rugby Union Teams: 2006-7