Rugby Ontario's Official Medical Supplier
Sportside Medical Services is the official medical supplier of Rugby Ontario. Sportside supplies athletic therapists for Rugby Ontario's provincial teams and major events.
Sportside Medical Services not only offers chiropractic, physiotherapy, massage therapy and performance/strength training. They also offer courses in Emergency First Aid & CPR, Standard First Aid & CPR, First Responder and Athletic & Clinical Taping.
Below, you will find medical course listings, affiliated clinics and MDs in Ontario.
For more information, head to www.sportsidemedical.com
(416) 674-7877 | 90 Woodbine Downs Blvd. Etobicoke, ON | www.sportsidemedical.com
Lead Medical Practitioner, Chief Medical Officer of Rugby Ontario - Dr. Karen Chrobak
Dr. Chrobak has been playing rugby for 20 years. She has played every level from her native club team, the Aurora Barbarians, to provincial and national level. Along with 20 years of playing experience, she has coached rugby for 10 years including the junior provincial women and has taken the lead as medical practitioner for numerous rugby events and leagues. Dr. Chrobak and her organization, SportSide Medical, are the lead medical suppliers for numerous rugby clubs across the GTA and Ontario.
In 2015 Dr. Chrobak was named as the lead medical practitioner for rugby at the Pan Am games and for wheelchair rugby at the Parapan Am games. She was also assigned as a medical practitioner in the 2016 Olympic Games.
Dr. Chrobak's passion for rugby can only be matched by her passion for sport injury management. She works as a sport specific chiropractor in her GTA based clinic where they focus on a team-based approach to assist athletes back to their sport. She is also an Emergency Care Instructor through the Canadian Red Cross where she trains healthcare professionals of many fields and disciplines on emergency sideline medical management.
Rugby Ontario's Official Supplier of Sport Medicine Equipment
Dunbar Medical is the official supplier of medicine equipment for Rugby Ontario.
Dunbar Medical is a premier supplier of sports medicine products throughout Canada with acknowledged expertise in the field of orthopedic bracing and other home health care products. Core brands distributed by the company include Bio Skin®, LP® Supports, Kinesio® and Mueller® Sports Medicine.
For more information, head to www.dunbarmedical.com.
Sportside Medical Services - Etobicoke, ON
Elite Performance Center - Burlington, ON
Dynamic Health and Performance - Oakville, ON
Details coming soon!
Dr. Jihad Abouali - Chief Orthopedic Surgeon 840 Coxwell Avenue, East York, ON M4C 5T2
Dr. Jacqueline Stoller - Chief Sports Medicine Physician 801 York Mills Rd #103a, North York, ON M3B 1X7
* All appointments for specialists must be arranged through your team therapist or SportSide Medical. Rugby Ontario athletes cannot be booked for specialist appointments by calling individually.
Emergency First Aid and CPR - Basic one-day course offering an overview of first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for the workplace or home. Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Meets OHS regulations for Basic First Aid. Exceeds competitors’ standards by including injury prevention content, CPR and AED.
Certification Price $75 + HST
Standard First Aid and CPR - Comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home. Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Meets federal and a variety of provincial/territorial regulations for Standard First Aid and CPR. Exceeds competitors’ standards by including injury prevention content, CPR and AED.
Certification Price $105 + HST
Re-certification Price $80 + HST
First Responder - Pre-hospital care and CPR skills for professional first responders or those wanting to become first responders. Course teaches techniques for sustaining life, preventing further injuries, and caring for illnesses and injuries until the next level of medical personnel arrives. Includes CPR level HCP and AED. SportSide Medical recognizes that an EFR certification is the minimum standard for field Athletic Therapists and sideline medical personnel. As such, this course places a strong emphasis on sports related medical emergencies and sideline/rink side medical care. This course is strongly recommended for any trainer or therapist wishing to work with sports teams.
Certification $690 + HST
Re-certification Price $350 + HST
Athletic and Clinical Taping - This hands-on course provides students with knowledge and practical application of clinical taping skills and taping for athletes and athletic injuries. Students will learn various taping concepts from clinical diagnostic taping, functional taping for a variety of conditions and traditional athletic taping for sport injuries, including taping various muscles, tendons, ligaments and joints for added support during sport. Athletic taping can help reduce and possibly prevent injury as it provides structured support and enhanced proprioceptive feedback to muscles, ligaments and joints.
Certification Price $385 + HST