Rhea Merritt, BAHSc., CAT(C)
Certified Athletic Therapist
Osteopathic Manual Practitioner (Present Study, 4th Yr.),
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Rhea graduated from the Athletic Therapy degree program at Sheridan College in 2010 with High Honours and earned the prestigious Anne Hartley Award for Excellence in Athletic Therapy. She is currently enrolled in 4th year studies at the Canadian College of Osteopathy, and has additionally completed numerous manual therapy courses in Visceral, Cranial, and Nervous System Mobilization. Rhea currently works as an Athletic Therapist and Osteopathic Manual Practitioner (present study) at Hamilton Osteopathic and Rehabilitation Centre.
Rhea has treated a wide spectrum of people ranging in age from infants to seniors and who may present with either acute or chronic conditions. Rhea approaches each patient in a holistic and personalized way, striving to improve their quality of life and to return each individual to daily activities or sport as quickly and safely as possible. She is passionate about teaching her patients how to listen to their own bodies and to help them become their own best therapist in achieving their goals.
Rhea leads an active lifestyle that includes running, cycling, circuit training, dancing, and yoga. She has taught group classes for therapeutic stretch and strengthening and finds huge benefit in prescribing yoga postures for the patients in her athletic therapy and osteopathic practice.