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I saw John give a talk about sport performance training in 2009 and it changed how I trained my athletes (back when I was a trainer). Total game-changer. Years later John and his team helped me overcome an injury that several other health professionals failed to diagnose properly. I highly recommend working with John for your movement, injury, performance, and/or rehab needs, or anything in that ballpark. Also if you need a speaker on movement or performance.

- Kyle Bryon

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I work with people of all ages and abilities who share one thing in common - they can't get past some invisible line or barrier that is holding back their health, physical activity, or sports performance.

Unfortunately, the fitness world isn't helping these people.  Despite the popularity of "prehab exercise", "core stability" or "movement-based training", many people realize that they are still left without a solution.

This sends many people into a cycle of pain, frustration, and re-injury that seems to be impossible to get past.

For over 25 years, I've been helping my clients find the progress they've been working so hard to achieve.  Whether it is improving health with exercise for chronic illness, getting back onto the golf course after orthopaedic surgery, or setting a personal record in the marathon, I'm sure I can help you move forward towards your goals.

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There is a huge gap between physical/medical therapy outcomes and actually being able to return to life the way it was before your health problem happened.  The newest trends in fitness and rehabilitation are pushed by marketing, not science.  Ironically, they have almost no research evidence to support them.  In fact, pain and disability are a bigger problem today than ever.

I've always been driven to understand this relationship better.  I went from focusing on the biomechanics of sports and performance as an undergrad to doing a Master's degree with the Clinical Mechanics Group at Queen's University to study anatomical forces that cause hip and knee arthritis. 


Later, I joined internationally recognized spine biomechanics expert Stuart McGill, Ph.D., to research spine loading and injury mechanisms during weight training exercises.  We also co-authored a chapter in The Functional Training Handbook.

  I've continued to learn and train with international leaders in physical and movement assessment and therapy, including Paul Hodges, Shirley Sahrmann, Mark Comerford, and Jack Miller

I apply the skills and knowledge gained from these experiences to help my clients progress in their function, movement, and performance.  Because science.


My clients have ranged from octogenarians to Olympians, and have overcome barriers to their health that include:

  • Reducing the side effects and dosage of medications for chronic conditions such as cardiovascular and metabolic conditions, and cancer

  • Reducing falls by improving gait and balance problems

  • Recovering from back pain and return to fitness for people with scoliosis and other sources of mechanical low back pain

  • Returning to lifestyle activities, including competitive sports, after surgery or illness

  • Returning to competitive skiing after surgery for tibial fracture

  • Returning to golf and tennis after surgery for stenosis or joint replacement

  • Overcoming knee and hip injuries to achieve a personal best in the Marathon​

Interested to know how I can help you? 

Feel free to contact me by email, phone, or social media!

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