Steve Christakos

Steve Christakos

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About Me

Experience

This health practitioner has many years experience in the following; muscle-skeletal and neurological assessments and treatment (level 2 manual therapist and level 2 concussion management assessment and treatment), FCE assessments and reports (WorKWell certified), mild to severe Traumatic head injuries (concussion assessment and treatment), on-site ergonomic assessments, Functional Abilities Forms, Job matches and return-to-work program, Functional Work Capacity Evaluations, and many other services.

Education

Laurentian University
Honors Bachelors Degree in Science, Kinesiology
1983-1987
Clinical Skills Specialist of Ontario
Manual Therapy, Neck, spine, hip and lower limbs and upper limbs
2015-2017

Certifications

Registered Kinesiologist
College of Kinesiologists of Ontario
2015-2017
Manual Therapist and Health Practitioner
Clinical Specialist of Ontario
2015-2017

Continuing Education

Profile updated on: January 2, 2024

Professions

  • Kinesiologist

Clinics

Area of Focus

Referral Sources

Regulatory Bodies / Professional Associations

Languages

  • English

Client / Patient Age Range

  • Adults (18-64)
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Youth (2-18)

Services

  • Active Release Techniques / Therapy (ART)
  • Assessment & Evaluation
  • Assessment (Assistive/Adaptive Devices & Utilization)
  • Assessment (Ergonomic)
  • Assessment (Gait)
  • Assessment (General/Major)
  • Assessment (Musculoskeletal)
  • Assessment for balance, coordination, strength & general mobility
  • Assessment of risk for falls
  • Automobile Accident or Disability Claims Management
  • Balance & Falls Prevention
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Case/program Management
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Clinical Management & Coordination
  • Competition Preparation
  • Concussion Rehab
  • Correcting Alignment and Posture of the Body
  • Disabilities/Medical Rehabilitation
  • Disability Management
  • Early Intervention
  • Electronic Modalities US and Muscle Stim
  • Ergonomics and Workplace Safety
  • Exercise Prescription
  • Exercise Training
  • FCE/FAE
  • Fall and Injury Prevention Program
  • Fine Motor Skills Development
  • Functional Abilities Evaluation (FAE) and Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE)
  • Gait Assessment
  • General Physical Health
  • Geriatric Care/Therapy
  • Increasing Joint Mobility
  • Increasing Muscular Strength and Endurance
  • Injury Prevention Program
  • Injury Rehabilitation
  • Instrument Soft Tissue Therapy
  • Kinesiology Mentor
  • Manual Manipulation (Adjustment)
  • Manual Soft Tissue Therapy
  • Manual Therapy
  • Manual muscle testing
  • Myofascial Release
  • Neuro Rehab
  • Peer Supervision/Consultation
  • Performance Training
  • Physical Demands Analysis
  • Post Offer Employment Testing (POET)
  • Postural Evaluation & Education
  • Rehabilitative and Functional Re-training Exercise Prescription
  • Return-to-Work Planning, Coordination & Implementation
  • Soft Tissue Therapy
  • Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Taping Techniques
  • Therapeutic Exercises
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation
  • Work Hardening Programming
  • Work-site evaluations

Type of Injuries

  • ACL reconstruction (recovery)
  • Achilles Tendon
  • Ankle (Fracture)
  • Ankle (Inversion Sprain)
  • Ankle (Sprain/Strain)
  • Ankle
  • Arm (Biceps/Triceps)
  • Back (Lower)
  • Back (Mid)
  • Back (Upper)
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Fractures
  • Brain Injury
  • Breathing/Heart
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Core (In)Stability
  • Coronary Heart Disease
  • Dizziness and Balance
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow
  • Fallen Arches
  • Flexibility Issues
  • Foot and ankle injuries
  • Frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis)
  • Headaches
  • Hip pain/injuries
  • Injury from slips and falls (recovery and prevention)
  • Joint pain
  • Knee (Cartilage)
  • Knee Ligament Tears & Strains
  • Knee
  • Leg (Hamstring)
  • Leg (Lower)
  • Leg (Quadriceps)
  • Leg (Upper)
  • Ligament Injury
  • Ligament injury and instability
  • Ligament tear
  • Loss of Body Coordination
  • Motor Vehicle Accident Trauma
  • Muscle Imbalances
  • Muscle strains, tears, and avulsions
  • Muscular
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Neck
  • Neurological
  • Neuromuscular
  • Poor posture/alignment
  • Posture and movement issues
  • Pre-Surgical & Post-Surgical Rehab and Strengthening
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tears
  • Rotator cuff/shoulder injury
  • Running Injuries
  • Shin splints
  • Shin
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder dislocations
  • Shoulder
  • Soft Tissue Injuries
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Sports injuries
  • Sprain/Strain
  • Sprains, Strains, and Tears
  • Stress fracture
  • Stroke
  • Tendinitis
  • Tendon
  • Tennis elbow
  • Tension Headache
  • Vertigo
  • Whiplash
  • Wrist