Victoria has been a Certified Athletic Therapist since 2005. She also spent 17 years in the Canadian Armed Forces. She has been employed by the Canadian National Wrestling Team since 2011. Her time in the military and as an Athletic Therapist has led her to 18 different countries. She has been to five Pan-American Championships, two Wrestling World Championships, Nationals for Olympic Lifting, Commonwealth Games and numerous other international open tournaments.
Victoria takes aspiring students that are interested in becoming Athletic Therapists and provides placement hours to help them gain their certification. She is an active volunteer in Renfrew County providing Athletic Therapy services at local races for the last decade. You may see her and the other VC Athletic Therapy staff and students on the Ottawa river, on the Algonquin trail or at the Petawawa Terrace enjoying the beautiful dynamic nature we have all come to love.
Hitoshi graduated from Juntendo University in Japan with bachelor degree of Sports Science and moved to Canada to study Athletic Therapy at The University of Winnipeg. He obtained his bachelor of Kinesiology and later became a Certified Athletic Therapist.
Hitoshi uses soft tissue release techniques, stretching, and therapeutic exercises for muscular skeletal injuries in his treatment.
Hitoshi has experience working with basketball, rugby, wrestling, and football in high school and college athletics. Also, he used to work with Jr. A Hockey club in BCHL as a team Athletic Therapist.
Pascale is an active and dynamic professional that graduated from ENOSI Osteopathic School in Montreal in 2021. She previously studied as a paramedic technician in Quebec. Throughout these experiences, she interacted with a diverse population in emergency situations. In the last years, she undertook her studies in osteopathy in order to broaden her anatomical and physiological knowledge of the body. Thanks to these studies in the health sector, she easily brings an atmosphere of comfort and trust in her new practice as an osteopath. Her openness and curiosity make her a versatile therapist and allow her to adapt to the needs of everyone.
Hello, I’m Skylar Nesbitt, a Registered Holistic Nutritionist. I am a military spouse and have lived in Petawawa for 4 years! As a holistic nutritionist, I like to look at the whole person- mind, body, and spirit to get to the root cause of the concern. I am so excited for this new chapter with VC Athletic Therapy and am really looking forward to getting to know some new faces.
As of March 1, 2022, Dr. Melanie Theilmann, Petawawa Chiropractic,will relocate to her own practice space, located at 2147 Petawawa Blvd., Pembroke, On, K8A 7G8, Phone #(613)629-6832 Fax #(613)629-9355