Mikhail Gorbounov, Registered Massage Therapist
2004 - Massage Therapy Diploma
Elmcrest College of Applied Health Sciences & Spa Management
1991 - Physical Education Diploma
College of Physical Culture and Sports
St. Petersburg, Russia
College of Massage Therapists' of Ontario
Registered Massage Therapists' Association of Ontario
2015 Patellofemoral pain syndrome
2014 Myofascial release (advanced)
2014 Sport Massage (advanced)
2011 Nerve Mobilization of the Low Back, pelvis and Lower Extremity
2011 Myths and Truths of the Low Back: Assessment and Therapeutic Exercise
2011 Deep Tissue Massage Therapy
2006 Sports Massage
2006 Active Release Techniques (Upper Extremities)
2005 Active Release Technique (Lower Extremities)
2004 Active Release Technique (Spine)
2002 Foot Reflexology
Summary of Experience
Mikhail moved to Canada in 1999 from St. Petersburg, Russia, where he worked as a Track and Field Coach and Sports Instructor. He also competed in Track and Field as a middle-distance runner. He was a European Champion and World-Record holder in 800 m among visually impaired athletes. He has also run 25 marathons, including Boston and New York City. Throughout his athletic career, he has had many injuries. That is why he knows how to help athletes with injury prevention and treatment.
In 2004 after graduating from the Massage Therapy program, he established his own Massage Therapy practice in Ottawa. With over 10 years of experience, Mikhail has seen hundreds of clients with a wide variety of challenging conditions and injuries, which he has successfully treated.
Many of his clients are athletes including Olympic and Paralympic medalists.