Health & Performance Centre
HPC has been preventing and treating sports and activity-related injuries for the University of Guelph and the surrounding community for more than 20 years. From the recreationally active to elite, competitive athletes, our collaborative team of skilled practitioners provides specialized care to help our clients perform at their best, and successfully achieve a healthy, active lifestyle.
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Licensed by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, our Sports Medicine Physicians specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of both acute and chronic physical activity and sport-related injuries. They also provide assessment and management of medical conditions, including those involving muscles and bones. All of our Sport Medicine Physicians hold diplomas from the Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine.
Our Registered Dietitians specialize in nutrition for both general health and peak sport performance. Choosing the right foods, fluids and supplements not only applies to athletes but also for anyone looking to achieve optimal health. Through consultations our Registered Dietitians design highly effective sports nutrition plans, personalized weight loss programs and healthy eating plans for all different ages and health conditions. They offer a variety of programs, including one-on-one visits, packages and nutrition seminars (on and offsite), to help our clients reach their full potential.
Our Physiotherapists assess and treat a variety of joint and muscle dysfunctions related to sport, activity or inactivity. Treatments combine hands on techniques (manual therapy), modalities such as acupuncture or ultrasound and a thorough individualized exercise prescription that is both part of your in-clinic treatment and at home program.
Through this approach, they assist clients to meet their unique goals which may include the ability to move pain-free, increase mobility and strength, heighten co-ordination and balance, increase overall performance and reduce the risk of future injury.
Chiropractic is the art, science and philosophy of natural, hands-on healing. Our Chiropractors assess and treat a variety of conditions using chiropractic adjustments, acupuncture, active release therapy (ART), Graston Technique, education on self-help strategies, and prescribed exercise. Chiropractic care can help reduce pain, improve range of motion, maximize performance and contribute to overall wellness.
The human body does not function as a collection of separate parts but as an integral unit. Osteopathy focuses on the body as a whole, and can benefit anyone with soft tissue or joint-related dysfunctions. Our Osteopaths use several techniques to treat somatic dysfunctions throughout the body, helping speed up recovery and repair.