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Our Mission

Fortius Sport & Health is an integrated athlete development centre strengthened through philanthropy and focused on optimizing human performance for life.

 Our Team

Dr. Erik Yuill

​​​​​​Dr. Erik Yuill joins the Fortius Institute from practicing as a Sports Specialist Chiropractor in Toronto since 2009 after graduating at the top of his class. Erik specializes in working with athletes of all skill levels and ages.  He is the former the team chiropractor for the York Region Shooters in the Canadian Soccer League and the Mississauga Chargers in the Ontario Junior A Hockey League.  As an athlete himself Erik enjoys running, rock climbing, and ultimate frisbee.  His passion however remains with swimming, where he enjoyed great success as a competitive swimmer competing at the national level while in high school and university. 

 

 

 

Education

  • Sport Sciences Residency, Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College

  • Degree in Chiropractic, Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College

  • Masters of Neurophysiology, Queens University

  • Bachelor of Biology (Honours), Queens University

  • Bachelor of Physical and Health Education (Honours), Queens University

Roots

  • 2010 Ontario Championships medalist (1 Gold, 2 Silver), in Masters swimming

  • 2009 Canadian Championships medalist (2 Gold, 4 Silver), in Masters swimming

  • In 2008 set Canadian Masters record in men 4x200 freestyle relay, swimming

  • Varsity swimmer and water polo player at Queen's University

  • Recreational downhill and cross-country skier

  • Recreational ultimate frisbee player

Client CV

  • York Region Shooters, Canadian Soccer League

  • Mississauga Chargers, Ontario Junior A Hockey League

  • Queens University, Swim Team

Professional Highlights

  • Chiropractor, Fortius Sport & Health

  • Orthopedics and Clinical Education instructor at CMCC

  • Head Coach of the Queens University Swim Team

Research Interests

  • Sport Hernias

  • Hip Labrum Tears

Professional Affiliations

  • Royal College of Chiropractic Sports Sciences

  • Canadian Chiropractic Association

  • British Columbia Chiropractic Association

  • College of Chiropractors of British Columbia 

Educational Events

Swimming Biomechanics & Shoulder Injuries​ | Video | Duration 1:03:26min | ​October 22nd, 2014

Description: 
Swimming is a sport that requires optimal shoulder mobility and strength in order to compete, train, and perform at an elite level. This talk focuses on the biomechanical demands of swimming as it relates to the shoulder. It examines how these demands influence to the shoulder anatomy to cause injury.