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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

Erin Reid

​​​​​Erin Reid is a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) within the Fortius Institute. She has profound knowledge  in Sports Therapy and has years of experience working within sport. Reid’s interest in sport has taken her around the world, from the Paralympic games in Beijing 2008, to World Championships in Brazil, Britain, and Germany. Her clients range from amateur athletes (World Police and Fire Games 2009 and BC Senior Games 2009) to working with professional athletes from Major League Soccer and the Canadian Football League. She joins a large group of practitioners within the Fortius Institute that played a part in the Medical Services offering during the Vancouver 2010 Olympics. Reid has worked with a number of Canadian National teams including Track & Field and Gymnastics and has worked with Paralympic athletes in Swimming, Dressage and Nordic.

 

 

Education

  • Diploma in Massage Therapy, West Coast College of Massage Therapy, New Westminster, B.C. 

Client CV

  • BC Lions, CFL

  • Vancouver Whitecaps, MLS

  • BC PGA

  • Para Swimming Canada

  • Para Dressage Canada

  • Para Nordic Canada

  • BC Senior Games

  • Davis Cup – Team Canada

  • National Gymnastics 

  • National Track and Field 

  • Burnaby Eagles, Aussie Rules Football

Professional Highlights

  • Carrying the Paralympic torch for the Vancouver 2010 games

  • Member of the Core Medical Team for Vancouver 2010 Olympics

  • Member of the Canadian Medical Team for the Beijing 2008 Paralympics

  • Massage Therapist for Fortius Sport & Health

Research Interests

  • Aquatic Therapy for Injury Recovery

  • Effects of Massage Therapy on performance and recovery in athletes

  • Pre and Post Natal Fitness

  • Injury Prevention 

Professional Affiliations

  • Registered Massage Therapists Association of British Columbia​

  • Canadian Sports Massage Therapist Association