Tristan Simmons returns to Ottawa after working for the past three seasons in Raleigh, North Carolina as the Registered Massage Therapist for the Carolina Hurricanes of the National Hockey League. Prior to heading south, Tristan practiced in the Ottawa area for four years where he worked for local professional teams as well as in clinical practice. Tristan’s philosophy to treatment is to help maintain proper movement patterns and focus on creating positive preventative care. He believes in a patient centered approach and evidence informed practice. Tristan uses a strong background in postural analysis and functional movement patterns to identify impairments and determine the best approach for each individual patient.
Tristan has worked collaboratively with other health professionals such as physiotherapists, athletic trainers and physicians. Tristan has taken a variety of continuing education courses, and is proficient in Fascial Stretch Therapy and Active Release Techniques.