Erik graduated in 2010 from McMaster University’s MSc.(PT) program, in Hamilton, Ontario. Prior to that Erik completed his undergraduate degree at Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, Ontario where he graduated with honours in Kinesiology in 2007.
Erik has continued to further his education by completing coursework in pursuit of his Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Therapy, completing his Level 5 advanced course in April of 2017. He also completed AFCI Acupuncture Level 1, McKenzie Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy Level 1 and Specific Functional Movement Assessment Level 1. Treatment techniques include the use of Manual Therapy, Specialized Exercise, Soft Tissue Release, Acupuncture and Specific Functional Movement assessments and exercises.
Erik was born in Sault Ste Marie, ON where he attended St. Basil Secondary school and continues to be an active member of the community volunteering with the Soo Thunderbids Junior A hockey team. Erik is a Hockey Canada Certified trainer with the Soo Thunderbirds.