Sam Gibbs is an Osteopathic Manual Practitioner, Registered Massage Therapist and Certified Athletic Therapist and has served on the boards of the Canadian Athletic Therapist Association, the Canadian Sports Massage Therapy Association, the Ontario Association of Osteopathic Manual Practitioners and the Canadian Federation of Osteopaths. He is currently completing a Masters degree in Functional Medicine and Human Nutrition.
Sam routinely works with athletes, both professional and amateur, and has been a member of many national medical teams for a number of major international competitions including: Goodwill Games, Pan-Am Games and World University Games. He worked with the Toronto Raptors Basketball Club as an Athletic Therapist and has been a Head Therapist with the Canadian Men’s National Basketball Program for the past 20 years. In 2010, Sam joined the Canadian medical team at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver, BC. He served as the Assistant Chief Therapist for the 2012 Olympic Games in London, 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi, and has been named Chief Therapist for the 2015 Pan Am Games in Toronto, Canada.
While Sam is a seasoned sports therapist, he also works with non-athletic clients including women, men and children. He consults with cases ranging from musculoskeletal complaints to anxiety/depression, weight management, hormonal imbalances, neurological issues and digestive disorders. Sam’s professional interests include areas of neurology, neuroimmunology and management of complex pain syndromes.