Dan Girardin, BESS, MPT, CAFCI

Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science (BESS)
Masters of Physical Therapy (MPT)
Certified in Acupuncture (CAFCI)

Dan’s passion for physical therapy stems from years of playing a multitude of sports, and a fascination for how the human body moves. That combination led him to complete his Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science, followed by the Master of Physical Therapy program, both from the University of Manitoba.

He has taken many post-graduate courses, including Level 2 and 3 of the Orthopaedic Division curriculum, Dan is certified in acupuncture.

Prairie Trail Physiotherapy, including Dan, provided sideline coverage for the Canadian hockey television show “Hit the Ice”. This experience has helped to further his expertise with athletes. Dan is also is certified as a sport first responder.

To complement his strong exercise background, he has the goal of one day garnering the Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy (FCAMPT) designation. He has been working hard mentoring and taking courses towards this goal.

When not doing something physiotherapy related, Dan leads an active lifestyle by participating in hockey, baseball, fitness and golf. He can often be found in Manitoba’s great wilderness camping and carrying a canoe over his head.