Tim Lawrence is a graduate of McMaster University’s Master of Science (Physiotherapy) program. He incorporates 20 years of professional international work experience in physiotherapy, massage therapy and sport training into individualized treatment programs for his patients.
Prior to opening Body Tactics Physiotherapy in 2011, Tim worked at orthopedic clinics in Hamilton, Cambridge and Dundas treating patients with a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions. Tim has previous experience as a sports medic/massage therapist/trainer with rugby 7s and 15s (in New Zealand and France), touch rugby, basketball, and ultimate frisbee teams. He has worked with various individual athletes from numerous sports including cycling, track and field, rowing, triathlon, and martial arts.
Tim was a member of a select group of sports massage therapists that supported athletes at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, Australia. Recently, Tim volunteered at the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games as part of the Medical Services team. He worked as on field emergency care during soccer practices and soccer games.
Tim has completed various post graduate courses including the Level 2 manual therapy course through the Orthopeadic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and acupuncture courses through the AFCI. Tim also holds a Diploma in Massage Therapy from the Colorado Institute of Massage Therapy and a Certificate in Advanced Neuromuscular Massage Therapy from the International Academy of NeuroMuscular Therapies. Tim is currently working toward his Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist designation through the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
Tim is a member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, including the Sports, Orthopedic, and Acupuncture Divisions. He is also a member of the International Association for Dance Medicine & Science and the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
When not working, Tim enjoys spending time with his family (wife, two daughters, a cat and a dog), weight-training, running, reading and playing the bagpipes with the Dundas Pipes & Drums.