Flying Angels Youth Track and Field Team: 2014 – March 2016

Dr. Lopes volunteered once a week with the Flying Angels Youth Track and Field team providing on-site care as well as instruction on how to prevention injury.  The team practiced both indoors at Monarch Park Stadium and outdoors at Birchmount Stadium.  

Functional Assessment at Elgin Mills Orange Theory Fitness: January 10, 2016

Dr. Lopes went to the Elgin Mills Orange Theory Fitness location in Richmond Hill, where she does HIIT (high intensity interval training) to do a talk to some gym members.  The talk focused on doing a functional assessment of your whole body to see how well you are moving and how you can improve.   […]

RCCSS(C) Conference “Train Smarter: An Integrative Approach to Performance Enhancement”: November 21-22, 2015

Dr. Lopes acted as Conference Chair Person for the annual Royal College of Chiropractic Sports Sciences Canada conference held in Toronto.  This year’s theme focused on training athletes and looked at the nutritional, rehab, psychological and treatment aspects around training more efficiently.  The conference was a great success with a variety of allied health professionals […]

Volunteering with the Canadian Deaf Sports Association (CDSA) Track & Field Training Camp: September 25, 2015

Dr. Lopes volunteered her time with the Canadian Deaf Track & Field team during their training camp at York University in Toronto.  She provided on-site care to the athletes and assessed their mobility to help prevent future injuries.  

Toronto 2015 Para Pan Am Games: August 7-15, 2015

Dr. Lopes volunteered in August 2015 as a sports chiropractor.  She assisted at York University for Athletics. She provided both sports first responder and chiropractic services to athletes as part of the host medical team for the Games.   She assisted athletes with visual, physical and intellectual impairments.