Karla Leong, Athletic Therapist, Concord Vaughan, ON

Karla Leong

Karla Leong

Athletic Therapist
Concord Vaughan, ON
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Karla is an accomplished healthcare professional with a diverse background and a strong focus on musculoskeletal injuries and orthopedic conditions. Here's an overview of her qualifications and expertise: Professional Certifications and Memberships: Certified Athletic Therapist: Karla is certified by the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association, indicating her expertise in assessing, treating, and preventing musculoskeletal injuries. Registered Kinesiologist: She is a registered kinesiologist, which signifies her ability to provide specialized exercise therapy and rehabilitation. Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS): Karla is certified by the National Strength & Conditioning Association as a CSCS, highlighting her proficiency in strength and conditioning programs for athletes and individuals seeking improved fitness. Member of the College of Kinesiology of Ontario: Being a member of this regulatory body suggests that Karla adheres to professional standards and ethical guidelines in her practice. Athletic Background: Competitive Figure Skater: Karla has 12 years of experience as a competitive figure skater, which likely contributes to her understanding of the physical demands and injuries associated with this sport. Varsity Track & Field Athlete: She also competed as a sprinter for 4 years with the York University Varsity Track & Field team, further enhancing her knowledge of athletic performance and injuries. Education: Bachelor's Degree in Kinesiology: She obtained a bachelor's degree in kinesiology from York University, laying the foundation for her expertise in exercise science and human movement. Bachelor of Health Science Specializing in Athletic Therapy: Karla earned a bachelor's degree in health science with a specialization in Athletic Therapy from Sheridan College, solidifying her qualifications in this field. Holistic Approach to Therapy: Karla takes a holistic approach to therapy, focusing on addressing the root causes of musculoskeletal issues rather than merely treating symptoms. She recognizes the interconnectedness of the human body's various systems and structures. Experience: Medical Staff with Canadian National Women’s Soccer Teams: Karla has been a part of the medical staff for the Canadian National Women’s U14-U20 Soccer teams since 2013, demonstrating her involvement in elite-level sports medicine. Medical Staff with Ontario REX Supercentre: She currently works with top provincial players as part of the medical staff at the Ontario REX Supercentre. Patient-Centered Care: Karla tailors her treatment approach to meet the specific needs and goals of her patients, whether it's improving fitness, enhancing athletic performance, or facilitating the return to daily activities. With her extensive background in athletics, comprehensive education, and dedication to patient-centered care, Karla is well-equipped to help individuals recover from injuries, improve their physical performance, and achieve their health and fitness goals. Karla Leong, Athletic Therapist (Support staff) at Canada Soccer

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Hip flexor strains can vary in severity, ranging from mild stretches or micro-tears to partial or complete muscle tears. Symptoms of a hip flexor strain may include pain and tenderness in the front of the hip or upper thigh, pain or difficulty with hip movement or walking, swelling or bruising, and muscle weakness.

Treatment for a hip flexor strain typically involves the RICE method: Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation. Resting the injured hip and avoiding activities that exacerbate the pain is important for healing. Applying ice packs to the area can help reduce pain and inflammation. Compression with an elastic bandage and elevating the leg when possible can also aid in reducing swelling.

In some cases, physical therapy exercises and stretching may be recommended to improve flexibility, strength, and promote healing. Severe strains may require medical intervention, such as medications or even surgery.

If you suspect you have a hip flexor strain, it's advisable to consult with a healthcare professional, such as a doctor or physical therapist, for an accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatment plan.

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