Judy MacKasey

Clinic Location
  • Sooke
  • CAT(C), BPE Certified Athletic Therapist
You might be surprised that I…
  • Have worked with Cirque du Soleil!
  • Have been involved in many different major sporting events such as National Women’s Soccer and the Pan Am Games

You do not need to be an athlete to see Judy; her ideal client is a motivated individual with a positive attitude willing to take the necessary steps to deal with their injury to pursue their goals.

Judy has 20 years of experience that encompasses clinical work in multidisciplinary clinics, owning a clinic for 13 years in Canmore, Ab., touring with Cirque du Soleil, and being a team therapist for several sports.

Best known for returning professional and elite athletes back to their sport after an injury, Certified Athletic Therapists use the same sports medicine approach to quickly rehabilitate your injury – resulting in faster recovery, reduced chance of further injury, and fewer visits to your health care professional.

Certifications & Techniques

Active Release Techniques (ART)
Muscle Energy of the Thoracic Spine
Running Injury Clinic Biomechanics
Sports First Responder Certification
Doping Control Officer

Professional Affiliations

Canadian Athletic Therapy Association
BC Athletic Therapy Association
Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport

Volunteer Community Service

Working at sporting events is a passion for Judy. She devotes her time to 1-14 events a year, providing field coverage at local to international level events. Below are a few examples:

1992/1993Northern Alberta Institute of Technology – Men’s Hockey Team
1991/1992South Side Athletics Midget AAA Hockey, Edmonton, Alberta
1992St. Albert Rugby Football Association,
1993National Ultimate Championships
1996-1998World Cup Mountain Biking Races (7 events)
1996National Women’s Soccer
1997National Gymnastics Competition
2000/1999National Figure Skating Championships
2015/1999Pan Am Games
1996-1999Rugby: Men’s, Women’s, Levels from High School, Club to International Play
2002National XC Ski Championship
2003Canadian Biathlon Nationals
2003- 2007Therapist for National Cross Country Ski Team
1996-1999Eastern Ontario Women’s Rugby
1993/1994University of Ottawa –Women’s Volleyball Team
2015National Youth Climbing Team Therapist (World Championships, Italy)
2014National Youth Climbing Team Therapist (Pan Ams -Mexico, World Championships – New Caledonia)
2014, 02- 07Wolverines High School Football
2003-05TransRockies Mountain Bike Race
2005Cross Country Skiing World Cup
2007Canada Winter Games
2010Vancouver Olympics
2014Alberta Winter Games
2003Canadian Biathlon Nationals
2002National XC Ski Championships

Judy volunteered with the Canmore High School football team for seven years attending practices and games to keep the players safe. She has volunteered at Canada Winter Games, Pan Ams, and the Vancouver Olympics. She has travelled as a dedicated team therapist with hockey, rugby, football, soccer, and climbing.