Antonio, a native of Chilliwack, BC, has a rich background in competitive sports, primarily as a soccer goalkeeper, but also in disciplines like Shido-Kan Karate and Rugby. He holds a Bachelor’s of Kinesiology from the University of the Fraser Valley and is a licensed Kinesiologist. His practice in the Fraser Valley and Greater Vancouver Area centers around Active Rehabilitation. To augment his skill set, he underwent a rigorous 20-month, 3,000-hour program at the Vancouver College of Massage Therapy, excelling academically. Post-graduation, Antonio’s clinical experience extends to treating a diverse array of conditions, from Alzheimer’s to spinal trauma. Outside of his professional life, he enjoys outdoor activities with his puppy Juniper.
Born in the scenic locale of Chilliwack, British Columbia, Antonio’s fervor for health and fitness emerged from an early immersion in competitive sports. Specifically, he distinguished himself as a high-level soccer goalkeeper, a vocation that instilled in him a profound understanding of physical health and human performance. His athletic interests are multifaceted, extending to other sports such as traditional Shido-Kan Karate and Rugby.
In 2015, Antonio earned a Bachelor’s of Kinesiology from the prestigious University of the Fraser Valley. Since then, he has been serving as a licensed Kinesiologist in both the Fraser Valley and the Greater Vancouver Area. His expertise lies in Active Rehabilitation, where he focuses on restoring patients to full functionality and improving their quality of life. This is achieved through meticulous assessments and tailoring individualized program plans.
Recognizing the need for a holistic approach to patient care, Antonio furthered his education by graduating from the Vancouver College of Massage Therapy. The program was far from a walk in the park, requiring 20 months and 3,000 hours of intensive training. His dedication paid off, as he graduated at the top of his class and was honored on the Dean’s List in December of 2019.
Since completing his formal education, Antonio has amassed a broad range of clinical experience. His patient demographics are diverse, including individuals with Alzheimer’s/dementia, spinal trauma, strains and sprains, chronic pain, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS), and post-Motor Vehicle Incident injuries, among others.
When he’s not engaged in his professional pursuits, Antonio relishes the great outdoors alongside his puppy Juniper. Whether it’s soccer, camping, kayaking, hiking, fishing, or backcountry exploration, his recreational activities reflect his zest for life and his love for physical activity.