About Kinesio Taping in Canada
Kinesio Taping in Canada offers Kinesio Tape products and certification courses. Courses are taught by Dr. Roger Berton and Lana Berton (physiotherapist).
Roger Berton, DC, C.K.T.I., is a graduate of the National University of Health Sciences, Chicago, Illinois. He owns and operates Berton Physiotherapy & Chiropractic in Windsor, Ontario, and is a certified Kinesio Taping Course Instructor. He also worked as the Program Coordinator and Instructor for CDI’s Registered Massage Therapy Program (Windsor, ON).
Prior to his association with CDI, Dr. Roger Berton devoted three years to the Athletic Department of St. Clair College as a Chiropractor and Sports Nutrition Instructor for the Continuing Education Department.
He has gained significant recognition being asked to present at The Canadian Athletic Therapists Association Annual Conference, The Action Sport Physiotherapy Symposium, and The College of Chiropractic Sports Sciences Symposium.
At this point in his career, he has taught over 150 Kinesio Taping workshops across the world. These workshops are designed to enhance one’s ability to apply this modality, one of the most non-invasive soft tissue treatments in use today
Lana Berton, PT, CKTI is licensed with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario. She is a member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and Ontario Physiotherapy Association.
She graduated from the University of Windsor with an Honors Degree in Kinesiology specializing in Movement Science. She attended Wayne State University where she obtained a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences and then a Masters of Physical Therapy degree.
Her clinical interests are in Outpatient Orthopedics and Pelvic Health. She is a Certified Functional Abilities & Physical Demands Evaluator and a Certified Laser Therapist.
Lana is a Certified Kinesio Taping Course Instructor (C.K.T.I.).
She also performs independent medical assessments for various companies.
Although she originally graduated with an accounting degree from the University of Calgary in 1990, Dr. Snell was moved to continue her education, graduating Magna Cum Lada in 1997 from New York Chiropractic College in Seneca Falls, NY. In this field she strives to provide clinical excellence in chiropractic care, having run her own practice in Calgary, AB and London, England.
In addition to Kinesio Taping, Dr. Snell is trained in Graston (IASTM) and Active Release Techniques and holds the advanced designation of International Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner. With a special interest in concussion recovery, she volunteers with the Fernie Ghostrider Junior B Hockey Team and with the USGA on the US Open Wellness Team. She practices in Fernie, British Columbia. Dr. Snell has been a CKTI since 2008 and has taught in the UK, Ireland, the USA and Canada.
In addition to teaching Kinesio Taping workshops, the Bertons also operate a clinic in Windsor, Ontario:
Berton Physiotherapy & Chiropractic
555 Tecumseh Rd. E.
Windsor, ON, N8X 2S1
HipTrac™ is a first-in-class lightweight, portable device that replicates and complements the manual therapy techniques of long-axis hip traction. The Berton’s utilize this device at their clinics and are one of the Canadian Distributors of HipTrac™.