Krista McHardy, RMT

Job Title: 
Registered Massage Therapist
Sport Medicine

BA (Hon) Kinesiology, University of Western Ontario, London, ON

BSc. Exercise Science - Athletic Therapy, Concordia University, Montreal, QC

MEd. Athletic Training, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA


Krista joined CSIO in September 2013. She works primarily with Wheelchair Basketball Canada’s National Academy. Her previous experience includes work with Temple Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine in Philadelphia, PA, where she served as an athletic trainer at a local high school. Kritsa also worked as an orthopedic technician for 7 years, and spent 2 years as a graduate assistant athletic trainer while attending Temple University.

A native of Ottawa, ON, Krista served as a student intern athletic therapist with the Ottawa Renegades (CFL), University of Ottawa Football, Carleton University and local minor football teams.

Professional Affiliations: 
  • National Athletic Trainers’ Association
Research Interests: 
  • Sports Injuries Epidemiology in Para Sports
  • Shoulder Injury Prevention
  • Postural Control in Para Athletes