Sports Medicine

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Activity, movement, and sport are critical dimensions of what it is to be human. And the branch of medical expertise related to activity, sport and performance is sports medicine. Dr. Melina Thibodeau has joined our team to extend our capacity to provide you with the expertise you need to recover, perform better, and reach your goals. Read more about Dr. Thibodeau.

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The Canadian Academy of Sport and Exercise Medicine (CASEM) is an organization of physicians committed to excellence in the practice of medicine as it applies to all aspects of physical activity.


Canadian Academy of Sport and Exercise Medicine (CASEM) The Canadian Academy of Sport and Exercise Medicine is the national medical specialty society for sport medicine physicians in Canada. The Academy is open for membership to medical doctors (MD). It was founded in 1970 and the Academy serves as a means to ensure its members are kept up to date with current medical practices in sport medicine.

The Diploma of Sport and Exercise Medicine (DipSportMed) developed by CASEM, is a recognized credential for sport medicine physicians in Canada. The Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine, founded by CASEM, is a peer reviewed sport medicine journal, now published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.1

Dr. Melina Thibodeau, Sports Medicine.

Dr. Melina Thibodeau

BSc, MD, CCFP, dip Sports Medicine

Dr. Melina Thibodeau is a sports medicine doctor and family doctor. She has been practicing sports medicine in Victoria, BC since 2004. She has worked with Athletics Canada as the team physician for several international track and field and cross-country competitions.

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  1. Read more about CASEM.

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