About Us

Tanner Gervais

Tanner completed a Master of Science in Physiotherapy at the University of Toronto in 2011 following a Bachelor of Kinesiology degree at McMaster University in 2007. Tanner has also pursued post-graduate studies in manual therapy, completing Level 3 of the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, and the Contemporary Medical Acupuncture program at McMaster University in 2012. He has also completed Level 1 of the Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) and Functional Movement Screen (FMS) certification for movement dysfunction. Tanner also completed his certification for 'New Trends in the Prevention of Running Injuries' through the Running Clinic and previously worked at the Sports Medicine Specialists in Toronto, one of the premiere sports medicine clinics in southern Ontario.

Tanner has a keen interest in all types of sport and orthopaedic injuries and has experience working with a variety of individual and team sport athletes. He has had the opportunity to manage the rehabilitation for active patients following fractures, sprains/strains, reconstructive surgeries and degenerative conditions. Tanner also specializes in the assessment of running injuries and technique for his patients to improve performance and facilitate a successful return to activity following injury. He has been a guest speaker at the Running Room and Staples Canada for running related injuries and has also assisted with the Neuromuskuloskeletal component of the Physiotherapy program at the University of Toronto as an examiner and small group facilitator. As a clinician, Tanner advocates a holistic care approach combining manual therapy, exercise, acupuncture and education to alleviate dysfunction as well as optimize the performance and well being in his patients.

Recreationally, Tanner is an avid endurance athlete, notably competing in multiple Boston marathons as well as the 2016 Ironman Mont-Tremblant. Tanner has experience in running races and triathlons of all distances and his vision is to become the premiere multisport rehabilitation and performance specialist for the Ottawa area.