ABOUT PPA THERAPY

Dr. Marcus Gatto is a Doctor of Chiropractic dedicated to preventative sports injury therapy, Athletic and General rehabilitation therapy, and sports performance training.

Accompanying his Doctor of Chiropractic designation, Dr. Gatto has spent years enhancing his credentials to truly understand the athletic mind and body through his training and certifications:

Neurofunctional Sports Performance Specialist, McMaster University (2020)

Complete Concussion Management Practitioner- Complete Concussion Management Inc.

Functional Range Conditioning Mobility Specialist- Functional Anatomy Seminars

Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist- National Strength and Conditioning Association

Athletic Movement Assessment Tool- Athletic Movement Assessment

Dr. Marcus Gatto

From an early age, Dr. Gatto has always been involved in the local sporting scene in his hometown of Guelph, ON. From hockey, to basketball, to baseball, and every sport in between, exercise and performance has always been an important part of his life. He completed his Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology degree with Honours Distinction at the University of Western Ontario (UWO)  while playing on the Western Mustangs Varsity Baseball Team. Immediately following his graduation from the program at Western, Dr.Gatto began his four-year Doctor of Chiropractic program at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) in Toronto. In June 2019, Dr. Gatto graduated from the highly competitive program at CMCC with Cum Laude Honours and began his practice in Guelph.

In addition to his degrees from UWO and CMCC, Dr. Gatto places importance on continuing his education and finding different avenues of growth for the betterment of his patients. Dr. Gatto understands maintaining a spot on the leading edge of sport performance and therapy requires many different tools. As a result, Dr. Gatto continues to seek out courses, seminars, mentors, and opportunities to help him maintain a leading edge approach.

While in practice, Dr. Gatto maintains community involvement as well as fulfilling other interests in a variety of ways. He has recently been named Team Doctor for the Guelph Gryphons AAA Midget hockey team and continues to engage in sport related research surrounding adolescent performance and development. Dr. Gatto is concurrently a Strength and Conditioning coach where he has helped develop and train athletes including professional National Hockey League (NHL) players, amateur athletes, as well as general population clients.

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