CARHA Hockey is excited to announce a new partnership with the Ottawa High Performance Centre that is going to provide you with workout and nutrition tips as featured stories on our website!
Working alongside Tony Carbonette, the Owner of the Ottawa High Performance Centre and an Athletic Therapist, we'll be providing regular stories to help you become the best possible version of yourself.
Tony is very qualified, as seen in his bio:
As owner of the OHPC, Tony is very proud to work along side the amazing team at Ottawa’s Premier Sports Therapy Clinic; Ottawa High Performance Centre.
Tony’s therapy focus is on correcting mechanical alignment issues that cause sports injuries and chronic pain. Using techniques such as Muscle Energy, soft tissues release, myofascial release and other proactive strategies, Tony’s goal is to restore balance and mechanical function. One of Tony’s strengths is to help his clients understand their condition so together he and the client can plan and execute a sound recovery.
Tony brings a vast experience to the OHPC team. Prior to spending 11 years with Hockey Canada’s Sledge Hockey Program as the team’s Head Athletic Therapist and High Performance Coordinator, Tony spent some time working in the CFL, Canadian Professional Soccer League, NCAA div2 basketball and the Canadian College Hockey League. Tony has also represented Canada at the international level by being part of the medical team at the 2006 Torino Paralympics, 2007 Ivan Hlinka U18 hockey tournament, 2010 Vancouver Paralympics and 2014 Sochi Paralympics.
Along with his therapy experience, Tony has had the fortune to be a guest speaker at various international conferences speaking on a multitude of topics such as hockey injuries, core training specificity, and Paralympic Disability in sport. Tony has also authored a core training manual for athletes with disabilities.
When not working, Tony can be found playing soccer, trail running, stand up paddling, hiking with his dog. As a certified Level 1 High Performance hockey coach, he also dedicates some his spare time coaching competitive youth hockey.