Tom Altheim

Registered Massage Therapist
Collegiate Sports Medicine (Red Deer Main)

Tom Altheim

Tom Altheim

Registered Massage Therapist, RMTA

• Deep Tissue Myofascial Release
• Craniosacral Treatment
• Taping for Dysfunction

Tom completed a 2-year massage therapy program in 1996 through the Northern Institute of Massage Therapy in Clyde, Alberta. In 1997 he opened a small clinic in Drayton Valley, Alberta. Then, in 2001, he began doing contract massage therapy in a staff ergonomic program at a sawmill in Drayton Valley. He also worked 15 years as an EMT for the ambulance service in Drayton Valley.

Tom has developed a keen interest in massage therapy for sports injuries as well as repetitive strain injuries. A highlight of his career was volunteering at the World Games IAAF in Edmonton in 2001 where he did massage on 3 medalists; 2 athletes from Africa and 1 from the Bahamas!

He has continued to add to his list of skills so he can help his clients. During his time here he has taken courses in Myofascial release, craniosacral and taping for dysfunction.

In his spare time, he is a trainer for the Hunting Hills High School football and rugby teams. He enjoys spending time in the outdoors camping with his wife and two sons.

Tom joined Collegiate in March 2004.