Faculty

Dr. Teresa De Freitas

Assistant Professor, Director of Sport Medicine GSSMC
Department of Family Medicine

About Me

B of Nursing in 1986 , BSc Med, MD with hon in research in 1995, Canadian Academy of Sports Medicine Diploma 2002.

Team Physician for Taekwondo Canada Olympic team in 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

Cypress Mountain VANOC physician for free style skiing 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games, and polyclinic 2010 paralympics Whistler

Research interest : ultrasound guided injection of PRP for Musculoskeletal and sports injuries

current research project : "Inter disciplinary care of shoulder pain" grant from EZMSA

current clinical innovations interest : platelet rich plasma injections for tendinopathy

hydro dilation/hydro dissection for adhesive capsulitis

Current team physician appointments: Taekwondo Canada National team,  FC Edmonton professional soccer team , Edmonton Huskies Football

 


Teaching

clinical teaching of musculoskeletal examination, sports medicine, fieldside sports medicine emergencies

undergrad teaching: physical exam skills

the physical exam is a key element of medical practice it is crucial that we continue to teach these skills to our medical students , and post graduate students