Dr Colleen Prendergast comes to Momentum Healing Arts Centre after being in private practice for 11 years in Paris, France. Dr. Prendergast’s background as a track and field athlete has served her well in her transition to becoming a Sports Chiropractor.
Dr. Prendergast earned a full track & field scholarship and then graduated from the University of Iowa (USA) with a Bachelor of Science degree. She represented Canada at the 1995 Junior Pan American championships in Santiago, Chili. From there, she moved to France where she pursued her studies. She graduated from the Institute Franco-Européen de Chiropratique (IFEC) in Paris and is bilingual in French and English. Dr. Prendergast then went on to become certified in Sports Chiropractic, earning the designation of ICSSD (International Chiropractic Sports Science Diploma). In addition to practicing, Dr. Prendergast became a certified Kinesio Taping Instructor, travelling throughout France to provide instruction to health care professionals for the last 5 years.
With the intensive background in sports, Dr. Prendergast enjoys working with athletes to bring the benefits of chiropractic care to the training and performance enhancement for athletes of all ages and caliber. A large part of her experience comes from working with as the team chiropractor for the semi-pro basketball team in Sceaux, France, and already is a coach with The Gazelle Track and Field Club in Brampton.
Dr. Prendergast is now certified in Canada as a Concussion Management Specialist with CCMI, and is qualified to diagnose, manage and educate on Concussions.
With all of these extensive qualifications, Dr. Prendergast brings a level of expertise to Momentum that patients can depend on for all of their health care needs.