The Clinique de Physiothérapie du Plateau Mont-Royal is staffed by a team of highly qualified professionals with experience in treating all types of injuries, from chronic ailments to post-operative rehabilitation. The biographical information below will help you get to know them better before your next appointment!
François Landry, B. SC, PHT, MOPPQ, MCPA, FCAMPT
A graduate of the Université de Montreal in 1982, François began his career in Calgary, Alberta, where he began training in orthopedic manual therapy. Back in Québec in 1985, he completed his first two years of training in osteopathy at l’Académie Still, then obtained his certificate in advanced manual therapy (advanced musculoskeletal physiotherapy) in 1994. Lecturer at McGill University from 1989 to 1994 and at the Université de Montreal from 1991 to 1994, instructor for the AQPME and the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, he has been teaching manual therapy (advanced musculoskeletal physiotherapy) for 30 years. François has been a Canadian examiner for this program since 2001.
Active in the profession, François has been involved with the AQPME, the OPPQ Professional Inspection Committee and is currently a member of the manual therapy steering committee (advanced musculoskeletal physiotherapy). He has previously served as Accreditation Chair of Physiotherapy Education in Canada.
François founded the clinic in 1989, and since then has been treating the community of the neighbourhood in which he grew up. This clinic has become a reference centre, offering a variety of specialized services.
Geneviève Lemire, B. SC., PHT, MOPPQ, D.O., MCPA
Geneviève graduated from the Université de Montreal in 2007 with a degree in physiotherapy. She has been working in a private clinic since then, with a varied clientele. She continued her training in manual therapy (advanced musculoskeletal physiotherapy) at the AQPME and obtained Level III, then completed her training in osteopathy at the Collège d'Études Ostéopathiques de Montreal in 2018. She completed her training by writing an essay on the clinical case of a pre-professional classical ballet dancer.
Geneviève favours a personalized approach combining manual therapy (advanced musculoskeletal physiotherapy), exercises and physical health recommendations. She appreciates being able to work with a variety of clients, whether following a sports injury, for rehabilitation, for advice but also for recent or chronic pain. She has developed solid experience with performing artists, circus artists and dance professionals. She regularly runs, swims, does yoga and hikes.
Geneviève is happy to help you improve your health.
Olivier Benoit, M. SC., PHT, MOPPQ
Olivier Benoit began his career in the field of physiotherapy with a diploma as a physical rehabilitation therapist in 2008. He continued his training at the Université de Montreal where he completed the Bachelor's/Master's degree program in physiotherapy in 2013. Since then, he has been working in a private clinic with a varied clientele, always seeking to perfect his practice. He continues to follow the AQPME's orthopedic manual therapy program (advanced musculoskeletal physiotherapy), as well as multiple motor control training courses and a variety of other topics
With a wide range of experience in the field of sport and physical rehabilitation, Olivier has always been passionate about movement. In fact, his background as a coach and acrobatic sports athlete has made him aware of the importance of moving well. This has allowed him to develop an analytical eye for movement that is very useful in his treatments.
For a few years now, he has been passionate about climbing in all its forms. His interest in this activity leads him to read and analyze the gestures specific to this sport. He’s able to give you advice on prevention, progress and promote your safe return to climbing after an injury.
He is happy to help you, no matter what the cause of your troubles!
Lawrence Morse, M. SC., PHT, MOPPQ
After graduating from the Université de Montreal in 2014, Lawrence began to perfect his manual techniques (advanced musculoskeletal physiotherapy), exercise prescription and clinical reasoning. He has followed a series of post-graduate training courses, such as orthopedic manual therapy with AQPME, improvements in the prescription of muscle control exercises with SMARTERehab and a specialization in vestibular rehabilitation. He has also perfected his knowledge in the treatment of headaches, neuro-meningeal problems, temporomandibular joint (jaw) disorders and symptoms following a concussion. This knowledge allows him to effectively treat many musculoskeletal problems.
Passionate about sports, Lawrence enjoys running, fitness and is currently registered in the Australian Football League of Québec. Lawrence has previously participated in all sports through primary and secondary education in schools focused on physical education. He also masters the basis of most professional sports by actively following them. Feel free to come in for a consultation, no matter what your problem is!
Samanta Lima Le Corre, B. SC., PHT, MOPPQ
Samanta graduated in 2007 in physiotherapy from the University of Fortaleza in Brazil and continued her studies at the Université de Montreal until 2014. She has worked as a physiotherapist in rehabilitation centres, private clinics and as a self-employed worker for several years. She also holds graduate degrees in respiratory and cardiovascular physiotherapy, as well as in childhood development.
Her growing interest in women's health has led her to complete several courses, including the additional postgraduate training in perineal and pelvic rehabilitation at the Université de Montreal. She also works as a physiotherapist in Chantale Dumoulin's perineal rehabilitation research laboratory, which allows her to offer quality and personalized follow-up. Samanta is a dedicated and caring physiotherapist.
She is a member of the Ordre professionnel de la physiothérapie du Québec and is fluent in French, English and Portuguese.
Angélique Mariotat, a native of France, obtained her graduate degree in international finance. After a brief unsatisfactory experience in this field, she moved to a work environment that was closer to people and their needs. She is an administrative assistant and receptionist. She joined the excellent team at the Plateau Mont-Royal physiotherapy clinic in April 2002. She will welcome you with her energy and communicative smile to make your visit to the clinic a pleasant one.
Élise Gravel is a young retiree who has worked as an operator, secretary and receptionist in Montreal and its region, notably in Kuujjuaq, Val d'Or, Sept-Îles and the Magdalen Islands. Élise has had the pleasure of welcoming you to the clinic in the afternoons and evenings since 2016.