The Role of Professionals

Sports Medicine Physicians

The doctor of sports medicine has training and expertise in the evaluation of the muscular-skeletal system. Furthermore, he specializes in the management of physical activity for at-risk populations, such as, sufferers of obesity, diabetes, cardiac problems and COPD.

Sports Medicine Physicians


Orthopaedic Surgeons

Orthopaedic Surgeons

The orthopedic surgeon is the one who can best decide whether or not a patient’s problem requires more specific investigation that could lead to surgical intervention. General practitioners and physiotherapists often seek out their services in order to obtain their professional opinion.


Physiotherapist

Armed with solid university training, the physiotherapist is qualified to efficiently evaluate and treat problems of a neuro-musculo-skeletal (orthopedic) nature. The physiotherapist will help to establish realistic objectives and propose appropriate treatment plans. If necessary, he/she will ask for the expertise of the sports medicine physician or the orthopedic surgeon.

Physiotherapist


Massage Therapist

Massage Therapist

The massage therapist may be called upon to work in collaboration with the physiotherapists in the case of certain injuries. Also, he/she provides a service to those clients who may benefit from the relaxing effects of massage.


Nutritionist

The nutritionist may be called upon to work with any variety of our clients. She is qualified to provide nutritional information and guidance to high level or regular performance athletes as well as to people with specific health conditions, such as: obesity, diabetes or cardiac complications.

Nutritionist


Psychological Consultant

Psychological Consultant

This professional in the field of psychology can play a determining role in attaining goals which have been set. This expert in psychology is trained to recommend strategies to overcome the roadblocks to optimal rehabilitation or performance; for example, lack of motivation and poor stress management.


Occupational therapist

The occupational therapist is the professional designated to conduct an environmental evaluation (work or home) for persons experiencing physical limitations. He or she is also the specialist in charge of planning modifications necessary for a functional work or home site. The occupational therapist is involved with the physiotherapist in the establishment of functional rehabilitation programs.

Occupational therapist


Kinesiologist

Kinesiologist

L’ergothérapeute est le professionnel tout désigné pour effectuer une évaluation environnementale (travail ou domicile) auprès des personnes étant aux prises avec des limitations physiques. Il est aussi le spécialiste de la planification des modifications devant être apportés au milieu. Enfin, il est impliqué avec le physiothérapeute dans la mise en place des programmes de réadaptation fonctionnelle.


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