Brigitte Gauthier

Brigitte Gauthier

Physiotherapist


  • Alonzo Clinic



UNIVERSITY EDUCATION

  • Graduated in Physiotherapy at Laval University in 1992

POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION / COURSES

  • Sport Physiotherapy Diploma ( 2003 )
  • Intra muscular stimulation Diploma , Gunn IMS ( ISTOP 2007 )
  • Manual Therapy : E3/V3 and Lower and Upper Quadrant
  • Sports First Responder
  • Certified UASD ( Use of needles under the derm )

A NUMBER OF OTHER POST GRADUATE COURSES INCLUDING

  • Neuroproprioceptive taping ( kinesiotaping )
  • Concussions in sports
  • Athletic Movement Rehabilitation and Conditioning (AMRC)
  • Acupuncture course  ( AFCI niv.1/partie 1 )
  • Acupuncture course :  “Acupuncture in orthopaedic problems and sports injuries ”
  • Diagnosis and treatment of muscle imbalances (Sahrmann)
  • Many congress et symposiums on sports injuries

EXPERIENCE

  • Physiotherapist of the Canadian Team at the Olympic Games 4 times :
  • Nagano (1998) , Turin (2006) , Vancouver (2010) et Sochi (2014)
  • Lead Physiotherapist of the Canadian Freestyle Ski Team since 2002
  • Physiotherapist of the Canadian Freestyle Ski Team for more than de 20 years ( 1993 )
  • Multiple World Championships and World Cups
  • World Cups with the Canadian Ski Team ( Mens downhill 1998 )
  • Grand Prix of China 2006 with the Canadian Figure Skating Team

OTHER INTERNATIONAL EVENTS INCLUDING

  • Jr PanAm with the Jr National Gymnastics team (2006)
  • Francophone Games 2001

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Teaching in the Physiotherapy Bachelor’s degree in a few courses at Laval University and Ottawa University ( 1995 à 2008 )
  • Teaching at Ottawa University in the Sports Physiotherapy course
  •  Clinic supervisor for students from the Ottawa University

OTHER INTERESTS AND INVOLVEMENT

  • Examiner for the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (Sports Division )
  • On the board of the Sports physiotherapy Ottawa Unit
  • Certified Level 3 coach in Figure Skating

OTHER SPORTS OF INTEREST

  • Hockey, Baseball and Speed Skating

OTHER

  • Bilingual

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