The osteopath can prevent and relieve many discomforts and aims to restore the balance between all systems of the human body.
What is osteopathy?
“Osteopathy is a manual approach whose objective is to restore the functionality of the structures and systems of the human body in order to optimize its capacity for self-regulation. This practice is based on a thorough knowledge of the health sciences and the interactions specific to the balance of the body.”
Quote from Ostéopathie Québec (https://www.osteopathiequebec.ca/fr/quest-ce-que-losteopathie)
Osteopathy can prevent and relieve many discomforts of the neck, head, back and stomach, help with sleep-related problems and more. Through gentle and precise mobilizations, the osteopath aims to restore the balance between all the systems of the human body.
Prevention and the improvement of quality of life are therefore at the heart of this approach, which promotes global health and well-being. Osteopathy allows us to regain a better balance and optimal functioning.
What happens during an appointment?
During the first meeting, a complete and global evaluation of your state of health and the discomfort that brings you to consult allows the osteopath to investigate the cause of neuro-musculo-skeletal, visceral and cranial dysfunctions. This information guides the osteopath in their evaluation through palpation.
What is the difference between osteopathy and physiotherapy?The difference is mainly between the philosophy and the fields of expertise of each of these professions. If both can help you and are complementary, then it is a matter of personal preference. Therapists know their areas of expertise and can refer you to another discipline when necessary. This is the main advantage of our interdisciplinary team!
Who is this service for?Osteopaths work with people of all ages, from infants to the elderly. A wide range of people use osteopathic services whether it is during a convalescence or a rehabilitation period. Athletes can also meet with an osteopath to relieve various discomforts in the muscles and tendons. Osteopathy can also help relieve tension on the body during pregnancy and even works with postpartum and newborns. In fact, osteopathy is a gentle approach to treating children and babies at all stages of development.
Véronique BertrandOsteopath and Massage Therapist
Camille Pharand TourillonOsteopath
After practicing horseback riding for 21 years and being passionate about running and pilates, Amanda is conscious of the impacts and stakes that comes with sports injuries and the importance of prevention and the treatment with the aim of being able to practice your sport with the best of your ability.
Her extra-professional activities are as numerous as varied. Now working part-time, she can devote her time to shower her children and grandchildren with love, to participate in sports such as tennis, biking, hiking, downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing (anything outdoors!) and individual workouts, to travel (when it’s allowed again!) as well reading, when she finds the time!
Having practiced classical dance for nearly 15 years, she naturally turned, at first, to the sports field (athletics, rugby…). Thanks to these experiences, she was able to provide osteopathic follow-up to high-level athletes (Pôle Espoir Judo - France) over several years within a multidisciplinary team. Afterwards, she practiced at her own clinic for nearly 10 years. These different experiences have allowed her to work with clients of all ages and backgrounds.
She has enriched her practice over the years by following various professional trainers such as Jean-François Terramorsi and Gilles BOudehen. She is also a member of the RITMA association.
To fill up on oxygen, Muriel enjoys walking and observing the fauna and flora around her; and when it’s time to relax, a good book is never far away!
To maintain a healthy mind, Véronique practices a multitude of outdoor activities. Whether it is running, hiking, paddle boarding, wake-surfing, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing or camping, she finds her balance in the outdoors.jh!!
A lover of outdoor sports and with an artistic background in classical and contemporary dance, she wanted to "understand" the human body, the effects of training on health and finally put her knowledge and passion to work for others. As a kinesiologist, she is an enthusiast of the benefits of physical activity in our lives. According to her, a balanced life is achieved by reconciling sports with family and leisure activities.
- Osteopathic Center of Quebec, 2016 to 2022
- University of Quebec in Montreal, 2011 to 2014
- Academy of Scientific Massage, Montreal, 2017