Graduated in physical medicine and rehabilitation from the University of Montreal in 2000, I worked for nearly 20 years mainly in pediatric and neurological rehabilitation, and with multiple trauma victims of work and the road as well as people who have suffered an amputation. Passionate about art and music, I decided to combine my artistic interests with my work for the second part of my career. Both artists and athletes subject their bodies to many hours of practice, usually from childhood, which predisposes them to overuse injuries. As the prevention and treatment of injuries to musicians and performing artists is an underdeveloped field so far in Quebec, I decided to seek expertise in the United States and France in order to improve care. brought to the health of musicians and performing artists here.
June 2019: Essentials of Performing Arts Medicine ”from PAMA-ACSM (Performing Arts Medicine Association and American College of Sports Medicine).
Sept 2019-Sept 2020: certificate in Arts Medicine - Musicians with the Alexitère organization in France. Submission of the thesis scheduled for July 2022.
MEMBER OF THE FOLLOWING ASSOCIATIONS:
European Association of Medicine of the Arts
Performing arts medicine association (PAMA)
International Association for Dance Medicine & Science (IADMS)