Physio Solutions Team

Natalie St-Denis (Popkie)

Physiotherapist

Natalie St-Denis (Popkie) is a 2004 Magna Cum Laude graduate of the University of Ottawa.  Her experience in physiotherapy clinics began in 2000 when she worked in administration and support for Orleans Centre for Physiotherapy in Ottawa.  She then acted as Senior Physiotherapist for Action Plus Physiotherapy in Rockland, Ontario.  She also worked at the Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) giving her balanced knowledge of both the public and private sectors.  The diversity of her experience in management and clinical treatment led her to open Physio Solutions in September of 2011.  Her continuing education courses include:

Myofascial Release 1, 2, and Fascial Pelvis

McKenzie Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy A, B, and C

Certified Level 1; Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute

Certified Level 1 Manual Therapy

 

Natalie is also a pelvic physiotherapist and can treat pelvic pain and incontinence in both men and women and children.  Courses include:

Pelvic Health Solutions Level 1,2, and 3

Pregnancy and the Pelvic Floor

Male Pelvic Health Master Class

Pediatric Pelvic Floor

 

Natalie has a particular interest in treating chronic and persistent pain syndromes.  She has taken many courses addressing complex pain and the science of pain to help patients achieve their very best.  She is currently completing her Master's in Counselling Psychology in order to bring physical and mental well-being together under one umbrella.

 

Sophie-Anne Therrien

Physiotherapist

Sophie-Anne graduated from a Master’s degree in Physiotherapy at the University of Ottawa, where she also obtained her bachelor’s degree in Human Kinetics. Sophie-Anne believes in offering one-on-one physiotherapy services in order to provide the best quality of care. This is done through a combination of education, manual therapy and specific therapeutic exercises, which she believes are the key factors in regaining full potential.

 

Her continuing education courses include:

-          Motivational Interviewing

-          Manual therapy Level 1 - CPA Orthopaedic Division

-          MDT McKenzie Method Part A

 

Sophie-Anne has a particular interest in pelvic floor dysfunctions such as pelvic pain, pre-natal and post-partum issues, diastasis recti, urinary incontinence in both men and women, and much more. She has taken many courses to help her patients empower themselves and reach their highest functioning level. These courses include:

 

-          Holistic Treatment of the Pregnant Body

-          Holistic Treatment of the Postpartum Body

-          Paediatric Incontinence and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

-          Innovative Exercise for the Sensitive Nervous System

-          Female and Male Pelvic Pain Level II/III

-          Incontinence Level 1

-          Trauma and the pelvic floor

 

In her spare time, Sophie-Anne loves outdoors activities such as hiking, cross-country skiing and camping. She looks forward to assisting you through your journey to recovery, in both French or English.

 

Luc Brisson

Physiotherapist

Luc completed his masters in physiotherapy at the University of Ottawa where he has also obtained a bachelor in human kinetics. During his undergraduate studies, Luc studied at l’Université Claude Bernard I in France where he developed an affinity to high performance training. He has been coaching and training in many different disciplines before becoming physiotherapist. 

 

His continuing education courses include:

  • Manual therapy Level 1, 2 upper quadrant

  • Mckenzie approach part A & B

  • APTEI Temporomandibular (TMJ) Joint Management

 

Luc utilises a patient centered approach, which for him is the key to unlocking your full potential. He will also be able to treat you in French or English.


 

Carol Elliott

Receptionist/Assistant

Ethan Evans

Physiotherapy Assistant

Ethan graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a BA in kinesiology with honors. He has emergency first responder training and has worked as an Athletic Therapist for varsity baseball and professional basketball teams. His passion for rehabilitation has been supported by his work at the Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic in London, Ontario. Ethan is also a volunteer firefighter for the Lorrain Valley Fire Department. His comprehensive experience in rehabilitation and ability to work well under pressure is an asset to our patients.

 

Carole is an energetic and enthusiastic member of the team. She works closely with Ethan and greets evening clients with professionalism and kindness.