Wednesday, August 16, 2017

News from Our Network

Fundraising Golf-Cycling Event
This past June, a golf and cycling tournament took place to raise funds for research in physiotherapy. We are proud and happy to have been a part of this event which raised $20,994.24. A big thank you to our partners and the participants, who made this happen!

From left to right: Pascal Gagnon, president of the Fédération des cliniques privées de physiothérapie du Québec, Denis Pelletier, president of the Ordre professionnel de la physiothérapie du Québec, Sarah C Marshall, president-elect of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, Alain Scheldeman, president of the Action Sport Physio network and Luc J Hébert, president of the Association québécoise de la physiothérapie-AQP


Opening of ASP St-Laurent
On September 1st, a new Action Sport Physio clinic will open its doors in Ville St-Laurent. The clinic will be located at 3300 Côte-Vertu Blvd., suite 110 and will be the 20th ASP clinic!


Medical Coverage of Sporting Events
Action Sport Physio is the official sports medicine clinic of prominent international events
such as the Mont-Tremblant Ironman events, the Montreal International Triathlon, the Jackalope Action Sports Festival and the Montreal Marathon.

We are proud to have provided medical care at the Half-Ironman and the 5150 Triathlon, which took place from June 23rd to 25th. We will also be at the full Ironman, from August 17th to 21st.


Recently, we were at the Montreal International Triathlon, not only as a medical care provider, but also as a participant. Three teams of ASP employees and family members took part in the event's corporate challenge and did pretty well! Congratulations to them, as well as to the triathletes from our network who competed in the triathlon!

photo: Annie Kim Lachapelle

We will also be at the Olympic Stadium from August 18th to 20th, as part of the Jackalope Action Sports Festival, as well as at the Expo-Marathon and the Montreal Marathon, from September 22nd to 24th.

Kidcon
On October 21st and 22nd, at the Uniprix Stadium, osteopath and doula Marie-Eve Gauvreau (ASP St-Bruno) will be at the Kidcon convention and give a talk on how to recognize the signs of a concussion in kids, at 10:15 am on Saturday and at 3 pm on Sunday, on the main stage. Come see her at the ASP booth for advice and a gift!


Camille Boileau, karate
ASP Boucherville
This past May, our Boucherville clinic unveiled the names of the recipients of its Action Sport Physio Boucherville/Longueuil bursary during a conference on concussions at the De Mortagne school in Boucherville.

Congratulations to these 5 young athletes!

1) Camille Boileau, karate
2) Léonie Portelance, soccer
3) Anne-Sophie Brunetta, triathlon paratriathlon
4) Rosalie Boissonneault, synchronized swimming
5) Zackary Goulet, hockey

The clinic awarded them more than $3,000 in prize to help them in their sport.


ASP Valleyfield
Our Valleyfield clinic was also awarding a bursary recently. The recipient is a 17-year-old rugby player named Tristan Villiers. Congratulations!

At the U16 Canadian Championships in 2014, Tristan helped his team win Gold when he was just 14 years old. For the last two seasons, he has been captain at the National Rugby Championships and has also helped the Quebec U18 team win Gold when he was only 15 years old.

His goal: to be selected to represent the Canadian team at the Olympics in Rugby 7.


ASP Laval
Did you know that training visual reflexes can prevent injuries and even concussions? The ASP Laval clinic's Sports Vision Training service provided by NeuroVision offers training camps for all. Come see us to accelerate your reflexes at the clinic or in the field (teams only)!

ASP St-Bruno
Dr. Kim Aubin, an orthopedist, and Dr. Natalia Smirnova, a general practitioner, have recently joined the team of our St-Bruno clinic. Do you suffer from a musculoskeletal injury and your condition requires a medical consultation? These two doctors can be seen at the clinic. They offer consultations on a regular basis. Simply contact us at (450) 441-1451 for details and conditions.

Our team would like to welcome two new collaborators: kinesiologist Eve Morency and acupuncturist Caroline Laurin. In their own way, they will both contribute to your well-being.

We are proud to say that Danièle Speary, a massage therapist and a member of our team, was part of the Canada Games' main medical team in Winnipeg, which took place from July 28 to August 13.

Danièle teaches Swedish massage, sports massage and, as a sports first responder, she has had the chance to be involved in several sporting events and work with high-level athletes. Danièle is a member of the Canadian Sport Massage Therapists Association (CSMTA), an association for which she is also the secretary and representative of the Quebec chapter. Congratulations, Danièle!


ASP Repentigny
Our Repentigny clinic has a partnership with La Débarque Escalade, an indoor climbing center. Clients (members) of La Débarque benefit from a preferential rate on their evaluation in physiotherapy. In addition, the owners of the center will give a training to the clinic's physiotherapists on frequent climbing injuries and the vocabulary used in climbing to allow them to treat climbers effectively.

Occupational therapist Marie-Pier Lynch Pérusse put together a work station analysis project to meet workers in the workplace and inform them about the importance of postural hygiene at work and the benefits of occupational therapy.

Experts from the clinic took part in a corporate health promotion day. Massage therapist Chantal Desrosiers, physiotherapist Hugues Fontaine and public relations representative Laurence Lebel-Alexandre had the opportunity to meet with the 400 employees attending the event and promote the clinic.

We would like to welcome osteopath I.O. Kim Aspirot, acupuncturist Monique Gratton-Noël and public relations representative Laurence Lebel-Alexandre.

Congratulations to Catherine Janson, Genevieve Grenier and Mylène Monette, who gave birth to three beautiful healthy babies! We wish you a good maternity leave!

Friday, May 5, 2017

News from Our Network

Our Feel-Good Contest

Congratulations to the 3 winners of our Feel-Good contest!

Mr. Pascal Doyon of Montreal won a 2-nights 2-person getaway in a luxury suite at Château Beauvallon in Mont-Tremblant (a value of $1,200)

Ms. Felicetta Napolitano of St-Leonard won a service package of her choice at Action Sport Physio (a value of $400)

Ms. Valérie Roy of Sherbrooke won a service package of her choice at Action Sport Physio (a value of $400)

Keep an eye out on our Facebook page for our upcoming contests!



Our Running Experts 2.0

Recently, our therapists Éric Boucher, François Lévesque, Mathieu Poirier, Isabelle BriseBois et Hugues Fontaine have completed the Expert 2.0 course from The Running Clinic.

This is the most advanced course currently available in the field of health through running. Congratulations!
physiotherapist Éric Boucher from ASP Vaudreuil-Dorion and Valleyfield

physiotherapist Mathieu Poirier from ASP St-Jérôme
physiotherapist François Lévesque of ASP Sherbrooke
physiotherapist Isabelle BriseBois of ASP St-Bruno

physiotherapist Hugues Fontaine of ASP Repentigny


New Clinic Opening in Lachine
physiotherapist and owner
of Action Sport Physio Lachine

On this upcoming June 1st, a brand new Action Sport Physio clinic will open its doors in the heart of Lachine.

Located at 2675 Victoria street, this location allows the clinic to provide physiotherapy, osteopathy, massage therapy and occupational therapy services to the population of Lachine, Lasalle and Dorval. The clinic offers sports medicine services to both elite athletes and the general population.

The services are provided to a private clientele, workers compensation (CNESST), IVAC and SAAQ clientele. The services are covered by private insurances whenever applicable.

The clinic has a very professional, dynamic, flexible, highly trained and strong team, whose main role is to provide evidence-based, specific and high quality treatments to its clients.

ASP Lachine is strongly involved and active in the community and covers events such as soccer and running. Its mission is to bring back its clients to the activities they enjoy and do so pain free. It focuses on bringing its clients “back to life”.

The clinic also takes care of the Lachine Soccer AAA team.

Its location is easily accessible:
  • By car (very close to highway 13 and 20)
  • By public transit STM: buses 110, 195, 196, 356
  • Not far from Angrignon Metro
  • Free parking lot
  • Elevator to access the premises
For an appointment, contact us at 514-400-9001.

Click here for more info on the clinic and its opening hours



The Action Sport Physio sign is up


The construction is going well!

We look forward to welcoming you here!


New Annex Clinic in Dollard-des-Ormeaux

On this past May 1st, Action Sport Physio Sunnybrooke opened its doors. Located in the Santé Sunnybrooke Health Care Clinic at 1105 Hyman Street, suite 201, this annex clinic is affiliated with the Action Sport Physio West Island clinic.

This family-oriented clinic is made up of professionals in the fields of physiotherapy, perineal re-education, post and pre-natal therapy.

Call us for an appointment at 514-624-2424.






ASP St-Leonard

Once again this year, ASP St-Leonard is the official sports medicine clinic of the Antonio Ribeiro Corporate League Soccer Club of St-Leonard, the Moojen Ribeiro combine and the Cougars football teams.

Our April 10th conference on concussions was a great success! With the soccer and football seasons starting, our team of CCMI-certified therapists are working hard to prevent and treat concussions.

physiotherapist Etta Mariani speaking on concussions at the conference

We would like to wish good luck and happy travels to physiotherapist Charlotte Levasseur Paquin, who is leaving us to travel the world!


Golf-Cycling Event

The Action Sport Physio network is proud to be a part of this unique event, which goal is to fund research projects in physiotherapy!





Wednesday, February 8, 2017

News from our Network

Valentine's Day Specials

Every year for Valentine's Day, many of our clinics offer specials and preferential rates. For more info, we invite you to check out your clinic's Facebook page or to give them a call!


ASP Vaudreuil-Dorion

Our Vaudreuil-Dorion clinic now has a Shockwave machine to offer you radial shockwave therapy and, as of mid-February, they will also have a machine from KINESIQ to work on balance and proprioception.




Marie-Eve Gauvreau
ASP St-Bruno

Our St-Bruno clinic is happy to announce that osteopath and doula Marie-Eve Gauvreau is back from maternity leave. Marie-Eve has returned to her pediatric and adult patients this past Monday, February 6th.

Last December, the clinic was proud to donate $1,127.00 to Les Amis Soleils in St-Bruno. This donation was made possible thanks to the sale of gel packs and various challenges took on by our team throughout 2016.

This year, the clinic will, once again, do fundraising activities to help this local not-for-profit organisation. Les Amis Soleils offers leisure activities suitable for people living with intellectual disabilities or other developmental disorders.




This upcoming March 7th at 7 p.m., the clinic and physiotherapist Julien Bernier will offer, in collaboration with the city of St-Bruno, a free conference on concussions.

This conference will allow people to recognize the signs and symptoms of a concussion, an injury that often goes unnoticed, as well as learn to detect emergency situations requiring hospitalization. Myths and beliefs will be demystified. There will also be an overview of effective treatments to get back to normal within a reasonable period of time.

The conference will take place at the community center, 53 de la Rabastalière Road East in St-Bruno.


ASP St-Leonard

Our St-Leonard clinic welcomes Christopher Ciccarelli and Anthony Teoli, two physiotherapists, and welcomes back Emilie Belley, who returns from maternity leave.

Christopher Ciccarelli, Anthony Teoli and Emilie Belley

ASP Repentigny

Our Repentigny clinic has acquired a Footmaxx pressure mat that allows to measure balance, walking gait and running gait with precision.



Thursday, December 1, 2016

News from our Network

Online Appointment Booking and Saturday Openings

Did you know that you can now book your appointment online for most of our clinics? Here is the list of locations offering the service.


Furthermore, in order to offer our patients greater flexibility, most of our clinics are now open on Saturdays. One of them (ASP West Island) is even open on Sundays as well.



15 Years Already!


This year, our Mont-Tremblant and St-Leonard clinics celebrate their 15th anniversary. We wish them a happy birthday and many wonderful years to come!

As part of its anniversary celebration, ASP St-Leonard is holding a contest on Facebook. Simply "like" the clinic's Facebook page for a chance to win a $100 gift certificat. Double your chances to win by sharing a comment or review on the page and quadruple your chances by publishing a picture of yourself doing a physical activity, with the caption "Back to Life!". The draw will take place on December 16th, 2016. Good luck!



New Clinics in 2017

Our network is expanding! This year, ASP Maisonneuve Rosemont opened its doors and several projects are under way for the new year.



New Media Campaigns

Since October 17th, our "talk to a physio" campaign has been broadcasted on the radio airwaves of 98.5 FM. You can hear the voice of actress Chantal Fontaine in it.

Also keep an eye out for our campaigns on Facebook and Youtube.



ASP McGill Grant

Congratulations to Dianna Ros, recipient of the $1000 ASP McGill grant. This grant aims to promote academic success in a context of sports-studies or the involvement of a physiotherapy student as a trainee therapist with sports teams. Dianna made her mark in basketball.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Some News from our Network

New Partners

The Action Sport Physio network is now a proud partner of the Montreal International Triathlon and the Jackalope Action Sports Festival.

We also have the mandate to oversee the concussion management for the women's hockey team Les Canadiennes de Montréal in the CWHL.



The Winners of our Facebook Contest

This summer, our "Like our Facebook Page" contest allowed two winners to participate for free in the Montreal International Triathlon last August 7th. Mrs. Christine Piché et Mr. Alexandre Banville won this prize.

Check out our Facebook page for future contests and a wide variety of health tips: https://www.facebook.com/ActionSportPhysio/



2016 Recognition Evening

Each year, our network organises a Recognition Evening to reward the good work of our experts and recognize their years of service. Take a look at the video of our latest gala. Perhaps you'll spot your therapist?



Some News from ASP St-Bruno

Fundraiser

As part of its 25th anniversary, the clinic has decided to raise funds for Les Amis Soleil, a Saint-Bruno not-for-profit organisation. Les Amis Soleil offers leisure activities suitable for people living with intellectual disabilities or other developmental disorders.


Concussion Management Program


Our team of therapists (athletic therapist and physiotherapists) has set up a cutting edge concussion management program in which several football players and soon several hockey players will take part. It's one more step for the health and well-being of our young athletes!

For more information, contact the clinic at (450) 441-1451.



Wednesday, August 31, 2016

New ASP Maisonneuve Rosemont Clinic

physiotherapist and co-owner of
ASP Maisonneuve-Rosemont
We are happy to announce the opening of a brand new Action Sport Physio clinic around the end of October in the Maisonneuve Rosemont area.

Located at 2815 Sherbrooke Street East, the clinic will serve Rosemont, Hochelaga-Maisonneuve, Angus Shops and Plateau Mont-Royal.

Services offered:
  • physiotherapy
  • osteopathy
  • massage therapy
  • acupuncture
  • occupational therapy
  • orthopedics
For more information, call 514-375-6030 or view the clinic's page