Shayne Lefebvre-Lalonde, PT   Shayne graduated from the University of Ottawa in 2018 with a Master of Health Sciences in Physiotherapy. He gained experience managing orthopedic, geriatric, athletic, and cardiorespiratory cases through various clinical placements during his studies. The orthopedic cases he has dealt with include muscle strains, ligament sprains, post-operative care, joint pain, motor vehicle accidents, and various spinal issues. He gained field experience as a high school football first responder during his undergraduate degree.  His passion for rehabilitation stems from injuries he sustained as a teenage competitive soccer player. As a clinician, he promotes a balanced approach including education, exercise, and manual therapy in order to help you reach your goal.  Shayne is a member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, and currently holds the following certificates: Manual Therapy Level 1; Active Release Technique – Spine Level 1; Mechanical Diagnosis Therapy Part A – The Lumbar Spine; Treatment and prevention of running injuries.

Shayne Lefebvre-Lalonde, PT

Shayne graduated from the University of Ottawa in 2018 with a Master of Health Sciences in Physiotherapy. He gained experience managing orthopedic, geriatric, athletic, and cardiorespiratory cases through various clinical placements during his studies. The orthopedic cases he has dealt with include muscle strains, ligament sprains, post-operative care, joint pain, motor vehicle accidents, and various spinal issues. He gained field experience as a high school football first responder during his undergraduate degree.

His passion for rehabilitation stems from injuries he sustained as a teenage competitive soccer player. As a clinician, he promotes a balanced approach including education, exercise, and manual therapy in order to help you reach your goal.

Shayne is a member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association, and currently holds the following certificates: Manual Therapy Level 1; Active Release Technique – Spine Level 1; Mechanical Diagnosis Therapy Part A – The Lumbar Spine; Treatment and prevention of running injuries.


Michelle Bennett, PT   Michelle graduated from McGill University in 2016 with a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy. She currently holds certificates in the second level of manual therapy, peripheral manipulations, McKenzie and Mulligan approaches, and in the treatment of running injuries. Michelle has experience treating orthopedic cases such as ligament sprains, joint pain and arthritis, muscle strains or tears, disc herniation, neck pain, low back pain, sciatica and more. She also has experience managing clients following motor vehicle accidents and work injuries as well as post-operative cases.  Recently, Michelle has become accredited to provide pelvic floor physiotherapy care, specifically in the management of urinary incontinence, and soon prolapse as well. She is looking forward to bringing this emerging specialty to the clinic and making care accessible in the region.  Following her work with McGill’s Martlet and Redmen Basketball and Football teams, as well as two clinical placements with therapists with a neurological and sports background, who specialize in the treatment of concussions, Michelle has also gained experience managing post-concussion syndrome. She currently helps with return to play decisions with the Hawks Junior A and U-18 hockey teams, as well as collaborating with athletic trainers and coaching staff alongside the team at Lalonde Physio, to help players manage sports-related injuries.  Michelle participates in community engagement through taping and movement science courses delivered to local high schools, as well as by acting as a supervisor for university and college students in physiotherapy or physiotherapy assistant programs. She appreciates Lalonde Physio’s commitment to community engagement and assists with the amazing projects spearheaded by the clinic.

Michelle Bennett, PT

Michelle graduated from McGill University in 2016 with a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy. She currently holds certificates in the second level of manual therapy, peripheral manipulations, McKenzie and Mulligan approaches, and in the treatment of running injuries. Michelle has experience treating orthopedic cases such as ligament sprains, joint pain and arthritis, muscle strains or tears, disc herniation, neck pain, low back pain, sciatica and more. She also has experience managing clients following motor vehicle accidents and work injuries as well as post-operative cases.

Recently, Michelle has become accredited to provide pelvic floor physiotherapy care, specifically in the management of urinary incontinence, and soon prolapse as well. She is looking forward to bringing this emerging specialty to the clinic and making care accessible in the region.

Following her work with McGill’s Martlet and Redmen Basketball and Football teams, as well as two clinical placements with therapists with a neurological and sports background, who specialize in the treatment of concussions, Michelle has also gained experience managing post-concussion syndrome. She currently helps with return to play decisions with the Hawks Junior A and U-18 hockey teams, as well as collaborating with athletic trainers and coaching staff alongside the team at Lalonde Physio, to help players manage sports-related injuries.

Michelle participates in community engagement through taping and movement science courses delivered to local high schools, as well as by acting as a supervisor for university and college students in physiotherapy or physiotherapy assistant programs. She appreciates Lalonde Physio’s commitment to community engagement and assists with the amazing projects spearheaded by the clinic.

Patrick Lalonde, PT   Patrick received his BSc (PT) with Magna Cum Laude honors from the University of Ottawa in 2008. After winning the 2010 Ontario Duathlon Championships, he moved out West to enjoy the mountain life for a year. Upon his return, he was selected to complete a Master of Clinical Science (field of Manipulative Therapy) at the University of Western Ontario. Once this was successfully completed, he then ran through America along the Appalachian Trail, completing 57 ultramarathons back-to-back ( see adventure blog ). After 8 years of practice, he decided to settle in his hometown and give back to the community he grew up in.  Since the age of 12, Patrick has enjoyed endurance sports. He has competed at an international level in road biking, national level in triathlon, duathlon and running as well as enjoyed various team sports in high school. When he is not helping out patients at the clinic nor training or reading the latest research, Patrick enjoys spending time outside on his family’s hobby farm.

Patrick Lalonde, PT

Patrick received his BSc (PT) with Magna Cum Laude honors from the University of Ottawa in 2008. After winning the 2010 Ontario Duathlon Championships, he moved out West to enjoy the mountain life for a year. Upon his return, he was selected to complete a Master of Clinical Science (field of Manipulative Therapy) at the University of Western Ontario. Once this was successfully completed, he then ran through America along the Appalachian Trail, completing 57 ultramarathons back-to-back (see adventure blog). After 8 years of practice, he decided to settle in his hometown and give back to the community he grew up in.

Since the age of 12, Patrick has enjoyed endurance sports. He has competed at an international level in road biking, national level in triathlon, duathlon and running as well as enjoyed various team sports in high school. When he is not helping out patients at the clinic nor training or reading the latest research, Patrick enjoys spending time outside on his family’s hobby farm.

 
Yuri Yusopov, RMT   Yuri Yusopov is a Registered Massage Therapist who graduated from the International Academy of Massage Therapy in January 2015.  Conditions treated include headaches, jaw pain (TMJ), dizziness, neck and low back pain (including sciatica), post-operative care, ambulatory care, sports injuries, repetitive strain injuries (ex: tendinitis, bursitis) and other various musculoskeletal dysfunctions of the arms and legs.  Intervention includes soft tissue release, trigger point release, myofascial release, joint mobilizations and manual lymph drainage. Furthermore modalities include exercise prescription (stretching, strengthening, balance, etc.), taping and patient education.  For many years, Yuri has enjoyed endurance sports and martial arts (boxing, Taekwondo, MMA). As a health professional, he strongly believes he himself must be an example of strength and health. His motto resonates through the proverb: ''Doctor, heal thyself'' where one must attend to his own defects to set a good example.  When he is not helping patients at the clinic or training or studying, he enjoys spending time with his family, skiing, fishing, scuba diving and oil painting.

Yuri Yusopov, RMT

Yuri Yusopov is a Registered Massage Therapist who graduated from the International Academy of Massage Therapy in January 2015.

Conditions treated include headaches, jaw pain (TMJ), dizziness, neck and low back pain (including sciatica), post-operative care, ambulatory care, sports injuries, repetitive strain injuries (ex: tendinitis, bursitis) and other various musculoskeletal dysfunctions of the arms and legs.

Intervention includes soft tissue release, trigger point release, myofascial release, joint mobilizations and manual lymph drainage. Furthermore modalities include exercise prescription (stretching, strengthening, balance, etc.), taping and patient education.

For many years, Yuri has enjoyed endurance sports and martial arts (boxing, Taekwondo, MMA). As a health professional, he strongly believes he himself must be an example of strength and health. His motto resonates through the proverb: ''Doctor, heal thyself'' where one must attend to his own defects to set a good example.

When he is not helping patients at the clinic or training or studying, he enjoys spending time with his family, skiing, fishing, scuba diving and oil painting.

 
Geneviève Thibodeau, osteopath   Graduated as a physical rehabilitation therapist in 2006, Geneviève worked for 5 years in a physiotherapy clinic helping people with ligament, joint and muscular injuries after motor vehicle and/or workplace accidents.  In 2008, she began her 5 year study in osteopathy at Collège d'Études Ostéopathiques de Québec to enhance her knowledge and practice. She opened her own clinic of osteopathy in her hometown, where she worked with over 1000 patients between 2011 and 2017. Genevieve just finished an essay entitled: The effect of an osteopathic treatment on a women suffering of a lumbar herniated disc and sciatica.  Her practice can treat patient of all ages who have musculo-skeletal, nervous system or digestive troubles. Also mother of a young boy, the treatment of pregnant and post-partum women is one of her passions.  She also has a passion for sports. During high school, she practiced basket-ball, flag-football and cross-country running. Currently, she's enjoying alpine skiing, jogging and triathlons. In next June, she will take part in Mont Tremblant's Half-Ironman.  Established in L'Orignal last year, she will be happy to meet you and take part in this community.

Geneviève Thibodeau, osteopath

Graduated as a physical rehabilitation therapist in 2006, Geneviève worked for 5 years in a physiotherapy clinic helping people with ligament, joint and muscular injuries after motor vehicle and/or workplace accidents.

In 2008, she began her 5 year study in osteopathy at Collège d'Études Ostéopathiques de Québec to enhance her knowledge and practice. She opened her own clinic of osteopathy in her hometown, where she worked with over 1000 patients between 2011 and 2017. Genevieve just finished an essay entitled: The effect of an osteopathic treatment on a women suffering of a lumbar herniated disc and sciatica.

Her practice can treat patient of all ages who have musculo-skeletal, nervous system or digestive troubles. Also mother of a young boy, the treatment of pregnant and post-partum women is one of her passions.

She also has a passion for sports. During high school, she practiced basket-ball, flag-football and cross-country running. Currently, she's enjoying alpine skiing, jogging and triathlons. In next June, she will take part in Mont Tremblant's Half-Ironman.

Established in L'Orignal last year, she will be happy to meet you and take part in this community.