Marc Bastien moved to Ottawa from a small, francophone community near Sudbury, Ontario. He has gained valuable experience working with high-level athletes as well as many patients from neurological, cardiac, and orthopaedic rehab settings. Marc has a keen interest in concussion management. He is continually learning new ways to help you and takes pride in offering you simple and applicable strategies to help you achieve your goals.
“Every human being is the author of his own health or disease.” – Buddha
With over 15 years of experience, France brings a vast amount of knowledge with acute and chronic orthopaedic injuries. Her professional interests include manual therapy, functional dry needling and acupuncture, and vestibular rehabilitation. She is a strong believer that an active lifestyle enhances quality of life and practices using a hands on approach as her treatment of choice with the goal of resuming physical activity. During her spare time, France is a workout enthusiast, an avid runner and enjoys curling.
“Trust the wait. Embrace the uncertainty. Enjoy the beauty of becoming. When nothing is certain, anything is possible.”
A graduate of the University of Montreal with a Bachelor’s degree in physiotherapy and a Master’s degree in physiotherapy, Natasha is very passionate about manual therapy and new approaches in physiotherapy. Natasha has valuable experience in neurology, orthopaedics, severe burns as well as with sports related injuries having worked many hours with several university and elite sports teams. Natasha is attentive to your needs and has your well-being at heart. A fan of many sports, Natasha has a passion for ringette and has played at international levels. In her spare time, Natasha enjoys spending time in nature with her animals and cooking.
Joey is a bilingual registered kinesiologist with a passion for helping others achieve their health and fitness goals. He has gained experience working with a variety of clients, from high level athletes to the everyday gym goer looking to be in better health and works to get his clients more functional, whether to rehab an injury, be healthier or help athletes improve their performance. Joey believes that movement is medicine and strongly advocates that a proper plan built around movement will help get you back to doing your regular activities.
“Good, better, best.. Never let it rest. ‘Til your good is better, and your better is best.” – St. Jerome
Eric developed his passion for health by playing competitive hockey as well as riding in motocross races in the region of Clarence-Rockland. He obtained his Master of Health Sciences in Physiotherapy from the University of Ottawa following his Bachelor of Science degree with specialization in Human Kinetics. He has enjoyed his experience working with a variety of different patients in a private clinic, ranging from the young athlete, the avid runner and the individual simply trying to understand why their back is hurting. Eric has an interest in sports in general and physical activity. He enjoys taking time with his patients to educate and apply his knowledge and experience in manual therapy, McKenzie method (MDT) as well as Acupuncture and Dry Needling with the goal of getting them to return to the things they love.
From a small village in Bouctouche, New Brunswick, Ann has stretched her goals by living in Canada, the U.S.A, and Mexico. Speaking three languages, her thirsty entrepreneurial spirit has led her in the business management field for 20 years. Passionate in pleasing those who surround her has been key in providing outstanding customer service. Ann is very proud to be part of the Bastien Physio team and the Bourget community! In her spare time, you can find Ann spending time with her husband and three boys in nature, making specialty cakes, and planning events.
Registered Massage Therapist
Jessica is an Algonquin College graduate, Registered Massage Therapist from Bourget. She believes in creating personalized treatment plans, to reach your desired results. She has gained experience throughout her studies working with various types of clientele such as chronic pain and various injuries, but she is particularly passionate about prenatal and postnatal massage. During her spare time Jessica enjoy’s nature walks, kayaking and reading.