Physiotherapy acts to prevent and promote health in order to help patients maximize the recovery of their physical abilities. Physiotherapy treats functional limitations resulting from:
- Musculoskeletal injuries
- Sports injuries
- Perineal reeducation
- And more…
Health Care Professional
Chantal Couture, Physiotherapist
Karima Boumeftah, Physiotherapist -Zootherapist
Orthopedics and musculoskeletal issues
Graduated in 2006 from McGill University, Karima has expertise in musculoskeletal and orthopedic issues such as sprains, back pain, post-surgery etc. She is also authorized to intervene in perineal reeducation for urinary incontinence, anorectal problems, post prostatectomy, pregnancy and postpartum etc.
She has a diversified professional career and has a very rich variety of work environments she has practiced as well as the diversity of the clientele she has handled.
As a result, she was involved in the field with American football teams and a motor racing team.
She has also worked in various hospital settings with clients with cardiovascular conditions, neurological conditions and orthopedic issues.
She also intervened with children with motor and / or neurological development disorders in a specialized school environment.
She has of course worked in a private clinic, which she chose for her practice for a few years now. A private practice to which she added the possibility of home visits and to which she has recently integrated zootherapy. Her practice remains diversified from the point of view of customers and cases to be treated.
Because of her experience, Karima is versatile and adapts very well to the specific needs of each patient. She is dynamic and promotes the autonomy of her patients and the improvement of their quality of life. To do this, she enjoys working in a multidisciplinary team that surrounds the patient and meets each of his needs.
Work experience in different settings:
- On the field with a Midget AAA American football team and a Porsche car racing team;
- In a hospital setting: cardiorespiratory, neurological and orthopedic problems;
- In a special education setting: children with motor development issues and neurological disorders.
- Canadian Interuniversity Sport Academic All-Canadian
- Lieutenant Governor’s Medal for excellence in management and coalition of social commitment and academic performance
- Quebec Breakfast Club: organization and coordination between student body and club members
- Volunteer at UNICEF Montérégie