Marie-Josée Forget PT, MCPA
Pelvic Health Physiotherapist
MJ is a pioneer in Pelvic Health with 20 years of clinical experience treating both men and women who suffer from incontinence and pelvic pain. She regularly attends international conferences in the field of Urology and Gynecology to stay current on all the newest research. MJ enjoys public speaking and provides continuing education for physicians, nurse practitioners and physiotherapists. She loves to mentor health professionals and is a preceptor for medical students with the Northern Ontario School of Medicine. MJ is an Instructor with www.pelvichealthsolutions.ca and is passionate about teaching pelvic health skills to physiotherapists and other medical professionals. MJ was selected to speak on the topic of pelvic pain at the Combined Section Meeting of the APTA in 2015 with her teaching colleague, Carolyn Vandyken.
She has developed a teaching tool for physiotherapists to learn about the pelvic floor models. These pelvic models can be purchased on www.totalpelvichealth.ca
Charles Pépin PT, Cert.MDT, MCPA
Credentialled McKenzie Therapist, Trigger Point Dry Needling
Charles received his Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy from The University of Dalhousie in 1990. He also has an undergraduate degree in Kinesiology. He has pursued post-graduate studies in the field of ergonomics, industrial rehabilitation, manual therapy, acupuncture and dry needling.
Charles is a certified McKenzie Physiotherapist and teaches back care/ergonomics to local companies and groups. He is a member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and the Robin McKenzie Institute of Canada.
Charles is also involved in local community sports and has coached with Vision Volleyball. He is an avid outdoorsman and loves to find new and interesting recipes, which he will gladly share with his clients!
Jody Luesby PT, BSc(Kin), MCPA
Physiotherapist, Trigger Point Dry Needling, Rost Therapist
Jody grew up in North Bay, a graduate of Ecole Secondaire Algonquin. She received both her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology and her Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy from the University of Ottawa in 2003.
She has since pursued post-graduate training in manual therapy, McKenzie Therapy and acupuncture. Jody is a member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.
She has completed her Trigger Point Dry Needling courses and looks forward to treating your muscle aches and pains. Jody just completed the Rost Therapy certification course and can provide treatment for women suffering from pelvic girdle pain during their pregnancy.
Jody is an avid volleyball player having played through high school and participating in the women’s volleyball league in North Bay.
Erinn Christie RMT
Erinn grew up in North Bay, graduating from West Ferris Secondary in 1997. Following high school, she spent time travelling Europe and lived in Banff, exploring the mountains and enjoying the outdoor adventures they provided.
Erinn graduated from Sir Sandford Fleming College's Massage Therapy program in 2005, and has since been a RMT practicing in a variety of settings. She began her work in Quebec working at an Osteopathic clinic and Scandanavian spa outside of Tremblant. She has spent two years working in Revelstoke BC for Canadian Mountain Holidays, providing therapy and stretching programs for heli-skiers. The majority of her practice has been in Physiotherapy clinics in North Bay.
Erinn loves yoga! She spent 8 months studying yoga and receiving teacher training for Hatha Yoga at Yasodhara Ashram and yoga study center in Kootenay Bay, BC. She teaches yoga at Canadore College, and also for the staff at Gateway Physiotherapy. Erinn has worked with MJ to develop a yoga program for people in pain.
She believes we are all our own most powerful healers, and is honoured to be able to offer Massage Therapy to help in the healing process.
Ali Prevost PT
Pelvic Health Physiotherapist
Our newest addition to the team, Ali has recently relocated to North Bay from Cambridge. Ali holds a Master's degree in physiotherapy from McMaster University. Over the past several years, she has focused her practice on pelvic health, working with men and women with incontinence and pelvic pain. Ali has a special interest in pediatric pelvic health focusing on enuresis and constipation. When she is not in the clinic , you will find her enjoying the outdoors with her family.