Our Team


Our physiotherapists, osteopaths, rehab therapists, massage therapists, yoga therapists, kinesiologists have great experience in the field of rehabilitation and are qualified, trained and ready to assess our customers, which is the reason why St-Catherine physiotherapy clinic became one of the leaders in physical rehabilitation .

Weijia Xu, pht. FCAMPT

She is a founding member of St-Catherine physiotherapy clinic.

Graduated in physiotherapy from McGill University in 2008, she is specialized in treating orthopedic conditions. She is a certified physiotherapist since 2018, receiving the title of Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy (FCAMPT), who has completed post-graduate education and attained internationally-recognized qualifications in manual therapy.

She is also specialized in dry needling (Puncture Physiothérapique avec Aiguilles Sèches) and Vestibular rehabilitation.

She is one of the advanced practice physiotherapists within the CareAxis group, which specializes in treating people with spinal pain (back and neck pain).

Junie St-Jean

As a secretary Junie is assiduous at her position since the very beginning, she is a very good team member, smiling and pleasant. She helps our patients to have convenient appointments with the right specialized professional at St-Catherine physiotherapy clinic.

Fatma Ali, pht.

Fatma has a lot of clinical experience and had worked in different hospitals in Egypt. She obtained her doctorate degree in orthopedic physiotherapy from the University of Cairo in Egypt, in 2016. This allowed her to quickly obtain her equivalence here in Quebec. Now, she is an Advanced Practice Physiotherapist, specialized in treating back and neck pain, in collaboration with the neuro-surgeons from CareAxis.

Her specialization in musculoskeletal and sports injuries, and in manual therapy is also very well recognized at our clinic.

Her goal: to cure her patients as quickly as possible!

Joel Vicente, pht.

Joel is an experienced physical therapist and personal trainer since 2006 in Philippines. He treats various musculoskeletal conditions with manual therapy, PNF techniques. He accomplished his equivalency at McGill University since 2019, continued his post-graduation education in Mckenzie approach.

He joined our team to continue to provide care and help for those in pain.

Anaëlle Franchet, Osteopath

After a career in public relations, Anaëlle decided to change direction to serve the well-being of others in 2016. She finished her training in osteopathy at the Academy of Osteopathy of Montreal and she is currently in writing of her thesis to obtain her DO title (diploma in osteopathy). Her gentle yet efficient approach includes assessing and caring for every system in the body for a diverse clientele ranging from athletes, children, pregnant women to geriatric patients. Mother of a little girl, she is passionate about the world of perinatal care and somato-emotional balance.

She is a member in good standing of the RITMA association.

José Pimentel Rosario, Ph.D., pht.

José Rosario, Ph.D joined our clinic as a Physical Therapist, Naturopath in Canada, with more than 20 years of clinical, research and teaching experiences. He is also an Osteopath, Chiropractor and Acupuncturist in Brazil. His interest and expertise extend from the areas of Manual Therapy, Postural correction and balance, to Chronic Pain. In his research, he is developing methods to treat biomechanical problems through posture and myofascial release.

As a Post-doctoral fellow at one of the best Medical School in South America, he created a methodology called Postural Balance, based on Yoga, which is a way of treating postural problems through the myofascial chains and movement. As a teacher in physical therapy, he has trained over 500 course participants in the Postural Balance concept and methodology.

Author of several books and book chapters, his research is focused on clinical practice, aiming to achieve better treatment results for patients.

YuXin Hu, pht.

YuXin has a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from McGill University. During her studies, she perfectionated in the orthopedic, manual therapy. She obtained a certification in Manipulations. She also specializes in pelvic floor rehabilitation for women and men. Her passion in this profession is shown throughout the good care of her patients and best practices.

Fabio Stilben, Osteopath

Fabio is a passionate osteopath, always attentive to his patients, he inspires confidence and obtains good results from the treatments he gives. He uses different approaches to adapts to the client’s needs, including fascia-therapy, muscle energy techniques, articular, visceral and cranial techniques to relieve your pain.

Nathalie Abouzakhm, Athletic Therapist and Physiotherapist

Nathalie is experienced in treating sports injuries as she followed different sports teams as an athletic therapist (such as Rugby, Football and Soccer). Wanting to deepen her knowledge in the field, she then became a physiotherapist. She is determined to help you with your pain.

Judith Brisson, TRP

Judith is a technician in physical therapy who is passionate about her profession. She treats patients in a caring way, always listening to provide the appropriate care and finding solutions to your pain.

Kelsie Wakefield, Physiotherapist and Yoga Teacher

Kelsie is a physiotherapist who graduated from McGill University. She also has a solid background in yoga training and teaching. She is inspired by the healing and transformative power of yoga combined with the knowledge in assessment in physical therapy, blending knowledge of both movement science and traditional yogic philosophy, her mission is to support others on their path of self-inquiry and wellness.

Lydia Gaudreau, Massage Therapist

Lydia has been a massage therapist since 2011, a graduate of the Kiné-concept school. She cares about the physical well-being of the people she sees and wishes to offer them a deep and painless therapeutic treatment. By listening benevolently to each person she treats, she knows how to personalize her approach according to expectations and give the information necessary to improve their condition.