Marie-Josée is a clinical physiotherapist who has had her own private practice on the West Island of Montréal for over 30 years treating a variety of pelvic floor disorders. Marie-Josée is now owner of Kinatex Centre de Santé Pelvienne, a new state of the art clinic specializing and focusing on pelvic health, breastfeeding and paediatrics in Montreal’s West Island.
A pioneer in the field of pelvic health physiotherapy in Canada, Marie-Josee lectures nationally and internationally on the topic of pelvic floor rehabilitation. She has written several articles for the scientific and the lay audience, has been interviewed on television and for lay publications, and has participated in several research projects related to this field. In the past few years, she has been assistant instructor at McGill University for pelvic health physiotherapy education.
Marie-Josée has a history of being involved with the Canadian physiotherapy Association and the Women’s Health division. She was Chair of the division from 2014-2016 and served as the newsletter editor of the division for 4 years. In 2009, she received the prestigious mentorship award from Canadian Physiotherapy Association for her contribution in this field of physiotherapy.