Marika Bédard - Physiotherapist
Qualifications in physiotherapy
Master's in Physiotherapy from McGill University (2017)
Manual therapy level 1 and 2 (upper quadrant)
McKenzie Course A: the lumbar spine
Certification in pelvi-perineal reeducation 1-Urinary incontinence-McGill University
Clinique du Coureur- Prevention of running injuries
Certification in peripheral joint manipulations from the OPPQ
Marika in a nutshell…
Marika completed her Master’s in Physiotherapy from McGill University in 2017, where she also obtained her certification in pelvic floor rehabilitation. Since her graduation, she has pursued her passion for sports and orthopedic physiotherapy, working in environments conducive to her learning in these domains. As a member of McGill Triathlon Club since 2015, she has developed an expertise in the treatment of injuries related to triathlon (swimming, running, and biking).
Marika grew up in Boston, where she worked as a Red Cross certified swim instructor for children including those with disabilities. There, she developed her passion for teaching and optimizing movement.
Her greatest satisfaction is to see her patients return to their favorite sports and activities. She utilizes a tailored and personalized approach, based on the latest research in physiotherapy.
“I am firm believer that movement is often the best medicine”
Marika is a member of McGill triathlon club and participates in several triathlons each year. She has a particular passion for running and also enjoys taking part in running races. As a child, Marika also figure skated for 8 years both recreationally and competitively.