Elizabeth Parenteau - Physiotherapist

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Sherbrooke

Elizabeth Parenteau

Physiotherapist

M.Sc. P.T.

Elizabeth received her Master’s degree in physiotherapy from the University of Sherbrooke in 2012 and is a member of l’Ordre professionnel of physiothérapie of Québec (OPPQ). 

During her Master’s, Elizabeth participated in a research project showing the reliability of a functional drug screening, the Functional Movement Screen, on young hockey players at the elite level, a project that she presented at the international congress IFOMPT 2012. At her graduation, she received the Excellence Clinique award from the OPPQ.

Passionate about sports, she was a member of the Vert et Or in athletics and cross-country teams from 2008 to 2012. She is still involved in sports, helping athletes practicing various sports and covering sporting events such the Mont-Tremblant Ironman, the Magog Marathon and the 2013 Canada Games. She received her first responder certification in 2013.

Since 2012, she is certified in injury prevention in running. By evaluating runners's biomechanics, she is able to properly treat them and advise them on how to hone their running gait, optimise their training and choose the right footwear.

She also received her Level 2 in orthopedic manual therapy of the upper quadrant in June 2014 and of the lower quadrant in March 2015, and plans to continue her training in this specialty in the upcoming years.

Since 2014, she has been involved in the Medicine and Health Sciences Faculty at the Sherbooke University as a teacher's assistant with physiotherapy and occupational therapy students since 2014.