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Our Team

Éric-Olivier Sirois

Physiotherapist, B.Sc.PT, M.Sc PT, McKenzie-MDT Part A, B, Cert. OAC (Outcomes Accountable Care)

Locations: St-Lambert clinic and online

Speaks: English and French

Éric-Olivier obtained his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from McGill University. He received multiple private bursaries to sponsor his work in developing a platform to improve the experience of individuals living with painful conditions. Éric-Olivier always knew that physical therapy was for him. It combines his passion to work with people, whilst communicating his interest and knowledge of the human body and its performance. What he loves most about physical therapy is his ability to have the chance to truly learn about his patient beyond the body mechanics. Getting to know patients allows him to better tailor his approach in order to procure the best treatment for their specific and unique needs.

Éric-Olivier has a true passion for sports. He played at an elite level for over a decade in hockey and soccer. He has now recently made the switch toward competitive powerlifting in which he is looking forward to compete in the coming years.

Training for over 12 years in the gym with a personal trainer and being himself a personal trainer allowed him to build a strong knowledge on exercise prescription for the general population as well as for improved athletic performances.

Éric-Olivier has a strong interest in the world of sports physical therapy. He combines his knowledge with the MDT approach and his background in sports and performance to provide you with the most effective and up-to-date evidence-based treatments.

In his free time, Éric-Olivier enjoys reading, writing articles, and going canoe-camping.

Manpreet Virdi

Physiotherapist, B.Sc.PT, M.Sc.PT, McKenzie-MDT Part A, Cert. OAC (Outcomes Accountable Care)

Locations: Montreal clinic and online

Speaks: English, French, Punjabi, Hindi 

Manpreet completed her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Physical Therapy at McGill University. During her studies, she did research on postural sway and chest wall kinematics during inspiratory loading in individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and for her masters’ project, Manpreet and her team did a scoping review on community-based rehabilitation in settings affected by armed conflict, mass displacement, and natural disasters.

Manpreet is passionate about research and has received multiple awards for her projects at McGill University.

As a clinician, her main goals are to deliver quality care to her patients, to improve access to rehabilitation services in underserved communities, and to contribute to the advancement of the musculoskeletal care field.

She uses the McKenzie-MDT approach (Mechanical Diagnosis & Therapy) to find rapid, reliable, and clear solutions for musculoskeletal injuries or pain. As your physiotherapist, she strives to provide effective and evidence-based care tailored to your needs to help you reach your personal goals and obtain the best possible results.

Outside the clinic, Manpreet enjoys doing Bhangra (a folk dance from Punjab – a province of India), reading books, playing badminton, practicing yoga and meditation.

Danny Dinh

Physiotherapist, B.Sc.PT, M.Sc.PT, McKenzie-MDT Part A, B, C, Cert. Pain Truth, Cert. OAC (Outcomes Accountable Care)

Locations: Montreal clinic and online

Speaks: English, French, Vietnamese

Danny obtained his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from McGill University. For his master’s degree, Danny and his team conducted a scoping review evaluating the scales available for clinicians to assess coordination in various neurological disorders such as stroke and Parkinson’s disease. The objective of the research was to provide physiotherapists and other clinicians an overview of the various tools at their disposal to assess coordination.

During his studies, he dedicated much of his time to the betterment of his fellow rehab students by serving as the president of the Physical and Occupational Therapy Undergraduate Society and planning many events such as the Wine & Cheese, Orientation Week, and Charity Talent Show. He also specialized in treating athletes by volunteering as a student therapist with the McGill Rugby team.

Danny is deeply passionate about the treatment and prevention of musculoskeletal injuries in the general population. He combines his enthusiasm for the McKenzie-MDT method and exercise prescription to offer his patients the best possible results.

When outside the clinic, Danny spends his free time working on his novel, working out in this home gym, running in the sun, and playing tennis.

Dimitri Dragutan

Physiotherapist, B.Sc.PT, Dip. McKenzie-MDT, Cert. OAC (Outcomes Accountable Care)

Locations: Montreal, St-Lambert, online, and mobile visits

Speaks: English, French, Romanian, Russian

Physiotherapy graduate from McGill University in 2009, Dimitri participates regularly in the physiotherapy symposiums at the national and international levels. This allows him to stay up to date with the latest research and evidence-based practice guidelines.

Before discovering the McKenzie Method, he completed the manual therapy courses with the AQPMA (Quebec Association of Advanced Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy) Level I, Level II Upper Extremities, and Level II Lower Extremities; courses with the Advanced Physical Therapy Education Institute (Bahram Jam), Movement System Impairment Syndromes system (Shirley Sahrmann), Jeremy Lewis (shoulder classification & treatment), and other post-graduate courses.

As he was advancing through the McKenzie-MDT courses, Dimitri became much better at problem-solving differential diagnosis problems and at offering much clearer solutions for spine and joint pain. This led to a rapid improvement in his results as well as in the recovery speed of many of his patients. Dimitri then pursued this path further and obtained his MDT Certification/Credentialing Exam in 2015. Then in 2016 he was selected among only 20 experienced clinicians worldwide to undergo the highest training available from the McKenzie Institute International: the MDT Diploma Program. After passing the theoretical semester, Dimitri successfully completed the practical internship in the UK in 2017. This intensive training culminated with a two-day International Diploma Examination in San Francisco. He is now among 19 clinicians in Canada to possess this international title and expertise.

With regards to sports and extracurricular activities, Dimitri enjoys Ballroom Dancing (Latin & Standard) at a competitive level for over 10 years, Equestrian Jumping and Dressage, Table Tennis, Kitesurfing, and others. Dimitri also successfully completed the Royal Canadian Army Cadets program, finishing in the highest position of his Regiment with numerous distinctions, including the Strathcona Medal (1 per regiment) and the Major-General W. A. Howard Medal (1 per province). The most demanding accomplishment physically and mentally was passing the selection process among the top 50 cadets in Canada and then completing (among only 38) the Military Parachutist Airborne Course of the Canadian Armed Forces.