Jason Bellefleur – Bilingual Physiotherapist, instructor, leader, community supporter
Jason Bellefleur is a multiple award winning physiotherapist, most recently he was recognized as a 2016 Ottawa Forty Under 40 recipient as well as receiving numerous awards from the Orléans Chamber of Commerce (the 2011 Young Business Person of the Year, the 2012 Healthcare Professional of the Year and the 2014 Business Person of the Year awards). Jason is proud to be an Orléans resident and to raise his family in a bilingual community. He enthusiastically promotes local business within the Orléans area and frequently supports and participates in local events. Jason was recognized for his community involvement by being a recipient of the Orleans 150 Community Builder award in 2017 by Ottawa-Orléans MPP Marie-France Lalonde.
Jason strongly believes in high quality one-on-one physiotherapy interventions. His treatment approach emphasizes hands-on intervention, continued client education, and active involvement by the individual to help them reach their full potential. By opening a clinic that offers ‘Higher Standards of Care’, you can feel confident knowing you are receiving one of the highest levels of patient care available to prevent further injury and improve your health and overall well-being.
Jason graduated from the University of Ottawa in 2006 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Physiotherapy. Throughout his career Jason has had the opportunity to work in various clinical environments, such as a sole Physiotherapist in a medical clinic, being the Physiotherapist of Record in a long term care home, and taking a leadership role as a Clinical Manager of a local physiotherapy health and wellness centre.
Jason is an extremely dedicated Physiotherapist and believes in continuing education in order to learn new trends and techniques for the benefit of his clients. Courses that Jason has completed include:
- Orthopaedic Division – Level 1
- Mulligan Concept – Lower Quadrant
- Mulligan Concept – Upper Quadrant
- Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute (AFCI) – Level 1, Part 1
- Orthopaedic Division – Level 2 Lower Quadrant
- Advanced Physical Therapy Education Institute (APTEI) – The Temporomandibular Joint
- APTEI – The Cervical Spine: Articular Dysfunctions
- APTEI – The Cervical Spine: Neural Tissue Mechanosensitivity
- The Integrated Core: Harnessing the Diaphragm/Pelvic Floor Piston for Rehab and Exercise
- The Arthritis Society – Total Assessment of Inflammatory Polyarthritis
- Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM) Technique
- Concussion Management Workshop – Physiotherapy Assessment and Treatment
- The Running Clinic – New Trends in the Prevention of Running Injuries
- The Eclectic Approach to Assessment and Treatment of the Upper and Lower Quadrant
- Rehabilitation Strategies for Patients with Cancer: Advanced Level Course
In addition to owning his own clinic, he has also shown commitment to the physiotherapy profession by supervising Physiotherapy and Physiotherapy Assistant clinical placements and has been an Associate Instructor at the Physiotherapy Assistant program at Everest College.
Over the last several years, Jason has been heavily involved in 2 organizations and has volunteered countless hours. He served 5 years as a Director (2012-2017) on the Orléans Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, including 2 years as the Board Chairperson (2015-2017) while volunteering on various committees. In mid-2017, Jason was appointed to the Ontario Physiotherapy Association Board of Directors as an Interim Director. Being able to shape his local business community and his profession are very important to Jason, and have shaped him in his leadership journey.