About Jean LaFleur
Jean is a graduate of the Sports Injury Management program from Sheridan College with a Bachelor’s Honours degree in Human Kinetics from the University of Windsor—specialization in Teaching and Coaching and Exercise Physiology. Throughout his career as a therapist, Jean consistently attends courses and workshops to elevate his skills as a manual therapist and practitioner. Jean uses a wide variety of techniques and methods to achieve the best results for his patients.
Jean also specializes in postural evaluation and correction, along with core muscle re-activation and re-balancing. Jean prides himself on using a functional and integrated approach in his rehabilitation and training programs. His approach towards the rehabilitation of patients is founded on the evidence–based movement model approaches which have been popularized by such authors as Dr. Vladimir Janda, Anne Hartley, Gray Cook, Shirley Sahrmann, Juan Carlos Santana, and Dr. Stuart McGill to name a few.
In addition to being a body technician, Jean is also a level one P.I.C.P. Poliquin Strength and Conditioning Coach along with holding his certification as a Level 1 Biosignature Practitioner through the Poliquin Institute. Jean is also certified through the NSCA as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist and Personal Trainer. Moreover, he has studied extensively in the field of exercise and sport nutrition and is a Certified Sport and Exercise Nutritionist with the Precision Nutrition System founded by Dr. John Berardi.
Jean credits his skills as therapist from the tutelage of prominent Osteopaths, Anne Hartley, and French physician Guy Voyer. Jean’s influences for his training methodologies range from Charles Poliquin, Juan Carlos Santana, Paul Chek, Dr. Stuart McGill, Twist Conditioning, Gray Cook, Alwyn Cosgrove, Michael Boyle, and Dr. Trevor Cottrell.
Jean believes that in order for his clients to achieve their goals, it is necessary to challenge their physiological, psychological and emotional limits. Following this integrated triad leads to the best results.
Jean advocates maintaining balance in one’s life. As such, he likes to practice balance in his own life with music, playing guitar, singing, and learning new songs, as well as cooking, article writing and educating clients about their health and well-being and being an avid hiker and enjoying being active outdoors all seasons.
Jean maintains an active practice in Oakville where clients are assured that their treatment and conditioning programs will yield high return on investment.