Meet our Orléans Physiotherapy and Acupuncture Team

Introducing our Bilingual, Multidisciplinary Health Professionals

The Clinic

NewU Physio is a physiotherapy, TCM acupuncture and rehabilitation clinic owned and operated by Julie Bossé, located in Orléans. We strive to exceed the client experience in an ethical, professional, and compassionate manner. Our goal is to help patients improve their health, to achieve and maintain the highest standard of living available to them.

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Our Mission

  • Provide high quality, 1 on 1, patient-centered care, in private treatment rooms.
  • Provide bilingual (French & English) rehabilitation services to the Orléans area and surrounding suburbs.
  • Be a welcoming, friendly, and clean rehabilitation clinic.
  • Provide individualized treatments according to patient’s needs.
  • Offer an environment of support regarding your health concerns.
  • Encourage the pursuit of knowledge and enhanced clinical skills through learning.
  • Promote teamwork amongst all health professionals within the multidisciplinary setting.
  • Be the clinic of choice for other health professionals to refer their patients.
  • Be the clinic you want to refer your friends and family to.

We share the clinical space with Echo Audiology.

Our Team

Julie

Julie Bossé

President, Physiotherapist

Hannah

Hannah Lohnes

Registered Acupuncturist, Clinic Lead

Isabelle

Isabelle Proulx

Physiotherapist, Certified Vestibular Therapist, Clinic Lead

Charles

Charles Pépin

Physiotherapist

Janette

Janette Jean

Physiotherapist

Stephanie

Stephanie Dickens

Registered Dental Hygienist offering Myofunctional Therapy

Sports & Orthopedic

Physiotherapist

Vestibular Rehabilitation

Physiotherapist

Our Bilingual Admin Team

Courtney

Courtney Obedi

Clinic Manager

Michelle

Michelle Gay

Medical Receptionist

Our bilingual support staff are students from the Orléans community. They look forward to meeting you!

Keira

Kiera

Student

Amy

Student

Audrée

Student

"Julie is the best physio. I highly recommend her. I had given up on physio actually working after being at the other clinics, but she is incredibly skilled at what she does."
Becky
Julie
Julie Bossé
President, Physiotherapist

Julie was born and raised in Orléans. She has spent her life pursuing her passions, both on and off the ice. Her dedication led her to six National ringette tournaments in her youth, and to follow her dream to become a physiotherapist and open her own clinic within the community that she loves so much. Julie’s continuous pursuit of knowledge and specialization in areas such as the head, neck, and jaw, as well as cranial nerves, make her a sought-after expert in these domains. Her hands-on approach, thoroughness, vast knowledge, and patient empowerment approach further set her apart.

Education:
  • Bachelor of Sciences in Physiotherapy, Summa Cum Laude – 2006
  • Various continuing education courses including:
    • Vestibular rehabilitation & Acupuncture
    • TMJ Disorders & Concussions
    • Osteopathic techniques
    • Craniosacral Therapy, Visceral Manipulation
    • Neurodynamics (Body & Cranial Nerves)
    • Manual Therapy, Cranial Manual Therapy
    • Myofascial Release & Mobilization of the Myofascial System
Areas of special interest:
  • TMJ & Face pain & dysfunctions
  • Headaches, Migraines
  • Arnold Chiari, Whiplash
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Chronic complex cases (ex. Back or Neck pain)
  • Nerve pain
  • Ear pain & Tinnitus
  • Vestibular rehabilitation
Hannah
Hannah Lohnes
Registered Acupuncturist,
Clinic Lead
Hannah grew up in Nova Scotia but made her way to Ottawa in 2009 to complete her education. She helps her patients by addressing acute and chronic pain management, hormone imbalances, women’s health, and stress and anxiety. Her goal is to provide individualized, evidence-based treatments that not only make patients feel better now, but also enjoy lasting well-being for years to come.
Education:
  • Acupuncture Practitioner Diploma – 2016
  • Honours Bachelor of Health Sciences – 2013
  • Various continuing education courses in the following areas of health
    • Fertility, pain management, modern approaches to acupuncture
Areas of special interest:
  • Pain management
  • Hormone imbalances
  • Women’s health (pregnancy, fertility, menopause)
  • Stress and anxiety management
  • General health and wellbeing
    • Sleep, digestion, energy, immunity
Isabelle
Isabelle Proulx
Physiotherapist, Certified Vestibular Therapist, Clinic Lead

Isabelle was born and raised in Orleans. With an extensive background in competitive dance, her commitment to an active lifestyle developed her passion for helping others live a healthy and active life. Isabelle’s compassionate approach centers around providing patients with a personalized hands-on treatment and providing each patient with the tools to achieve their rehabilitation goals.

Education:
  • Master of Health Sciences in Physiotherapy – 2015
  • Honours Bachelor of Health Sciences, minor in Psychology – 2013
  • Various continuing education courses including:
    • Vestibular Rehabilitation Certification (Atlanta, Emory University)
    • Craniosacral Therapy
    • Concussion and Post-concussion Syndrome
    • Neuro-visual Rehabilitation
    • Barnes Myofascial Release
    • Facial Neuromuscular Rehabilitation
    • LSVT BIG Certification (Parkinson’s Disease)
Areas of special interest:
  • Vertigo (BPPV) and dizziness
  • Vestibular migraines and 3PD
  • Concussions
  • Neurological conditions (PD and CVA)
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia/Bell’s Palsy
  • TMJ Dysfunctions & Face Pain
  • Ear Pain & Tinnitus
Charles
Charles Pépin
Physiotherapist
Meet Charles, a dedicated physiotherapist whose life’s journey has revolved around his passion for health, sports, the great outdoors, and his family. With a wealth of experience in treating sports and orthopaedic conditions, he possesses a remarkable skill set, including expertise in manual therapy, dry needling, and the renowned McKenzie Method® of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy®. His dedication to improving the well-being of his patients extends beyond the clinic, as he firmly believes in the power of at-home exercise programs to empower individuals on their healing journeys.
Education:
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy – 1990
  • Certified Mackenzie Therapist – 1995
  • Additional training in techniques such as Shockwave Therapy, dry needling, and manual therapy
Areas of special interest:
  • Sports and orthopaedics
  • Complex back pain
  • Shockwave therapy
  • Shoulder and knee pain
  • Everyday athletes
Janette
Janette Jean
Physiotherapist
Janette grew up in a rural village in the Madawaska Valley. Janette is very dedicated and listens to each person’s story. She is focused on developing an individualized plan based on each person’s goals and needs. Janette provides the hands-on treatment that is needed along with giving the tools, through exercise and education, for individuals to successfully manage their symptoms and return to a functional level of recovery.
Education:
  • Masters of Physiotherapy, Magna Cum Laude – 2010
  • Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, specializing in Fitness – 2008
  • Various continuing education courses including:
    • Orthopedic and Manual Therapy courses
    • Functional Dry Needling
    • Vestibular Rehabilitation
    • Concussion Management
    • Craniosacral Therapy
Areas of special interest:
  • Sports injuries
  • Post-surgery recovery
  • Joint pain: knees, hips, shoulder, etc
  • Chronic pain and arthritic conditions
  • Concussion and whiplash
Stephanie
Stephanie Dickens
Registered Dental Hygienist offering Myofunctional Therapy
Stephanie found her calling in health care as a Registered Dental Hygienist. She has had the opportunity to continue her learning throughout her career with focuses on preventive therapies including myofunctional therapy. She has seen firsthand the positive impact it has on oral and overall health. Her enthusiasm, passion and emphasis on personalized care helps patients determine and achieve their goals.
Education:
  • Honours Diploma in Dental Hygiene – 2011
  • Myomentor 12 Week Program – 2021
  • Breathe Myo Workshop April – 2023
Areas of special interest:
  • TMD and sleep disorders
  • Functional breathing therapy
  • Preparation for tongue and lip tie releases
  • Tongue thrusting and orthodontic relapses
Courtney
Courtney Obedi
Clinic Manager
Courtney, originally from Orléans, is our friendly clinic manager. Between her experience raising her three active and busy kids, and her 15 years as an early childcare educator, Courtney possesses skills in organization, communication, compassion, and teamwork. Her leadership role in childcare highlighted her supportiveness, easy-going nature, and a constant smile. Courtney is dedicated to making a difference in people’s lives and is excited to bring her skills to customer service and management at NewU Physio.
Education:
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology – (2007)
  • Early Childhood Education Diploma – (2009)
Michelle
Michelle Gay
Medical Receptionist
Michelle has had a lifelong devotion to family and helping others. She had a long and rewarding career in nursing and home care coordinating before joining the team here at NewU Physio. Michelle channels her compassion and competence as a Medical Receptionist, ensuring patients find a warm and professional haven when they walk through the clinic’s doors.
Education:
  • Honours Diploma in Nursing – 1991
  • Integral Professional Coaching certification – 2022
Veronique
Véronique Audet
Physiotherapist

Véronique’s passion for neurologic physiotherapy was sparked by her work with the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada where she learned about some of the daily challenges people living with neurological conditions face. In working with many clients living with chronic pain as part of her physiotherapy practice, Véronique recently embarked on a journey to seek continued education focusing on a whole person approach to pain management.

Véronique offers both in-clinic and in-home services for her patients.

Education:
  • Masters of Health Sciences in Physiotherapy – 2017
  • Honours Bachelor of Human Kinetics, minor in Health Sciences – 2015
  • Various continuing education courses including:
    • LSVT BIG
    • Empowered Relief ™
    • 200 hr Yoga Teacher Training
    • Biopsychosocial Reframed and Exercise Reframed
Areas of special interest:
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Post-stroke
  • Chronic pain management
  • Geriatrics
Nadine
Nadine Laurin
Physiotherapist
Nadine is a sports enthusiast and former Canadian national high jump athlete. With a focus on sports and orthopedics, she has helped numerous patients recover from injuries, surgeries, and accidents, enhancing their quality of life. Nadine has also furthered her clinical knowledge and skills with additional cranio-cervical and temporomandibular joint rehabilitation training.
Education:
  • Bachelors of Science in Physiotherapy with the Magna Cum – University of Ottawa – 1999
  • Continuing education focused in manual therapy, myofascial release, cranio-sacral therapy, neurodynamics, and sports rehabilitation
Areas of special interest:
  • Sports injuries
  • Head, neck, jaw, and shoulder pain and dysfunction
  • Pre- and post- op support
  • Return to work and activities
  • Sprains, strains, fractures