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Our Team

Meet our skilled professionals

Sarah El Queisi, MSc(A)PT, pht, FCAMPT

Orthopedic and Vestibular Rehabilitation

Physiothérapie Avantex founder

 

Sarah is a licensed, CAMPT-certified physiotherapist specializing in the management of vestibular and orthopedic injuries. She completed her Bachelor of Science (Anatomy & Cell Biology) at McGill University in 2006, and went on to complete her Master of Science (Applied) Physical Therapy in 2010. She completed her Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Therapy and achieved the rank of Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapists in Fall 2017.

Sarah’s fields of interest are post-concussion syndrome, vestibular rehabilitation, neck and back pain, and cervicogenic headache. Sarah has also worked in the development and implementation of a successful interdisciplinary concussion rehabilitation program, and has implemented this model at Physiothérapie Avantex. Sarah strives to offer the most effective, evidence-based care for all of her clients. She regularly participates in conferences and continuing education activities in order to stay at the forefront of the field.

Sarah is also an accomplished long-distance runner and triathlete. She loves working with athletes of all levels, from weekend-warriors to professionals.

Toolia Ulvik Péladeau

Toolia Ulvik Péladeau, BSc (Kinesiology), MSc(A)PT

Physiotherapist

Toolia is a bilingual physiotherapist and member of the Ordre Professionnel des Physiothérapeutes du Québec.

In 2018, she graduated from Université du Québec à Montréal with a Bsc. in Kinesiology, followed by a certificate in level 1 perineal reeducation in 2019. In 2020, she added to her training a Master’s degree from McGill University in Physiotherapy.

Throughout her training, she has developed a strong interest in the management of concussions. She worked at the Institut national du sport du Québec with olympic athletes who suffered a concussion, helping them get back to their game safely. She also has a growing interest for vestibular and TMJ disorders, as well as musculoskeletal injuries. 

Her therapeutic approach combines manual therapy and functional exercises, aiming for long term results. Her approach to pain management values education and collaboration with the patient in order to meet their specific needs.

As a former high level athlete passionate about physical activity, especially running, she has a special interest for a sport oriented clientele of all ages and levels.

Combining her experience as a kinesiologist and her training as a physiotherapist, Toolia adapts her practice to a varied clientele. Because she deeply cares about the overall well-being of her patients, she integrates healthy lifestyle principles as well as the prevention of future injuries into her treatments.

Curious by nature, she will pursue continuing education in concussion management and post-concussion syndrome, manual therapy, vestibular and TMJ disorders, as well as running analysis. Her active listening, empathy and positive attitude make her a passionate professional, always ready for a challenge!

Mihaela Tobos-Barbuta, M.Pht.

Physiotherapist

Mihaela is a physiotherapist who graduated from Université Laval. She completed her bachelor in 2017 and her master in 2018. She also has a doctorate in medicine that she obtained in her country of origin, Romania. For 5 years, she practiced medicine with patients of all ages.

Passionate about science, health, well-being and the physiology of the human body, she is particularly interested in the prevention and treatment of vestibular, orthopedic and musculoskeletal issues. Her professional experience guides her therapeutic approach in a way to maximise the potential for recovery of each individual.

Throughout her studies, Mihaela has developed a strong interest for the pediatric clientele and has completed several postgraduate training on motor development.

Attaching great importance to the quality of care, she continues her training with advanced orthopedic manual therapy courses with the AQPMO, as well as courses in vestibular rehabilitation and concussion management.

Mihaela loves nature, biking and hiking on mountain trails. She is empathic and a good listener. She truly wishes that each patient meets their goals and will support you with great care throughout your rehabilitation.