AMS Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Centres are staffed by a complete multidisciplinary team of health and rehabilitation professionals including osteopathy.
Simon El Malek, DO
Simon is a graduate of the Collège Ostéopathique Atman, located in Sophia Antipolis, France. He completed a five-year osteopathy program and wrote a one-year dissertation. He is a member of Ostéopathie Québec since 2017. Since his graduation, he has followed postgraduate courses in obstetrics, pregnancy and paediatrics. He has also obtained a certification from the European School of Osteopathy (Maidstone, GB) and from the Molinari Institute of Health, directed by Renzo Molinari (Osteopath D.O, GB).
After his degree, Simon worked in his own office in Nice while participating in the first emergency network of associates osteopaths (« Urgences Mal de Dos »). He also worked as an assistant for the MB Vitality clinic (Sophia Antipolis), combining Osteopathy and wellness. He then moved to Montreal where he deepened his knowledge in the perinatal field. Simon also volunteered with the Association Solidarité Ostéo, an osteopaths network particularly active during the terrorist attack which happened in Nice in July 2016, to help the traumatized victims.
Simon focuses his attention on the patient while providing care and he sees the patient as a responsive partner during his healing process.
He enjoys spending time with his family, reading, hiking and travelling.
Yao Qiang Xu DO(MP), DCMOEB, CFSH, CFFO
With the background of Bachelor of Kinesiology, physical education and experience in physical and Health Education, Yao continued his study in McGill University in 2010 in Kinesiology, Physical education and Healthy Development and obtained his master degree with an excellent academic score. Yao pursued his studies in the field of osteopathy at the National Academy of Osteopathy in Toronto and obtained his Diploma in Osteopath in 2012 and his Doctor degree of Osteopathy in 2014.
He combines the advantages of the Osteopathic, Kinesiology and Physical Education when working on his patients, together with a variety of techniques such as targeted stretch/exercise leading to help his patients recover from pain, disease and injury effectively.
Yao is a member of the Société Des Ostéopathes Du Québec (SOQ) and of the International Osteopathic Association (IOA).
Yao is also a Registered Naturopathic Therapist at the Canadian Naturopathic therapy Association in Traditional Chinese Medicine.