Claude Bédard is a physical therapist and has graduated in 2001 from the faculty of medicine of the Université de Montréal. He speaks English, French and Spanish. He is an expert in orthopaedic sports physical therapy, as well as in manual therapy and in motor control. He makes it a priority to stay up-to-date by regularly attending conventions and conferences of renowned specialists around the world.
His excellent abilities as a physical therapist have been recognised among elite athletes. Claude is the physical therapist for many sports teams and takes part in different tournaments. He has treated players of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) as well as football players from the Montreal Alouettes.
Claude regularly competes as an athlete in Road and Trail running events. He is an endurance athlete as evidenced by his 80Km races! He is also passionate about cycling and cross-country skiing, which he practices extensively. Climbing high mountains guides his choice of travel destinations. In search of these summits, Claude traveled the European and New Zealand Alps, the Rockies, the Andes and the Pyrenees. In the past, Claude has competed in international soccer and badminton competitions as part of Team Quebec.