Josh Whelan, a physiotherapist graduated from McGill University, is passionate about orthopedic sports physiotherapy and the treatment of musicians. He speaks French, English, Italian and German fluently.
In orthopedics, his main areas of interest are motor control, kinetic dysfunctions and manual treatment of injuries. His clinical experience also includes disorders relating to vertigo, dizziness and vestibular system dysfunction.
Both a physiotherapist and a professional musician, Josh offers a clinical practice adapted to performing artists, in line with the acquisition and maintenance of a high level of performance. Indeed, after his bachelor’s degree in music at Dalhousie University and his master’s degree at the University of Toronto, he was an artist in residence at the Opéra de Montréal. As a classical singer, he has performed in North America and Europe in many renowned concert halls such as Carnegie Hall, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Villa Medici Giulini, Maison symphonique and Palais Montcalm . In addition, he teaches guitar and piano, instruments which he plays in various musical projects.
Fitness has always been a central part of his life, and Josh has been a member of soccer and lacrosse teams, in addition to competing in track and field. He enjoys long distance running, calisthenics and the outdoors. Originally from Nova Scotia, he always had a penchant for hiking, camping, fishing and water activities.