What is Osteopathy?

Osteopathy is a manual medicine, a complete system composed of its own methods of diagnostics and treatment: it treats a large variety of ailments. Physical and psychological problems affect the whole body. Discover the Osteopathy + Angus Clinic in Montreal.


Danae Ballerini, Osteopath D.O.

  • Graduated from the Institut d’Ostéopathie de Rennes-Bretagne (France) (accredited school, 5-year program).
  • Thesis: Tattoos and Osteopathic Dysfunctions of the Thoracic Vertebrae
  • Training for pregnancy and postpartum monitoring (OSTÉO BÉBÉ) and infant follow-up
  • Support to athletes during competitions
  • Digestive problems
  • ENT problems
  • TMJ disorders

Danae practised for two years on the island of Mayotte (France) before joining the team at Spa Escale Santé. Her practice adapts to all types of patients, from infants to athletes to seniors. Her poised, attentive approach translates into excellent personalized care.


Mélodie Martinez, Osteopath D.O.

  • Graduated from Collège Ostéopathique de Provence, Marseille, France (accredited school, 5-year program – 2013).
  • 6th year of postgraduate studies (2014): pediatric, obstetric and geriatric osteopathy (all levels).
  • Trained in aquatic osteopathy and k-taping.
  • Thesis: Asymétrie posturale chez le boxeur. [Postural asymmetry in boxers]

Demonstrating extensive expertise, Melodie is able to adapt to every patient and every problem, be it musculoskeletal, neurological, visceral or cranial. She can also perform osteopathic assessments for preventive purposes. Her enthusiasm, efficiency and gentle approach are sure to meet your needs.


Charlotte Catelain, Osteopath DO

  • Graduated from the École d’ostéopathie de Paris, France (accredited school, 5-year program).
  • Thesis: Prise en charge ostéopathique des inégalités de longueurs des membres inférieurs chez le cavalier. [Osteopathic treatment of leg length discrepancy among jockeys]
  • Treatment of joint and muscle pain.
  • Treatment of severe and chronic pain.
  • Migraines, headaches and digestive problems.

Charlotte practised in Normandy, France, before joining the team at Spa Escale Santé. She treats all types of patients, from young children to the elderly, active or not, using musculoskeletal, visceral and cranial techniques to relieve pain. Her dynamic personality and attentiveness, paired with her extensive skill set, allow her to meet her patients’ various needs and expectations.

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