Here is the profile of Sylvain Desforges, osteopath

The osteopathic care offered by Sylvain Desforges, Doctor of Osteopathy, is both very high tech and based on advanced studies after completing a Bachelor's degree and two doctorates. Moreover, you will be hard pressed to find a clinic offering such a diversity of services under one roof.


Childhood of Sylvain Desforges osteopath


At the age of 5, Sylvain Desforges, osteopath, already knew that he wanted to work in the health field.


  • I was born in Montreal on November 27, 1964.
  • But in 1965, at the age of 6 months, I was very sick and losing weight. No doctor knew what to do to keep me alive. That's when I was saved thanks to the adjustments of Dr. Jean-Paul Bergeron, chiropractor.


Studies and diplomas of Sylvain Desforges osteopath


Your osteopath has never stopped studying in order to offer you the best treatments. Indeed, her philosophy is: "If this treatment is good for my own mother, then it will be acceptable for my patients".


  • I completed my CEGEP, in health sciences, at Édouard-Montpetit from 1982 to 1984.
  • Afterwards, I completed a certificate in English as a Second Language at Concordia University in 1984.
  • Afterwards, I graduated in 1990 from Palmer University in the state of Iowa, USA, after more than 5000 hours of training and 5 years of university. In addition, I obtained an undergraduate doctorate and a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in human biology and a double minor in philosophy and English.
  • D. Palmer University (USA)
  • Bachelor of Science in Human Biology Palmer University (USA)
  • Diploma in Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM): such as nutrition, homeopathy and food supplements
  • Certificate in laser therapy.
  • Accredited training in neurovertebral decompression by the Southern California University of Health Sciences (USA)
  • Certificate in osteopathy Collège d'ostéopathie du Québec à Montréal (COQM)
  • Diploma in Naturopathy Collège de Naturopathie du Québec à Montréal (CNQM)
  • D. National University of Medical Sciences (Spain)
  • Since then, I have completed thousands of hours of training in osteopathy, naturopathy and neuro-spinal decompression, laser therapyHe is a specialist in the fields of complementary medicine, functional medicine, nutrition, homeopathy and various manual medicine techniques, both structural, cranial and visceral.
  • Certified in Sports Medicine by FIFA


Achievements of Sylvain Desforges osteopath


Sylvain Desforges is a hard worker who is always motivated by a job well done and by the desire to provide his patients with the most advanced treatments available.


  • First, during my time at Palmer University, I was president of the Quebec Club and a member of the varsity field hockey and soccer teams.
  • I have been in practice since 1991.
  • In addition, I did a television series on the Vidéotron community television network, in 1992, concerning natural health care.
  • From 2005 to 2014 I practiced at the "Clinique TAG" located in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu.
  • In 2007, I introduced laser therapy in our clinic in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu.
  • In 2007, I implemented neurovertebral decompression in our clinic in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu.
  • In addition, I was appointed as an expert by the Office des professions du Québec to sit on a committee that was set up to regulate the practice of osteopathy in Quebec in 2008.
  • In 2010, we opened our first neuro spinal decompression franchise in Laval.
  • In addition, I undertook training in functional medicine in 2010.
  • Also, in 2011, we opened two other neuro spinal decompression franchises in Montreal and Westmount.
  • We established two other neuro-spinal decompression franchises in Quebec City and Gatineau in 2012.
  • Also in 2012, we started our new clinic in Laval.
  • In addition, we established another neuro spinal decompression franchise in Sherbrooke in 2013.
  • In 2014, another clinic in Lachenaie (Terrebonne) this time was started.
  • In addition, another neurovertebral decompression franchise opened in Jonquiere in 2015.
  • Finally, in 2016, we opened another neurovertebral decompression franchise in Alma.
  • In 2019, we have partnered (we are working on it as a consultant) with the Neurotherapy Montreal clinic, which specializes in neuropsychology and psychotherapy care.
  • In 2021, we have partnered (we are working on it as a consultant) with the Beaumont Pain Clinic, which specializes in the treatment of chronic pain.


Competences of Sylvain Desforges osteopath


In addition, Sylvain Desforges osteopath uses a large number of techniques in his practice. Here is a non-exhaustive list:


  • First, the Functional Techniques
  • General Osteopathic Treatment (GOT)
  • Monitoring of structural techniques (High velocity thrust technique)
  • Then the neurological treatment (Reflex)
  • In addition, therapies for athletes
  • Not to mention the ergonomics
  • Finally, Posturology


Member of several associations


  • ACMA (Canadian Alliance of Alternative Medicine)
  • COC (College of Canadian Osteopaths)
  • ACODM (Canadian Association of Master Osteopaths)


President and founder of several associations


  • ACMA Association (Canadian Alliance of Alternative Medicine)
  • COC (College of Canadian Osteopaths)


Languages of Sylvain Desforges osteopath


  • French (mother tongue)
  • English (mastery)


Interests of Sylvain Desforges osteopath


  • Sports: field hockey, soccer, skiing, cycling
  • Music: classic rock
  • Cinema, reading, nature, motorcycle


Therefore, your osteopath, Sylvain Desforges, has never stopped doing continuing education in order to offer you the most effective treatments possible based on current evidence.


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