Louis developed a deep appreciation for the body and how it works through his lifelong study of martial arts, enjoyment of dancing Argentine tango, and former profession as a circus artist, attending the National Circus School in Montreal and touring everywhere from India to North America with shows such as Cavalia's Odysseo.
After a career ending motorcycle accident Louis was inspired by the skilled osteopaths who helped him rehabilitate and completed five years of training at the Collège d’Études Ostéopathiques, a Canadian school of manual Osteopathy in Montreal. His training included over 3100 hours covering musculo-skeletal, cranial, and visceral osteopathic methods as well as specialized classes focusing on subjects from pediatrics to the lymphatic system.
To empower his clients to support their healing process Louis uses Anatomy in Motion™ a pioneering assessment and treatment method that evaluates your body as a complete system. Emphasizing coordination between the complex movements of the foot with specific whole body motion previous injuries are allowed to more fully rehabilitate and people can feel safe returning movement back to the affected areas.
Louis takes great joy in assisting athletes and dancers restore function after injury or move past physical limitations interfering with performance, especially when the foot is involved! He also has a passion for working with babies and their mothers to ease the recovery after childbirth.
Louis is a licensed massage therapist in Oregon and not recognized as a physician or a Doctor of Osteopathy in the United States.
521 SW 11th Ave
Portland, OR 97205