Dr. Stéphan is a Dutch and French trained sports physician and osteopath, with over 20 years’ experience in the field. He has extensive expertise in the management and treatment of sports injuries and musculoskeletal complaints.
Dr. Stéphan graduated “cum Laude” as a Medical Doctor from the Faculty of Medical Sciences at the State University of Groningen, The Netherlands. He earned his sports medicine specialization from the Dutch Training Institute for Sports Physicians after a 4-year residency in the Sports Medicine Department of Isala Clinic in Zwolle, The Netherlands.
Dr. Stéphan obtained his Osteopathic Diploma at the Institut Supérieur d’Ostéopathie, SUP’OSTEO
in Lyon, France. Prior to joining Valiant Clinic, Dr. Stéphan worked for 5 years with SC Heerenveen, Dutch Premier league football team as head of the medical staff.
Dr. Stéphan is currently active as one of the doctors of World Tour Cycling team SUNWEB with whom he has participated at different Tour de France, Giro d ’Italia and Vuelta a España.
Dr. Stéphan treats a wide range of musculoskeletal issues such as low back pain, neck pain, sciatica, shoulder pain, tennis elbow and fascia plantaris and more.
- Cardiopulmonary exercise testing
- Sub-specialization in pain medicine for spinal and peripheral nerve impingement
- Treatment of tendinopathy with Electro Shock Wave Therapy
- Special Interest in prolotherapy