Meet The Team
Meet the full OSC team!
Known as the “happy-go-lucky” child in his family, Charlie has always been known for his positive attitude. He developed an interest in sports at a young age playing basketball and American football, which laid the foundation for his journey into fitness. He has been involved in fitness professionally for the last 10 years with multiple certifications from ACE, CHEK, Poliquin, Stretch to Win FST and is also part of the Commission des Praticiens en Médecine Douce du Québec (CPMDQ). Charlie believes that fitness does not only include looking good, but more profoundly it is the lifestyle choice of feeling good and Fascial Stretch Therapy is a big component of this lifestyle. At Optimal Stretch Clinic, Charlie is responsible for client care, personalized treatment plans as well as leading and motivating his team of therapists. Charlie prides himself in being a trusted partner for his clients, helping them accomplish their fitness goals and developing a healthy lifestyle that he feels ultimately impacts their overall well-being. The fact that some of his clients have been with him for the last 8 years and continue to come back is a testament to his ability to evolve with and maintain his clients trust.
Certified Athletic Therapists are experts in treating acute and chronic injuries to the musculoskeletal system (bones, muscles, and joints). They take an active approach to the rehabilitation process which sets them apart and helps their clients return to doing what they love. ATs assess the whole body to find and treat the cause of pain and discomfort. Athletic therapists treat a wide range of clients from children to seniors, professional athletes to weekend warriors! Their role is to educate and guide their clients through the rehab process so they can move better, get stronger and prevent further injury. Athletic therapists are also sports first responders and often work closely with sports teams. They are trained in the recognition of concussions, return to play protocols and management of injuries.
Alternative medicine that consists of precise manipulations in order to restore the flexibility and comfort of an affected structure. It focuses with a global approach to treating symptoms and sources of these symptoms. Osteopathy can help with musculoskeletal, visceral, cranial and other problems. This is a therapy for newborns to the senior. Example: digestive problem, menstrual problem, somatization problem, postural problem.
Kimberley Paré is a registered dietitian working in private practice and as a consultant with over 6 years of clinical experience. She is a McGill graduate and member of the Ordre Professionnelle des Diététistes du Quebec. As a competitive athlete and foodie, Kim has dedicated her career to preventive health, with a specialty in sports nutrition to help people live balanced, active and healthy lives. She has experience in cardiovascular disease treatment and prevention, obesity, endocrinological disorders (diabetes, hypothyroidism etc), hypertension, GI disorders, food intolerances, vegan/vegetarianism and sustainable eating practices. Kim believes that a healthy diet includes all foods, food is fuel not only for the body but also for the soul. She has a balanced and mindful approach without restriction, so habits learned can stick for life.