MARCEL CHARLAND
 
 

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Marcel Charland
Sport Massage Therapist, Certified Athletic Therapist
 
Marcel brings 25 years of sport medicine experience to the MacIntosh Clinic. Holding dual certification as an athletic therapist and massage therapist, with national certification as a sport massage therapist, Marcel combines myofascial release and functional movement to help clients reach optimal performance.
 
Marcel has been selected for Canada’s medical teams at many international sporting events including the 1988 Calgary Olympics and the 2000 Sydney Summer Olympics, as well as Commonwealth Games, Pan Am Games and FISU games.   Marcel has been team therapist with national teams in speed skating, basketball, track and field, rowing and beach volleyball, providing medical care at more than 15 world championship competitions.   While he continues to work with Canada’s elite athletes, Marcel insists, “You don’t have to be a world class athlete to receive world class treatment!”
 
Marcel has had the privilege of living on the east and west coasts of Canada, he is an avid trail runner and outdoor enthusiast, and can be found most weekends enjoying the backwoods of Ontario and, in winter, perfecting his igloo-making techniques!