Clifton Charie BScPT, CAFCI – Owner
Clifton Charie is a lifelong learner who loves solving problems of every kind. Shortly after graduating from the physiotherapy program at McGill University in 1984, he began taking courses to become a registered acupuncturist. In 1990 Clifton established Orleans Physiotherapy, the first private practice serving families in Orleans. After completing the requirements to be a certified acupuncturist with the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada, he began exploring German Auricular Therapy courses (ear acupuncture.) He finds auricular therapy particularly helpful in treating people with chronic pain where traditional physiotherapy methods have not been successful. For clients adverse to needles, Clifton has mastered auricular therapy using the RJ Laser. He continues to hone his acupuncture skills by taking courses for neurological issues. Clifton was one of the first therapists to purchase a Shockwave machine, which has proven a useful tool for treating joint and tendon problems.
When Clifton isn’t helping clients at the clinic, he can be found volunteering at the Ottawa Tool Library. He has also helped build homes in Orleans with Habitat for Humanity. He often volunteers his physiotherapy services at ultimate tournaments, a sport his two adult sons play passionately. In the summer Clifton enjoys gardening, cycling, canoeing, hiking, and camping. In the winter he enjoys cross country skiing, playing badminton, reading and puttering in his workshop.
Scalp Acupuncture for Neurological disorders
Shockwave therapy training
Shift Concussion Management – Trained Provider
Meridian Acupuncture; Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar, Pelvis
Meridian Acupuncture; Meridian Balancing Technique
Laser Therapy; Laser Acupuncture
German Auricular Medicine Certified in Levels I, II and III
Rocktape Kinesio Taping Certification
Back Mechanics and Core Strengthening
Dry Needling through McMaster University
Advanced Needling Techniques through McMaster University
Evidence Based Practice and Clinical Reasoning
Dizziness and Vestibular Rehabilitation
Manual Therapy Certified in Levels I and II
Manual Therapy Mulligan Concept Upper and Lower Quadrant
Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Certified since 1994 completing Levels I, II, III
Robin Mckenzie Institute Certified in Part A, B and C
Advanced Physical Therapy Institute: Foot and Ankle Complex, Shoulder Complex, Hip Complex, Cervical Headaches, TMJ
McGill University BScPT 1984
Céline Séguin BScPT
Céline began working at Orléans Centre for Physiotherapy as a part-time physiotherapy assistant in 2006. When she graduated from the University of Ottawa in 2009 as a physiotherapist, we were delighted to have her join our team full-time.
Since graduating she continues to pursue her interests in myofascial release techniques. She has also taken several courses in acupuncture.
As a bilingual therapist she thrives in helping people of all ages improve their well being and reach their ideal functional level.
She enjoys weight training, playing sports and travelling.
Clint Dulude BScPT, CMDT Concussion Training
Clint has a passion for helping others and an appreciation for rehabilitation fueled by his own journey. He vividly recalls re-learning how to walk after being struck by a car as a child. Since then he went on to swim competitively and compete in track & field at the provincial level and was awarded track & field athlete of the year in his final year of high school. At university, he joined as a walk-on and played football for the University of Ottawa Gee-Gees as a wide receiver in 1997 and 1998.
Clint studied at the University of Ottawa from 1995 to 2001 where he completed two years of Kinesiology before completing a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy. Throughout his career, he has worked at two Sports Physiotherapy clinics in Ottawa and found a permanent home at Orleans Centre for Physiotherapy.
Clint is dedicated to providing top quality evidence-based care to his clients.
“My role is to work with clients to help them achieve their goals and ensure they get back to the activities they love, pain free.”
Clint also takes an active role promoting his profession by supervising and educating Physiotherapy, Physiotherapy Assistant and Kinesiology students. He enjoys treating a wide variety of clients and conditions from professional and amateur athletes to the weekend warrior. Whether you want to get back to the game or to your garden, Clint can help you get there.
Clint strongly believes that continuing education combined with clinical experience is essential for practitioners to best serve their clients. Throughout his 16+ years of experience in private practice he has completed the following post-graduate courses:
The Robin McKenzie Institute Canada – Part A: The Lumbar Spine
The Robin McKenzie Institute Canada – Part B: The Cervical Spine
The Robin McKenzie Institute Canada – Part C: Problem Solving
The Robin McKenzie Institute Canada – Part D: Advanced Problem Solving
The Robin McKenzie Institute Canada – Part E: The Extremities
The Robin McKenzie Institute Canada – Credentialed in Mechanical Diagnosis & Therapy
Mulligan Concept – Lower Quadrant
Mulligan Concept – Upper Quadrant
Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute (AFCI) – Level 1, Part 1
Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute (AFCI) – Level 1, Part 2 & 3
Meridian Health Education – Acupuncture & Dry Needling Upper Extremity
Meridian Health Education – Acupuncture & Dry Needling Lower Extremity
Advanced Physical Therapy Education Institute (APTEI) – Acupuncture & Dry Needling of the Cervical & Thoracic Spine
Advanced Physical Therapy Education Institute (APTEI) – Thoracic Spine Part 1 & 2
Advanced Physical Therapy Education Institute (APTEI) – Lumbar Spine Part 1 & 2
Advanced Physical Therapy Education Institute (APTEI) – Foot & Ankle Complex
Advanced Physical Therapy Education Institute (APTEI) – Shoulder Complex Part 1 & 2
Shoulder Course - Level 1: Functional Rehabilitation
Rocktape Kinesio Taping – Certification
Applied Evidence Based Practice and Clinical Reasoning
Building the Ultimate Back: From Rehabilitation to Performance with Dr. Stuart McGill
The Dizziness and Balance Rehabilitation Clinic: Vestibular Rehabilitation: A Practical Approach
Shift Concussion Management - Trained Provider
After office hours, Clint follows the same advice he gives his clients by living an active lifestyle; he enjoys weekly squash and tennis matches, beach volleyball, weight training, running, cross-country and downhill skiing, white water canoeing and wilderness camping… and carrying around his two little girls.
Natasha Green MSc PT, HBSc
Natasha completed her Bachelor of Science, Honours degree in Kinesiology at McMaster University (2015). She then went on to complete her Master’s degree in Physiotherapy at the University of Ottawa (2017). Natasha is a published author in the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy with her research focusing on Diastasis Recti Abdominis. She was a speaker at the Canadian Physiotherapy Association National Congress in 2018 for her research in biomechanics.
Natasha has a core interest in orthopaedics as well as concussion and vestibular rehabilitation. She focuses on a client-centered approach, and applies evidence-based practice to maximize treatment potential. Natasha has completed the following post-graduate courses:
- Functional Dry Needling (KinetaCore Level I)
- Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment of the Lumbar Spine (McKenzie Part A)
- K-Taping Pro
- Soft Tissue Release (Level I)
- Manual Therapy Level 1- CPA Orthopaedic Division
- Manual Therapy Level 2 Lower Quadrant - CPA Orthopaedic Division
- Concussion Management Certificate
- Vestibular Rehabilitation in the treatment of BPPV with uOttawa
- Chronic Pain Management Certificate
Natasha is also currently working towards a diploma in Advanced Orthopaedic Manual and Manipulative Physiotherapy. She has a passion for health and wellness and strives to use her knowledge to help others reach their health goals. Fluently bilingual in French and English, she is happy to provide care in either language. In her spare time, Natasha enjoys running, bouldering and camping.
Pratyusha Kavuluri BPT, MPT
Pratyusha completed her bachelors of Physiotherapy program at Dr. N T R University of health sciences, India in 2012. She then went on to complete her Master’s degree in Physiotherapy at the Dr. N T R University (2017). She is a published author in the International journal of health, physical education and computer science in Sports with her research in Varicose veins in sports persons.
Pratyusha has more than 5 years of rich experience in treating people with musculoskeletal, sports injuries such as ACL injuries, ligament sprains, muscle strains, various spine and joint conditions, and neurological cases like stroke, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, as well as helping seniors to stay mobile and strong. She also played an instrumental role in designing a novel ultrasound device that helps in treating acute and chronic joint pains. She is certified in cupping which aids in relieving pain and improves joint mobility.
Pratyusha strongly believes that communicating well with the patients helps in achieving better outcomes. She makes sure that patients are at ease right from the beginning and is always available to address their needs. In her free time, she enjoys outdoor activities, swimming, indoor gardening and watching TV shows.