Dr. Joshua Charles
Chiropractor, Clinic Director
Dr. Charles is passionate about health and wellness and has spent over a decade in the healthcare industry. Before becoming a Doctor of Chiropractic, he worked as a personal trainer, volunteered in The National Children’s Hospital in Costa Rica, and volunteered and trained as a paramedic overseas. Since becoming a chiropractor, Dr. Charles has far exceeded the standard requirements for professional continuing education, staying up to date with the latest research and techniques of modern manual therapy, sports injury management, acupuncture, and learning about the latest technological advances in chiropractic and physical therapy. Dr. Charles earned his Bachelor of Science degree from The University of Western Ontario and his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, as well as his license in acupuncture from McMaster University. Dr. Charles was proud to volunteer and treat patients at the 2015 Toronto Pan Am and Para Pan Am Games, and he has also served as a volunteer chiropractor for homeless youth at the Toronto Yonge Street Mission. He has treated patients from all walks of life, from children to seniors, and from “weekend-warrior” recreational athletes to Olympic medal-winners. Dr. Charles is an industry leader and has been featured on national television in interviews discussing health and wellness and various health products. He has also been called upon to serve as a medical expert in various medical legal cases. Outside of the clinic, Dr. Charles stays active by playing ice hockey and golf, as well as snowboarding, and running.
Claudia is a passionate, caring and dedicated physiotherapist with over five years of progressive experience in the rehabilitation field. Her professional experience includes working with patients with chronic respiratory diseases, sports injuries, neurologic disorders and repetitive strain injuries, among others. Claudia is very experienced treating patients of all ages, from young children to seniors. Claudia is a dedicated lifelong learner and while treating patients, she simultaneously continues her training in physical therapy courses. The following are recent courses and training programs Claudia has completed: Postgraduate Diploma in Adult Neurorehabilitation in Functional Gait Disorder, APTEI Acupuncture and Dry Needling, Evaluation and Manual Therapy for Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction, McKenzie Method for the Lumbar Spine, K-Taping Professional Course, Standard First Aid CPR/AED Healthcare Provider Certification, Massage and Manual Lymphatic Drainage Program, and Vestibular Rehabilitation.
Roshen Elizabeth Markose
Roshen Elizabeth Markose is a registered physiotherapist who is committed, caring, and has a great passion for helping people of all ages. She has gained varied experience in the field of physiotherapy after graduating with a bachelor degree in physiotherapy in 2003. She is currently licensed and registered with the College of Physiotherapists Ontario. She has a special interest in treating all types of orthopedic conditions and is interested in pursuing continuing education studies in manual and manipulative physiotherapy in addition to the dry needling and taping courses she has already taken. She believes in a combination of manual therapy and exercise prescription to provide her patients with the best treatment outcomes and rehabilitation experience. She has a client-centered approach to rehabilitation and believes that education and exercise components empower the patient to be active participants in their own healing journey. Roshen has extensive experience treating a wide variety of orthopedic conditions using joint mobilizations, soft tissue techniques, taping and client specific exercise prescription.
Dr. Alexandra Topp
Dr. Topp is passionate about the field of chiropractic care and rehabilitation. Dr. Topp was first introduced to chiropractic care at a young age to treat various sports injuries from hockey, soccer, and tennis. She has always had an interest in sports, health and wellness from a young age. Dr. Topp earned her Kinesiology degree from The University of Western Ontario and her Doctor of Chiropractic degree from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. As well, Dr. Topp earned her diploma of acupuncture from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. She has also received training in diversified spinal manipulative therapy, Active Release Techniques, sports/clinical taping, and functional rehabilitation. She believes in patient centered-care and helping patients reach their full health potential. Dr. Topp is committed to continuing to advance her skills and knowledge in the field of Chiropractic and health.
Julie Cabalfin, RMT
Registered Massage Therapist
Julie is a skilled Registered Massage Therapist with over 5 years of experience providing patient care. She received her Registered Massage Therapy diploma from Medix College in Toronto. She also earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management. Julie possesses skilled hands and a calm, warm and pleasant demeanor. She has provided therapy for all types of patients and medical conditions. She takes time during the initial visit to clearly explain her methods of therapy and what is to be expected during the course of the treatment plan. She is proficient in treating children to seniors and various types of athletes. Julie has a unique ability to identify various points of muscle and joint tension within the body by using gentle touch and with several specialized tests. She works very well in the multi-disciplinary medical setting and continues to expand her knowledge with ongoing continuing education courses and workshops. In addition, she has recently received extra training in cranial-sacral therapy and fascial tracing. When not working in the clinic, Julie enjoys spending time with her family with her two children, her dog Lucky, and loves to stay active by swimming regularly.
Ryan Ready, RMT
Registered Massage Therapist
Ryan Ready is a graduate of the Sutherland-Chan School of Massage Therapy and he is a caring and understanding therapist. Ryan has worked at several specialty clinics, including the Stroke Survivors Club, which involved working with patients with cerebral palsy and spinal cord injuries, in addition to the to HIV community outreach program. Ryan has completed additional training in cupping and TMJ treatments and he has an ongoing commitment to developing new skills. Ryan has experience working within various clinic settings, both at a spa and other multidisciplinary clinics. When not treating patients, Ryan enjoys spending time with his wife and two cats, as well as cycling, cooking, and going on road trips.