About Me

 

Glen Parsons is an Osteopathic Manual Practitioner, Certified Athletic Therapist and Acupuncturist with 20 years of clinical practical experience.

He graduated from Sheridan College in 1990 with a Diploma in Sports Injury Management. He became one of the youngest Certified Athletic Therapists in Canada at the age of 21.

 



He continued his postgraduate education at the Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Toronto and graduated in 1997 with a Diploma in Acupuncture.

In 1998 he enrolled at the Canadian College of Osteopathy where he graduated with a Diploma in Osteopathic Manual Practice in 2005.

Glen was presented with the William Garner Sutherland Thesis Award for outstanding research contribution for the advancement of Osteopathy in the field of clinical research. His clinical research was on The Effects of Osteopathic Treatment on Asthmatics.

Glen has his Emergency First Responder Certification as well as Health Care Practitioner level CPR and AED training.

Glen continues his post graduate studies taking numerous courses every year.

Glen gained valuable experience working at a variety of clinics and post-secondary institutes throughout Ontario.

Prior to relocating to Barrie, Glen was the Head Therapist at Humber College located in Toronto. While in Toronto he spent 8 years working with Canada Basketball and the Men’s National Basketball team traveling the globe.

Glen has been selected to the Canadian Health Care Team for a number of sporting events including the 1999 Pan-Am Games in Winnipeg, Manitoba and the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia. He was also a member of the Medical Team at the 1999 Canada Winter Games and 2008 Ontario Winter Games.

Glen enjoys being outdoors with his family and participating in anything active. He has a passion for alpine skiing which he enjoys with his family and friends. He also enjoys golf, mountain biking, off road motorcycling, snowshoeing, canoeing and kayaking.

Glen is an active member of the Georgian Bay Volunteer Search and Rescue Team.