The Running Clinic,
C.P. 1075, Lac Beauport, Qc
Canada, G3B 2J8

Telephone: +1.418.907.8171


Blaise Dubois


Blaise Dubois graduated from the Université Laval physiotherapy program in 1998, where he was awarded the prize for excellence in the musculoskeletal field. He immediately specialized and received from the Canadian Association a diploma in sports physiotherapy and a resident title from the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapy. In 2010, Blaise Dubois begins a master\'s degree in experimental medicine and the publication of a Cochrane review on \"Physical interventions for preventing stress fractures and stress reactions of bone of the lower limbs in young adults\" (in progress).

Isabelle Dumais

Executive Director

Director of communications and logistics for The Running Clinic™, Isabelle is the first person you will get in contact with. For any of your questions, course and conference organizations, special requests, don\'t hesitate to contact her. Her goal: to advise and serve you well but especially to put you and your children to do physical activities! She is also the instigator of The Running Clinic\'s Mini-marathons which you will able to follow in Quebec City\'s area and around.

Jean-François Esculier

Research and Development

Jean-François Esculier graduated from the University of Ottawa physiotherapy program. Passionate about sports and orthopaedics physiotherapy, he quickly improves his skills in those fields by taking several specialized courses and by working on the field with competitive sport teams and in many events. Being a great sports adept since his early years, Jean-François’ experience guides him through his interventions, which combine efficiently the active therapy approach by exercises prescription and manual therapy. Furthermore, his frequent scientific literature reviews give him the opportunity to gather new findings and incorporate them to enhance his practice, always maximizing his interventions’ efficacy. Presenting a real interest in running injuries, he decides to get involved in clinical research and works in the prevention and treatment of injuries in several popular running events in the greater Quebec city region. This combination gives him the abilities to help recreational runners as well as elite athletes.

Lee-Manuel Gagnon

Media and Operation Management

Collaborator at The Running Clinic™ since spring 2010, Lee-Manuel ensures good website and social network content by perpetual relevant elements researches, shoes to recommend, new contacts to establish, etc. His goal is to share the happiness that running keeps giving to him with people by guiding them towards a beneficial practice of the sport.

Mélanie Fournier

Director of Communications

Director of communications, Melanie is the link between everyone associated with The Running Clinic. She is the person to contact for any questions regarding the specialized stores based on scientific evidence, the specialized clinics and the conferences offered in the corporate community. If you want to take advantage of available advertising space, she\'s also in charge of the display management. Her mission : to develop autonomous, informed and expert cells to enhance the sharing of knowledge between running specialists and amateurs.

Alex Alvarez

Spanish sector manager

Alejandro Alvarez Navarro obtiene su diploma de fisioterapia en la Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona en el año 2002. Apasionado por la práctica deportiva desde muy pequeño y teniendo un gran deseo de poner en práctica sus conocimientos de fisioterapia deportiva-salud y traumática, se perfecciona rápidamente en estos campos siguiendo diversas formaciones. Se gradúa en fisioterapia del deporte en 2004. Su temperamento perfeccionista le hace viajar por Asia y Europa para mejorar sus conocimientos y completar sus formaciones.

Albert Carrère Segarra


Motivated by the sports environment I chose physiotherapy as a professional career. After graduation in 2002, I became aware of how important is physiotherapy to take care of health. I could apply my skills very quickly throughout this very rewarding profession, each day, with a large number of patients who came to me to treat diverse type of injuries.

Mary-Lee Blanchette


Études universitaires en physiothérapie

Natacha Gagné