Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Program


Neurofunctional Treatment of Pain and Dysfunction

Instructors

Dan Pringle, BMSc, MScPT

Dan Pringle, BMSc, MScPT

Dan’s passion for helping his patients return to their activities is rooted in his lifelong love of athletics. Growing up in Leaside, he competed in a wide variety of competitive sports in the community and for Crescent School, including hockey, soccer, basketball, and tennis. Through sports, Dan developed the ability to get the most out of himself and others, and an appreciation of the value of continued self-improvement. Dan completed a Bachelor of Medical Science with a specialization in Physiology from the University of Western Ontario. His education gives him an exceptional appreciation for the complex underlying mechanisms of the systems of the body, as well as tissue healing and injury. Then he completed a Master of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Toronto in 2011, where he received awards for his achievements in academics, extra-curricular participation, and research.

Daniel Agostinelli, PT

Daniel Agostinelli, PT

A graduate of Brock University and D’Youville College., Dr. Agostinelli has utilized a combination of therapies (Contemporary Medical Acupuncture, Graston Technique, ART, Manipulation and exercise prescription) and his own exclusive sporting experiences with local soccer communities and their respective clubs. Dr. Agostinelli has consulted with professional players (NHL, AHL, EHL, NFL, CFL, FIFA) and Olympic athletes within their respected field of sport. Dr. Agostinelli has assisted many athletes of varying abilities and levels with injury recovery and performance enhancement. For the past three seasons, he has been a member of the “Performance Care Team” with the Hamilton Tiger Cats of the CFL and continues in that role today.

Dr. Adam Dunn, Performance Chiropractor, Acupuncture and A.R.T. Practitioner

Dr. Adam Dunn, Performance Chiropractor, Acupuncture and A.R.T. Practitioner

Dr. Adam Dunn is a Chiropractor and Contemporary Medical Acupuncture provider who has been practicing in the greater Oakville area for over 4 years. His lifelong passion for sport, wellness, and healthy living have led to a number of achievements. Dr. Dunn was on the Canadian National Sailing Team (1995-2001), an elite age group triathlete - a 7x Iron Man, 2x Iron Man Hawaii Qualifier - and is a yoga instructor. Collectively these accomplishments culminated with the completion of his doctorate at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College.

His experiences as an athlete, yoga practitioner and instructor have given him a unique perspective on the human body as a manual medical practitioner. Dr Dunn has had the privilege of working with families, weekend warriors, provincial level champions, national team athletes and NHL Hockey Players.

Additionally, he certified as an Active Release Therapist (ART) and is nearing completion of his training as a Neurofunctional Sports Performance Practitioner. Adam is nothing short of "stoked" to be joining such an awesome team of professionals at OMWC and bringing a new level of chiropractic care to the Town of Oakville!

Dr. Anthony Magliocco, DC

Dr. Anthony Magliocco, DC

Dr. Magliocco constantly strives to improve his knowledge in the fields of chiropractic, acupuncture and rehab sciences. Dr. Magliocco has a special interest in acupuncture being part of the faculty of the Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Course at McMaster University. He has been an instructor for over 8 years teaching other health professionals a modern approach to acupuncture. Dr. Magliocco has worked with and helped numerous athletic associations, including the Hamilton Tiger Cat CFL team, the McMaster University Football Team, and the Hamilton Round the Bay Road Race.

Dr. Brenda Donaldson, MD

Dr. Brenda Donaldson, MD

Over the past 10 years, Dr. Brenda S. Donaldson, M.D. developed an innovative manual medicine practice. This practice uses neurofunctional acupuncture techniques and manual soft tissue conditioning techniques to treat musculoskeletal disorders and chronic pain. Dr. Donaldson’s goal in treatment therapy is to establish for her patients a better quality of life by increasing movement and functionality in their daily living. Dr. Donaldson is a senior instructor in the Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Program at McMaster University. She is board-certified in Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine and Medical Acupuncture. Dr. Donaldson practices in the greater Detroit, Michigan USA area.

Dr. Bryan Woo, Chiropractor

Dr. Bryan Woo, Chiropractor

Dr. Bryan Woo earned his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from the New York Chiropractic College in 2013. Prior to that, he graduated from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelor of Science Honours degree in Kinesiology in 2008.

Dr. Woo specializes in spinal health, physical therapy, functional exercise rehabilitation, and postural re-education. He is also a certified Contemporary Medical Acupuncture provider. As a diversified practitioner, Dr. Woo utilizes chiropractic manipulations, neurofunctional medical acupuncture, Active Release Techniques, and other manual therapy techniques in his patient-centered practice.

Dr. Chad Carter, Chiropractor & Acupuncturist

Dr. Chad Carter, Chiropractor & Acupuncturist

Dr. Chad Carter completed an undergraduate degree in Kinesiology and Health Sciences at York University with honours. Afterward, Chad decided to move to New York to obtain his doctorate of Chiropractic from the New York Chiropractic College. Since then, he has continued on to become certified in Active Release Techniques (ART®) and completed the McMaster University Contemporary Medical Acupuncture program. He has such an interest in Acupuncture that he now is a senior instructor in training these methods.

Chad has a very patient-centered functional, integrated therapy approach using modalities such as Graston, ART, taping, exercise prescription, shockwave, joint manipulation, and acupuncture.

Chad has a fascination of the human body and how it functions in sport. This interest lead Chad into the world of Chiropractic from a young age. He is constantly continuing his education in different focuses including optimizing sports performance such as decreasing rehab time and assessing biomechanical dysfunctions. Chad treats NHL, OJHL, OHL and AHL athletes in addition to his Rebalance patients. He enjoys being part of the clinic team and treating everyday weekend warriors.

Dr. Christina Voldner, DC

Dr. Christina Voldner, DC

Dr. Christina Voldner is a Chiropractor and ART Provider. She graduated from the University of Guelph with an honours degree in Human Kinetics and from there went to the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, graduating in 2006. She uses a variety of techniques in practice, including Contemporary Medical Acupuncture, soft tissue release, kinesiotaping, fascial abrasion and joint manipulation. In addition to dealing with injuries, Christina enjoys optimizing function and performance in athletes of all levels and has been the team trainer and chiropractor for the Toronto Jr A Canadiens hockey team from 2009 to present. Christina is currently an instructor with the McMaster University Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Program.

Dr. Dan Wunderlich, DAc, LMT

Dr. Dan Wunderlich, DAc, LMT

Dan Wunderlich is Founder and Clinic Director of Integrative Acupuncture & Bodywork in New York City, a holistic medical practice offering a unique blend of eastern and western approaches to treat orthopedic dysfunctions and internal medicine imbalances. In his practice, he integrates a wide variety of functional therapeutic modalities such as contemporary acupuncture, Chinese herbs, and Tui Na (a form of corrective soft-tissue therapy).

Dan is a Clinical Preceptor in the Contemporary Acupuncture Program at McMaster University, a comprehensive, clinically-oriented training program which focuses on the integration of acupuncture and modern neurophysiological and neuroanatomical concepts. He has been part of an elite team of instructors selected to train U.S. Military doctors in the application of contemporary acupuncture methods used to treat wounded soldiers. He is also an Instructor of Zheng Gu Tui Na, a complete system of Chinese medical massage integrating soft-tissue therapies and bone mobilizations.

Over the past four years, Dan has lead several teams of volunteer practitioners on humanitarian aid projects delivering free, high-quality health care to medically underserved communities in remote villages of Indonesia and Nepal. He has also worked in New York-based community clinics providing outreach to war veterans and people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHAs).

Dr. David O’Connor, DC

Dr. David O’Connor, DC

Dr. David O’Connor is the owner and Clinical Director of Bayview Chiropractic Health Centre in Toronto. He is a chiropractor who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of sports injuries, using an integrated approach combining chiropractic with Contemporary Medical Acupuncture and active release techniques (A.R.T). Dr. O’Connor is the team chiropractor for the National Women’s Gymnastics Team and Synchronized Swimming Team and is a consultant to numerous other Olympic and professional athletes. He has been on the medical team at numerous world gymnastics and world aquatic championships and also at the Olympic games in Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008. Dr. O’Connor is an instructor in the Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Program at McMaster University.