• Owner, Impact Health
            •  Chiropractor
            • Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Provider
            • Active Release Techniques (ART®) Provider
            • Performance Taping certified
            • Personal Trainer Specialist
            • Consulting Chiropractor for various athletes, including NHL, CSL, OSL
            • Provincial and varsity level soccer player

 

 

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Dr. Daniela DiPaola graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, prior to which she received an Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology Degree from McMaster University. She has completed her certification in Contemporary Medical Acupuncture, with continued education in Functional Integrated Needling courses. Dr. DiPaola is a full-body Certified Active Release Technique® (ART) Provider. She also has her Personal Training Certification.

Dr. DiPaola utilizes a number of techniques including: Acupuncture, chiropractic joint manipulation, ART®, Class IV Laser Therapy, Shockwave Therapy and Kinesio-Taping techniques. Her treatment goal is to improve biomechanical and musculoskeletal dysfunction in order for her patients to return to activity and optimal function as quickly as possible. See SERVICES page for more info on each individual technique.

Dr. Daniela provides in-office rehabilitation programs, as well as take-home exercises in order for her patients to progressively strengthen and stretch the musculoskeletal structures that require it. By providing rehabilitation and activity-specific exercises for the patient to do while at home, the patient is not only able to become more independent, they are able to get back to their optimal function faster.

SPORTS AND INTERESTS

Dr. DiPaola has a special interest in sports, and is an avid member in the soccer community. She was part of the McMaster University Women’s Soccer team during her University career, and had a long career with the St. Catharines Women’s Jets OSL provincial team. In the past she was the team Chiropractor of the Club Roma Wolves in the Canadian Soccer League.

Dr. Daniela holds a background as a certified Personal Trainer Specialist. She finds this crucial to helping athletes, as it provides her with a vast understanding in the field of strength training so her patients can get back to their workout regime. This also compliments her rehabilitation and sport-specific training knowledge.

In past years, Dr. DiPaola has also been highly involved in basketball and dance.