Dr. Kevin McAllister spent his formative years in Whitby prior to attending Queen's University. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts and science in 1977 and a Bachelor of Education in 1978. In 1982, he graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto and has been practicing in Oshawa since that time.
In addition to his regular practice, Dr. Kevin McAllister was an assessor in a multidisciplinary setting at Lakeridge Health Oshawa, Regional Evaluation Centre, providing specialized assessments for victims of motor vehicle accidents. He served in this capacity starting in 1994. In addition, Dr. Kevin McAllister has completed courses and was certified by the American Society of Forensic Examiners in 2010.
Dr. Kevin McAllister
Dr. Kelly McAllister graduated in 2007 from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. Prior to attending CMCC she earned a Bachelor of Arts from Brock University. Kelly is fluent in both French and English.
Dr. Kelly McAllister is a certified practitioner with Complete Concussion Management. She is also certified in Acupuncture, Cupping, Active Release Technique, Graston, Sound Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization, and Kinesio Taping. She is a certified First Aid and CPR instructor with over 20 years of teaching experience.
Kelly is passionate about all elements of chiropractic care, but particularly enjoys working with athletes both in and out of the office.
When not working Kelly devotes her time to her family and dabbles in the production of microgreens and natural honey products.
Dr. Kelly McAllister
Dr. Dan Dao is a board certified chiropractor and acupuncture practitioner. He holds a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, an Honours Bachelor of Health Sciences from UOIT and a Clinical Acupuncture Certificate. Dr. Dan’s passion to become a chiropractor began over in his role as a patient. His areas of special interests are focused on managing work-related postural strains, neck pain and headaches, sports injuries with rehabilitation. Dr. Dan uses advanced techniques including: adjustments, muscle release therapy, acupuncture, laser and electrotherapy, and removal of post-injury muscle scars using myofascial blading.
Dr. Dao’s experience with a variety of patient demographics and injuries, taught him that every patient is different even if they may present to the clinic with similar complaints. His unique practice approach is to combine multiple non-invasive therapies into an individualized care plan for each and every patient – concentrated on returning them to the activities that matter most.
Dr. Dan Dao
Dr. Mariusz Fajfer
Dr. Mariusz is a graduate of AECC University College in Bournemouth, England where he received his Master’s degree in Chiropractic with first class honours. Prior to that he graduated UOIT with a Bachelor of Health Science, specializing in kinesiology and exercise science. During his time at UOIT he had the opportunity to be an athletic therapist student trainer where he treated and travelled with the varsity men’s soccer team. While completing his chiropractic degree in England, Dr. Mariusz got the opportunity to work as an intern for the English Premier League AFC Bournemouth football club. He treated academy, U21, and first team players. Upon returning to Canada he was the team doctor for Okanagan Hockey Academy in Whitby where he travelled with the team providing chiropractic, rehabilitation, and first aid care.
Dr. Mariusz prides himself in his evidence-based approach and belief of the importance of exercise. He understands each patient is different and therefore uses a variety of treatment methods based on the individual patients’ goals and needs. During his spare time he enjoys going to the gym, playing soccer, camping, and socializing with friends. He is also bilingual in English and Polish.
Matt is a graduate of McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario where he received his Masters degree in Physiotherapy in 2006. He continued his post graduate education in orthopedic manual therapy for treatment of spinal and peripheral joint dysfunction, sports injuries, and chronic pain. In addition to his advanced training in orthopedics, Matt has trained in Neuro-Developmental therapy protocaols, medical acupuncture and concussion management.
In his free time, Matt loves skiing and camping with his family.
Andrew graduated with honours from Centennial College in 2013 and has been practicing ever since.
Andrew finds that therapeutic, rehab focused treatments are the most successful in achieving his client's goals. He has a background in helping clients with many different chronic pain conditions including fibromyalgia, concussions and over use injuries to name a few. He uses a combination of trigger point and fascial release, frictioning, muscle stripping and joint mobilizations to help clients meet their goals.
Registered Massage Therapy
Lydia graduated from Sir Sandford Flemming College in 2003. She has been a part of the McAllister team since 2013. Lydia is an experienced RMT who provides treatments tailored to the clients needs. She ensures clients get the best care when treating acute or chronic conditions.
In her free time she enjoys spending time with family, friends as well as playing baseball and hockey. She also spends significant time volunteering with her local community groups.
Lydia Van Dam
Registered Massage Therapy
Liam graduated in 2012 with a three year advanced diploma in massage therapy from Fleming College. He has international experience working with sports injuries and rehabilitation, treating everyone from professional athletes to people with mental disabilities; from clients as young as 3 months old up to 99 years of age.
Liam’s mother has been a Registered Massage Therapist since 1996, so massage therapy has always been close to Liam in life. Growing up very athletic, he started competitive soccer at the age of 10 and played at a very high level until after college, but is very passionate about all sports.
Traveling and staying active are Liam’s favourite past times. He has lived in places like Australia and the Rocky Mountains, and now is a professional wrestler that hopes to continue his travelling while wrestling around the world.
Registered Massage Therapy
Vanessa is a Certified Nutritional Practitioner. Deciding to pursue her passion for health and fitness, Vanessa enrolled at the Institute of Holistic Nutrition, where she received her diploma with highest honours. After completion of her program, she continued her education and received her certification in Naturally Designed Pregnancy & Early Childhood Nutrition. Her passion for working with children has developed from teaching competitive dance for the past 12 years.
As a professional dancer, Vanessa experienced first hand the lack of education available on how to properly fuel your body. There was little to no information being presented regarding energy-sustaining food and injury prevention. This ignited Vanessa to empower individuals to live a healthy, active lifestyle using the power of proper nutrition. She focuses on maintaining balance throughout the body by reducing inflammation, restoring gut health, and improving energy levels. Vanessa uses an attainable approach to achieve optional wellness through whole foods, supplementation, mindfulness & exercise, evaluating individual’s complete health history, lifestyle, and nutrition choices to determine the root cause of their health concerns or imbalances. Vanessa is very excited to be joining the McAllister Health family, and looks forward to assisting you on your journey of holistic health.
Nutritional Counsellor, CNP
Dr. Rebecca-Jane McAllister is an evidence-based chiropractor who strives to provide exceptional and quality care to her patients through manual treatment, education, and rehabilitation exercises. Dr. McAllister believes it is imperative that her patients possess the self-confidence, and are equipped with the tools, to be active participants and self-advocates for their healthcare. Dr. McAllister endeavours to empower her patients to live a balanced and healthy lifestyle.
Dr. McAllister graduated in 2015 from the University of Windsor with her Bachelor of Human Kinetics Honours [Major: Movement Science Co-op & Minor: Psychology] degree. Upon graduation, Dr. McAllister attended the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College where she graduated with her Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 2019. Dr. McAllister has also completed the Contemporary Medical Acupuncture certification through McMaster University.
Dr. Rebecca-Jane McAllister
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