The first Chiropractor in Atlantic Canada who competed the CACCP designation- International Chiropractic Pediatric Association in preconception, prenatal, postnatal and pediatric chiropractic care.

Dr. Michelle MacDonald graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 2010 cum laude and clinic honours. Upon graduation, she received the Gilbert H. Young Memorial Award for attaining the highest average in her clinical year. Dr. MacDonald has spent the past 7 years working in Toronto and is finally happy to return back to the beautiful province of Nova Scotia. She was born and raised in Brookfield, NS and then achieved her undergrad degree at St. Francis Xavier University.

Dr. MacDonald spent 5 years taking courses and studying with The International Chiropractic Paediatric Association in preconception, prenatal, postnatal and paediatric chiropractic care. In 2016, she finished her research and completed her paediatric exam to obtain her CACCP designation through the Academy of Chiropractic Family Practice. Dr. MacDonald is currently the only Chiropractor in Atlantic Canada to hold this designation.

Dr. MacDonald was also fortunate enough to work with the College of Chiropractors of Ontario in Quality Assurance as well as, providing Corporate Wellness for the Canadian Chiropractic Association.

Dr. MacDonald is an avid curler and golfer which helps drive her passion to helping the people within her community live an active, happier and healthier lifestyle. She participated in the 2015 Para Pan Am Games on the medical team and has a wealth of experience treating dancers, curlers and golfers which will serve the athletes well at MSVU.


Graston Level 1 - 2010

Kinesiotaping - 2010

Activator - 2010

Diversified Technique - 2010

Extremity Adjusting - 2010

Clinical Acupuncture – 2010

Guasha – 2010

Cupping – 2010

Whiplash & Concussion Management – 2010

Webster Technique Certified – 2011

ICPA Research Review – 2012

Short Lever Adjusting – 2012

Neurosensory Integration – 2012

Transition to Wellness – 2012

Technical Integration – 2012

Sacral-Occipital Technique Spinal – 2012

Sacral-Occipital Technique Cranial – 2012

Neuroimmunology – 2012

Practical Neurology – 2012

Thompson Technique – 2012

Pediatric Health – 2012

Family Wellness – 2012

Logan Basic Technique – 2012

The Challenged Child - 2012

Pediatric Alphabet Soup, Sensory Processing Disorders - 2014

ParaPan Am Games Medical Practitioner – 2015

Tongue Tie Management – 2016

CACCP Diploma – 2017

1st Aid & CPR Level C - 2017

Child Birth Educator Class – 2017

Birth Doula – 2017

Breastfeeding Knowledge & Support - 2017

Advanced Functional Needling- 2018