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Dr. Thessa Prashad, Hons. BSc, DC, graduated from York University with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree. She then went on to pursue her Doctor of Chiropractic degree from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. Dr. Prashad is also certified in Contemporary Medical Acupuncture from McMaster University.

During her work in the chiropractic field, Dr. Prashad diagnosed and treated various conditions of the spine, pelvis, upper and lower extremities, whether muscular-related, bone or nervous system-related. She also has experience working with sport-related injuries, motor vehicle accident (MVA) cases and work-related injuries (WSIB).

Dr. Prashad uses an evidence-based approach to patient care and tailors her chiropractic treatments to fit each individual patientís needs. Treatments include spinal and extremity adjustments, myofascial release therapy, joint mobilizations, functional rehabilitation, medical acupuncture, taping and a combination of therapeutic modalities (including Shockwave, IFC, LASER, Microcurrent and Ultrasound). Dr. Prashad is also certified to provide custom orthotics, compression stockings and bracing.

She has extensive experience in skills and transition assessments and treating children (ages 5-17) with autism and other neuro-developmental delays during her internship at the Aptus Treatment Centre for Complex Disabilities.

For an initial assessment with Dr. Prashad, you can expect a thorough clinical history taking as well as physical examination using orthopaedic and neurological testing, functional testing and joint and muscle palpation to determine the diagnosis. A report of findings will then be given along with the proposed treatment plan.

Dr. Prashadís mission is to help patients improve their overall health and achieve their optimal quality of life through prevention and rehabilitation. In promoting an all-round healthy lifestyle, Dr. Prashad continues to educate patients on proper postural positions and exercises, core stabilization, workplace ergonomics and the importance of exercise and nutrition.

Dr. Prashad is excited to be a part of the team at Mississauga Wellness in promoting patient-centred care in a multi-disciplinary environment.