Episode 76 with Dr. Stephanie Canestraro! She is a Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner, IFMCP and FMUCP. She specializes in the gut-brain connection and follows an integrative approach when treating her patients. She utilizes a number of techniques such as Contemporary Medical Acupuncture, joint manipulation, ART®, custom orthotics, Fascial Abrasion, Graston techniques and performance optimization taping techniques. Active with continuing education courses, Stephanie continually integrates new techniques to her practice with the aim of improving function and reducing pain in her patients.
Dr. Canestraro works mostly with elite athletes using her training as a Chiropractor and soft tissue specialist as well as using comprehensive functional medicine testing, combined with therapeutic doses of supplements and specific diets for performance optimization or specific health issues for the players. In addition to other lifestyle changes (sleep hygiene, meditation, coping techniques, imagery, biofeedback, nature therapy etc) She is currently a consulting practitioner for players on the Toronto Maple Leafs, Nashville Predators, Vancouver Canucks, New York Islanders, ACE tennis, Toronto Tennis City and individual Hollywood actors and actresses alike.