Dan McDonald

Discipline: Physiotherapist
Qualifications: BSc(Hons) Physiotherapy, Master of Manual Therapy, Certified in Gunn IMS
Languages spoken: English

Dan brings to the pt Health team a wide range of experiences and skills that will help his patients achieve the most from their physiotherapy experience. As a therapist Dan is passionate about helping individuals achieve their rehab goals using active rehabilitation complemented by evidence based therapies. Outside of work Dan is a competitive mountain biker and triathlete. This understanding of training and dealing with athletic injuries helps provide exceptional results for his patients.

Originally, Dan undertook his physiotherapy training in the UK (2001), he later completed a master’s degree in manual therapy at the University of Western Australia (2007). He also has further training orthopaedic medicine (UK), occupational health and safety (BCIT), and is trained in Gunn Intramuscular Stimulation (istop.org).

As a clinician Dan has managed hospital orthopaedic outpatient departments, worked with professional athletes and worked as an on-site physio for the two largest coal resources companies in the world. For 10 years Dan has owned and operated 4 clinics in British Columbia but is now happy to call Nova Scotia home.