Dr. Nick Tsaggarelis BKin, DC, DAc, MEd

Chiropractor, Acupuncture Provider

Professional and Clinical Experience

PHYSICAL MEDICINE & PERFORMANCE THERAPY

Jan 2014 – Present

108 Scollard Street, Toronto, ON M5R 1G2

Clinic Director, Chiropractor, Medical Acupuncture Provider, Private Practice

BATTLE OF THE BLADES – SEASON 4

Sept 2013 – Nov 2013

Journey to Excel & LiveActive Sports Medicine

Mastercard Centre, 400 Kipling Ave., Toronto, ON M8Z 5C8

 

Chiropractor, Medical Acupuncture Provider, On Site

NEUROSTRUCTURAL TAPING TECHNIQUE AND COLLABORANS INC.

July 2011 – Dec 2013 

12 Cranfield Road, Suite 220, Toronto, ON M4B 3G8 

Director of Education, Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder

THE URBAN ATHLETE

Dec 2009 – Dec 2013

505 Eglinton Avenue West, Suite 302, Toronto, ON M5N 1B1

Chiropractor, Medical Acupuncture Provider, Part-Time Private Practice

SPIDERTECH INC.

March 2009 – July 2011

3370 Pharmacy Ave., Toronto, ON M1W 3K4

Director of Education and Research

CANADA-WIDE MEDICAL ASSESSMENTS

Aug 2007 – Dec 2009

#835-2255B Queen St. East, Toronto, ON M2E 1G3

Independent Chiropractic Evaluator

YONGE SHEPPARD HEALTH CENTRE

Nov 2006 – Dec 2009

4841 Yonge Street, Unit 248, Toronto, ON M2N 5X2

Chiropractor, Medical Acupuncture Provider, Private Practice

KINETIC THERAPY CLINIC

March 2004 – Nov 2006

87 Sheppard Ave. West, Toronto, ON M2N 1M4

Clinic Director, Chiropractor, Medical Acupuncture Provider, Private Practice

DEPARTMENT OF CLINICAL SKILLS

Jan. 2004 – June 2005 

Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Toronto, ON

Instructor, Clinical Diagnosis and Orthopaedics, Years I and II

ACTIVE RELEASE TECHNIQUES®

Nov. 2003 – Aug 2009

Colorado Springs, CO, USA

Instructor, Upper Extremity, Lower Extremity, and Spine Soft Tissue Seminars

CONTEMPORARY MEDICAL ACUPUNCTURE FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

Jan. 2002 – Dec. 2004

McMaster University

Instructor

TOTUM LIFE SCIENCE

Aug. 2002 – Aug. 2003

445 King Street West, Suite 101, Toronto, ON M5V 1K4

Chiropractor, Private Practice 

TOTUM LIFE SCIENCE

Nov. 2000 – June 2002

2 Roxborough East, Unit 2, Toronto, ON, M4W 3V7

Personal Trainer

THE PULSE FITNESS CENTRE

Aug. 1995 – June 1998

McMaster University, Hamilton, ON 

Personal Trainer / Fitness Consultant, Developed fitness programs for varsity athletes and during NHL professional development camp. Instructor for an ACE personal training certification course.

Formal Education

ONTARIO INSTITUTE FOR STUDIES IN EDUCATION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO, TORONTO, ON

Sept. 2002 – June 2005

Masters in Education, Higher Education for Healthcare Professionals

CANADIAN MEMORIAL CHIROPRACTIC COLLEGE, TORONTO, ON

Aug. 1998 – May 2002

Doctor of Chiropractic

MCMASTER UNIVERSITY, HAMILTON, ON

Sept. 1994 – April 1998

Bachelor of Kinesiology

Membership and Associations

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FUNCTIONAL NEUROLOGY & REHABILITATION

Jan. 2016 – Present

AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF ULTRASOUND IN MEDICINE

Jan. 2015 – Dec. 2016

FASCIA RESEARCH SOCIETY

Jan. 2014 – Present

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY OF PAIN

Aug. 2010 – Present

ACUPUNCTURE COUNCIL OF ONTARIO

Nov. 2005 – Nov. 2007

CANADIAN CONTEMPORARY ACUPUNCTURE ASSOCIATION

June 2011 – Present

CANADIAN CHIROPRACTIC ASSOCIATION

August 2002 – Present

CANADIAN CHIROPRACTIC PROTECTIVE ASSOCIATION

Aug. 2002 – Present

ONTARIO CHIROPRACTIC ASSOCIATION

Aug. 2002 – Present

Continuing Education & Certifications

2017 TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY CONFERENCE

  • February 10, 2017
  • UHN | Toronto Rehabilitation Insitute – Marriott Eaton Centre

DR. DAVID WASSERSTEIN - ACL AND KNEE INJURY PREVENTION

  • December 6, 2016
  • Sports Medicine Rounds, University of Toronto Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Program at Women’s College Hospital

DR. KRISTIN JOHNSON - VERTEBRAL DISSECTIONS: CHIROPRACTIC CONCERNS AND BEYOND

  • October 27, 2016
  • Ontario Trial Lawyers Association, Webinar

DR. TIM DWYER - MANAGEMENT OF MUSCLE INJURIES IN SOCCER PLAYERS

  • October 4, 2016
  • Sports Medicine Rounds, University of Toronto Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Program at Women’s College Hospital

KIM PITTIS - FSM SPORTS COURSE

  • August 20-21, 2016
  • Frequency Specific Sports, Performance Enhancement Professionals - Danney Center, Scottsdale, Arizona

DR. DANIEL WARSHAFSKY - NUTRACEUTICALS AND CONCUSSION

  • March 1, 2016
  • Sports Medicine Rounds, University of Toronto Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Program at Women’s College Hospital

JACQUIE VAN IERSSEL - ACUTE MANAGEMENT OF SPORT-RELATED CONCUSSION

  • April 10, 2016
  • R2P Concussion Management, PIVOT Sports Medicine, Toronto

DR. DARRELL OGILVIE-HARRIS - RETURN TO PLAY DECISION?

  • March 1, 2016
  • Sports Medicine Rounds, University of Toronto Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Program at Women’s College Hospital

DR. JIHAD ABOUALI - BICEPS TENDON DISORDERS

  • February 2, 2016
  • Sports Medicine Rounds, University of Toronto Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Program at Women’s College Hospital

DR. CAROLYN MCMAKIN - FREQUENCY SPECIFIC MICROCURRENT: CORE PRACTICUM

  • December 2015
  • Home Study - 40 hours

DR. DAVID LAWRENCE - PRESCRIBING REST POST-CONCUSSION: ARE WE DOING HARM?

  • December 15, 2015
  • Sports Medicine Rounds, University of Toronto Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Program at Women’s College Hospital

JACQUIE VAN IERSSEL - ADVANCED MANAGEMENT OF POST-CONCUSSION SYNDROME

  • December 6, 2015
  • R2P Concussion Management, PIVOT Sports Medicine, Toronto

DR. BOB BLEAKNEY - CASE BASED APPROACH TO MRI OF THE KNEE, SHOULDER AND ANKLE

  • December 1, 2015
  • Sports Medicine Rounds, University of Toronto Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Program at Women’s College Hospital

DR. CHARLES TATOR - WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CONCUSSION DIAGNOSIS AND MANAGEMENT

  • November 24, 2015
  • Sports Medicine Rounds, University of Toronto Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Program at Women’s College Hospital

DR. CESAR HINCAPIE - CHIROPRACTIC CARE AND RISK FOR ACUTE LUMBAR DISC HERNIATION: A MIXED METHODS APPROACH

  • November 17, 2015
  • Sports Medicine Rounds, University of Toronto Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Program at Women’s College Hospital

DR. MIKE FORD - SPINE

  • November 3, 2015
  • Sports Medicine Rounds, University of Toronto Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Program at Women’s College Hospital

JACQUIE VAN IERSSEL - MANAGEMENT OF POST-CONCUSSION SYNDROME

  • October 18, 2015
  • R2P Concussion Management, PIVOT Sports Medicine, Toronto

DR. CHRISTIAN VEILLETTE - COMMON MISCONCEPTIONS IN SHOULDER AND ELBOW SURGERY

  • October 6, 2015
  • Sports Medicine Rounds, University of Toronto Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Program at Women’s College Hospital

DR. DOUG RICHARDS - IS YOUR DESK DAMNGEROUS? EVIDENCE OF THE HEALTH RISKS AND BENEFITS OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND SEDENTARISM

  • September 22, 2015
  • Sports Medicine Rounds, University of Toronto Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Program at Women’s College Hospital

DR. RIAM SHAMMAA - RECENT CLINICAL RESEARCH ON STEM CELL THERAPY

  • June 16, 2015
  • Sports Medicine Rounds, University of Toronto Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Program at Women’s College Hospital

DR. JAMES CARROLL - LOW LEVEL LASER THERAPY TRAINING

  • June 6, 2015
  • THOR Photomedicine Inc., Toronto

DR. JOHNNY LAU - PERONEAL TENDONS: THE FORGOTTEN TENDON

  • June 2, 2015
  • Sports Medicine Rounds, University of Toronto Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Program at Women’s College Hospital

2015 MUSCULOSKELETAL CONFERENCE - IS TI REALLY A PAIN IN THE...BACK? AN INTERPROFESSIONAL APPROACH TO BACK PAIN ASSESSMENT AND REHABILITATION

  • May 29, 2015
  • UHN | Toronto Rehabilitation Insitute – Marriott Bloor Yorkville Hotel

DR. TIM DWYER – COMPLEX SHOULDER PATHOLOGY

  • April 7, 2015
  • Sports Medicine Rounds, University of Toronto Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Program at Women’s College Hospital

DR. ULRICH PIONTKOWSKI & DR. MANSOUR ALVI - USING SHOCKWAVE TO TREAT PARAVERTEBRAL MUSCLES, TRIGGER POINTS AND FASCIA

  • March 28, 2015
  • Toronto, Canada

DR. LUCAS MURNAGHAN - ACL INJURY IN THE GROWING ATHLETE

  • March 3, 2015
  • Sports Medicine Rounds, University of Toronto Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Program at Women’s College Hospital

DR. DOUG RICHARDS – EXERCISES FOR INJURY PREVENTION: A REVIEW OF EVIDENCE

  • February 17, 2015
  • Sports Medicine Rounds, University of Toronto Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Program at Women’s College Hospital

DR. JAS CHAHAL – CARTILAGE RESTORATION IN 2015 - AN UPDATE

  • February 3, 2015
  • Sports Medicine Rounds, University of Toronto Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Program at Women’s College Hospital

DR. MICHAEL GOFELD – ULTRASONOGRAPHY OF PERIPHERAL NERVE INJURIES IN SPORT, AND PERCUTANEOUS ABLATION OF ARTICULAR NERVES

  • January 20, 2015
  • Sports Medicine Rounds, University of Toronto Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Program at Women’s College Hospital

THE ULTRASOUND SITE - INTRODUCTORY MUSCULOSKELETAL ULTRASOUND

  • October 25-26, 2014
  • Introduction to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound of the Upper and Lower Extremeties with clinical emphasis. London, England

SHOCKWAVE BERLIN – SECOND INTERNATIONAL SHOCK WAVE CONFERENCE

  • October 3-4, 2014
  • Trends and advanced technologies in radial adn focused shockwave therapy. Shock wave in professional sports medicine, upper and lower extremity condition. Multidisciplinary medical applications. And, Clinical studies and case reports. Berlin, Germany

DR. DARRELL OGILVIE-HARRIS – PERSISTENT PAIN AFTER ANKLE SPRAINS

  • September 9, 2014
  • Sports Medicine Rounds, University of Toronto Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Program at Women’s College Hospital

PROF. DR. CHRISTOPH SCHMITZ - THE EXTRACORPOREAL SHOCK WAVE THERAPY IN THEORY AND PRACTICE

  • July 26, 2014
  • Swiss Dolorclast Academy, EMS Electro Medical Systems, Toronto, ON

DR. DAVID SANTONE – MANAGEMENT OF FAI.

  • June 3, 2014
  • Sports Medicine Rounds, University of Toronto Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Program at Women’s College Hospital

DR. SARI KRAFT – BEYOND THE GUIDELINES: HIGH PERFORMANCE SPORT DURING PREGNANCY

  • May 20, 2014
  • Primary Care Sports Medicine Rounds, University of Toronto Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Program at Women’s College Hospital

DR. BRIAN DEVITT – ARTHROSCOPIC ANATOMY OF THE HIP.

  • May 6, 2014
  • Sports Medicine Rounds, University of Toronto Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Program at Women’s College Hospital

DR. IAN COHEN – TOTAL JOINT ARTHROPLASTY AND EXERCISE

  • April 15, 2014
  • Primary Care Sports Medicine Rounds, University of Toronto Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Program at Women’s College Hospital

DR. RYAN MARTIN – INTRAOPERATIVE CARTILAGE GRADING

  • April 1, 2014
  • Sports Medicine Rounds, University of Toronto Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Program at Women’s College Hospital

NICOLE SPRINGLE – MEDICAL MONITORING OF NUTRITION IN HIGH PERFORMANCE ATHLETES

  • March 18, 2014
  • Primary Care Sports Medicine Rounds, University of Toronto Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Program at Women’s College Hospital

DR. ROBERT BLEAKNEY – MRI OF KNEE, SHOULDER AND ANKLE: HOW I DO IT.

  • March 4, 2014
  • Sports Medicine Rounds, University of Toronto Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Program at Women’s College Hospital

DR. PATRICK QUAID – BINOCULAR VISION IN CONCUSSION: A SIGNIFICANT MISSING LINK?

  • Feb 20, 2014
  • Primary Care Sports Medicine Rounds, University of Toronto Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Program at Women’s College Hospital

DR. JOHNNY LAU – CALF WEAKNESS AFTER ACHILLES INJURY: HOW COMMON IS IT? SURGICAL SOLUTIONS

  • Feb 4, 2014
  • Sports Medicine Rounds, University of Toronto Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Program at Women’s College Hospital

DR. CASEY HUMMEL – FASCIAL DISTORTION MODEL: LOWER REGION SEMINAR

  • Jan 24-26 2014
  • Select Seminar Services, LLC Austin, TX

DR. ANDREA VELJKOVIC – SYNDESMOTIC INJURY – HIGH ANKLE SPRAIN

  • Sports Medicine Rounds
  • Jan 14, 2014
  • University of Toronto Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Program at Women’s College Hospital

DR. CASEY HUMMEL – FASCIAL DISTORTION MODEL: UPPER REGION SEMINAR – REPEAT/AUDIT

  • Dec 13-15 2013
  • Select Seminar Services, LLC Toronto, ON

DR. CASEY HUMMEL – FASCIAL DISTORTION MODEL: UPPER REGION SEMINAR

  • Oct 11-13 2014
  • Select Seminar Services, LLC Toronto, ON

DR. SUVENDRINI LENA, MD – DEFINING CHRONIC MIGRAINE & APPROPRIATE PREVENTIVE TREATMENT”

  • April 2013
  • Toronto, ON

LAURIE URBAN PT, PCAMPT - MOBILIZATION OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM

  • March 2013
  • Toronto, NOI Group

CARDIO PULMONARY RESUSCITATION “C”

  • April 2012
  • Lifesaving Society, Toronto, ON

DR. CRAIG LIEBENSON – REHABILITATION OF THE ATHLETE

  • Oct 22-23, 2011
  • MSK+, Toronto, ON

SLIDE:OLOGY WORKSHOP @ DUARTE

  • June 2011
  • Duarte Design, Moutain View, CA

WARREN I. HAMMER AND ANTONIO STECCO, FASCIAL MANIPULATION – PART A

  • February 2011
  • Fascial Manipulation Workshops, Newark

13TH WORLD CONGRESS ON PAIN – VARIOUS SEMINARS AND PRESENTATIONS

  • Sept 2010
  • International Association for the Study of Pain, Montreal, QC

ADDRESSING THE MYOFASCIAL COMPONENT OF MUSCULOSKELETAL PAIN

  • May 7-8, 2010
  • School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences, Department of Physical Therapy - University of Pittsburgh
  • College of Chiropractic – University of Bridgeport, Pittsburgh, PA

ADAM S. KLOTZEK, MODULE 813: PAIN AND THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM

  • Jan 2010
  • Carrick Institute for Graduate Studies, Chiropractic Neurology Education, Toronto, ON

KINESIOTAPING SYMPOSIUM NATIONAL SYMPOSIUM 2009 – CHICAGO, ILLINOIS

  • June 2009
  • Kinesio Taping Association, Albuquerque, NM

MICHAEL POWELL, MODULE 806: AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEMS

  • April 2009
  • Carrick Institute for Graduate Studies, Chiropractic Neurology Education, Toronto, ON

CHRIS S. BECKWITH, MODULE 805: REFLEXOGENIC SYSTEMS

  • Feb 2009
  • Carrick Institute for Graduate Studies, Chiropractic Neurology Education, Toronto, ON

SHAD J. GROVES, MODULE 804: SPINAL CORD

  • Jan 2009
  • Carrick Institute for Graduate Studies, Chiropractic Neurology Education, Toronto, ON

P. MICHAEL LEAHY, MASTER’S ACTIVE RELEASE TECHNIQUES® (ART®) COURSE

  • Oct 2008
  • ART® Soft Tissue Management Educational Program, Toronto, ON

CHRIS S. BECKWITH, MODULE 802: NEUROMUSCULAR APPLICATIONS

  • Oct 2008
  • Carrick Institute for Graduate Studies, Chiropractic Neurology Education, Toronto, ON

ADAM S. KLOTZEK, MODULE 801: NEURON THEORY AND RECEPTOR ACTIVATION

  • Sept 2008
  • Carrick Institute for Graduate Studies, Chiropractic Neurology Education, Toronto, ON

KONSTANTINOS DIAMANTOPOULOS, BASIC KINESIO TAPING COURSE

  • Nov 2007
  • Hellenic Athletics National Sports Medicine Clinic S.E.G.A.S., Thessaloniiki, Greece

KWONG CHIU, CAUSES IN DISHARMONY – TCM PATHOGENS

  • Oct 2007
  • Joseph Wong, Neuro-Anatomical Acupuncture
  • Clinical Acupuncture, Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Toronto, ON

JARASLAW (JERRY) GROD & KIM HUMPHREYS, HEADAHCE, WHIPLASH AND VERTIGO

  • Sept 2007
  • Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Toronto, ON

GARY F. IERNA, CERVICAL SPINE REHABILITATION PROTOCOLS AND CASE MANAGEMENT

  • April 2007
  • Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Toronto, ON

ADVANCES IN SPORTS MEDICINE: LEADING EDGE UPDATE

  • Oct 2005
  • Centre for Continuing Professional Education, Michener Institute, Toronto, ON

ALEJANDRO ELORRIAGA & MARK SCAPATICCI, ADVANCED FUNCTIONAL INTEGRATED THERAPY IN SPORTS

  • Aug 2003
  • 9th World Track and Field Championships, Paris, France

LEONARD J. FAYE, MOTION PALPATION AND ADJUSTING TECHNIQUE SEMINAR, OTTAWA, ON

  • Feb 2003

LOW BACK DISORDERS: IMPROVING PREVENTION STRATEGIES AND REHABILITATION APPROACHES

  • Oct 2002
  • Stuart M. McGill, The Arthritis and Orthopaedic Hospital, Toronto, ON

P. MICHAEL LEAHY, LEVEL III ART®, ADVANCED BIOMECHANICAL ANALYSIS OF GAIT & RUNNING

  • Oct 2002
  • ART® Soft Tissue Management Educational Program, Kona, HI

CONTEMPORARY ELECTRO-ACUPUNCTURE FOR LOWER EXTREMITY SPORTS INJURIES, MCMASTER UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES

  • Sept 2002
  • Continuing Education Programme, Hamilton, ON

CERTIFIED STRENGTH & CONDITIONING SPECIALIST

  • Aug 2002
  • National Strength & Conditioning Association, Toronto, ON

PRINCIPLES OF FITNESS & INJURIES IN GOLF

  • April 2002
  • Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Toronto, ON

DAVID LEAF, SPORTS AND APPLIED KINESIOLOGY SPORTS SESSION, UPPER EXTREMITY

  • March 2002
  • Montreal, Quebec

LUMBAR SPINE AND PELVIS

  • March 2002
  • (repeat from April 2001, March 2000)
  • Motion Palpation Institute, Toronto, ON

VARIOUS INSTRUCTORS, ART® SPINE

  • Jan 2002
  • ART® Soft Tissue Management Educational Program, New Jersey

CONTEMPORARY MEDICAL ACUPUNCTURE FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

  • Sept 2001 – Dec 2001
  • McMaster University Health Sciences, Continuing Ed. Programme, Hamilton, ON

CERVICAL AND THORACIC SPINE

  • Nov 2001
  • Motion Palpation Institute, Toronto, ON

7TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON ADVANCEMENT IN CHIROPRACTIC

  • “The Dilemma of Whiplash and Chronic Neck Pain: Are We on the Right Road?”
  • Oct 2001
  • Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Toronto, ON

ADVANCED SEMINAR, CERVICAL AND THORACIC SPINE

  • Oct 2001
  • Motion Palpation Institute, Cincinnati, OH

VARIOUS INSTRUCTORS, ART® LOWER EXTREMITY

  • July 2001
  • ART® Soft Tissue Management Educational Program, Chicago, IL

VARIOUS INSTRUCTORS, ART® UPPER EXTREMITY

  • Nov 2000
  • ART® Soft Tissue Management Educational Program, Toronto, ON

MECHANICAL LINK I

  • Oct 2000
  • The Upledger Institute, Montreal, Quebec

ST. JOHN’S AMBULANCE, TORONTO, ON

  • Sept 2000
  • Basic Rescuers CPR & Standard First Aid

CANADIAN SOCIETY FOR EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY, TORONTO, ON

  • Sept 2000
  • Certified Fitness Consultant

CANADIAN PERSONAL TRAINERS NETWORK, TORONTO, ON

  • Sept 2000
  • Certified Personal Trainer

LOWER EXTREMITY ADVANCED SEMINAR

  • June 2000
  • Motion Palpation Institute, Chicago, IL

Volunteer Work

TORONTO 2015 PAN AM/PARAPAN AM GAMES

Treatment of Athletes at the Athlete's Village

July 10-26 & August 7-15, 2015

IRONMAN TRIATHLON, KONA, HI

Treatment of Ironman Athletes

Oct. 2002  

CANADIAN MEMORIAL CHIROPRACTIC COLLEGE, TORONTO, ON

Tutor for Joint Palpation and Manipulation Technique, Motion Palpation Institute

Sept. 1999 – April 2002

HUMAN PERFORMANCE LAB, MCMASTER UNIVERSITY, HAMILTON, ON

Research Assistant to Dr. Mark Tarnopolsky MD, PhD 

Summer 1996