Accelerated Health and Wellness is excited to welcome Dr. Brett Dykstra BSc.Kin, DC to the team!
Dr. Dykstra started his education by completing a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from McMaster University. During his time at McMaster, he worked in a lab researching the areas of exercise and muscle physiology. He also worked as a personal trainer during his undergraduate studies, completing multiple certifications in fitness, which is where he found an interest in understanding movement and injury prevention of the human body. Dr. Dykstra then went on to complete his Doctor of Chiropractic Degree at D’Youville College. During his clinic training, he completed rotations at an outpatient neurosurgery clinic and a teaching hospital in Buffalo, New York. At D’Youville, he worked in the anatomy lab as a teaching assistant and also took on a research project focused on muscular anatomy, which was then published in a scientific journal.
Dr. Dykstra has a particular interest in treating neck, back and sports related injuries. He uses treatment techniques such as joint manipulation, rehabilitation exercises, muscle release techniques and biomechanical corrections to manager injuries. He focuses his care not only on treating the symptoms but finding and treating the cause of the symptoms.
You can find Dr. Dykstra living a healthy lifestyle of running, golfing, and working out at the gym and playing hockey. During his spare time, he also enjoys reading and hiking.