Dr. Alicia Castelhano is a graduate of the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College and Wilfrid Laurier University where she earned Dean’s list honours. Dr. Alicia obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Health and Contemporary Studies, focusing on epidemiology, public health, and the philosophy of science.
Chiropractic care is responsible for Dr. Alicia experiencing tremendous relief from a painful and debilitating injury. Inspired by this event, a great determination was generated to help others alleviate pain and to maximize function. Dr. Castelhano had her motivation to pursue the Doctor of Chiropractic Program.
Dr. Alicia aims to improve her patients’ overall health and wellbeing through a variety of treatment methods. These include: diversified spinal and extremity manipulations and mobilizations, soft tissue therapy, exercise prescription and rehabilitation, orthotics, compression stockings, and more.
In her spare time, Dr. Alicia enjoys spin class, performing resistance training, and taking long scenic walks. She receives ongoing Chiropractic care to improve and maintain her own health. An avid reader who is fascinated by history; she frequently peruses bookstores, libraries, and museums.
Dr. Alicia is looking forward to welcoming new patients and together helping them achieve their own unique health goals!
Dr. Goodbrand has been a lifelong resident of Waterdown, Ontario. Always interested in the mechanics of the human body, he attended McMaster University and graduated with an honours degree in Biochemistry & Genetic Engineering. He then received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto.
He began practice in 1997, serving in both the Westdale and downtown Hamilton area. Dr. Goodbrand has been practicing for over 23 years and has now focused his efforts downtown.
He utilizes a diversified manual Chiropractic technique, Activator Methods, and Low Level Laser Therapy in order to help his patients achieve their optimal level of health.
He has been prescribing orthotics since he began practice, and offers his patients the latest in 3D laser casting technology.
Dr. Goodbrand is a member of the Canadian and Ontario Chiropractic Associations, the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, and has volunteered as an assistant coach and trainer with the Ontario Minor Hockey Association.
Dr. Michael Pernfuss graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (C.M.C.C.) in 1981 at the age of 23. (cum laude)
Michael practiced in the province of Alberta from 1981 to 1984 building one of the busiest clinics in Canada managing 5 associates.
Dr. Pernfuss has been providing quality health care to patients in Hamilton for over 30 years and was one of first Chiropractors in Ontario to incorporate orthotics in his practice.
His ability to build relationships is proven by the many dedicated patients that come to see him regularly and his many “analogies” have become legendary.
Michael has a beautiful daughter Katie who is presently working and living in London, England.
He resides in Dundas with his “better half” Jacqui and his passion for gardening is evident by the numerous Trillium awards he has received.
Dr. Mike is an avid sports enthusiast , car lover, and an admitted basketball “junkie”.