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Meet the Acupuncturists at
Thrive Chiropractic & Wellness Centre

Dr. Danielle Drapaka – Acupuncturist

Dr. Danielle Drapaka - AcupuncturistDr. Danielle graduated from Grant MacEwan University in 2018 and has been treating clients since June 2020. Danielle is a caring, patient and understanding acupuncturist who is passionate about helping others out on their healing journeys. She focuses on the positive things about life, and believes that every problem has a solution.

She enjoys treating many different things for her patients, such as aches and pains, anxiety, headaches and migraines, depression, as well as fertility and women’s health. Danielle can also incorporate fire cupping, Gua Sha, auricular acupuncture, ear seeds, electro-stimulation, acupressure and Tuina massage.

Dr. Ciara Moynihan – Acupuncturist

Dr. Ciara Moynihan - AcupuncturistDr. Ciara completed the Acupuncture Program at Reeves College from 2017-2020 to become a certified acupuncturist. After working in the health and fitness industry for over fifteen years, Ciara’s life path led her to become an Acupuncturist to help facilitate a deeper level of healing in the body that works on all levels, including physical, emotional, and mental. It was clear to her that her calling was to do all she could to help others to thrive, and to live more vibrant and full lives.

Ciara believes that a gentler approach in regards to ourselves and our bodies will achieve greater wellbeing, and has a very gentle and compassionate approach as a practitioner. Her main goal with every patient that she sees is to create an environment where all of her clients feel comfortable, and have an understanding of what is occurring within their body and why.

Dr. Ciara enjoys treating stress, anxiety, depression, energy levels, emotional issues, digestive issues, headaches, and women’s cycle issues, among many other things! Her specialties include pediatric acupuncture, and acupuncture accompanied by Reiki treatments. She can also incorporate fire cupping!


Meet Our Acupuncturists | (780) 244-2441