meet the team

Chiropractor Durham NC Dr. Danielle Fratellone


Danielle Fratellone D.C.

Dr. Danielle Fratellone is a graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic West 2011 which is in the San Francisco Bay area. After graduating Chiropractic school, she owned and operated an award-winning family practice in Pleasanton, CA for over 7 years. Her practice won “Best of” for several years as well as being congressionally recognized for her philanthropic involvement in the community.

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Dr. Danielle is happily married. She met her husband Steve while playing on a coed softball team in CA and they have been together for over 10 years. They moved to Raleigh last year and are excited to plant long term roots in the triangle area.

Dr. Danielle is beyond excited to expand Dr’s Childers team at University Chiropractic and be an active member of the Durham community. Dr. Danielle is a family wellness chiropractor with a passion for pediatric and prenatal chiropractic care. She has been practicing chiropractic for over 8 years and has been trained in multiple chiropractic techniques such as Webster, pediatrics, extremities, nutritional education and BirthFit.

Dr. Danielle is extensively trained in working with pregnant women and children. She is certified by ICPA on the Webster Technique which focuses on balancing the pelvis of pregnant women. This, in turn, helps with a better pregnancy and delivery for mom and the baby. Read about the benefits of receiving chiropractic care during pregnancy by clicking here. Dr. Danielle has many years of experience working with mothers and their midwives & doulas.

- Dr. Danielle Fratellone

Chiropractic Durham NC Therapy Dog Shasta

Therapy Dog


Also, joining the team, is her puppy “Shasta”. She is a sweet girl who loves kisses. Dr. D and Shasta are looking forward to meeting all of you and being an integral part of the University Chiropractic team.

Chiropractic Durham NC Rachel Stukenborg Assistant & Receptionist

Assistant & Receptionist

Rachel Stukenborg

Rachel Stukenborg is one of the assistants/ receptionists for University Chiropractic. She is a graduate student at Duke University studying mechanical engineering, and is passionate about global health problems. She met Dr. Danielle as a patient at University Chiropractic, and is thrilled to be supporting the practice and health in the local Durham community, as well as getting to spend more time with Shasta. In her free time, she likes to train for long-distance road races and watch live music.

Chiropractic Durham NC Kacee Little

Assistant & Receptionist

Kacee Little

Kacee Little is one of the assistants/receptionists for University Chiropractic. She is a native North Carolinian. She obtained her bachelor's degree in Kinesiology at UNC Chapel Hill and a master’s degree in Biotechnology, specializing in Bioinformatics, at the University of Maryland. She works full time at Red Door Company as a Property Manager/Real Estate Agent. She loves to work with the public and helping them to achieve there goals.

Chiropractic Durham NC Tara


Tara Bianca Rado, LAc

Tara moved to back to the East Coast in 2018 after many years in California. A graduate of U.C Berkeley, she later attended the Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine College also in Berkeley. She opened her private practice, Tara Bianca Rado Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine in Durham in January 2019 and was also located for a time upstairs from the Women's Birth and Wellness center.

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She is thrilled to have recently moved her practice inside University Chiropractic and offers treatment Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Tara uses acupuncture, herbal medicine, bodywork (including cupping) to treat pain, anxiety, pregnancy and postpartum concerns, fertility, digestive problems and more. To learn about her and the practice check out Tara offers special pricing for patients that see her more than once a week, University Chiropractic patients, as well as elder discounts. She offers package pricing as well during pregnancy, moxa to turn breech and labor stimulation. Tara also works in the Duke Emergency room and at Duke Integrative Medicine as a research clinician treating acute musculoskeletal pain as part of a feasibility study. She lives with her partner, son, plants and scrappy rescue dog, in Durham.


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University Chiropractic
2717 Western Bypass #109
Durham, NC 27705
(919) 493-1940