The Tru Functional Health Team

Education, Commitment, and a Comprehensive Approach

Craig Danehy

IHP Functional Health Mastery, IHP1, IHP2,  Functional Nutritional Mastery, Board Certified Functional Health Coach, Board Certified American Association of Drugless Practitioners, Certified Hyperbaric Safety & Operations Specialist

Founder and Owner, Tru Functional Health

Rochester, NY

Craig Danehy is a devoted leader and healer with over 30 years of experience treating and facilitating healing. His healing journey began as a massage therapist who was then introduced to hyperbaric oxygen therapy which ignited his passion for alternative healing, After considerable research he found the potential to change lives through the combination of ancient healing wisdom and modern technology. With a vast education and multiple certifications, including being a board-certified functional health coach, Craig has positively impacted tens of thousands of lives. He uses his care and passion for functional health to help his clients create their healing journey. His comprehensive approach has helped him to create lasting relief for people who have unsuccessfully tried numerous conventional and alternative treatments.

Craig, a licensed massage therapist, received a physical therapy certificate from the Omega Institute, with additional coursework from Monroe Community College, St. John Fisher College, and Rochester Institute of Technology. Craig also serves as the lead medical provider and director of the Gorilla Massage Fund, a service for people with multiple sclerosis (MS). He managed individuals’ pain through direct physical touch. He is also credentialed for MVP, active in Excellus BC/BS Member Rewards, and a member of the International Massage Association (IMA). Craig also has expertise and certifications in services such as cyro orthopedic therapy, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, and Ozone nutritional IV therapy. 

Credentialing and Certifications

  • Oncology Massage Therapist
  • lymphatic Massage Therapist  
  • Certified Cryo Orthopedic treatment, 
  • X-Tone Orthopedic Treatment Pain Management and Recovery Specialist 
  • Eastern Cupping application Certified  
  • Ozone & Infrared Sauna Specialist
  • Ozone & Nutritional IV Certified 


  • Mastery in Functional Health.  IHPM IHP1 IHP2
  • Board Certified Functional Health Coach
  • Board Certified American Association of Drugless Practitioners 
  • Functional Nutrition Mastery 
  • Certified Hyperbaric Safety & Operations Specialist
  • Integrated Health Practitioner 
  • Licensed Orthopedic Massage Therapist
  • Medical Massage Therapist

Nurse Karen Matijas

Nurse Coordinator, Tru Functional Health

Rochester, NY

Karen is both a NYS Registered Nurse and Licensed Massage Therapist who has been in the health care field for more than 18 years. She blends her nursing and massage therapy backgrounds to assist patients with chronic illness, pain management, nutrition, and lifestyle changes. She is a member of Nurses Service Organization, National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses as well as the Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals. Karen is certified in IV Nutrition Therapy and Orthopedic Massage and has extensive training in Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, Infrared Ozone Sauna, nutrition, stress management, and overall health and wellness.

Karen believes an educated patient is an empowered patient and is passionate about helping people to achieve their best health through nutrition, lifestyle, and movement.

Michelle M. Maniace, MSN, FNP-C

Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and Owner of  Vivify Hydration Lounge & Medispa, LLC

Batavia, NY

Michelle is a local gal, born & raised in Batavia with over 25 years of healthcare experience throughout Western New York.  She attended SUNY Brockport achieving her baccalaureate degree, and completed graduate studies at St. John Fisher. 

“I’ve found a growing passion for functional medicine.  I love sharing my education, discussing preventive care; and using natural resources to support your body!”

When Michelle’s not at Vivify she enjoys spending time with her family, and pups.  She enjoys traveling & gardening and of course the Buffalo Bills!