Dr. Heather Karls has a passion for sports and athletics and she understands the associated physical demands and ailments. She has a special interest in treating and preventing sports injuries, back and neck pain, and other chronic joint conditions. She has successfully helped athletes of all skill levels with their shoulder, knee and ankle injuries. With her interest in lifelong health and fitness and her desire to keep up on the latest treatments, Dr. Karls participates in the American Chiropractic Association’s Council on Sports Injuries, the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Practitioners, and she is a member of the American Chiropractic Association.
By working closely with you, taking the time to understand your pain, stress and health concerns, Dr. Karls is able to make a variety of recommendations to increase your fitness, endurance, energy and overall health. These may include chiropractic adjustments, kinesiotaping support techniques, acupuncture, nutritional advice, exercise and physiotherapeutics such as ultrasound, cold laser therapy, electrical muscle stimulation, trigger point therapy as well as dynamic muscle techniques.
A 1996 graduate of Northwestern College of Chiropractic, Dr. Karls continues her professional education and has earned certifications as a Chiropractic Sports Practitioner (CCSP), an adjunct faculty member of Northwestern Health Sciences University and as an Acupuncturist.