Growing up in Ottawa ON, Dr. Lisa Karakochuk was introduced to chiropractic in her teenage years. Since then she knew she wanted to pursue a career in health sciences. Dr. Karakochuk received her B.Sc. in Human Kinetics from the University of Ottawa in 2002. Following this she moved to Toronto and graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 2006.
Since graduation in 2006 Dr. Karakochuk has practiced in multidisciplinary clinics in both Brampton and Toronto where she collaborated with other health professionals in order to develop individualized care plans for each of her patients.
Dr. Karakochuk has recently moved to Barrie and is excited to provide chiropractic care to the residents of Barrie and the surrounding regions. Her approach to treatment is a one that focuses on each patient’s individual needs in achieving their goals towards optimum health. She has experience in treating patients from newborns to seniors. Techniques practiced include Diversified and Activator adjusting, myofascial soft tissue techniques including Active Release Technique ® for spine, and orthotic therapy. She also believes that active care is an important component and incorporates exercise and lifestyle counseling to enhance the manual treatment each patient receives
In her spare time Dr. Karakochuk enjoys spending time with her husband and two young daughters. Her interests include: traveling, yoga, skating and soccer. She is excited to experience all that Barrie has to offer for her young family and looks forwards to raising her daughters here.