Dr.Karen HwangB. Sc., D.C., D.I.C.C.P.Chiropractic Doctor, Active Body Chiropractic Clinic Director
Dr. Karen Hwang graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. After graduation, she spent a number of years teaching English in Taiwan before returning to North America to pursue a career in chiropractic. She graduated summa cum laude from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa in 2005. She was a Presidential scholar and a member of the Pi Tau Delta International Chiropractic Honor Society. She went on to do an associateship in Connecticut for one and a half years. She returned to Canada to open up Active Body Chiropractic in 2008. Dr. Karen has a special interest in pre-natal and pediatric chiropractic care. She has completed a 3 year post-graduate program through the ICA Council on Chiropractic Pediatrics and is now diplomate certified in clinical chiropractic pediatrics. She is also certified in the Webster In Utero Constraint Technique. Dr. Karen has extensive training in many chiropractic techniques, most of which use a gentle hands-on approach when treating patients. She is also proficient in instrument and drop-table techniques. Dr. Karen is an active member of the Canadian Chiropractic Association, Ontario Chiropractic Association, and ICA Council on Chiropractic Pediatrics. In her free time Dr. Karen enjoys all types of outdoor activities, especially hiking and running.
Tristan BaeRMTRegistered Massage Therapist
Tristan graduated from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy and has been licensed since 2007. Previously, over a five year period, Tristan studied traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture at Tianjin Chinese Medicine School. He utilizes the complimentary relationship between disciplines which allows him to incorporate a more balanced and holistic approach to his treatments. Highlights of his experience include working in physiotherapy and chiropractic multidisciplinary settings along with Toronto Rehabilitation & St. Joseph’s Hospital clinics. Tristan draws on his prior knowledge and experience offering a treatment focus that includes deep tissue work, joint play and soft tissue release.
Jane LiuRMTRegistered Massage Therapist
Jane is a skilled Registered Massage Therapist who specializes in combining Chinese and Western massage treatment techniques. She uses Chinese meridians and acupoints together with deep tissue and relaxation techniques, which allow her to provide effective treatment of common conditions like tension headaches, neck and shoulder pain, and postural pains and aches. She is such an expert at finding and resolving trigger points and muscle knots that her clients always say she has magic hands! Jane is attentive, caring, and knowledgeable. She strives to provide the best care for every client, creating personalized treatment plans to meet each of their unique needs. Jane has more than 10 years of experience in the GTA, and her strong suit is therapeutic massage treatment. Her techniques are also a perfect adjunct to improve and prolong the effects of chiropractic treatment.
Sarah LiscioChiropractic Health Assistant
Sarah manages the front desk at Active Body Chiropractic. She is passionate about wellness and advocates a health-conscious lifestyle. She enjoys yoga, reading, hiking, and stand-up paddle boarding.