Meet the Doctors

Dr. Kathy

Columbia Chiropractor-Dr. K

Dr. Kathy has been helping people live pain free since 1981 in her office in Columbia, IL. As a chiropractor with over 30 years experience she is committed to promoting health and living a life drug free.

Dr. Kathy McAuliffe is a third generation chiropractor and has been practicing chiropractic since 1981.

She was raised in Columbia, Illinois and graduated from Gibault High School in Waterloo, Illinois. She attended St. Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Indiana, for her pre-chiropractic studies. She then went to the National College of Chiropractic in Lombard, Illinois, a western suburb of Chicago, where she obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Biology and her Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 1981.

She immediately joined her father, Dr. Arthur L. McAuliffe in practice in Columbia, Illinois. They practiced together for over 15 years providing a unique combination of modern technology and chiropractic care as one of the first father/daughter practices.

She is quite proficient is several different chiropractic techniques. Dr. Kathy is one of the very few women chiropractors who have continued to practice full-time while raising two amazing daughters in this chiropractic philosophy & lifestyle.


* National College of Chiropractic
* St. Mary’s College, Notre Dame, Indiana

Associations & Memberships

* Illinois Chiropractic Society
* Illinois Prairie State Chiropractic Association
* International Chiropractic Association
* Southwestern Illinois Chiropractic Association

Dr. Kara

Dr. Kara is Dr. Kathy's oldest daughter and is a fourth generation chiropractor.  She graduated from chiropractic college in June 2015.

Dr. Kara was raised in Columbia, Illinois and she attended Gibault High School in Waterloo, Illinois.  Dr. Kara then graduated from The University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, with a Bachelor of Science in Physiology.  She then graduated from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, Iowa with her Doctor of Chiropractic degree.


‚Äč* University of Arizona

* Palmer College of Chiropractic




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