Dr. Karen Gardner graduated from Life College in 1993. She practices in both Bucks and Montgomery counties, Pennsylvania in a family practice which focuses its attention on children and pregnant women. Although she is considered by many in her community to be a pregnancy and family care specialist she enjoys caring for the entire family.
Among dozens of other locations, Dr. Gardner has guest lectured at The University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing and Chestnut Hill Hospital in Philadelphia on the importance of Chiropractic care during pregnancy, labor and the postpartum period. Most recently she was invited to speak at the American Association of Birth Centers (AABC) on Optimal Fetal Positioning at Penn State and has spoken for the AABC again in the fall of 2011. She also spoke for the Florida Chiropractic Society on Pre-Natal Chiropractic care during their "Pediatric Extravaganza" in Palm Beach, FL. Dr. Karen has also been invited to speak at the Philadelphia Conference for Midwifery Today Magazine and is continually featured in many chiropractic, pregnancy and midwifery publications.
Dr. Gardner has two beautiful children, Amanda and Christopher; both born naturally and with the aid of the power of the chiropractic adjustment. The birth of her son was featured on The Learning Channel “A Baby Story”. He was born at home, in a hot tub.
Dr. Karen has had the privilege of assisting at the births of her patients. At the patients’ request, Dr. Karen Gardner provided chiropractic care throughout labor and delivery. She maintains a practice within the walls of a local birth center and cares for dozens of moms to be each and every week.