Dr. Katherine Afzal grew up in the Midwest and completed her undergraduate education at the University of Illinois- Urbana Champaign with honors. Her primary concentration was in Kinesiology, with a secondary concentration in Chemistry.
While studying at UIUC, she was President of McKinley Health Center’s Special Populations Health Concerns Committee. Through this role, she organized health fairs for over 4000 people, gave health education workshops for special populations including minorities, LGBT, international students, and did other community outreach volunteer work in the health field. Through this unique and coveted position, she found her passion for public speaking in the health education field.
She obtained her Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Life University, where she graduated Cum Laude and received the Contemporary Scientific Paradigms Award for her graduating class. She has over 1000 hours of functional neurology training and is a Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Neurology Board (DACNB). She is a Fellow of the American Board of Brain Injury and Rehabilitation (FABBIR).
She is in full-time clinical practice specializing in the diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of various neurological and musculoskeletal disorders. She has extensive experience working with children and adults with ADHD, anxiety, post-concussion syndrome, degenerative disc disease, depression, developmental delays, dyslexia, learning differences, sciatica, tic disorders, vertigo, and many more.
She serves the community by volunteering on city growth committees, guest speaking at various Rotary Clubs in the Bay Area, lecturing on concussion prevention to several club sports organizations, and participating in her local Chamber of Commerce. She appreciates any opportunity to bring health education awareness in the community.