Karen Spracklen


Graduate Program Faculty Member


Dr. Spracklen is a graduate of the Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine. She completed her Veterinary Chiropractic training in 1996 and is certified through the American Veterinary Chiropractic Association (AVCA). She received certifications in Veterinary Acupuncture (CVA) in 1999 and Medical Manipulation (CVMMP) 2018 through Chi. Dr. Spracklen is owner of a performance-based practice devoted to TCVM and veterinary manipulation. Dr. Spracklen is a national and international speaker on veterinary acupuncture. She has been published in the American Journal of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (AJTCVM) and has authored several textbook chapters on equine acupuncture. She is one of the Assistant Editors of the AJTCVM. Dr. Spracklen also devotes time serving as an instructor for the Chi University. Currently, she is the Small Animal Coordinator for their Veterinary Medical Manipulation (VMM) course and serves as a faculty member for the Masters in Integrative Veterinary Medicine program.