About Dr. Kirsten Mackey
Dr. Kirsten Mackey is a board-certified family medicine physician and traditional osteopath with specialty training in functional and holistic medicine. She uses osteopathic manual medicine (OMM), homeopathy, prolotherapy/neural therapy injections, Ayurveda, autonomic response testing (ART) and various functional medicine testing and treatments to holistically addresses a variety of health concerns. Dr. Mackey commonly treats acute and chronic athletic/orthopedic injuries, headaches, TMJ dysfunction, IBS, pelvic pain, and newborn issues such as latch/feeding dysfunction, reflux, and colic.
Born and raised in the Chicago area, Dr. Mackey received her bachelor's degree from Northwestern University. She subsequently earned her medical degree from Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine in California and completed a family medicine residency at the University of Nevada Reno. Additionally, she has been an active Hatha yoga instructor since 2004.
Prior to medical school and yogic life, Kirsten was an NCAA Division I field hockey player and a competitive snowboarder. It was her injuries and health issues during this time that introduced the importance of a holistic approach to healing. When she’s not learning, teaching or treating she enjoys singing and writing songs, rock climbing, snowboarding and hiking with her dog-child.