Originally from Long Island, NY, Dr. Andrea Luise headed to Old Dominion University in Virginia, where she graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology with a minor in Chemistry. She began her Chiropractic studies at Life University in Georgia then transferred and graduated Cum Laude from Texas Chiropractic College in Pasadena, TX. She returned to Virginia to direct a successful practice in Richmond prior to moving to Austin and opening Lakeway Spine Center in 2005.
Dr. Andrea is certified to perform Acupuncture and has completed post-graduate education courses regarding Fibromyalgia, Functional Endocrinology and Nutritional Supplementation. Additionally, she has a certification in Physiotherapeutic Modalities. Her areas of expertise include Pediatrics, Expecting Mothers, Post-Natal Care and Family Wellness Care.
Dr. Andrea is Nationally Board Certified in Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression. Dr. Andrea is usually training for her next race, running 1/2 and full marathons. She’s the proud mom of Eliza, who keeps her on her toes! She loves her career and is thankful to work with her patients and helping them evolve toward better health!
Karlie Kirchner, LMT, is a graduate of The Lauterstein-Conway Massage School and is skilled in several modalities such as Swedish, Deep massage (The Lauterstein method), Sports therapy, and Prenatal massage.
Here at Lakeway Spine Center, Karlie is one of our full-time therapists and has been practicing Massage Therapy since 2010. Karlie specializes in clinical bodywork, working with chronic neck, back, rotator cuff and hip issues for many of the patients here at LSC.
Karlie’s love for anatomy, combined with a heart centered approach to her profession, places her clients at ease as they learn about their body and its amazing ability to heal. As a patient at LSC, you can be sure that you will be treated with dignity and respect as Karlie works with you to tailor your session so that you gain the maximum benefits from every visit.
In her free time, Karlie enjoys the outdoors with her son and volunteering at the Central Texas Outpatient clinic for Veterans like herself.
Front Desk Coordinator
Paula will be here to greet you in the mornings! She lives in Austin with her husband, son, and daughter. Her weekends are spent watching the kids play soccer and football. When she is not working, you can find her hitting the gym and spending time with her family, or working on house projects.
Front Desk Coordinator
Cindy Thompson, a native Texan has lived in Austin 3 1/2 years with her husband Bobby. They have 7 children and 13 grandchildren. Cindy enjoys walking daily, country dancing as often as possible, long country rides on the back of Bobby’s motorcycle and traveling to see the great USA every time they get a n opportunity. She and Bobby are active members at LifeAustin Church.