Dr. Lauren E. Karatanevski | Chiropractor


Doctor of Chiropractic

Hons B.A. Kinesiology
Certified Acupuncture

Graston Provider

Concussion Management Provider (Complete Concussion Management)

Dr. Lauren is the co-owner of the Back in Action with her husband, Dr. Scott. They started the clinic in 2012 and have quickly become one of the leading manual therapy clinics in the Bathurst and Lawrence area.

Prior to becoming a Chiropractor, Dr. Lauren received a full athletic scholarship to the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill in springboard and platform diving.  She obtained an honours degree in Exercise and Sports Science.  She then completed her Chiropractic degree, from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College.  

Dr. Lauren is also a certified Traditional Chinese Medicine Acupuncture Provider (Acupuncture Council of Ontario), a Concussion Management Practitioner (Complete Concussion Management), and has taken numerous courses in Graston Techniques, Orthotic fittings, Functional Neurology and Functional Anatomical Palpation. She has a strong belief in life-long continuing education and continues to expand and master her clinical skills through various manual therapy, exercise, and rehabilitative courses and seminars.

Areas of Interest:

Dr. Lauren practices an evidence-based, functional and diversified model of care; her individualized patient care consists of numerous types of therapies, treatment approaches, and exercise rehabilitation to get her patients back to feeling better and performing optimally.


She enjoys treating families, chronic headache and migraine sufferers, Ironman competitors and Triathletes, fitness enthusiasts and athletes of all levels, and she thrives on getting each and every patient performing at their best – whether that is in the workplace, at home, or in a sports event.

Community Involvement:

A Toronto native, Lauren is active in the community and has volunteered and raised money for well-known organizations, such as "The Heart and Stroke Foundation", "The Geneva Center for Autism", the "Second Harvest Food Drive" and the "On the Slopes for Candy - Canadian Shaare Zedek Hospital Foundation."


Dr. Lauren is a 3-time International Best Selling Author for her contribution in "Manifesting a New Life: Your Magical Guide to Attracting the Life that you Want", "Peeking Behind the Scenes: A Deliberate Path to Success", and Dear Stress, I'm Breaking Up with You: A Woman's Guide to End Internal and External Pressures While on Her Way to Success"