Dr. Kim


Dr. Kimberly Carpenter is dedicated to empowering people to reach their full potential. She started practicing in 2004 and loves to care for adults, children, pregnant mothers, athletes and seniors.

A native of Louisville, Dr. Kim became interested in studying to be a Chiropractor due to experiences she had as a young athlete. Dr. Kim was first adjusted at the age of 15 and Chiropractic care is what helped in her Collegiate Athletic career and to create health in her own life. From her first adjustment she knew she wanted to dedicate her life to helping people create the life of their dreams through health and wellness. 

In addition to creating Awaken to Wellness Center in 2004, Dr. Kim founded the Live Well Warriors in 2016. The Live Well Warriors is a children's book series and empowerment program dedicated to helping individuals and families transform their lives by helping them eat, move and think well.

Dr. Kim currently resides in Louisville with her husband and two children. Their family enjoys eating fresh food from their organic garden, canvasing farmers markets on the weekends and finding new ways to move and think well!


Dr. Kim treats all of her patients with the goal of full body health, not just pain reduction.  She works to educate her patients on the importance of spinal health and the body's natural healing capabilities.  She believes we all have the ability to heal from the inside out! She is a strong believer that we all deserve compassion and the loving space to do so.




Dr. Kim studied at The University of Louisville and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Western Kentucky University . She then received a second Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology from Logan College of Chiropractic. She received her Doctor of Chiropractic Degree from Logan College of Chiropractic. She has gone through additional training in Functional Medicine, Pediatrics and pre/post natal chiropractic. 

Dr. Kim has studied under some the world's most renowned doctors and researchers in order to deliver the highest level of patient care. She has a background that involves caring for athletes at all levels. Having been a Division I Collegiate Volleyball player herself, Dr. Kim understands the dedication and commitment involved in reaching your goals. She has worked with the doctor's that care for the St. Louis Rams and St. Louis Cardinals. She currently cares for athletes at The University of Louisville and athletes competing in the Team in Training Program. Many of the area high school athletes are under the care of Dr. Kim.


Dr. Kim and her team are always available to support members of the community with their health and wellness needs!


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