At Karns Chiropractic Center, we recognize that your choice of a chiropractor is driven both by the chiropractor's competency and personality. When searching for chiropractic treatment, you need a doctor who is experienced, understanding and supportive. You'll get this caring attitude from all the staff at Karns Chiropractic Center.  We look forward to getting to know you!

Dr. Christopher Kelley, DC

Dr. Kelley graduated from the University of Rhode Island in 1993 and from Logan College of Chiropractic in 1996. He then worked with his uncle, also a chiropractor in the Bearden area before opening Karns Chiropractic in 2001.

Dr. Kelley specializes in treating a variety of conditions, from chronic low back and neck pain to rehabilitation following an accident or injury. He can also provide information about improving your diet, creating a healthier workplace, and increasing the overall quality of your health.

Dr. Kelley served as team chiropractor for the Knoxville Speed, a former professional hockey team. He also served as Head Lacrosse Coach for Farragut High School since 2008, Dr. Kelley also helps to coach The University of Tennessee's Lacrosse team.

Our Staff

Billie Perry, Office Manager  

Billie Perry has extensive experience that ranges from being an office manager to recruiting sales people.  She managed two chiropractic practices in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for two years.  She was responsible for patient satisfaction, scheduling and billing.  Most recently she was a legal assistant for a law firm in Jacksonville, Florida for a year.  She took care of the client intake and satisfaction along with scheduling and processing court documents.  Billie has worked for a national teleservices company for four years.  She held several positions ranging from employment coordinator to recruiting and retention manager.  She was responsible for attracting and hiring sales agents in two seperate offices-one in Bloomington, Indiana and one in San Diego, California.  She easily translated her organization skills to the ice cream business of five years in Suffolk, Virginia.

Billie has had the wonderful experience to be married to a Navy veteran.  She moved from coast to coast when her husband's staions changed.  She'd found it very easy to relate to people in every are of the country.  She was able to relocate her family to Knoxville when her husband retired from the Navy after twenty-two years.  She is enjoying family time wih her husband, two children and her sisters family.  Billie also enjoys the exciting world of off-roading in her Jeep. 

 Pattie Burchfield, CTA

Pattie is originally from Corpus Cristi, TX.  She moved to Knoxville in September of 2011 because she was accepted to the University of Tennessee to obtain her degree in biomedical engineering. She has her associates degree in business from Del Mar Community College in corpus Christi, TX.

Pattie has considerable experience in the marketing field.  She recently ran a cabin cleaning business in the Gatlinburg area, but due to the massive destruction from the 2016 fire, she was forced to close her business.  Pattie then decided to switch things up and go into the health field, because she is very passionate about the wellness of others and being active.  Pattie is excited for the opportunity to work at Karns Chiropractic and getting a chance to learn more about the Chiropractic field and helping patients receive the best care possible.

Pattie has adopted her 2 loving dogs, Jasmine and Chloe, from the SPCA in San Antonio, TX. She also enjoys volunteering her time at local humane societies.  She enjoys the outdoors, mainly camping and anything that involves a lake.

Robin Owens, CTA & Certified Yoga Instructor

Robin has lived here for 23 years and takes great pride in growing up in Karns.  She is looking forward to contributing to the health and wellness of the community.  She has 6 years' experience in chiropractic care and a passion for holistic health.  She has recently attained her yoga certification in hopes to become an advocate for yoga therapy as well as enrich the lives of the community through yoga practice.

Robin is a mother of one and spends her free time in the mountains.  She enjoys hiking and anything by a stream, especially yoga.  She lives an active lifestyle and has seen personally the ways holistic health can enrich life and cannot wait to share with others.

Aubrey Arms,  Licensed Massage Therapist

Aubrey recently graduated from The Tennessee School of Therapeutic Massage and is licensed through the State of Tennessee.  Aubrey is also a licensed chiropractic therapy assistant and has been in the chiropractic field for almost three years. She has a history in the medical field as a CNA, as well.  Aubrey comes from a family of chiropractors and is very passionate about chiropractic treatment.

Aubrey is married and enjoys time with her husband and their two children, Mallori and Kyland.



























































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































Karns Chiropractic Center, Dr. Christopher Kelley, 7221 Oak Ridge Highway, Knoxville TN, 37931 865-693-5350
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