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Exercise & Rehabilitation

More about the doc


Kayleigh (Knudson) Leake is a native San Diegan, graduating from Bonita Vista High School. She went on to attend UC San Diego for her undergraduate education, also competing for the Triton intercollegiate track and field team. Serving as captain of the team, she competed in the heptathlon and relays, earning Academic All-American honors. Dr. Leake graduated with a BA in Biological Anthropology, with a program of specialization in Chemistry.


After working with the UCSD track team's chiropractor she decided to the pursue the career herself, attending Palmer College of Chiropractic West in San Jose, CA. An active member of her class, she served in the PCCW Sports Council as Vice President of Event Coordination and Education and was also Secretary and Treasurer of the Campus Guides organization. She graduated Valedictorian of her chiropractic class in 2012, and she has been practicing in La Jolla ever since.

Working with Team Elite Chiropractic, Water and Sports Physical Therapy, Exos, and Fitness Quest 10, Dr. Leake has the unique opportunity to work in a multidisciplinary setting. Patients have access to an excellent group of personal trainers, physical therapists, acupuncturists, nutritionists and massage therapists. This setting allows for coorperative care amongst practitioners to provide the best possible personalized care for each individual patient. 

While Dr. Leake sees patients of all abilities and ages, she especially enjoys working with athletes, pediatric patients and pre- and post-natal patients. As a former college athlete and new mother, she has personally experienced the amazing benefits of chiropractic care in all three realms of specialty... the benefits of which she is eager to pass on to her patients. 

Dr. Leake currently resides in Carlsbad/Encinitas with her husband and infant daughter. She enjoys running, camping, surfing, stand-up paddleboarding, hiking, watching her brothers play baseball, and spending time with her family. 

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