Meet Our Physicians

Dr. William H. Karl D.C.


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Dr. Karl has an active practice in the Livonia/Westland area of Michigan. His mission is to help as many people as possible without harmful drugs or needless surgery. Dr. Karl became interested in alternative health care while working at Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan over a 2 to 3 year period. While at the hospital, he worked in the Emergency Room, blood labs, and research. With his expertise, he became the developer and director of a research project involving organ transplant rejection. Continuing his formal education, Dr. Karl studied electrical engineering. He returned to the health field and continued his studies with chiropractic, nutrition, applied kinesiology, trigger point therapy, and wellness care. In 1980, Dr. Karl established his practice in Westland, Michigan where he combined his education and experience to improve the health of our community. His practice is family oriented and his patients range in age from birth to his oldest, who is 92.

Formal Education:

  • Undergraduate degrees from Schoolcraft College, Livonia, MI (Associate Degree of Science of Engineering and Associate of General Studies)
  • 1980, graduated from the Sherman College of Chiropractic, Spartanburg, SC (D.C., degree for Doctor of Chiropractic)

Continuing Education:

Since 1986 an average of 100 credit hours each year at various educational seminars learning the latest in practice management, and heath and nutrition research including Clinical Nutrition, Holistic Health and Women’s Health Care.

Clinical Experience:

  • Over 28 years of full-time clinical practice.
  • Two years part-time clinical residency and radiology internship at Sherman College of Chiropractic.
  • Twenty-eight years at Karl Chiropractic Clinic & Wellness Center in Westland, MI, as Executive Director and Chiropractic Physician
  • Five years part-time at Atkinson Chiropractic Clinic, Chelsea, MI, as a Relief/ Consulting Doctor

Associations and Memberships

  • Member of the American Chiropractic Association
  • Member of the Michigan Association for Chiropractors (Founding Member)
  • Member of the Century Club and the Patriots Club of the Michigan Chiropractic Society
  • Founding Member of the local Michigan chapter of the International Foundation for Wellness Professionals.
  • Past Board Member of Michigan Fellowship of Chiropractic
  • Past Chairman of Continuing Education Michigan Fellowship of Straight Chiropractic
  • Member of the American Holistic Health Association
  • Member of the ICA Council on Wellness Science

Licensures and Certifications

  • US National Board Certified; Chiropractic
  • Michigan State Chiropractic License
  • Michigan State Radiology Permit
  • Certified Holistic Wellness Doctor
  • Brimhall Wellness Certification

Community Services

  • Performs health screenings, workshops, and lectures as a community service.
  • Works with the American Red Cross, Salvation Army, and Toys for Tots to raise money and support their programs.

Experience As An Educator

For over 28 years, Dr. William H. Karl has taught hundreds of classes to various public groups and business organizations. These topics include Stress and Health Disorders, Permanent Weight Loss, Pressure Point Therapy, Balancing Hormones Naturally and Fibromyalgia. Dr. Karl is available for speaking engagements on any of the health topics covered on this site, free of charge for groups in the local area. He has authored numerous published articles on different health related topics.

Dr. Jacob H.Karl D.C.

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Dr. Jacob Karl is the newest member of the Karl Wellness Center and Chiropractic Clinic. He is the son of Dr. William H. Karl and has been watching and learning from him since he was a child. Since then, Dr Jacob Karl has accompanied his father to numerous seminars on wellness, nutrition, and chiropractic through the years. He eventually went on to win 1st place both in regionals and the state of Michigan in the category of Nutrition through HOSA (Health Occupation Students of America) during high school. He furthered his education at Schoolcraft College, Michigan State University, and Parker College of Chiropractic in Dallas, TX.

  • 2013 D.C. Doctorate of Chiropractic Parker College of Chiropractic
  • 2012 B.S. Anatomy Parker University
  • 2012 B.S. Health and Wellness Parker University
  • 2011 100 Hour Applied Kinesiology Course
  • 2009 B.S. Nutritional Sciences Michigan State University
  • 2005 A.S Science Schoolcraft College

Clinical Experience

Dr. Jake spent the last year in the Parker Chiropractic Student Clinic. During his time there he has helped numerous people with great results. Through chiropractic adjustments, nutritional counseling, and exercise therapy, Dr. Jacob Karl has helped many patients achieve a true wellness lifestyle and maintain a healthy body. Dr. Jacob Karl is now a licensed Chiropractor and Holistic Wellness Doctor at Karl Wellness and Chiropractic Clinic.

Associations and Memberships

  • Member of the American Chiropractic Association
  • Member of the International Chiropractors Association
  • Member of the Michigan Association for Chiropractors

Licensures and Certifications

  • Michigan State Chiropractic License