Born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, Rebecca joined the Arena Chiropractic team at the start of 2018.
While pursuing a degree in nutrition and exercise physiology from the University of Missouri, Dr. Skiljan worked as a student athletic trainer within the Mizzou Athletic Department. After graduation, she chose to pursue a career at Logan University’s College of Chiropractic.
While completing the doctoral program, Dr. Skiljan also received her masters in sports science and rehabilitation. Upon graduation, Dr. Skiljan worked as a resident at Logan’s Human Performance Center and a graduate lecturer for the chiropractic college.
Having grown up playing sports herself, Dr. Skiljan takes a particular interest in youth athletics. During her last year of residency with the Logan University Human Performance Center, Dr. Skiljan specialized in youth treatment, rehabilitation, and strength and conditioning. She has had a major hand in integrating more youth athletes into Arena Chiropractic during her time.
Outside of the office, Dr. Skiljan enjoys competing in strongman and powerlifting and spending time with her french bulldog, Meatball.
Lizabeth Arena was born and raised in northeast Ohio, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in applied health science with a minor in health care administration. Since graduation, she served in several roles on the business side of health care, including compliance, billing and office management. Lizabeth and Dr. Arena have known each other since they were 3 years old, were high school sweethearts and have been married since 2009.
In 2011, when the Arenas moved to upstate New York, Lizabeth took a position in the outpatient health clinic at the New York Chiropractic College while teaching several business classes at the school. Lizabeth also complete a master’s in healthcare administration during this time. She joined Arena Chiropractic full time in the summer of 2017.
Most of Lizabeth’s free time revolves around Jänne and Misha, the Arena’s two dogs, but you can also find her in the gym training with Dr. Arena or in a local spin class.
Katrina joined Arena Chiropractic in mid-2017. Born and raised in Queens, New York, Katrina graduated from Brooklyn College with a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology. Before coming to Lexington to pursue higher education, she coached and operated a martial arts dojo. At her local YMCA, she developed a martial arts program, and instructed group exercise classes. There she became a Livestrong coach, where she was trained to work extensively with cancer survivors and their families.
Katrina’s passion for helping others has to lead her to pursue her massage therapy license here in Lexington. When not at the office or lifting weights, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Gabe, and their dogs, Bella and Benny.
Kelly joined Arena Chiropractic in late 2017. Originally from Michigan, she moved to Lexington in 2012 to pursue her undergraduate degree in kinesiology at the University of Kentucky. Passionate about the development of the field of exercise science, she assisted in research projects and trained clients while pursuing her degree. A multisport athlete herself, Kelly is a major advocate for the associated benefits of strength training and rehabilitation.
When Kelly is not in the office, she can be found spending time with Monty, her retired competition horse.
Originally from the Boston area, Lindsay relocated to Lexington in the spring of 2013. She originally worked in law firm marketing, but her desire to work in health and wellness led her to transition to massage therapy. She graduated from Lexington Healing Arts Academy in 2015 and specializes in therapeutic massage, utilizing deep tissue, myofascial release and stretching techniques.
Though she didn’t participate in organized sports growing up, as an adult Lindsay enjoys everything from spin classes to trail running, triathlons and bikram yoga. She started getting regular massages while participating in CrossFit, and the benefits she felt from receiving regular bodywork inspired her to pursue her own career as a massage therapist.
When Lindsay is not lifting weights or massaging, she enjoys hiking with her dog, Brady, and snuggles from her cats, Nami and Momo.