Dr. Cara Poppas received her Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Sherman College in
South Carolina in 2016. She is Webster Certified and a member of the International
Chiropractic Pediatric Association. Dr. Cara provides patient-centered chiropractic
care to families living in Honolulu and the surrounding communities.
Dr. Cara creates a compassionate healing environment and inspires a participatory
relationship between doctor and patient to develop an individualized treatment plan for
each patient. She employs a comprehensive treatment approach to wellness including
gentle, specific adjustments to the spine and affected joints, soft tissue therapy,
rehabilitative exercises, nutrition, and lifestyle modifications.
Prior to earning her degree as a chiropractor, Dr. Cara specialized in deep tissue
massage therapy as a licensed massage therapist for twelve years in southern Maine
treating a myriad of neuromusculoskeletal conditions and injuries. She worked in an
integrative medicine health care practice along with an array of practitioners including
functional medicine physicians, naturopaths, acupuncturists, psychiatrists, and healing
Dr. Cara recently moved to the beautiful island of Oahu to live the aloha spirit way of
life. She enjoys world travel, studying new and ancient cultures, and practicing organic
farming and permaculture methods. Dr. Cara’s interests also include hiking, swimming,
biking, paddle boarding, meditation, and healthy gourmet cooking with whole foods.