Dr Lisa Goodman Chiropractor

Dr. Lisa Goodman

DC, CCSP, CACCP, Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician, Pediatric Certified, Prenatal Certified

Dr. Lisa Goodman founded Washington Park Chiropractic in Denver in 2006.  She is married and has two young boys, Tommy and Nate. Dr. Goodman is an avid golfer and soccer player. She is a former Division I Rower at the University of Miami.

Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP) Dr. Goodman holds this post-graduate certification in Chiropractic Sports Medicine by the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicans (ACBSP). This credential is earned after meeting the rigors of a world-class credentialing process that ensures certified sports chiropractors meet competency standards to effectively work with and treat athletes and those engaged in athletic activities. CCSPs complete 15-30 hours annually of continuing education and research seminars including the latest scientific knowledge, treatment trends, and best practices for patient care. Dr. Goodman is trained in side-line care and clinical care of athletes.  She is proficient in concussion evaluation & treatment and sports injury management. Our doctors often work side-by-side with orthopedic physicians to co-manage serious injuries including post-surgical rehabilitation. While skilled in treating all sports injuries, Dr. Goodman’s areas of special interest include foot, ankle, knee and wrist injuries.

Pediatric Chiropractic  Dr. Goodman is certified in Pediatric Chiropractic by the Academy of Chiropractic Family Practice (CACCP) and the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA).  As a CACCP trained doctor, she works closely with pediatricians to co-mange many common childhood complaints as well as serious bio-mechanical conditions. As a pediatric chiropractor she is trained to treat kids from birth through High School.

Prenatal Chiropractic  Dr. Goodman is also certified through the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA) in the Webster Technique, used to treat pregnant women and help with optimal fetal positioning for an uncomplicated delivery.

Graston & FAKTR Techniques

Dr. Goodman is one of few chiropractors in the Denver area to utilize the soft tissue Graston Technique to treat chronic and acute muscle and ligament conditions.  As a Level 3 provider, she is an expert in treating ailments including tendonitis, shoulder impingement, “frozen shoulder,” rotator cuff injuries, plantar fasciitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, shin splints and sprains and strains. She also practices the FAKTR, or Functional and Kinetic Treatment with Rehab, Provocation and Motion technique which ultiziles the Graston Technique in a variety of advanced methods including provoking pain, resistance, weight bearing and balance. FAKTR can be used for complicated, chronic or acute soft tissue injuries

Honors & Awards

Valedictorian of Palmer West College of Chiropractic in San Jose, CA 

  • Magna Cum Laude
  • Pi Tau Delta Chiropractic Honor Society
  • President, Palmer West Sports Council
  • Who’s Who in Professional Universities
  • Alumni Leadership Scholarship
    Chairperson, Department of Wellness and Recreation Advisory Board at University of Miami, Coral Gables, F

Dr. G the Athlete

Dr. Goodman is an avid golfer and she is currently the captain of the Team Wash Park Chiro coed recreational soccer team. Dr. G participated in her first Triathlon in 2012. As a former varsity rower for the University of Miami Hurricanes, Dr. Goodman recognizes the importance of maintaining peak physical conditioning and avoiding surgery at all cost. Dr. Goodman stresses that athletes of all skill levels must:

◦    Know how to recognize injury at the earliest stages

◦    Know what to do immediately upon becoming injured on the field or at home

◦    Know how to prevent injury with proper conditioning, taping and bracing, nutrition and chiropractic care

◦    Know when to ask for help when a nagging injury is not responding to home remedies

Giving Back

After losing her dad, Tom Kingsbury, to Pancreatic Cancer in 2007, Dr. Goodman launched The Kingsbury Golf Open to benefit Pancreatic Cancer Research and Treatment.

Affiliations & Memberships

Dr. Goodman is a member, supporter or contributor of the following organizations:

American Chiropractic Association


Colorado Chiropractic Association


American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians


International Chiropractic Pediatric Association


Editor / Contributor for DC Aligned


Certifications & Continuing Education

American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians (ACBSP) Sports Sciences Symposium

Colorado Springs, CO April 2013

Portland, OR April 2012

Boston, MA April 2011

Ft. Lauderdale, FL May 2008

Ft. Lauderdale, FL  September 2005

Las Vegas, NV May 2004


American Chiropractic Association Sports Council Symposium (ACASC)

Denver, CO October 2015

East Rutherford, NJ September 2013

San Francisco, CA March 2005


International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA)

Diplomate Program (CACCP): Denver, CO – September 2012-November 2013


Other Continuing Education

Palmer College of Chiropractic West Homecoming Weekend May 2014

FAKTR – Functional Taping Certification, Denver, CO January 2014

Rock Tape – Rock Doc Certification Kinesiology Taping, Denver CO  September 2011

Medicare Education Conference, Denver, CO March 2010

FAKTR – Functional and Kinetic Treatment with Rehabilitation March 2010

Graston Technique Module 2, Las Vegas, NV March 2008

Graston Technique Functional and Kinetic Therapeutic and Rehab advanced Module 3, Las Vegas, NV  January 2010

Webster Certification (ICPA) October 2008

BLS for Healthcare Providers (CPR) October 2008

Colorado Chiropractic Association (CCA) Annual Convention September 2008.  Graston Technique Representative.

Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (CCSP) Current

Colorado Chiropractic Association (CCA) “New Doc” Seminar, Denver, CO June 2006

CCA Extremity Sampler with Dr. Jeremy Rodgers, Denver, CO May 2006


Guest Lecturing

Metro State University, Complimentary and Alternative Therapies Class: 2012 to present

South High School, Various classes: 2014 to present

MOPs International Denver (Mothers of Preschoolers): September 2012, March 2013, October 2013


Dr. Lisa Goodman is a mom, an athlete and a family practitioner.  Contact her directly at lgoodman@washparkchiro.com

Contributed articles:

5 Ways to Incorporate Sports Techniques with Prenatal Patients

5 Don’t-Miss Red Flags When Evaluating and Treating Prenatal Patients