About Dr. Jennifer Rakus

Dr. Jennifer Rakus

PERSONAL: Dr. Rakus is married to Dr. Patrick Hackett.  They have five children:  Spencer, Natalie, Hannah, Sawyer and Chase. Dr. Rakus enjoys spending time with her family and in her free time likes to run, hike, garden, read and cook.


• Graduate of the University of Windsor in 1988 with a Bachelors Degree in Human Kinetics.

• Graduated from the National College of Chiropractic in 1992 with a Bachelors Degree in Human Biology and a Doctorate of Chiropractic.

• Certified in Acupuncture in 1996 from the National-Lincoln School of Postgraduate Education.

• Board Certified Chiropractic Physician by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners.

• Dr. Rakus has kept abreast of the most recent research on nutrition and acupuncture, as well as the most recent research in weight loss, weight management and wellness care.


• 2000-present:  chiropractor, nutritionist, acupuncturist at Modern Chiropractic of Hamden

• 1992-1999:  chiropractor,  acupuncturist, Advanced Chiropractic Specialists, River Grove, IL


      • Nutritional counseling for weight loss, diabetes and heart disease prevention and management
      • Acupuncture for headaches, back pain, joint pain, weight loss
      • Wellness and preventive care
      • Family care
      • Orthopedic injuries (spine and extremities)