Kara joined the Ortho RI team in 2016 and enjoys helping patients regain their quality of life while returning to their highest level of function. Her physical therapy experience includes skilled nursing and outpatient settings where she was able to work with sports injuries, neurological disorders, post-surgical, chronic pain, and geriatric patients. Kara earned her Associate’s degree as a PTA from New England Institute of Technology in 2010. Her interest in physical therapy was sparked by her own experience with therapy after a martial arts injury as a teenager. In addition, she is a certified martial arts and kickboxing instructor of all ages.