She received a B.S. in Kinesiology and B.S. in Innovation Management from Oregon State University before going on to earn her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Wheeling University. She completed clinical rotations in outpatient orthopedic, skilled nursing facility, and acute care at the VA. Kari is LSVT certified and specializes in treating Parkinson's patients. She is also dry needling certified. Kari is a Fellow in Training in Ortho and Manual PT through the Institute of Athletic Regeneration. She is interested in soon expanding holistic/functional medicine credentials to treat patients beyond physical ailments to optimize healing and longevity. Kari is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association. She also has the following additional certifications: ACE Certified Personal Trainer, Les Mills Certified Group Fitness Instructor, and Kinetic Integrations Exercise Professional. Kari is an Army spouse and enjoys spending time with her husband, family, and friends. Her hobbies include exercise, enjoying the warm weather outside, and traveling.