Karen has a B.S. in Physical Education with an Athletic Training emphasis, and an M.S. in Physical Therapy. She is a certified orthopedic clinical specialist and has over 20 years of experience, with a primary focus on orthopedics, sports medicine, manual therapy, pilates, taping, and low level laser.  Her mission is to make rehab fun and her motto is strong core, healthy life!


Karen's continuing education has included study with many internationally renowned instructors in the areas of Kinesio taping, muscle energy technique, Mulligan’s mobilization with movement, myofascial release, McConnell technique,  and craniosacral therapy. She is presently working in an outpatient physical therapy setting where she strives to achieve rapid functional improvement in her patients, promoting good position and mobility while building stability. She worked as an athletic trainer with the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia.


Karen has taught Kinesio Taping since 2003. Teaching engagements have included domestic and international courses and conferences.  In her free time, Karen enjoys all things outdoors; especially gardening, grass doubles volleyball, hiking, mountain biking, and backpacking.

    

For additional course information:

Contact Karen  at kjwoodbeck@hotmail.com or call 408-202-5885

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