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Dr. Karen Fernandez, DPT

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Karen is a Physical Therapist, Co-Founder of Team Sapiens, and 200-Hour registered yoga instructor (Bare Feet Power Yoga). Born in Chicago, she also received her Bachelor's in Kinesiology at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). She obtained her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at Midwestern University. Karen was a varsity soccer player in high school and enjoys yoga.

Clinical Interests: Neck, hip/knee pain, radiculopathy, and concussion/vestibular rehab

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Continuing Education Completed​​

  • Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy Certified (cert.VRT) from Evidence CEU​

  • McKenzie Mechanical Diagnosis & Therapy (MDT)

    • Part A: The Lumbar Spine

    • Part B: The Cervical and Thoracic Spine

    • Part C: Advanced Lumbar Spine & Lower Extremity​​

  • Functional Therapeutic Movement with Ben Cormack

  • The Hip and Shoulder: Comprehensive NOT Complicated with Erik Meira & Adam Meakins

  • Pain, Science, & Pelvic Health: Manual Therapy and Neurodynamics with Sandy Hilton

  • Functional Range Conditioning

  • Functional Range Release - Spine

  • Mobilization/Manipulation of the Pelvis, Lumbar, and Thoracic Spine Elective

  • Lumbar Spine Evaluation and Treatment

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