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Kara K. Tucker, P.T., DPT

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Bio

Kara Tucker, PT, DPT specializes in working with clients and client's caregivers following stroke and traumatic brain injury. She is the stroke team lead at the University of Utah Sugarhouse Rehabilitation Facility. She also works with clients with other neurological diagnosis including Parkinson's Disease and Multiple Sclerosis. Kara is a graduate of the University of Utah and completed the University of Utah Neurologic Residency Program following her graduation. She is dedicated to helping people return to outdoor recreation, including cycling and skiing, in collaboration with Wasatch Adaptive Sports and other community programs.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Therapy Services - Midlevel
Academic Divisions Physical Therapy UH

Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Therapy Services - Midlevel
Academic Divisions Physical Therapy UH

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 581-2885 School of Medicine
Therapy Services
30 N 1900 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
(801) 581-2221 Sugar House Health Center
1138 Wilmington Ave
Salt Lake City, UT 84106

Academic Bio

Kara Tucker, PT, DPT graduated from Boise State University with two Bachelor of Science degrees in Health Science Studies and Exercise Physiology. She also earned a minor in Gerontology. She came to the University of Utah where she earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy. Kara was accepted to the University of Utah Neurologic Rehabilitation Residency Program working with complex neurologic situations in all medical settings and completed this in May of 2014. She is an APTA certified clinical instructor and gives lectures for the University of Utah Department of Physical Therapy.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Residency University of Utah
Neurologic Rehabilitation
Resident
Doctoral Training University of Utah
Physical Therapy
DPT
Undergraduate Boise State University
Health Science Studies, Minor in Gerontology
B.S.
Undergraduate Boise State University
Exercise Physiology
B.S.

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