Karla is a graduate of Ohio University School of Physical Therapy and the clinic director of the Springfield Inova Physical Therapy Center. She has been with Inova since 1992 - enjoying her entire career at the Springfield location. Karla started as a staff therapist, and has been the clinic director since 2002. Working in the outpatient orthopedic setting has been very rewarding for Karla.
She enjoys utilizing her years of training and skills to customize treatment plans for each individual patient's needs. She is the co-chair of the Inova Physical Therapy Center peer review committee and the Inova Physical Therapy Center Policy committee. Continuing with her passion and drive for compliance and quality care, she provides training on documentation for all Inova Physical Therapy Centers' new clinicians.
Karla is a native of Ohio and moved to Virginia after graduating college. She met her husband, David, an attorney and President of Education Over the Net (EON!) while living in Virginia. They spend the majority of their time raising their daughter, Olivia. She keeps them busy with Travel softball, Travel volleyball, and acting. They also have a dog, “Natty” who is named after the Washington Nationals--they are big fans.
"IPTC Springfield consistently strives to provide our diverse patient population with exceptional care, which results in outstanding customer satisfaction ratings. Our dedicated team takes the time to listen and gets to know our patients in one-on-one treatment sessions. We are then able to set achievable goals, which focus on improving the quality of life for each individual. Knowledgeable staff, personalization, and compassion for our patients are the cornerstones to our clinic's success and most importantly…the patient's recovery."