Kara Downie, P.T., M.P.T.

Physical Therapist

Children's at Cobb

Education and Training
  • Master of Physical Therapy: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2003.
  • Bachelor of Science, Exercise Science: Appalachian State University, 2001.

  • Early intervention for developmental delays
  • Pediatric rehabilitation for traumatic brain injuries, cerebral palsy, oncology, and brachial plexus injury.
  • Pediatric kinesiotaping and manual therapy

  • American Physical Therapy Association

  • APTA Certified Clinical Instructor

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Provide rehabilitation for infants to young adults
  • Serve a clinical instructor for physical therapy students
  • Serve as a clinical care coordinator for the site

Career Highlights
  • Served as a physical therapist on two short-term medical trips in East Asia working with children with neuromuscular disorders
  • Served as a physical therapist working in a pro-bono clinic, hospital, and school system for 2.5 years in Pennsylvania