Kara Smith, MPT, MDT

Providing quality, compassionate care for you and your family

Kara Smith, MPT, MDT

Personal Biography:

Kara was born and raised in a small town in southern Indiana. She has always been involved in various sports and enjoys staying active. As a triathlete, Kara spends a great deal of her time maintaining a strict exercise routine and volunteering as the assistant coach for the Oregon State University Triathlon Club. Kara also enjoys taking pictures of her young daughter, along with nature and sporting events.

Kara is a McKenzie certified therapist, specializing in the prevention and rehabilitation of neck and back disorders. She focuses on educating her patients on how to treat themselves and prevent future injury. She also works for Samaritan Home Health, treating those that are homebound.

Medical Education and Training:

Bachelor's degree: Western Kentucky University
Master's degree: Old Dominion University



  • Physical Therapy
    Physical therapy is the treatment of disease or injury by physical means. It may utilize heat, cold, water, electricity, manual therapy and/or individualized exercise to bring about optimal physical function. With input from your primary care provider, our therapists will develop a personalized treatment plan to help improve your functional mobility.