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Karl practices physical therapy at Sports Rehabilitation at UW Health at The American Center. He is board certified by the American Physical Therapy Association as an orthopedic certified specialist. His special interests include shoulder and foot rehabilitation as well as spinal manipulative therapy. Karl is co-coordinator of the Throwing Analysis Clinic. This clinic uses video biomechanical analysis for the prevention and rehabilitation of overhead throwing injuries. This program has allowed him to work closely with youth, high school and college baseball players and coaches in the context of rehabilitation, performance enhancement and injury prevention.


He is licensed by the State of Wisconsin. Karl sees patients upon referral and through Physical Therapy Direct Access (self referral).


Karl holds a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a transitional Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions. He is a board certified orthopedic physical therapy specialist by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). He has a certification in Spinal Manipulative Therapy from the American Academy of Manipulative Therapy (AAOMT). He is also a certified strength and conditioning specialist by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).



UW Health at The American Center
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Professional Certifications and Education

Education University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
Massachusetts General Hospital, Institute of Health Professions, Boston, MA

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.
PubMed Articles
Fry KE Wittman K Gerke D Parr A Clinical and Biomechanical Evaluation of the Softball Pitcher: A Review of Current Concepts and Clinical Commentary. Clin J Sport Med . 2019 Sep;29(5):406-412
[PubMed ID: 31460954]
Fry KE Pipkin A Wittman K Hetzel S Sherry M Youth Baseball Pitching Stride Length: Normal Values and Correlation With Field Testing. Sports Health . 2017 May Jun;9(3):205-209
[PubMed ID: 27864504]