Lara received her Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1998. Lara completed post graduate work in spine care, shoulder rehabilitation, biomechanics, orthotic fabrication and lymphedema. She specializes in the evaluation and treatment of back and neck injuries. In the spring of 2006, Lara obtained certification in mechanical diagnosis and therapy (MDT) of the spine from the McKenzie Institute. Lara is a member of both state and national physical therapy organizations. She enjoys hiking/biking with her husband and two sons, traveling, and watching Badger sports. Lara sees patients in our Appleton North clinic.