Karen Stringer-Phillips

Karen is ProRehab Physical Therapy’s West Louisville Clinic Director and an Athletic Trainer at Simmons College 

Karen obtained her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Dayton (OH) in Sports Management/Athletic Training. Following Dayton, she earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (FL) in 2006.  She has been a nationally-certified athletic trainer since 2000 and is an active member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA).  Currently, Karen is the Athletic Trainer for Simmons College of Kentucky, the 107th Historically Black College and University (HBCU).

Specializing in orthopaedics, manual therapy, and sports medicine, Karen has experience treating post-surgical, spinal and orthopaedic conditions as well as sports-related injuries.  She also has extensive training in dry needling.

When Karen is not treating patients and athletes, she enjoys singing in her church choir, listening to music, and reading.  She also loves spending time with her husband and family, which includes her dog, Scoobe’ Marie.  An avid sports fan, Karen cheers on the Louisville Cardinals and Green Bay Packers.