Dr. Lovely received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2016 from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She enjoys practicing as a generalist, working with a variety of patients with orthopedic injuries and neurological disorders. She particularly enjoys working with recreational athletes and older adults. Karen is also trained to treat patients with dizziness, vertigo, and balance impairments.
Karen is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and has section memberships in orthopedics and neurology. She represents New Mexico physical therapists as a Delegate to the APTA House of Delegates.
In her free time, Karen will take any excuse to be outside in the mountains. She is a passionate long distance runner, rock climber, and road cyclist. Karen is a native of Massachusetts and proudly roots for the Boston Red Sox.
Her favorite quote is “To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift” – Steve Prefontaine