Kiara Carter, PT
Kiara is a dedicated physical therapist serving the Southern Maryland (SOMD) area. She enjoys helping patients of all ages with various diagnosis, including shoulder, knee, and hip injuries. Kiara has a keen interest in sports-related injuries, and is also considering certification in pelvic health physical therapy as well.
Kiara earned a Bachelor’s of Science (B.S.) degree in Kinesiology from Towson University in December 2017. She later committed to furthering her education in PT school, and earned Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Marymount University in May 2023.
Over the past three years, Kiara has thrived in diverse settings, including the acute care setting, outpatient surgical centers, and a pediatric physical therapy setting. Notably, Kiara’s commitment extends beyond borders, having provided care in Guatemalan communities during a service trip for two weeks in the beginning of 2023. Her favorite domain remains the outpatient orthopedic physical therapy setting, where she practices applying therapeutic treatments for optimal patient outcomes.
Kiara’s approach to rehabilitation emphasizes the integration of physical therapy principles into daily life, and fostering improved functionality. She has a passion for pushing patients towards their fullest potential, and increasing their confidence while doing so. Kiara enjoys educating patients regarding their current condition and giving them a sense of empowerment. In Kiara’s approach to treatment, prioritizing the patient’s needs takes center stage.
Kiara was born and raised in Maryland. She cherishes time with her family, including her husband and adorable Shitzu puppy. She is also the middle child of two siblings. Kiara finds joy in exercising, cooking, traveling, and crafting. Kiara is excited to be treating patients of the SOMD community!