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Kathryn Kraft graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2007 with her Masters in Physical Therapy. Kathryn has been a physical therapist for the Wisconsin Army National Guard for 10 years and currently serves as a captain for the 132nd for Brigade Support Battalion. She has been successful in treating hundreds of soldiers with various orthopedic and neuromuscular injuries, as well as concussion patients, using a combination of myofascial release, joint mobilization, therapeutic exercise and strengthening, vestibular rehabilitation, functional restoration training, and dry-needling.
She has worked with a pediatrics, adults and geriatrics in a variety of settings including inpatient, outpatient, and assisted living facilities. When working with specialized populations she prides herself on completing a thorough evaluation to select the best treatment modality for that specific patient.
Her specialties include the Functional Movement Screen (FMS), the Skilled Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), Craniosacral Therapy, the Y Balance Test, injury prevention, Vestibular Rehab, Integrative Dry Needling, equine assisted therapy, aquatic therapy, concussion management, and adaptive sports.
Susan Hardel graduated from UW Madison in 2002 with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology exercise science and athletic training then went on to receive her Masters in Physical Therapy in 2005. In 2010 she received her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Massachusetts General Hospital - Institute for Health Professions. For over 10 years she has been working as a contracted athletic trainer for UW covering local high school and collegiate events. The last 10 years she has also been a full time physical therapist at Wildwood Family Clinic treating primarily orthopedic and sports injuries including spine. In 2012 she became certified as a cupping therapist by the International Cupping Therapy Association and in 2015 became certified as a trigger point dry needling therapist through Kinetacore. She continues to have good results combining manual hands on techniques with cupping, dry needling and improving functional movement patterns to help keep patients active.
She has been doing CrossFit since 2010 with her favorite being Olympic Weightlifting. She has also trained Mixed Martial Arts since 2005 and has loved playing volleyball since middle school.