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Karla Kukowski, PT, Earns Running Gait Analyst Certification

December 7, 2018

Duluth, MN (12-07-18) - Karla Kukowski, Physical Therapist at Orthopaedic Associates, has received her certification as a running gait analyst. Kukowski earned this certification through participating in a course through the Association of Clinical Excellence.

Gait analysis is a method for identifying abnormalities in the way a person walks or runs. With this certification, Kukowski will now offer comprehensive running assessments in order to provide recommendations on training regimens, footwear, and exercise prescription. These recommendations can correct error in a patient’s form with the goal of preventing injury or to obtain healing results quickly after an injury.

Serving the Northland since 1969, Orthopaedic Associates offers a complete range of diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitation services with ten surgeons and a team of professionally trained staff. Orthopaedic Associates of Duluth, P.A. is located at 1000 East First Street, Suite 404, in Duluth with a second therapy office at 4310 Menard Drive, Suite 400, in Hermantown, and a clinic at 3429 E. Beltline in Hibbing.