Karen E. Wojcik, DPT, OCS, ATC, is a physical therapist specializing in sports medicine and orthopedic rehabilitation. She has been practicing outpatient physical therapy for 17 years with a special interest in shoulder, hip, and knee rehabilitation since joining UConn Health. She is board certified in orthopedics by the American Physical Therapy Association and a certified athletic trainer through the National Athletic Trainers Association. She has a special interest in runners and has worked the Boston Marathon as a medical volunteer in the past. She also co-teaches the Preoperative Joint Replacement class and works closely with the total joint replacement team in all aspects of total joint rehabilitation.
Her main area of expertise is knee and shoulder rehabilitation with a special interest in patellofemoral dysfunction, total joint replacement, anterior cruciate ligament repairs, scapular dyskinesis and rotator cuff repair. She has a clinical interest in research and served as a clinical provider for the Donaghue Foundation’s study led by Augustus Mazzocca, M.S., M.D., Mark Cote, DPT, and Gregg Gomlinski, DPT, OCS, CSCS; “The effect of early range of motion on clinical outcomes, patient satisfaction, and cuff integrity following arthroscopic repair.”