Karen Holman, PT, DPT

Karen Holman Pt
Karen Holman Pt


Recognizing the Signs of Tendonitis and How to Treat it

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, tendonitis causes more than 70,000 people to miss work per year. This is just one of many reasons why it is important to understand the symptoms of tendonitis so that you can avoid not only the pain but the inconvenience it...

What are Non-Surgical Treatment Options for a Herniated Disc

The spine consists of 26 bones called vertebrae and between them are cushion-like pads called “intervertebral discs”. The discs serve as shock absorbers for the vertebrae and help provide stability to the spine. When one of these intervertebral discs loses its normal...


Karen received her B.A. degree in Sport and Exercise Science from Messiah College, where she also played four years of collegiate basketball, being co-captain of her team. She went on to earn her Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree from Arcadia University, graduating with the honor of Distinction. Her class was the first to graduate with their DPT from Arcadia University. Once she was licensed as a physical therapist, Karen further developed her manual treatment skills through the University of St. Augustine.


Karen has over 18 years of experience as an outpatient physical therapist. She is a caring, compassionate, and conscientious physical therapist. Karen has a passion for working together with her patients to accomplish their goals, and assisting them in returning to their normal life activities. Currently, Karen serves as the OSHA site coordinator at Premier’s West Chester physical therapy clinic.


Outside of work, Karen enjoys spending time with her family and friends, and cheering on Philadelphia sports teams. She also has fun being active outdoors, running and playing basketball. Karen lives in West Chester, PA with her husband and 3 children.