Kara Santos

MS, OTR/L

Staff Occupational Therapist
Kara Santos, MS, OTR/L
Clinical Interests
Adult neurological conditions, brain injury, stroke rehabilitation, concussion
Experience
Ms. Santos graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a master’s in occupational therapy. Her undergraduate degree is in occupational science also from UNH. Prior to joining the Emerson team, she worked in a hospital-based adult outpatient setting focused on stroke rehabilitation and other neurological conditions with the use of assistive technology. Ms. Santos is trained in the following technologies: Dynavision D2, Bioness Integrated Therapy System, Bioness H200 hand rehabilitation system, RT300 Functional Electrical Stimulation Bike, and ReoTherapy ReoGo for upper extremity rehabilitation. She is also proficient in the use of Kinesio taping as well as rigid taping for shoulder subluxation and pain management. She also has experience in acute inpatient rehabilitation.