Karla Matheny is a highly skilled and dedicated Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), renowned for her passion and expertise in the field of physical rehabilitation. Born and raised in the vibrant city of Memphis, TN, Karla’s journey into the world of physical therapy began with her move to Jackson, MS, where she pursued her higher education.
At Milsaps College, Karla excelled academically, earning a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in 2005, followed by a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in 2006. Despite her accomplishments in business studies, Karla felt a deep calling to contribute to the well-being of others, leading her to further her education in the medical field.
Driven by her desire to make a positive impact on people’s lives, Karla pursued a clinical doctorate degree in Physical Therapy at the esteemed University of Mississippi Medical Center. In 2012, she successfully earned her DPT, solidifying her position as a skilled and compassionate healthcare professional.
Karla’s dedication to her patients and her family is equally remarkable. She is a devoted wife and loving mother of two children, cherishing the joys and challenges that come with family life. A long-time resident of Jackson, MS, she has forged strong connections within her community and actively participates in the life of her local church, St. Luke’s Methodist Church in Fondren. Karla takes pride in volunteering her time and expertise, overseeing the Children’s Ministry at the church, and helping to nurture the spiritual growth of the young ones.
Beyond her professional and family commitments, Karla finds solace and fulfillment in her hobbies. Gardening provides her with a sanctuary to unwind and connect with nature, while her culinary skills shine in the kitchen, where she delights in experimenting with new recipes. Complementing her passion for wellness and physical therapy, Karla is a firm believer in leading an active lifestyle and regularly engages in various forms of exercise to maintain her own health and well-being.
Karla’s extensive career in physical therapy spans several sectors, with four years of experience in outpatient rehab and an additional five years as a home health therapist before finding her current place of fulfillment at Synergy Myofascial. Since joining the team in July 2021, she has become an integral part of the practice, using her expertise to help patients recover, regain mobility, and live their lives to the fullest.
With an unwavering commitment to her profession, her community, and her family, Karla Matheny stands as an exemplary figure in the field of physical therapy, leaving a positive impact on those she encounters and embodying the values of compassion, dedication, and lifelong learning.