The challenges of obligatory palmar grasp are significant to learning, coordination and development. That’s why Karen Pryor, Ph.D., PT, DPT, is sharing evaluation techniques and treatments so you can confidently improve your patient’s fine motor skills.”
Karen Pryor, Ph.D., PT, DPT, ND, CH, CFPS, has practiced for 40 years in the field.Dr. Pryor is an international speaker and owner of Health Sphere Wellness Center, an integrative therapy clinic in Jasper, Tennessee.Involved with orthopedic, chronic pain patients, she developed neuroplasticity techniques that are used in a wide variety of settings including orthopedic hospitals, out-patients clinic, home health, assisted living centers and nursing homes, to advance neurological-orthopedic programs.She is an author of a book teaching Neuroplasticity techniques.Dr. Pryor serves on several boards, including the Tennessee State University Physical Therapy School and Nashville State Community College. In 2010, she received the President's Volunteer Service Award for her contributions to advanced treatment by President Barack Obama.In addition to her pioneering neuroplasticity work, Dr. Pryor has served as an adjunct professor at Tennessee State University Occupational Therapy School, and Volunteer State Community College Physical Therapy Assistant program.She is a clinical instructor for several universities and colleges.With her years of experience and passion for complete wellness, Dr. Pryor advances a more expansive view of how to integrate therapy throughout the lifespan by using neuroplasticity techniques.
Financial: Karen Pryor is owner of Health Sphere Wellness Center. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Karen Pryor serves on the Leadership Interagency Council for Early Intervention board.