Barker, Tara, PT – Barnegat Physical Therapist & Facility Manager
Tara’s spirit lives on at All-Care. It was here, that Tara began her career as a Physical Theraist and her dedication to her patients. This memorial is a reminder of her strength, dedication, and positive attitude that is carried on today at All-Care.
Tara received her Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Biology from Richard Stockton College of New Jersey in 2006 and continued to attend Stockton for graduate school to receive her Doctorate in physical therapy in 2008.
Tara’s professional focus has been in outpatient orthopedic care, specializing in sports medicine. Tara has 6 years of working experience in athletic training with background knowledge in golf, baseball, softball, soccer and football rehabilitation. Tara has completed clinical affiliations in acute rehab care at Health South Toms River with specialization in CVA (stroke) and neurological rehabilitation as well as cardiovascular rehabilitation in the hospital setting through Atlantic City Medical Center. Tara’s treatment approach includes hands on manipulation and joint mobilization to promote comfort and pain relief while maintaining a relaxed and fun atmosphere. Tara has continued her education by taking such courses as:
- Prosthetics and Golf: Adaptive Equipment
- SI Dysfunction: A Manual Approach to Low Back Pain