Barbara is a Doctor of Physical Therapy (PT, DPT) licensed in KY. She graduated from the University of Kentucky in 2010 and focuses specifically on manual therapies for orthopedics and athletic performance. She is also a certified lymphedema therapist (CLT) as well as certified to perform integrative dry needling techniques and is a certified Neubie Practioner.
In 2012 Barbara took the stage as a figure competitor and took top five in her placing. Since then she has competed in several shows over the years, with a majority in top 5 placings and earned her IFBB Pro card in 2020 in Women’s Physique. She has since gained sponsorship from Suits by Amy, one of the top names in suit-making for competitors and works with Liquid Sun Rayz – the premiere tanning company for competition tanning.
Barbara only accepts a limited number of specialty clients for contest prep for shows/events and for enhanced athletic performance for high school and college athletes. She has been working on a fitness lifestyle cookbook to showcase some of her more popular recipes that you can view on her Instagram and Facebook pages!
When asked about her full and schedule of being a therapist, showing at competitions, and fulfilling her obligations to her sponsors, Barbara says, “I love what I do. I love being competitive and a part of the contest world! It’s a part of my nature and I couldn’t imagine being anywhere else or doing anything else at this time in my life! I’m having a blast!”