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Dr. Tara Winters, PT, DPT

Tara received her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from San Diego State University before going on to pursue her doctorate in physical therapy from the University of St. Augustine in San Marcos, California. She has always had an interest in movement and the human body as a whole. Throughout school, she also deepened her passion for wellness, nutrition and health.

Tara has experience working with a variety of patient populations including those with orthopedic issues and vestibular deficits. She emphasizes a holistic treatment approach with integration of mind-body balance. With a strong manual therapy background, she favors integrating movement science with hands-on techniques to improve patient movement patterns.

She values lifelong learning and professional development. In 2018, Tara received her Pilates Teaching Certification from the esteemed BASI Pilates program. She enjoys integrating Pilates philosophy into the rehabilitation setting and continues to seek new knowledge in order to employ a multi-modal approach to better suit the individualistic needs of each person. She believes that physical therapy can be the catalyst to improve a person’s life through movement, science, and optimism.

Tara was born and raised in Orange County. Like a true California native, she enjoys spending time in the sun, traveling, getting together with her family, and cooking.