Karl offers over 25 years of orthopedic, sports medicine and manual therapy rehabilitation experience. He co-owns Rose City Physical Therapy with his wife and business partner Sasha Kolbeck. Karl, originally from Wisconsin, graduated from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse in 1991 with his Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy.
Karl is a nationally recognized shoulder expert and educator. He teaches fundamental, advanced and post-operative continuing medical education courses on orthopedic and sports medicine shoulder rehabilitation to physicians and physical therapists.
In addition, he specializes in working with runners of all ability – from the novice to world class and Olympic medalists – offering treatment methodology based in sound fundamentals principles, functional movement integration and advanced evidence based science.
In his free time he enjoys windsurfing, backpacking, travelling – with 48 states and 17 countries under his belt – is an ongoing oenophile in training, and is proud to be a shareholder of the Green Bay Packers!