Meet Karolyn, the owner and founder of Bend & Mend Physical Therapy. Karolyn has always had a passion for helping others and chose to combine this passion with her love of sports and physical wellness by pursuing a career in physical therapy. She obtained her Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy from Grand Valley State University in 2009 and moved to Charlotte in 2018.

Hi There, I’m Karolyn

Karolyn has 10+ years treating patients in outpatient orthopedic and sports medicine clinics around the country. She enjoys helping people regain function and get back to enjoying the activities they love. An avid runner, yogi, and hiker herself, Karolyn understands the importance of staying healthy to enjoy one’s hobbies. She is a 200-hour certified yoga teacher and enjoys blending the principles of yoga with her knowledge of the human body to safely adapt postures to her clients. Karolyn is certified through the Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) to assess a golfer’s physical mobility and stability and how these impact their swing. Karolyn also has specialized training in treating female pelvic floor dysfunction. Karolyn loves connecting with her clients and guiding them towards a healthier life.


Private Yoga Session

Individual or partner yoga session tailored to your body’s physical needs and abilities

Group Yoga Classes

Group classes available.


Identify physical strengths, limitations, and unique qualities exclusive to your swing

Physical Therapy

One-on-one treatment with customized plan to help you achieve your goals

Pre- and Postnatal Exercise Coaching


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