Tara Collins, DPT

Tara Collins, DPT, received her undergraduate education at the University of Delaware and then went on to receive her Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) at MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston MA. Tara is passionate about the field of physical therapy and has a wide range of interests including Lymphedema, women’s health & pelvic floor, vestibular, and neuro rehab. Dr. Collins is a Certified Lymphedema Therapist through the American Academy of Lymphatic Studies. She treats conditions such as cancer related lymphedema, chronic venous insufficiency, trauma related lymphedema, and primary lymphedema affecting the extremities and/or genitalia. The specialized treatment protocol of Lymphedema Decongestive Therapy includes: proper skin care, exercises to improve the efficiency of fluid return to the heart, manual lymph drainage, and compression. In addition, Dr. Collins is pursuing a specialization in women’s health and pelvic floor therapy. She is available to see patients with a wide range of diagnoses including urinary incontinence, prolapse, and pelvic pain.