Dr. Ivanka Kuran is excited to join the Axis Spine Team promoting diet, exercise and wellness as part of a comprehensive program addressing pain management with both neck and back spinal conditions. She has achieved level IV certification in manual therapy through NAIOMT in addition to Orthopedic Specialty Certification.
Born and raised in Canada, Dr. Kuran received her initial Bachelor’s in physical therapy from the University of Alberta. She then went on to receive her Athletic Trainer Certification from Mount Royal College. After moving to the United States, she received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the College of St. Scholastica.
Ivanka has worked in the Coeur d’ Alene area since 2001 and has recently returned after receiving additional training in techniques, including IASTYM and dry needling, to address advanced spine and orthopedic conditions.
DPT – College of St. Scholastica
BScPT – University of Alberta, Canada
Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC)
Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS)
Level IV Certified Manual Therapist (COMT)
Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTYM) and Cupping Certification
Dry Needling Certification