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Ivanka Kuran

Physical Therapist

Ivanka Kuran, DPT, OCS, COMT, ATC, CDNT

Dr. Ivanka Kuran leads the PT team at Axis Spine Center located in Coeur d’ Alene. She received her initial PT degree from the University of Alberta in Canada, then completed her doctorate at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minnesota.

Dr. Kuran has specialty certifications through the APTA (Orthopedics) as well as a Certified Orthopedic Manipulative Therapist (COMT) through the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual therapy. She has also received licensure in Dry Needling. Prior to these certifications she obtained her ATC designation working with running and biking athletes.

She is an instructor at several local PT programs as well as serving on PT and PTA selection committees. Dr. Kuran has specialty interests in orthopedics and advanced conservative spine care while working in close collaboration with the surgeons and pain management specialists at Axis Spine Center. She also has helped develop post-op spine protocols to serve as a regional resource for patients traveling to and from our center, for their rehab.
Dr. Kuran enjoys keeping active with running, biking, swimming and kayaking and volunteers with race organization and youth sports.

  • BSc.PT – University of Alberta, Canada
  • DPT – College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, MN
  • Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC)
  • Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS) through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties
  • Level IV Certified Manual Therapist (COMT) through the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy
  • Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTYM) and Cupping Certification
  • Dry Needling Certification

A former cross country and basketball player in college, Ivanka has since completed over 60 marathons and 24 Ironman races. In her spare time, She also enjoys travel, biking, swimming and volunteering in the community supporting youth sports, and organizing local races and events.

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