Carolyn Harriss, DPT

Carolyn Harriss, DPT

Foothills Region


Carolyn earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the US Coast Guard Academy. She later completed her Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois. In 2013, she obtained her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree and relocated to the Foothills region from the coast of North Carolina in 2020.

Carolyn has mostly worked in outpatient physical therapy and supplements her treatments with dry needling, cupping, and Kinesio taping. She retired from the US Coast Guard after serving for 20 years and now serves the public through her physical therapy practice. She is married and has one daughter.

Specialties & Services

EmergeOrtho is full of wonderful doctors! They make sure they go over every little thing and explain stuff so that you understand. I have 4 different doctors here and have been pleased with them all.

Michelle M


They treat you with respect take the time to understand what your needs are and work toward that gold of fixing the problem. Very professional in everything they do I love going there for treatment can't say that about many healthcare systems. I recommend EmergeOrtho to everyone I see.

Ronnie W


A New Level Of Orthopedic Care Has Emerged

As our patient, you will benefit from a full range of orthopedic services, specialties and technologies, including physical and hand therapy, advanced imaging services, and urgent care walk-in services providing immediate diagnosis and treatment for urgent orthopedic conditions.