Dr. Lauren Hurt


Dr. Lauren Hurt, PT

​Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy

Lauren completed her Doctorate Degree with honors in Physical Therapy at the University of Minnesota. After three years of general practice, she completed the Medstar National Rehabilitation Network/George Washington University Residency in Neurologic Physical Therapy in Washington D.C. She is currently the only Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy north of St. Cloud. 

Lauren started It Matters Neurologic Rehabilitation to be a specialized resource for people in the Brainerd Lakes Area. Lauren utilizes expert movement analysis and a comprehensive approach including assessment of co-morbidities to identify the primary barriers to her patients' functional mobility. She is passionate about bringing hope and healing to people with neurologic conditions by helping her patients reclaim their lives, sense of control, and self-efficacy in the face of a disease/injury.

In addition to practicing physical therapy, Lauren participates in clinical research, is a contributor to a major neurologic physical therapy textbook, and works to advance evidence-based practice as a national speaker at continuing education events.