Katie received her AA in 1999 and BA in 2001 from Fairleigh Dickinson University. She graduated from the Physical Therapy Assistant Program in 2004 from
Essex County College.
She completed clinical rotations in acute care, outpatient orthopedics, as well as the Cerebral Palsy High School in Clifton, NJ. Her clinical experience includes
outpatient pulmonary, orthopedics, sports related injuries, geriatrics, pediatrics as well as neurological patients including Cerebral Palsy, Multiple Sclerosis,
Parkinson’s Disease and CVA.
She believes in using a variety of manual therapy techniques including mobilization, PNF (Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation), MET (Muscle Energy Techniques) as well as functional strengthening and mobility exercise programs. Katie is a certified ART provider (Active Release Techniques for UE upper/LE lower extremities, CKTP (Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner) and Certified in FMS (Functional Movement Screen). She is also a TA for Essex County College PTA program as well as a clinical instructor for physical therapy assistant students.
Katie’s professional interests include pre and postoperative orthopedics, neurological rehab, sports related injuries in adults and pediatric patients,SI dysfunction, shoulder, knee and ankle rehabilitation.
Some of Katie’s continuing education courses include:
- Complex Shoulder and Elbow Disorders
- SFMA 1&2 (Selective Functional Movement Assessment)
- FMS 1&2 (Functional Movement Systems)
- Great Lakes Mobilization of the Cervical and Thoracic Spine and Ribs
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