Kate Neiswinter, PT, DPT, is an accomplished physical therapist who will be working at Individual Physical Therapy in Long Hill Township, New Jersey, to work one-on-one with patients experiencing musculoskeletal and neuromuscular injuries and issues. While assisting her husband Jay in opening this practice, Kate has worked at JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute (JRI) in Edison, New Jersey, in the outpatient rehabilitation department for eight years with four years as a supervisor.
Kate has been an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) since college. She frequently takes offered coursework and webinars to stay involved with new research, noting a special interest in orthopedic and musculoskeletal issues, and business and insurance-related changes to physical therapy and healthcare.
Kate earned her Bachelor’s degree in Health Science Studies and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut. She completed physical therapy internships in an assortment of settings, including an orthopedic-outpatient clinic, an acute rehabilitation hospital, a pediatric boarding school for individuals with severe developmental and cognitive disabilities, and trauma, medical, and surgical ICUs at a level 1 trauma hospital.
During her career, Kate has taken courses to improve her knowledge and skills. Kate has worked closely with individuals diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, stroke, acute and chronic neck and back pain, and post-operative joints. Kate recognizes the importance of one-on-one treatment in a patient’s care and the impact the increased attention can have on a patient’s physical health and mental well-being.
At Individual Physical Therapy, Kate is proud to work alongside her husband, Jay Neiswinter, PT, DPT. As a team, Kate and Jay offer one-on-one treatment with treatment plans customized to each patient. Offering compassionate and effective treatment, they will work with patients to improve overall health by assisting in long-term pain relief and return patients to desired levels of function.