Our Doctors of Physical Therapy


 

Karyn Keating, DPTDr. Karyn Keating, DPT, CSCS, TPI Certified

Karyn Keating started her academic career at Gettysburg College where she received her B.A. in Health and Exercise Science while playing Division III Lacrosse with the Lady Bullets. Karyn then built her own business as a personal trainer in NYC with credentials from the NSCA as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and Certifed Personal Trainer (CPT).  During this time she worked with many athletes including marathon runners, triathletes, skiers, soccer players and golfers.  In 2009, she earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) at New York University and received both the Elizabeth C. Addoms Award for Academic and Clinical Excellence and the Samuel Ashborn Service and Leadership Award.

Following graduation from NYU, Karyn worked full time in Manhattan in the outpatient orthopedic private practice setting. Now at Keating Physical Therapy, Karyn continues to bring her experience and the latest, most effective rehabilitation programs to her patients through evidence-based practice and continuing education courses.  She has taken manual therapy courses taught through the Institute of Physical Art and the Osteopathic Medicine Program of Michigan State University.  Karyn is also Beginner Mat Pilates certified and a TPI Certified Medical Professional through the Titleist Performance Institute.

 

Karyn has been an athlete her entire life and was a tri-sport athlete through High School, playing Field Hockey, Lacrosse, and Swimming until college where she focused on Lacrosse. Karyn has participated with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training Marathon and Triathlon teams, completed a Ragnar Relay, and continues to train for smaller races and 1/2 Marathons. She enjoys golf, skiing and running, and is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA).

 

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Dr. Jay Neiswinter, PT, DPT

Jay Neiswinter completed both his undergraduate and graduate studies at the University of Hartford.  While there, Jay was the captain of the Rugby team, and went onto become the Head Coach of the Hawks while in Graduate School.  His undergraduate degree was in Health Science. In graduate school, Jay focused on learning how to treat orthopedic patients using evidence based practice and a hands on approach. Jay graduated in 2010 with his Doctorate of Physical Therapy.

Upon graduation, Jay began practicing at an outpatient orthopedic physical therapy setting in conjunction with Chiropractic care in North Haven, Connecticut. While there, Jay began taking continuing education courses with a focus on manual treatments. At his first job, Jay enjoyed treating a wide range of orthopedic diagnoses, especially complex shoulder injuries. While there, Jay became comfortable treating a wide range of patients, from college and semi-professional athletes with sports related pathologies to the aging population with more chronic type injuries. After 2 years, Jay moved to New Jersey and became Director of an outpatient clinic with a focus on caring for patients with Spine-related pathologies.  Jay is currently working towards becoming a McKenzie certified therapist.

Jay joined Keating Physical Therapy in April of 2016.  Jay is currently training to run his first Marathon in November, 2016. In his spare time, he enjoys cooking, golfing and spending time with family and friends.

 

 

Jaime DixonDr. Jaime L. Scott, PT, DPT, CSCS

Dr. Jaime L. Scott graduated from University of Maryland on the pre-medical track with a B.S. in Neurobiology and Physiology. While at UMD, Jaime played for the Club Field Hockey team. She then continued on to New York University to earn her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree. While at NYU, Jaime was able to become a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) as well as volunteer with the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer and New York Marathon.

Upon graduating from NYU, Jaime began her career at JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute outpatient department where she was exposed to a wide variety of patient populations. At JFK, Jaime was trained in Vestibular rehabilitation, including vertigo (BPPV) and post-concussive syndrome. Jaime has since spent the past 5 years working with orthopedic and sports injuries.  In 2015, she attained a long-term career goal and became a Board Certified Specialist in Orthopedics earning her OCS.  She has also taken numerous continuing education courses to strengthen her manual and clinical skills including McKenzie, Great Lakes Seminars, Neurokinetic Therapy, and Integrative Dry Needling.

Jaime has taken a strong interest in holistic medicine and has recently made the decision to return to school to earn her Master’s Degree in Acupuncture from Eastern School of Acupuncture and Tradition Medicine.  Once completed, Jaime hopes to be able to combine the two worlds of Physical Therapy and Acupuncture to create a more well-rounded and multi-faceted approach to patient care.

Jaime has been an athlete since she was young, playing softball, tennis and field hockey. She continues to be active outside whenever possible and also enjoys yoga and running.

 

 

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