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Physical Therapy


one-on-one, rooted in evidence

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Physical Therapy


one-on-one, rooted in evidence

physical therapy techniques that help you reach your goals

Our team is highly trained and experienced in providing state-of-the-art physical therapy techniques to promote healing and recovery. A physical therapist will work with you to plan out a treatment regime custom fit to you.

  • Manual therapy
  • Active release technique (ART)
  • Functional movement screen
  • Biomechanical gait analysis
  • Functional strengthening
  • Taping/Kinesiotaping
  • Graston Technique
  • Stress Injury Screening and Referral
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PHYSICAL THERAPISTS


PHYSICAL THERAPISTS


"Who is the right PT for me?"

At Custom Performance, you are partners with your therapist.
While the staff are different people, all the therapists treat very similarly.
We firmly believe in quality control and we all stick to the same principles when working with runners.
Not to worry: our staff is a close knit team, trained specifically to work with you!

 

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CAT FITZGERALD, PT, DPT, CSCS

Cathlin Fitzgerald PT, DPT, CSCS is a Senior Physical Therapist and Running Consultant at Custom Performance. She graduated from Ithaca College with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) and went on to pursue further specialization in outpatient orthopedic and sports care, obtaining her CSCS (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist), FMS (Functional Movement Screen), and CAFS (Certification in Applied Functional Science). She believes in a hands on approach, utilizing the latest manual techniques and functional corrective exercise. Cat is currently working to become a certified manual physical therapy specialist. She is an RRCA (Road Runners Club of America) Certified Coach and an avid runner, with experience running all distances. She is currently training for the 2018 NYC Marathon. Cat's favorite distance to race is 10 miler or half marathon.
Contact Cat at: cat@nycustompt.com


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Kathleen Leninger, PT, DPT

Kathleen Leninger, PT, DPT, is a Physical Therapist and Running Consultant at Custom Performance. She graduated from Seton Hall University with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT). Kathleen believes in treating the whole runner, examining all aspects of one's lifestyle, as this influences both overall health and injury risk. She is expertly skilled in manual therapy, functional exercise, and is a Certified Pilates instructor. She incorporates Pilates and yoga techniques into her treatments. When she is not working, you can find Kathleen running the world or riding some trails. She is an RRCA (Road Runners Club of America) Certified Coach and an avid runner and triathlete, with experience running all distances. Kathleen ran her first NYC Marathon in 2017. Kathleen's favorite distance to race is the 10k.
Contact Kathleen at: kathleen@nycustompt.com


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LISBETH HOYT, PT, DPT, CSCS

Lisbeth Hoyt, PT, DPT, CSCS is a Physical Therapist and Running Consultant at Custom Performance. She graduated from Rutgers University with her Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT). She is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). Lisbeth enjoys working with athletes of all abilities and uses an effective combination of hands-on manual therapy and specific functional exercise to guide each patient to his or her specific goals. She is an active member of the local fitness community which allows her to tailor her treatments to each athlete's unique workout preferences. Lisbeth is continuing her education in additional speciality certifications. She is an RRCA (Road Runners Club of America)Certified Coach and an avid runner, with experience running all distances. She has run the NYC Marathon. Lisbeth's favorite distance to race is the half marathon.
Contact Lisbeth at: lisbeth@nycustompt.com


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Wendy Winn, PT, OCS

Wendy Winn, PT, OCS directs Custom Performance. She has been practicing physical therapy for over 12 years. Wendy holds a BS in Rehabilitation Services from Springfield College and a Master's Degree in Physical Therapy from Texas Woman’s University. She has an advanced specialist certification in Orthopedics from the American Physical Therapy Association (Orthopedic Certified Spediclaist). Other credentials include: ACSM HFi, USATF Coach, ART Practitioner, Graston certified. She has led wellness programming and speaks nationally on running-related topics. She serves as an expert contributor to leading fitness magazines and has instructed at programming at Equinox Fitness Training Institute, The Running Summit, and Bloomberg Wellness. While she no longer accepts new clients, she has created the standards of care at Custom Performance for all the staff, and actively develops best business practices and clinical guidelines for working with runners. She is an RRCA (Road Runners Club of America)Certified Coach and an avid runner, with experience running all distances. She has run the NYC Marathon twice. Wendy's favorite distance to race is the 5k.
Contact Wendy at: wendy@nycustompt.com

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ORTHOPEDIC INJURY SPECIALISTS


OUR TEAM IS HIGHLY ACCREDITED

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ORTHOPEDIC INJURY SPECIALISTS


OUR TEAM IS HIGHLY ACCREDITED

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orthopedic physical therapy in nyc

At Custom Performance we offer hands-on care, rooted in medical research for all orthopedic conditions, including running injuries and other orthopedic injuries. Our physical therapists are experts in the evaluation, diagnosis and customized treatment for patients with orthopedic conditions. Our team is manually-focused, and treat based on the most current medical research available. Here are some common orthopedic conditions: