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JENNIFER KATZ

Education

  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh
  • Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist


Biography

Dr. Jennifer Katz was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She completed her Doctor of Physical Therapy at the #1 ranked physical therapy program at the University of Pittsburgh. To further her education, she recently obtained her Board Certification as Orthopedic Clinic Specialist through the American Physical Therapy Association which allows her to use the most up to date evidence-based practice during your treatment. 

After graduate school, Jenny began her career doing travel physical therapy gaining great insight through treating a wide variety of populations and patient complexities around the midwest and west coast. She has found her home working in the pacific northwest since August 2017. 
Jenny places great value on educating her patients throughout the physical therapy process and uses a holistic approach to help patients stay active or start the path to a healthier lifestyle. Jenny uses a variety of skills including manual techniques and individualized exercise programs with focus on functional movements to help patients gain independence, manage pain, and return to all the activities they enjoy! She has completed 2 out of 3 courses towards certification in the Clinical Management of the Fitness Athlete through Institute of Clinical Excellence. She makes sure to continuously analyze and assess your movements to ensure correct mechanics and proper rehab for all of your goals.


Interests

Outside of work, you can find her enjoying most any outdoor activity including hiking, backpacking, biking, kayaking, skiing, and climbing. She also enjoys traveling, trying new restaurants, and cheering on her home team the Steelers!