Patient Success Stories

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Read about our patients' life-changing experiences with the neurosurgeons, physical medicine specialists and spine specialized physical therapists at North Jersey Spine Group. Read stories.

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Jersey top doctors, Dr Raj Raab, neurosurgeon wayneNorth Jersey Spine Group is pleased to announce that Dr. Rajnik Raab has been selected by his peers as a 2013 Jersey Choice Top Doctor by New Jersey Monthly. Click here to read more about Dr. Raab's Jersey Choice award.

Becker's spine review, spine surgery practices to knowNorth Jersey Spine Group recognized in 2013 listing of "Spine Surgery Practices to Know" by Becker's Spine Review. Click here to view the complete list of "Spine Surgery Practices to Know" on the Becker's Spine Review website.

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Physical Therapy Biographies


Kimberly Kuiken, DPT, OCS, MTC

Physical Therapy Director

Kimberly has served as the Physical Therapy Director for North Jersey Spine Group since 2007. Kimberly graduated from Springfield College in 1999 with a Masters degree in Physical Therapy and then went on to obtain her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Temple University in 2009. In 2006 Kimberly completed her Certification in Manual Physical Therapy from the University of Saint Augustine. Soon after, Kimberly obtained her Certification and Board Specialty in Orthopedics from the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. Kimberly continues to enhance her physical therapy skills and knowledge through her continuing education coursework in manual and orthopedic physical therapy. Currently, Kimberly is pursuing her Fellowship training in Orthopedic and Manual Physical Therapy through Evidence in Motion within the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Academy of Orthopedic and Manual Physical Therapy.

Beyond Kimberly's physical therapy training and experience, she is a registered yoga instructor and certified in prenatal yoga. She continues to incorporate her knowledge and experience of yoga in her physical therapy approach to the treatment of spine-related impairments and dysfunction. In her spare time Kimberly enjoys spending time with her family and practicing yoga and meditation.

cathy kuschanCathy Kuschan

Spine specialized physical therapist

Cathy Kuschan has 30 years of clinical experience. She graduated from Russell Sage College in Troy, NY with a Bachelors of Science in Physical Therapy. At North Jersey Spine Group, Cathy specializes in myofasclal release, neuromuscular massage, as well as craniosacral therapy. Cathy is well versed in a broad range of physical therapy programs, treatments and modalities. She is proficient in patient assessment; with excellent intra/interpersonal communication skills, time management and physical therapy program execution. Cathy is committed to delivering quality spine-specialized physical therapy care to patients at North Jersey Spine Group.

Cathy has incorporated a personal interest and practice In restorative yoga with the patients she treats. This has allowed for patients to learn better ways to help position and relax themselves with carryover Into their home life. Cathy also focuses on teaching the importance of appropriate breathing techniques and postural control in her treatment programs which has helped patients with another dimension of their pain management. Cathy spends her free time walking her dogs, hiking skiing and spending time with family and friends.

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