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Dr. Kristin Girshin PT, DPT, PCS

Doctor of Physical Therapy | Private Practice Owner

Dr. Kristin Girshin is a physical therapist with board certification in clinical pediatric specialty. Completing her undergraduate studies at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY, she went on to earn her Doctor of Physical Therapy at SUNY Upstate Medical in Syracuse, NY. 

 

Dr. Kristin has extensive experience in pediatric and neuro treatments. As an adjunct professor she has taught undergraduate and graduate students in the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Ithaca College and has assisted in continuing education coursework on the use of non-invasive peripheral electrical. Kristin is deeply committed to providing best practices in physical therapy care. and holds a number of certifications in specialized techniques. 

Dr. Kristin specializes in motor learning and electrical physiological treatments. She has published articles on the topic of spinal neuromodulation. With over a decade of experience working with kids, families, and teams in schools, daycares, homes, hospitals, and out-patient clinics, Kristin draws on her vast experience and wealth of knowledge to create individualized and systematic treatment programs for her clients. 

Dr. Kristin has provided her clinical expertise as a strategic advisor and consultant  to SpineX, a leading international bio-tech company seeking the first FDA approved device for spinal stimulation for children with cerebral palsy. 

Dr. Kristin loves boogie boarding and surfing at the beach with her three kids, hiking in nature, and singing in the car. 

Advanced Trainings and Certifications 

  • Non-Invasive Electrical Stimulation |  Neuromodulation (FES, NMES, Spinal Stimulation)

  • Myofascial Release | Total Motion Release (TMRc)

  • Support Garments | Certified TheraTogs Fitter (CTF)

  • Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA)

  • Pediatric Bladder and Bowel (Level I and Level II)

  • Neuro-Developmental Techniques (NDT)

  • Certified Gross Motor Function Measure Criterion Test

  • Quality F.M.

  • Orthopedic Management of Lower Extremity | Casting

  • Upper Extremity Movement and Progressions

  • Dynamic Core | Postural Support 

  • Reflex & Sensory Integration 

  • Treatment for Oral motor / "Tongue Wranglers" 

Memberships

  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

  • APTA American Academy of Pediatric Physical Therapy

  • International Functional Electrical Stimulation Society (IFESS)

  • Neuro-Developmental Treatment Association (NDT)

  • CUCC Neurodivergent Family & Friends Connect Group, Board member

Mission 
& Vision 

Our Mission:

At IN FOCUS, our mission is to deliver accessible, high-impact physical therapy services that redefine standards. Through innovative and advanced therapy techniques, we provide personalized care and exceptional, specialized treatment services. Our commitment is to empower our clients and community to shine through optimal health and well-being.

Our Vision: 

IN FOCUS is a leader, internationally renowned for pioneering advancements in the use of electrical stimulation and treatment protocols. Our focus on children and adults with Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida, and Nerve Injury sets new standards of excellence. Through non-invasive and natural treatments, we aim to minimize the need for surgery and chemical injections, revolutionizing healthcare and enhancing the lives of those we serve.

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