Dr. Visnja King is a 2011 graduate of Chatham University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. She began her career in outpatient physical therapy with Allegheny Chesapeake Physical Therapy and progressed to the research realm where she practiced as a research physical therapist for 2.5 years at the University of Pittsburgh Physical Therapy Clinical and Translational Research Center. She has 11 years of clinical experience as a physical therapist with over 5 years as a clinical director and owner/CEO of King Physical Therapy North Huntingdon. After working in a variety of physical therapy settings, Dr. King decided to follow her passion and opened King Physical Therapy North Huntingdon with her husband, Dr. Matthew King, PT, DPT and brother-in-law, Dr. Jarrod King PT, DPT, in order to be able to provide individualized, one-on-one, expert orthopaedic manual physical therapy and therapeutic exercise with a compassion for patients to return to the best version of themselves. Her clinic has grown quickly over the past 5 years with 3 additional full-time therapists striving to create an individualized and unique physical therapy experience. Physical therapy is a rapidly changing profession and she and her staff enjoy creating stronger, more empowered people through their treatments and keeping them as active as possible. Dr. King earned a Manual Therapy Certification with Evidence in Motion in July 2015, her Board Certification in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy in July 2016, and her Fellowship in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy in June 2018. She is also an active member of the APTA and AAOMPT. Dr. King has also had the honor of 3 publications in the Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy, Telemedicine and E-Health Journal, and Travell, Simons & Simons’ Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction: The Trigger Point Manual, Third Edition.
The education she received at Chatham University DPT program along with the focus on problem-based learning fueled Dr. King’s desire to partake in education and continued sharing of knowledge. Dr. King is presently on staff with Evidence in Motion serving as faculty and South College Doctor of Physical Therapy program as adjunct faculty in Knoxville, TN. Additionally, she has previous teaching experience with the University of Pittsburgh, Chatham University, and Duquesne University within the Doctor of Physical Therapy Musculoskeletal Curriculum. She is a mentor for fellows-in-training with Bellin College’s Fellowship in Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapy Program.
She enjoys CrossFit, biking, hiking, and traveling with her family. She is eager to watch her children grow, continue to build her practice with her husband, brother-in-law, and dedicated staff, and strive for excellence in teaching and caring for all individuals helping them remain active within their lives without limitations.