Catherine Boissoneault, PT, DPT, NCS

Specializing in:
Neurologic Physical Therapy (NCS Board-Certified)
Neurology Care, Neurologic Physical Therapy

Catherine Boissoneault, PT, DPT, NCS is a distinguished neurologic physical therapist, holding a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Florida. With years of experience, she specializes in neurologic physical therapy, a field she has been certified in since 2021.

Catherine’s expertise lies in helping patients with progressive neurological disorders, focusing on post-stroke, spinal cord injury, and brain injury recovery. Her patient care philosophy emphasizes holistic treatment, aiming to enhance the quality of life and day-to-day participation for those with neurological conditions. She is particularly passionate about working with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) patients, a focus that led her to the Minneapolis Clinic of Neurology (MCN), where she values the interdisciplinary teamwork approach to patient care.

An active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy (ANPT), and APTA Minnesota, Catherine’s contributions to the field are notable. Her research, published in journals like NeuroRehabilitation and Brain Sciences, underscores her dedication to advancing neurorehabilitation knowledge.

Catherine’s career highlights include her neuro clinical rotation at the MS Comprehensive Care Center in Orlando, FL, and an MS Rehab Fellowship at OPTIMUS Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. One of her most inspiring success stories involves aiding a young woman with ALS, helping her maintain an active life through personalized care and adaptive equipment strategies.

Beyond her professional endeavors, Catherine enjoys rock climbing, hiking, reading, baking, and gardening. She recently moved from Florida to Minnesota, where she actively explores outdoor winter activities. Her approach to health and wellness is grounded in balance and sustainability, advocating for regular exercise, a balanced diet, adequate sleep, and effective stress management.

Catherine Boissoneault holistic approach to healthcare, combined with her deep knowledge and compassion, make her a remarkable neurologic physical therapist dedicated to improving the lives of her patients.


  • New College of Florida in Sarasota, FL
  • University of Florida in Gainesville, FL (Doctorate in Physical Therapy)


  • Board Certified in 2015


  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
  • Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy (ANPT)
  • American Physical Therapy Association Minnesota (APTA Minnesota)
  • Boissoneault, C., Rose, D. K., Grimes, T., Waters, M. F., Khanna, A., Datta, S., & Daly, J. J. (2021). Trajectories of stroke recovery of impairment, function, and quality of life in response to 12-month mobility and fitness intervention. NeuroRehabilitation, 49(4), 573-584.
  • Boissoneault, C., Grimes, T., Rose, D., Waters, M., Khanna, A., Datta, S., & Daly, J (2020). Innovative Long-Dose Neurorehabilitation for Balance and Mobility in Chronic Stroke: A Preliminary Case Series. Brain Sciences. 10(8):555.
  • Boissoneault, C., Khanna, A., & Daly, J. (2019). Mitigation of severe depression and functional improvement in chronic stroke in response to long-duration mobility/fitness training. Vascular Diseases and Therapeutics. 4, 1-4.
  • Boissoneault, C., Khanna, A., & Daly, J. (2018). Feasibility and benefit of long-dose stroke rehabilitation which produced and maintained balance and mobility gains throughout cancer surgery and radiation treatment. Vascular Diseases and Therapeutics. 3(2), 1-4.
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