Our Staff


At the Neurac Institute our Physical Therapists are at the top of their profession and dedicated to finding the best solution for you.

 

Tyler Joyce, PT, MPT, Certified Redcord Neurac Provider is co-founder and clinical director at the Neurac Institute. Tyler began his education at the University of Delaware where he earned a degree in Fitness Management. He then traveled overseas to complete his professional degree in Physical Therapy at the Hanze University of Applied Sciences located in the Netherlands. Upon his return to New Jersey, Tyler practiced as a staff Physical Therapist for 10 years at Princeton Orthopaedic Associates. He was also employed as Director of Rehabilitation for a Tender Touch inpatient nursing facility. In 2007, Tyler began studying the Redcord Neurac method and has since become a leading authority in neuromuscular-based treatments. In fact, Tyler trained directly under Oyvind Pedersen – a renowned Norwegian Physiotherapist – to become the top-trained Redcord Neurac provider within the United States. Tyler now practices Physical Therapy at the Neurac Institute, and serves as the Chief Science Officer for Redcord USA. He also conducts continuing-education seminars and provides mentorship to other medical and fitness providers from around the nation. Periodically, Tyler presents lectures about Redcord for the Medical Fitness Association as well as for the American Physical Therapy Association.

 

 

Jamie Kornbluth, PT, MPT, Certified Pilates Instructor, Redcord Neurac Provider is co-founder and fitness director at the Neurac Institute. Jamie earned her Masters of Physical Therapy degree from Rutgers University in 2000. Her undergraduate studies were in Dietetics and Nutrition from the University of Maryland. Jamie initially worked as a staff Physical Therapist at Healthsouth and at Princeton Orthopaedic Associates. In 2004, she ventured into private practice with her husband, Ian Kornbluth. Jamie also attended an intense, one-year Pilates training program to become certified by the Body Arts and Sciences International (BASI) to instruct patients on the reformer, trapeze, ladder barrel, step barrel, wunda chair and mat. Jamie has been instrumental to the success of the Neurac Institute. She integrates manual therapy with Redcord Neurac, Pilates, Yoga and even Ballet into her treatment programs. She has a special interest in post-rehab exercise routines that bridge the gap from physical therapy to an active lifestyle. Jamie also serves as a Clinical Instructor for Doctorate of Physical Therapy Students from Rutgers University.

 

 

Ian Kornbluth, PT, MPT, Certified Redcord Neurac Provider is co-founder and operations director at the Neurac Institute. Ian holds a Masters of Physical Therapy degree from Rutgers University in 1999. His undergraduate studies were in Exercise Science and Physical Education at the University of Arizona. Initially, Ian worked as a Physical Therapist for Healthsouth Corporation in New Jersey. He was promoted into clinic management within just three years of employment. Ian's entrepreneurial mindset and strong work ethic prompted him to venture into private practice in 2004 with his wife, Jamie. He was determined to develop a “concierge” rehabilitation model that would succeed in a fiercely competitive environment that was faced with dwindling insurance reimbursement dollars. In 2009, Ian was introduced to Redcord and he immediately knew that this system would be a game-changer for his practice. The word spread quickly throughout the Greater Princeton Area about this novel approach to rehabilitation, fitness and sports performance. Today, the Neurac Institute thrives as a model concierge clinic, offering premium “one-on-one” customer service that always puts the healthcare needs of the patient first. Ian now spends much of his time mentoring other healthcare professionals who are interested in the proven methods and efficient practice management systems that he has implemented at the Neurac Institute. Additionally, Ian is in the process of launching satellite clinics around the nation, under the brand name ActivCore.

 

Nick Passe, PT, DPT, Certified Redcord Neurac Provider is a staff Physical Therapist at the Neurac Institute. Nick holds a Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Rutgers University in 2012. His undergraduate education was in Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh. During his studies, Nick participated as a Division 1 Cheerleader at the University while gaining a special interest in sports medicine and physical therapy. Specifically, Nick has a strong interest in the role of rehabilitation for returning athletes to the game. After extensive coursework and practical study at the Neurac Institute in 2012 and 2013, Nick earned his title as a Certified Redcord Neurac Provider. Now he teaches a Redcord workshop to physical therapy students and faculty members at Rutgers University. He also serves as a Clinical Instructor for Doctorate of Physical Therapy Students from Rutgers University. Nick is currently working on his advanced teaching certificate to conduct Redcord continuing-education courses for other medical and fitness providers from around the country. Additionally, Nick is learning the Functional Movement Screen (FMS) and Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), with a focus on specific applications for golfers.

John Cambria, PT, MPT, Redcord Neurac Provider is a staff Physical Therapist at the Neurac Institute in Hopewell. John holds a Masters of Physical Therapy Degree from Ithaca College in 2002. John practiced Physical Therapy for six years at Hamilton Physical Therapy Services, with an emphasis on orthopedics, before joining the Neurac Institute in Hopewell. John has since earned much respect in the Greater Princeton Area for his progressive hands-on approach to care that combines manual therapy, movement assessment, and the Redcord Neurac method. He also mentors Doctorate-level students from Rutgers University. Additionally, John works as a Home-Care Physical Therapist for those who are unable to make it into the Neurac Institute.


Bryan Carestia, PT, DPT, CSCS, Redcord Neurac Provider is a staff Physical Therapist at the Neurac Institute. Bryan earned his clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy from NYU in 2010. His undergraduate education was in Health and Behavior Management at the University of Delaware. Before moving to the Princeton Area with his wife, Bryan worked as a Physical Therapist in New York City for 3 years at Therapeutic Inspirations. Bryan brings to the Neurac Institute a specialized skill set in the areas of manual therapy and movement assessment. He practices NeuroKinetic Therapy (NKT) – a unique hands-on technique that helps him identify and resolve muscle compensations and imbalances. Additionally, he has an extensive understanding of the Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA). These two methods are the perfect complement to the Redcord Neurac approach that Bryan now employs at the Neurac Institute. As a licensed Physical Therapist and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), Bryan has a special interest in returning athletes to their sport as quickly as possible. He applies scientific knowledge to also help these athletes improve their performance and reduce their risk for re-injury. Bryan is currently working on his certification to become a Certified Redcord Neurac provider.

 

Billy Paranto, PT, MPT, Redcord Neurac Provider is a staff Physical Therapist at the Neurac Institute. Billy began his education at Rutgers University where he earned a degree in Exercise Science and Sport Studies. He then traveled overseas to complete his Masters of Physical Therapy degree at the APTA-accredited Robert Gordon University located in the United Kingdom. Upon his return, Billy worked as a traveling Physical Therapist to gain clinical experience in both inpatient and outpatient settings across the continuum of care. Simultaneously, he attended a series of post-professional intensives at NYU to learn more about Orthopedic Physical Therapy. Billy is certified as an ACE fitness trainer and exercise specialist. He has a good understanding of the Functional Movement Screen (FMS), and he is in the process of learning the Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA). Billy has also begun his training in a very unique method, called Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS). Additionally, he is working on his certification to become a Certified Redcord Neurac Provider. Billy has a special interest in sports rehab as well as developing preventative and rehabilitation programs for individuals with Parkinson’s disease.

 

Patti Haggerty, Certified Pilates Instructor, Redcord Active Trainer is a fitness trainer at the Neurac Institute in Princeton. Patti is known for her personable, hands-on teachings with the Redcord and all Pilates apparatus (Reformer, Cadillac, Tower, Ladder Barrel, Wunda Chair, and Step Barrel). Patti is trained in the Redcord Active program for post-rehab wellness, fitness and performance. She holds a Comprehensive Teacher Training Certification from Body Arts and Science International (BASI) - an approach that sets the industry standard in contemporary Pilates training globally. Patti is also a member of the Pilates Method Alliance, and she has earned a specialized certification with the Pink Ribbon Pilates Program as a Post-Rehabilitative, Breast Cancer Exercise Specialist. Patti is a graduate from the University of Delaware with a Bachelor of Science degree. 
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