Catherine Johnston, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Cary, NC|

Catherine “CJ” Johnston graduated with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Murphy Deming College of Health Sciences (Fishersville, VA) and is also a proud East Carolina University alumni with an undergraduate degree in Exercise Physiology. She has a strong passion for holistic, patient-centered care that optimizes movement for her patients to achieve their greatest level of function. She has previous experience working with adolescents and adults with special needs through the Autism society of NC, as well with as adults requiring work-specific strength and vocational training at Wilson Workforce & Rehabilitation Center. Catherine has clinical experience treating a wide variety of orthopedic conditions, as well as sports injuries, pelvic floor dysfunction, Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, and Dysautonomia/POTS.

Her favorite aspect of being a PT is finding the “driver” of a physical impairment, analyzing how it effects the patient’s entire body, and formulating a specific plan of care so they can achieve the best possible quality of life. She has a strong passion for one-on-one therapeutic intervention, and believes that movement is the key for optimizing all aspects of life.

When she is not working hard at Sports & More PT, Catherine enjoys hiking with her two Rottweilers, weight lifting, going to concerts and comedy shows, and playing tennis, golf, or disc golf.


  • Pelvic Floor Certification Lvl 1 – Herman & Wallace
  • Evaluation & Treatment of Lumbar Spine & Pelvic Girdle
  • An Athlete’s Hip: An update on athletic groin pain