Ellen Knapp-Hayden, PTA

Physical Therapy Assistant

Port Jervis, NY|

Ellen is a graduate of SUNY Orange, where she earned her Physical Therapy Assistant degree. In addition to being a PTA, she is also a registered nurse and has experience in acute care, acute rehab, long term, and orthopedic rehabilitation. Ellen is credentialed through the APTA as a certified clinical instructor.

After receiving a pacemaker in 2012, she became a fitness advocate and advocate for women’s heart health. She is passionate about helping others improve their overall fitness, and is a Certified Senior Fitness Specialist.

Ellen grew up in the Minisink/Slate Hill area and resides locally with husband Lenny and daughters Brooke and Shawn. In her spare time, she enjoys running and road biking.


  • LSVT BIG® Certified Clinician
  • Certified Senior Fitness Specialist