Orthopedics Program

Physical and Occupational therapy services are available to individuals who present with orthopedic problems. This may include overuse injuries, sprains/strains, fractures and pre/post operative care of the spine and extremities.

Upstate orthopedics rehabilitation therapy
Physical Therapy at IHP
Institute For Human Performance
1st Fl., 505 Irving Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13210
Map & direction
Phone: 315 464-6543
Fax: 315 464-4753
Hours: Mon. Wed. Fri. - 7am-4:30pm, Tues. Thurs. - 7am-6pm
Physical Therapy at Bone & Joint Center
Upstate Bone and Joint Center
Suite 201, 6620 Fly Road
East Syracuse, NY 13057
Map & direction
Phone: 315 464-6543
Fax: 315 464-4753
Hours: Mon. Wed. Fri. - 8am-4:30pm, Tues. Thurs. - 8am-6pm
Physical Therapy at Velasko
Velasko Professional Park
5108 Velasko Rd
Syracuse, NY 13215
Map & direction
Phone: 315 475-1433
Fax: 315 475-0944
Hours: Mon & Thurs: 7:30am - 6:30pm, Tues & Wed: 7:30am - 4:30pm Fri: 7:30am - 4pm
Physical Therapy at Manlius
Manlius Health Center
Suite 200, 102 West Seneca Street
Manlius, NY 13104
Map & direction
Phone: 315 464-6543
Fax: 315 464-4753
Hours: Mon. Wed. Fri. - 8am-4:30pm, Tues. Thurs. - 7:30am-6pm
University Rehabilitation Center
Upstate University Hospital - Downtown Campus
Rm. N2104, 750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210
Map & direction
Phone: 315 464-6543
Fax: 315 464-4753
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 7:30am-4:30pm

Treatment may include individualized strengthening exercises, ROM exercises, modalities for pain management or manual techniques including joint mobilizations and traction.
Other treatment options may include: Kinesiotaping/McConnell taping, manual cupping, pilates, and aquatic therapy

Your first visit will include an initial examination focusing on your functional limitations, your pain and your ROM and strength deficits.  You will be involved in designing a home exercise program and establishing a treatment plan at this first visit.

Please arrive 15 minutes early to your first appointment.

You should wear comfortable clothing that you can easily move around in.

Providers

Matthew L Bowman, PT, DPT
Matthew L Bowman, PT, DPT
315 464-8668

Education & Fellowships

  • DPT: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2011, Physical Therapy
  • PT: Ithaca College, 2001, Physical Therapy

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Ankle Sprain; Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injury; Arthritis; Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD ); Cystic Fibrosis (CF); Knee Cartilage Tear; more

Clinical Interests

  • Cystic Fibrosis, Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Orthopedics

Associations/Memberships

  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

Kathleen T Bronchetti, PT, DPT
Kathleen T Bronchetti, PT, DPT
315 464-8668

Education & Fellowships

  • DPT: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2013

Associations/Memberships

  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

Todd M Charland, PT, DPT
Todd M Charland, PT, DPT
315 464-8668

Education & Fellowships

  • DPT: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2006

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Aquatic Therapy, Rehab Service; Orthopedic Physical Therapy; Sports Injury Rehabilitation


Beth M Colbert, OTR, CHT
Beth M Colbert, OTR, CHT
315 464-8668

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Certified Hand Specialist; Hand Rehabilitation

Laura B Donlan, PT, DPT
Laura B Donlan, PT, DPT
315 464-8668

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Achilles Tendon Injury; Ankle Sprain; Arthritis; Cystic Fibrosis (CF); Knee Cartilage Tear; Knee Pain; more

Tania N Gardner, PT, DPT, LMT
Tania N Gardner, PT, DPT, LMT
315 464-8668

Education & Fellowships

  • DPT: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2007

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Amputation; Knee Pain; Low Back Pain; Shoulder Injuries; Amputee Rehabilitation; Orthopedic Physical Therapy; more

Clinical Interests

  • Orthopedic injuries, Pilates therapy, Manual Therapy, Lower limb amputation.


Erica K Hall, OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST REGISTERED/ LICENSED
Erica K Hall, OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST REGISTERED/ LICENSED
315 464-8668

Education & Fellowships

  • OTR: Russell Sage College, 2010

Amy M Jennings
Amy M Jennings
315 464-8668

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Brain Injury Specialist

Kaitlin M Kelly, PT, DPT
Kaitlin M Kelly, PT, DPT
315 464-8668

Education & Fellowships

  • DPT: Ithaca College, 2010

Karen L Kemmis, PT, DPT, MS
Karen L Kemmis, PT, DPT, MS
315 464-6543

Education & Fellowships

  • DPT: SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse, 2005, Physical Therapy
  • MS: Syracuse University, 1998, Exercise Physiology

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Certified Diabetes Educator; Geriatric Physical Therapy; Diabetes; Low Back Pain; Neck Strain; Osteoporosis; more

Clinical Interests

  • Diabetes Management, Osteoporosis Management, Running Injuries

Associations/Memberships

  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
  • National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF)

Janice A Lazarski, PT, DPT
Janice A Lazarski, PT, DPT
315 464-8668

Education & Fellowships

  • DPT: SUNY Upstate Medical Center, 2005

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Cervical Radiculopathy; Lumbosacral Radiculopathy; Pelvic Floor Disorders; Voiding Dysfunction; Biofeedback, Physical Therapy; Electrical Stimulation for Pain; more

Associations/Memberships

  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

Maureen A Mancuso, PT, DPT
Maureen A Mancuso, PT, DPT
315 464-8668

Education & Fellowships

  • DPT: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2012

Associations/Memberships

  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

Kelly Meyers, PT, DPT, CSCS
Kelly Meyers, PT, DPT, CSCS
315 464-6312

Education & Fellowships

  • DPT: SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse, 2006, physical therapy
  • MS: Ithaca College, 1997, Physical Therapy

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Outpatient Physical Therapy; Performing Arts, Rehab Service; Pilates, Rehab Service; Sports Injury Rehabilitation

Clinical Interests

  • Dance medicine, Pilates, foot orthotics, gait analysis

Associations/Memberships

  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

Samantha L Morin, PT, DPT
Samantha L Morin, PT, DPT
315 464-8668

Education & Fellowships

  • DPT: Ithaca College, 2009

Melissa A Murphy, PT
Melissa A Murphy, PT
315 464-8668

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Certified Lymphedema Therapist

Michael E Oliver, PT
Michael E Oliver, PT
315 464-8668

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Orthopaedic Physical Therapy; Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome (TMJ)

Tara L Price Palmer, BS in Occupation Therapy Science
Tara L Price Palmer, BS in Occupation Therapy Science
315 464-8668

Education & Fellowships

  • BS: Utica College, 1996, Occupational Therapy

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Brain Injury Specialist; Occupational Therapy

Kathleen A Rake, OTR/L, CHT
Kathleen A Rake, OTR/L, CHT
315 464-2300

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Certified Hand Specialist

Education Interests

  • Clinical Coordinator for OT, Speech Therapy and Therapeutic Recreation students

Clinical Interests

  • Hand Therapy, Burn Rehabilitaion, ALS, Concussion program


Christine L Rieger, PT
Christine L Rieger, PT
315 464-2233

Education & Fellowships

  • BS: City University of New York, 1995, Physical therapy

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Orthopedic Physical Therapy; Performing Arts, Rehab Service; Sports Injury Rehabilitation

Christopher D Ross, PT
Christopher D Ross, PT
315 475-1433

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Orthopedic Physical Therapy; Spine Pain Treatment; Sports Injury Rehabilitation; Total Joint Replacement, Rehab Service

Kelly L Ryan
Kelly L Ryan
315 464-8668

Leslie A Schwarz, PT, DPT
Leslie A Schwarz, PT, DPT
315 464-8668

Education & Fellowships

  • DPT: University of Vermont, 2012, Physical Therapy

Katharine L Sellers, PT, DPT
Katharine L Sellers, PT, DPT
315 475-1433

Education & Fellowships

  • DPT: Russell Sage College, 2008
  • BA: Russell Sage College, 2006, Biopsychology

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Outpatient Physical Therapy; Spine Pain Treatment; Sports Injury Rehabilitation; Total Joint Replacement, Rehab Service; Vestibular Rehabilitation

Lori J Sopko
Lori J Sopko
315 464-8668

Timothy J Stayer, PT
Timothy J Stayer, PT
315 464-1900

Associations/Memberships

  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)


Kerry E Walsh, PT, DPT
Kerry E Walsh, PT, DPT
315 464-8668

Education & Fellowships

  • DPT: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2008

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Geriatric Physical Therapy; Geriatrics

Associations/Memberships

  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

Danielle J Wheeler-Vickery, PT
Danielle J Wheeler-Vickery, PT
315 464-8668

Associations/Memberships

  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

Lynn T Wiegand, PT
Lynn T Wiegand, PT
315 464-8668