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
Upstate Rehabilitation at IHP
Institute For Human Performance
1st Fl., 505 Irving Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13210
Map & directions
Phone: 315 464-6543
Fax: 315 464-4753
Hours: Mon. Wed. Fri. - 7am-4:30pm, Tues. Thurs. - 7am-6pm
Upstate Rehabilitation at Bone & Joint Center
Upstate Bone and Joint Center
Suite 201, 6620 Fly Road
East Syracuse, NY 13057
Map & directions
Phone: 315 464-6543
Fax: 315 464-4753
Hours: Mon. Wed. Fri. - 8am-4:30pm, Tues. Thurs. - 8am-6pm
Upstate Rehabilitation at Western Lights
Suite B-100, 4671 Onondaga Blvd
Syracuse, NY 13219
Map & directions
Phone: 315 464-6543
Fax: 315 464-4753
Hours: M, W, F: 8:00am - 4:30pm, Tues & Thurs: 8:00am - 6:00pm Fri: 7:30am - 4pm
Upstate Rehabilitation at Manlius
Manlius Health Center
Suite 200, 102 West Seneca Street
Manlius, NY 13104
Map & directions
Phone: 315 464-6543
Fax: 315 464-4753
Hours: Mon. Wed. Fri. - 8am-4:30pm, Tues. Thurs. - 7:30am-6pm
Upstate Rehabilitation at the Downtown Campus
Upstate University Hospital - Downtown Campus
Rm. N2104, 750 East Adams Street
Syracuse, NY 13210
Map & directions
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, CCS
Matthew L Bowman, PT, DPT, CCS
315 464-8668

Education & Fellowships

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

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy; Physical Therapy; Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injury; Arthritis; Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD ); Cystic Fibrosis (CF); more

Clinical Interests

  • Cystic Fibrosis, Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Orthopedics

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

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

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

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Certified Hand Specialist; Hand Rehabilitation

Jennifer L Collis, PT, DPT
Jennifer L Collis, PT, DPT
315 464-8668

Education & Fellowships

  • DPT: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2015

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Physical Therapy; Concussion; Concussion Management, Rehab Service; Orthopaedic (Musculoskeletal) Rehabilitation; Orthopedic Physical Therapy

Associations/Memberships

  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

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

Physical Therapy; Knee Pain; Low Back Pain; Pelvic Floor Disorders; Shoulder Injuries; Voiding Dysfunction; more

Clinical Interests

  • Orthopedic injuries, Pilates therapy, Manual Therapy, Women's health


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

Education & Fellowships

  • OTR: Russell Sage College, 2010

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Occupational Therapy

Amy M Jennings
Amy M Jennings
315 464-8668

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Brain Injury Specialist

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)

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

Education & Fellowships

  • DPT: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2012

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Physical Therapy; Concussion Management, Rehab Service; Orthopedic Physical Therapy

Associations/Memberships

  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

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

Education & Fellowships

  • DPT: Ithaca College, 2010

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Physical Therapy; Concussion Management, Rehab Service; Orthopedic Physical Therapy

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

Physical Therapy; Certified Strength and Conditioning Spec; Foot and Ankle; Sports Medicine, Shoulder, Knee, and Ankle; Foot and Ankle; Outpatient Physical Therapy; more

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)

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

Education & Fellowships

  • DPT: University of Vermont, 2012, Physical Therapy

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Physical Therapy; Parkinson's Disease; Balance and Fall Prevention, Rehab Service; Orthopedic Physical Therapy; Stroke Rehabilitation

Kathleen B Polly, PT, DPT
Kathleen B Polly, PT, DPT
315 464-8668

Education & Fellowships

  • DPT: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2013

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Physical Therapy; Balance and Fall Prevention, Rehab Service; Geriatrics; Orthopaedic (Musculoskeletal) Rehabilitation

Associations/Memberships

  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

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; Geriatrics; Occupational Therapy; Stroke Rehabilitation

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 Ross, PT
Christopher Ross, PT
315 475-1433

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

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

Adam P Rufa, PT, DPT, OCS
Adam P Rufa, PT, DPT, OCS
315 464-6883

Education & Fellowships

  • DPT: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2008
  • PT: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2002
  • BS: LeMoyne College, Syracuse NY, 1999

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Certified Strength and Conditioning Spec; Orthopaedic Physical Therapy; Physical Therapy

Research Interests

  • Pain

Clinical Interests

  • Manual therapy

    Chronic pain

    Spine care

    Orthopedics

    Sports


Kelly Ryan
Kelly Ryan
315 464-8668

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Occupational 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

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

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

Education & Fellowships

  • DPT: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2016

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Sports Injury Rehabilitation

Associations/Memberships

  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

Adam Strizak, PT, DPT
Adam Strizak, PT, DPT
315 464-8668

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Physical Therapy

Associations/Memberships

  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

Sarah C Talbot, PT, DPT
Sarah C Talbot, PT, DPT
315 464-8668

Education & Fellowships

  • DPT: Northeastern University, 2008

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Physical Therapy; Bunion; Foot and Ankle; Knee Pain; Osteoarthritis; Plantar Fasciitis; more

Clinical Interests

  • Foot and ankle rehabilitation


Cassandra M Terpening, PT, DPT, CSCS
Cassandra M Terpening, PT, DPT, CSCS
315 464-8668

Education & Fellowships

  • DPT: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2010, Physical Therapy
  • MS: Utica College, 2005, Physical Therapy

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Certified Strength and Conditioning Spec; Physical Therapy; All Cancers and Hematological Conditions; Ankle Sprain; Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injury; Arthritis; more

Clinical Interests

  • Orthopedic Rehabilitation, Oncology Rehabilitation, Pilates


Kerry Walsh, PT, DPT, GCS, CEEAA
Kerry Walsh, PT, DPT, GCS, CEEAA
315 464-8668

Education & Fellowships

  • DPT: SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2008

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Physical Therapy; Geriatric Physical Therapy; Geriatrics

Clinical Interests

  • Geriatrics, Balance and Falls

Associations/Memberships

  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

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

Diseases/Specialties/Treatments

Physical Therapy

Associations/Memberships

  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)