LIVERPOOL

Liverpool

Located inside Elevate Fitness, we offer skilled physical therapy services in a caring environment. Our expert staff specializes in evidence-based rehabilitation and sports performance. At the Liverpool office, we’re proud to have very diverse patients. And each patient receives excellent clinical care that includes hands-on treatment, supervised therapeutic exercises, detailed home exercise programs, and superior patient education. Plus, you can enjoy a free week membership to Elevate’s Gym upon discharge from your physical therapy program.

Services We offer:

Outpatient Orthopedics
Sports Rehabilitation
Spine Care
No Fault
Worker’s Compensation
Pre & Post-Op Care

Injuries we treat (but not limited to):

Back Pain, Neck Pain, Sprain/Strains
Shoulder, Knee, Foot, Ankle
Sports Related Injuries
Arthritis Sufferers
Overuse Injuries
Low Back Pregnancy Pain

Hours:
Monday – 7:00am-3:30pm
Tuesday – 9:30am-7:30pm
Wednesday – 7:00am-3:30pm
Thursday – 9:30am-7:30pm
Friday – 8:00am-4:30pm

Team Members

Chad LaChance
CNY Regional Manager

CHAD LACHANCE

SPTNY Team Member

JILL HANSON

SPTNY Team Member

AUSTIN MIZELL

Isaac Viragl
SPTNY Team Member

ISAAC VIRAG

PATIENT SERVICE SPECIALIST

SOPHIA BUFANO

PATIENT SERVICE COORDINATOR

MICHELLE HAAB

CNY Regional Manager

CHAD LACHANCE

How did he come to Sports PT?
I joined Sports PT because of their great reputation, dedication to patient-centered care, and evidence-based approach to providing physical therapy.

  • Earned a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2015
  • Earned a BS in Athletic Training from Ithaca College, 2010
  • Clinical interests include: orthopedic manual therapy for the spine and extremities, vestibular rehabilitation, post-surgical rehabilitation, and sports medicine.

Favorite Part Of The Job:
Helping people move better and feel better while doing it. Experiencing new learning opportunities and adopting ways that better help and serve our patients.

Other Interests:
I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, staying active through working out and playing golf, and watching/attending sporting events.

Email: clachance@sptny.com

SPECIALTIES:PT, DPT, ATC, CSCS

EMAIL:clachance@sptny.com

LOCATION:Camillus, NY

SPTNY Team Member

JILL HANSON

How did she come to Sports PT?
I joined Sports PT as a full-time clinician after working with them as a per diem PT after earning my Doctorate in Physical Therapy.

  • Graduated from Arizona State University with a BS in Exercise and Wellness in 2010
  • Graduated from New York University with Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2020
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • Clinical interests include orthopedic conditions

Favorite Part Of The Job:
I enjoy developing professional relationships. I also find it very rewarding advocating for my patients and being able to see them progress through their treatment and return to the things they love to do.”

Other Interests:
I love to garden and travel around the East Coast with my fiance.

SPECIALITIES:PT, DPT, CSCS

EMAIL:jhanson@sptny.com

LOCATION:Liverpool, NY, Camillus, NY

SPTNY Team Member

AUSTIN MIZELL

How did he come to Sports PT?

I completed my last clinical rotation at Sports PT.

  • Earned Doctorate in Physical Therapy, University at Buffalo, 2022
  • Clinical interests include manual therapy, orthopedic conditions and musculoskeletal injuries

Favorite Part of the Job:

I love helping people feel better and meeting new people.

Other Interests:

I love being outside when we have warm weather, staying active and traveling.

 

EMAIL:amizell@sptny.com

SPECIALITIES:PT, DPT

LOCATION: LIVERPOOL

SPTNY Team Member

ISAAC VIRAG

How did he come to Sports PT?
I was referred to Sports PT by a friend. I joined the Sports PT team because of the professional environment that promotes career growth and lifelong learning.

  • Graduated from Utica College in May 2016
  • Clinical interests include orthopedic conditions, sports injuries, ACL repairs, and total joint replacements

Favorite Part Of The Job:
I enjoy developing professional relationships and I also find it very rewarding helping people improve their quality of life through achieving their goals and enhancing their activity levels.

Other Interests:
I enjoy participating in any and all sports, hiking/being out doors, and playing music with my wife.

SPECIALTIES:PT, DPT

EMAIL:ivirag@sptny.com

LOCATION:Liverpool, NY

PATIENT SERVICE SPECIALIST

SOPHIA BUFANO

How did she come to Sports PT?

I chose to join SportsPT due to the atmosphere and the positive environment that is created by not only the staff, but the patients as well.

  • Professional interests include billing, authorizations, verifications, and creating an overall positive experience for each patient.

Favorite Part of the Job:

My favorite part of my job is the people I am surrounded by. We have the best team and the best patients that anyone could ask for. I am grateful to be around so many knowledgeable coworkers who want to see everyone who come through the door succeed; whether it be a patient, a friend, or a colleague.

Other Interests:
I spend most days outside of work dancing with the Cuse City Dancers and eating at my favorite restaurant, Tullys!

EMAIL:sbufano@sptny.com

LOCATION:LIVERPOOL, CAMILLUS

PATIENT SERVICE COORDINATOR

MICHELLE HAAB

How did she come to Sports PT?

After a few years working from home as professional grant writer, I longed for personal contact.  I wanted to be part of an organization that helped people and that contributed to the community.  I am able to utilize my management skills and communicate daily with patients.

  • Graduated LeMoyne College 1998
    • BA in English
  • Graduated Keuka College 2007
    • Masters Degree in Management
  • Earned a Certificate in Human Resource Management – Pace University 2017
  • Earned a Certificate in English as a Second Language – Online U 2019

Special interests include advocacy for children with special needs, political advocacy, lifelong learning, event planning, and developing social media content.

Favorite Part of the Job:

I love interacting with our patients and being part of the wonderful Sports PT team.   I love continuing to learn new things, and I am always interested in expanding my knowledge with different aspects of the company. I love interacting with the patients.

Other Interests:

I love writing.  I am a writer for Nerd Alert News, an online News source for all things related to pop culture in film, books, conventions and video games. I love reading, seeing films, traveling, and seeing live music performances. I love all things related to Star Wars, and spending time with my children.

 

EMAIL:mhaab@sptny.com

LOCATION:LIVERPOOL

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After coming here three times a week, every week for six months – you’re part of their life. And they’re part of your life.

Patient

Diane Beideck

Everyone was really welcoming. It was just an environment where you could jump in and learn.

Student

Ricardo Whittaker - Ithaca College

I need a physical therapist that is going to think about what I do every day for a living.

Patient

Susan Reno

I had a little bit of low confidence. And my CI was the one who helped me build that confidence.

Student

Tiffany Bader -  Central Michigan University

They’re concerned about your concerns. You’re not just a number – you’re a human.

Patient

Matt Mamoone

I felt like I was another therapist in the clinic. I wasn’t just a student.

Student

Tom Maving - Nazareth College