Tonawanda

Tonawanda

We’ve been treating patients in the Buffalo area for more than 15 years. And we use a hands-on approach, as well as functional- and evidence-based techniques to ensure you a speedy and healthy recovery. Our team of skilled physical therapists will develop an individualized plan of care that will focus directly on your goals and health.

Injuries we treat (but not limited to):

Back Pain, Neck Pain, Sprain/Strains
Shoulder, Knee, Foot, Ankle
Post operative injuries
Sports Related Injuries
Arthritis Sufferers
Overuse Injuries
Vestibular/Dizziness
Low Back Pregnancy Pain 

Hours:
Monday – 7:00am – 7:00pm
Tuesday – 7:00am – 7:00pm
Wednesday – 7:00am – 7:00pm
Thursday – 7:00am – 7:00pm
Friday – 7:00am – 7:00pm

Team Members

Teresa Lindell
DIRECTOR OF CLINICAL OPERATIONS

TERESA LINDELL

Rebecca Korosi
Clinic Manager

REBECCA KOROSI

Julian Bermingham
SPTNY Team Member

JULIAN BERMINGHAM

Emily Lash
SPTNY Team Member

EMILY LASH

Monica Zeisz
SPTNY Team Member

MONICA ZEISZ

TARA MACAULEY
Operations Administrator

TARA MACAULEY

DIRECTOR OF CLINICAL OPERATIONS

TERESA LINDELL

How did she come to Sports PT?
I was a student here and loved the experience and the setting.

  • Earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy degree from the State University of New York in Buffalo in 2006
  • Began working at Sports PT following graduation
  • Has actively participated in patient care, student internships, and continuing education opportunities on a regular basis
  • Spent 2 years as Facility Manager of the Tonawanda office
  • Specializes in Vestibular Therapy and Orthopedics

Favorite Part Of The Job:
Helping people feel better and meeting a lot of people.

Other Interests:
Running, reading, and working on my house.

SPECIALTIES:DPT, OCS

EMAIL:tlindell@sptny.com

LOCATION:TONAWANDA, NY

Clinic Manager

REBECCA KOROSI

How did she come to Sports PT?
I was attracted to their high ethical standards and the opportunity for professional growth.

  • Year of Hire: 2009
  • Graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 2003 with a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Athletic Training and Exercise Science
  • Earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy degree from SUNY Buffalo in 2006
  • Strong Clinical Knowledge in Spine Rehabilitation and Vestibular Rehabilitation.
  • Practices Evidence Based Rehabilitation and conducts a full circle approach with each patient’s healthcare team.
  • Attends multiple continuing education courses each year to stay up to date on the newest research and rehabilitation approaches that are most effective.

Favorite Part Of The Job:
I enjoy motivating my patients and working with them to return to an improved quality of life. We have a lot of fun in our clinic. You will hear lots of laughs here! Our team is the best and I look forward to working with them every day!

Other Interests:
Spending time with friends and family, practicing Yoga, lifting weights, cooking/baking and reading.

SPECIALTIES:PT, DPT, ATC

EMAIL:RKOROSI@SPTNY.COM

LOCATION:TONAWANDA, NY

SPTNY Team Member

JULIAN BERMINGHAM

How did he come to Sports PT?
I chose to join the Sports PT team because of their dedication to high quality patient care.

  • Graduated from D’Youville College in 2018 with a Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy
  • Graduated from Allegheny College in 2014 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology.
  • Clinical specialities include being a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and the rehabilitation of athletes.

Favorite Part Of The Job:
I enjoy developing lasting relationships with my patients and seeing them take ownership over their health.

Other Interests:
I enjoy reading, bike riding on the open road, and competing in the sport of powerlifting.

SPECIALTIES:PT, DPT, CSCS

EMAIL: jbermingham@sptny.com

LOCATION:Tonawanda, NY

SPTNY Team Member

EMILY LASH

How did she come to Sports PT?
When relocating to Buffalo, I had endlessly researched the best physical therapy clinics in the area; Sports PT was always at the top of the list. I am so happy to be part of the team.

  • Graduated from Ithaca College with a Doctor of Physical Therapy in 2016
  • Graduated from Ithaca College with a Bachelor’s in Clinical Health Studies in 2014
  • APTA credentialed clinical instructor
  • Clinical specialties include vestibular therapy and concussion rehabilitation as well as return to sport of athletes.
  • Special interests include working with athletes of all ages, vestibular and concussion rehabilitation, teaching and mentoring student PT’s, participating in APTA events, and continuing my clinical education.

Favorite Part Of The Job:
My favorite part of my job is seeing the look on my patients face when they reach their goals or no longer have dizziness. I love making a lasting impact on their lives.

Other Interests:
Outside of work I enjoy running, cycling, swimming, lifting weights, yoga, and most outdoor recreational activities. I love spending time with my boyfriend and our cat. Otherwise, you may find me shopping, cooking/baking, face-timing with my family….or dreaming about my next travel destination or being on a beach somewhere.

SPECIALTIES:PT, DPT

EMAIL:elash@sptny.com

LOCATION:Tonawanda, NY

SPTNY Team Member

MONICA ZEISZ

How did she come to Sports PT?
I chose to join the Sports PT team because of their great reputation, including high standards and quality care.I especially like their welcoming atmosphere, provision of mentorship, and emphasis on lifelong learning.”

  • Earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from University at Buffalo in 2019
  • Clinical interests include orthopedics, manual therapy, functional therapeutic exercise and vestibular rehab.

Favorite Part Of The Job:
The team environment along with building rapport with individuals and helping them return to activities they are passionate about.

Other Interests:
Spending time with my family, friends, and dog, reading, being outdoors, as well as being an avid Buffalo Bills and Sabres Fan!

SPECIALTIES:DPT

EMAIL:mzeisz@sptny.com

LOCATION:Tonawanda, NY

Operations Administrator

TARA MACAULEY

Tara has several years experience in customer service and oversees the patient service operations of our Western New York market. She is skilled in insurance verifications, authorizations and assisting patients with understanding their available benefits. Tara is also a leader on our social media team and coordinates our daily social media messages helping us share our great company culture.

EMAIL:tmacauley@sptny.com

LOCATION:Webster, NY

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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