Rebecca L. Korosi, PT, DPT, ATC
Dr. Korosi graduated from the University at Buffalo in 2003 with her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Exercise Science with a concentration in Athletic Training. She achieved her Athletic Training Certification in 2003 and has maintained this certification throughout her career. Knowing that her passion was in rehabilitation, she furthered her education in the University at Buffalo’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program. She graduated with her DPT in 2006. She practiced in Tampa, FL for a short period of time before returning home to Buffalo. She currently works at Sports Physical Therapy of NY as the WNY Regional Manager. She continues to treat patients in the WNY community. She has partaken in many continuing education courses taught by leaders in the rehabilitation community. She continues to infuse what he she learns into her daily practice. She is a guest lecturer at Buffalo State College and the University at Buffalo and accredited APTA Clinical Instructor to DPT students.
Joe Lorenzetti, PT, DPT, MS, OCS, FAAOMPT, Cert. MDT, MTC
Dr. Lorenzetti graduated from D'Youville College in 2004 with his Master's Degree in Physical Therapy. In 2010 he completed his Doctorate in Physical Therapy through the University of St. Augustine in St. Augustine, Florida. Joe holds certifications in both Manual Therapy (MTC) and Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT). He competed the Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship offered by Daemen College in 2014. Most recently Joe became an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) through the American Physical Therapy Association. He is currently in the McKenzie Diploma Program. Joe serves as a Fellowship and Residentcy mentor form the McKenzie Institute. He is also an adjunct instructor for both D'Youville College and the Bryand & Stratton College Physical Therapy Assistant program. Additionally, Joe is an associated faculty member at Daemen College. Joe serves on the NYPTA Opiod Taskforce. Currently he is the Clinical Specialist for the Spine Program at Catholic Health System in Buffalo, NY.
Alanna Pokorski, PT, DPT
Alanna is the current Director of Physical and Occupational Therapy for Excelsior Orthopaedics, a collaborative healthcare model in Buffalo, NY. She earned her Physical Therapy degree locally in 1999 from Daemen College, and transitional DPT from Arcadia University in 2014. She has been treating patients in the Buffalo region for the past 20 years with a primary focus on outpatient orthopedics for spine and extremity diagnoses. Alanna has attended several functional medicine, manual therapy, and pain management coursework from field experts such as Stuart McGill, Ben Kibler, Gary Grey, Robin McKenzie, Neuro Orthopedic Institute, and Annie O’Connor.
Alanna has a passion for teaching and has taught multiple courses to clinicians in Upstate NY, including academic settings such as University at Buffalo, Nazareth College, and nationally at the APTA Private Practice Conference. Alanna is a strong professional advocate for the Physical Therapy profession, and has been serving the New York Physical Therapy Association over the past decade in leadership roles. Alanna currently serves on the Finance Board as well as the Editorial Committee for the Chapter of the NYPTA, and locally as Secretary for the Western District of the NYPTA.
Alanna has been a leadership role for most her career, and places clinical quality as well as treating patients a top priority to continue to serve the Western NY community.
Nicholas Ruschmann, MSPT
Nick graduated from D’Youville College in 2002 with his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy. He started his career working in a sub-acute care setting, before changing jobs and focusing on Out-Patient Orthopedic Physical Therapy. He currently works at Sports Physical Therapy of NY as a Senior Clinician and Clinical Site Coordinator for PT Students and Volunteers. He has presented to various health care professionals on multiple topics including Ergonomic Training and Spinal Education.
He is also trained in Functional Capacity Evaluations and is a credentialed APTA Clinical Instructor. He enjoys teaching and assisting in the learning of all individuals. In his spare time, he enjoys watching most sporting events, skiing, and playing golf and poker
Julie Wolfley, PT DPT OC
Dr. Wolfley is a co-founder of Natural Physical Therapy of East Amherst. She graduated from Daemen College in 1999 with her Bachelor of Physical Therapy & received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2004 from Daemen College. She has been a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist for 8 years and has been an active member of the NYPTA advocating for the Physical Therapy profession serving as corresponding secretary for 2 years and District Chair of the Western District for 6 years.
Julie has been treating in outpatient orthopedics for 21 years in the Buffalo area and continues to be passionate about her clinical treatment of patients utilizing manual hands on therapy and functional exercise to help patients achieve their personal goals. She is an active learner taking many courses not limited to McGill, Kibler, NOI, Liebenson and Annie O'Connor. Julie is an accredited APTA Clinical Instructor and enjoys educating students, mentoring new grads and sharing her clinical knowledge.