> Team Members: Orchard Park
Rich Muscatello PT, MSPT, Co-Director
Rich earned both a Bachelors and Masters of Science degree in Physical Therapy from SUNY at Buffalo in 1981 and Daemen College in 2001 respectively. Since graduation, his years have been spent in physical therapy clinical practice serving individuals inconvenienced with orthopedic injuries and conditions involving the upper and lower extremities. In addition to extensive teaching experience at local college and university programs in physical therapy, he has lectured at local, state and national physical therapy conferences. Rich’s current interest and educational pursuit involves integrating complementary health care practices such as Meditation, Mindfulness, Qigong and Yoga with local mainstream medicine and health care in the enhancement, maintenance and restoration of holistic health and well being.
Dianna Pugliese, PT, Co-Director
Dee graduated from SUNYat Buffalo with a BS in Physical Therapy in 1983 and has spent her career treating patients with orthopedic diagnoses in a private practice setting. In addition to treating patients, she has lectured extensively for Daemen and D’Youville Physical Therapy Programs on her area of interest, the foot and ankle. Her post-graduate education has consisted of courses on specific tissue-level training, manual therapy and the McKenzie approach in the treatment of spinal disorders. Dee is currently seeing patients at our Buffalo office.
ORCHARD PARK TEAM MEMBERS
Sarah Ash, PTA
Sarah graduated from Bryant & Stratton in 2020 with an Associates as a PTA. She has experience with outpatient orthopedics, previously with WNY PT & OT. In her free time she enjoys marathon running as well as woodworking. She is a new Mom as of October to her daughter Emalyn.
Dave Manzella, PT, DPT
Dave is a 1991 graduate of SUNY at Buffalo with a B.S. in Physical Therapy and has been with the company practicing in our Orchard Park office since graduation. He completed his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Daemen College in 2006. Dave is also a Certified Athletic Trainer since 1997 with experience in sport and field coverage. Dave treats patients with both extremity and spinal diagnoses and has extensive post-graduate study in manual therapy and McKenzie treatment approaches.
Paul O'Keefe, PT
Paul graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1987. He has practiced at SportsFocus in our Orchard Park Location since 1990. In his capacity as center coordinator for clinical education, he manages incoming student interns from local colleges and universities.
Vic Santarelli, PT, DPT, MDT
Vic graduated from Daemen College in 1992 and has been practicing Orthopedic Physical Therapy ever since. Vic has sponsored courses and co-taught continuing education courses around the country. He treats patients with both extremity and spinal diagnosis in our Orchard Park office and has extensive post graduate study in manual therapy with certification in mechanical diagnosis and therapy in the McKenzie treatment approach.
Terry Eagan, PT
A 1984 graduate of SUNY at Buffalo with a BS in Physical Therapy, Terry has been at SportsFocus since 1988 practicing in our Orchard Park location. In addition to her interest in musculoskeletal pathology of the extremities, she has previous experience in acute care, long-term care and home care. She has an interest in treating both the dancer and throwing athlete.
Orchard Park Location
4 Centre Dr., Suite G,
Orchard Park, NY 14127
Phone (716) 662-2922
Fax (716) 662-3828
Buffalo (City) Location
531 Virginia Street
Buffalo, NY 14202
Phone (716) 332-4838
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