Since 1993, CNY Physical Therapy & Aquatic Centers has provided people in the Syracuse area with powerful solutions for a wide range of injuries and painful health conditions. Our staff utilizes their wealth of experience and specialized skills to offer some of the most innovative rehabilitation and pain-relief techniques available. They have set the standard in physical therapy care in the region by being among the first to offer many leading-edge treatments, including:

– In-house warm-water aquatic therapy to treat pain and injury
– Anodyne® Therapy to relieve foot pain and numbness
– New solutions for dizziness and balance disorders
– And much more

You deserve high-quality, personalized healthcare that relieves pain, restores function and enhances your overall quality of life. When you choose CNY Physical Therapy & Aquatic Centers, that’s exactly what you’ll get.

Elizabeth Cullen

Doctor of Physical Therapy
Ithaca College

Special Training/Interests:

  • Back Pain
  • Pelvic Pain/SI joint Pain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Joint Replacement Rehabilitation
  • Women’s Health
  • Myofascial Release
  • Myofasical Unwinding
  • Muscle Energy Techniques
  • Mobilizations with Movement
  • Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment of Lumbar Spine (McKenzie)
  • Primary Spine Practitioner

Amy Papelino

Doctor of Physical Therapy
Utica College

Special Training/Interests:

  • Back Pain
  • Hip Pain
  • Knee Pain
  • Ankle/Foot Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Elbow Pain
  • Joint Replacement Rehabilitation
  • Residency trained in Orthopedic Manual Therapy
  • Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment of Lumbar Spine (McKenzie)
  • Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment of Cervical Spine (McKenzie)
  • Primary Spine Practitioner

Benjamin Blais

Masters of Physical Therapy
SUNY Upstate Medical University

Special Training/Interests:

  • Back Pain
  • Knee Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Geriatrics
  • Muscle Energy Techniques
  • Mobilizations with Movement
  • Watsu
  • Ai Chi
  • Bad Ragaz Ring method

Jena Lamphere

Physical Therapist Assistant
Genesee Community College

Special Training/Interests:

  • Aquatic therapy
  • Back Pain
  • Craniosacral Therapy
  • Neck Pain
  • Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment of Lumbar Spine (McKenzie)
  • Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment of Cervical Spine (McKenzie)
  • Pediatrics

Betty Pederson

Physical Therapist Assistant
Onondaga Community College

Special Training/Interests:

  • Geriatrics
  • LSVT Big Certified
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Orthopedic injuries
  • Skating injuries

Linda Cook

Physical Therapist Assistant
Orange County Community College

Special Training/Interests:

  • Aquatics
  • Balance
  • Geriatrics
  • Joint Replacement Rehabilitation
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Plantar fasciitis