MEET OUR TEAM 

Our Dr.'s of PT at Natural Physical Therapy of EA strive to provide every patient with

the best Physical Therapy care in WNY. 

We are committed to serving our patients with evidence based Physical Therapy by continuing to learn the most relevant treatments. We have attended continuing education courses/certifications including, but not limited to; various manual techniques, functional exercise, cupping, taping, vestibular therapy and pain management.   

Julie Wolfley PT DPT OSC

Dr. Julie Wolfley PT, DPT, OCS 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 is a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist and currently serves as District Chair of the Western District of the NYPTA.

Julie has been treating in Outpatient Orthopedics for 20 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 loves helping people and is thrilled when patients are able to resume their favorite activities due to the patient-Physical Therapist collaborative hard work.

Julie remains an active learner, attending physical therapy continuing education courses focused on sports injuries, functional exercise prescription, runners, kinesiology taping, soft tissue techniques, extremity rehabilitation, spine rehabilitation, spinal mobilizations, pregnancy and postpartum rehabilitation & vestibular rehabilitation.

Julie understands the challenge of keeping life balanced as a mother of 3, Physical Therapist and exercise enthusiast, so she will be flexible with your busy schedule to maximize your response to physical therapy.

We can’t wait to help you achieve your personal PT goals at Natural Physical Therapy of East Amherst!

Allison HoestermannPT DPT 

Dr. Allison Hoestermann PT, DPT is a Co-founder of Natural Physical Therapy.  Growing up she was very involved in gymnastics, first competitively for a local club and on the high school team, and then moved on to coach for 7 years. Gymnastics helped her realize her true passion of health and fitness. She then began instructing group fitness in 2006 while in her early 20s and has not stopped since. This was a great way to keep me in shape and make some extra money while going to school become a Physical Therapist. She graduated from D’Youville College in 2010 with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy and currently works treating a variety of musculoskeletal injuries. She uses functional exercise and manual therapy to allow her patients to reach their goals.

 

Today Allison feels lucky enough to be able to treat patients recovering from injury and get them back to what makes them happy. Being in the fitness industry allows her to inspire and motivate people to be healthy for life, as well as meet so many people within the community.  She strives to balance teaching fitness, working as a part time physical therapist 3 days/week, and being home for her Husband Josh and Son Gino.

 

Allison is highly trained in manual therapy, functional exercise, soft tissue mobilization, therapeutic yoga. Injuries: Spinal injury, mm strains, joint sprains, headaches, nerve pain, post - operative rehab.

 

Fun Fact:  I love teaching classes in local gyms around the area.

Amy Barbasch PT, DPT, OCS

Dr. Amy Barbasch PT, DPT, OCS is a Co-Founder of Natural Physical Therapy. Amy grew up in Toronto Ontario and completed her Bachelor of Human Kinetics at The University of Guelph in 2007. Amy came to Buffalo, and completed her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at D'Youville College in 2010, and has treated in Outpatient Orthopedics in the Buffalo area since then. 

Amy is a Board certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist and is an active member of the Western District NYPTA. She currently holds the position of Corresponding Secretary. 

Amy loves learning and expanding her skill set. She has taken numerous continuing education courses over the years on spine and extremity rehabilitation, spinal manipulation/mobilization, soft tissue techniques, kinesiology taping, vestibular rehabilitation, pregnancy & postpartum rehabilitation, sports injury prevention, functional exercise programs, cupping, and Therapeutic Yoga.

Growing up, Amy was a gymnast and her interest in becoming a Physical Therapist started with injuries through her own gymnastics career. Her passion for learning about the human body continued through her years of coaching.  Today she enjoys spending time with her Husband Mike and 3 children. Amy enjoys meeting new people and helping to give them the tools and ability return to their favorite activities and sport without limitations.

Where to Find Us

Natural Physical Therapy

of East Amherst- Inside Platinum Fitness 

9450 Transit Rd.

East Amherst, NY 14051

Email: info@naturalphysicaltherapyofea.com

Tel: 716-320-0003

By Appointment Only

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