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Top 10 physical therapy clinics in Buffalo 2015
Rose Physical Therapy PLLC has been voted as one of the Top Buffalo Physical Therapy practices.
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At Rose Physical Therapy in WNY, providing you with the highest-quality path to recovery is something we are distinctly passionate about. Our team of experts is dedicated to giving you the best, most up-to-date services available, be it a back, neck, shoulder, hip, knee, ankle or foot problem. And we will do it with the kind of personal, hands on attention you deserve.

Our state-of-the art manual skill and functional exercise approach is designed to give you the most comprehensive evidence-based rehabilitation services available. We believe it is our people that make the real difference. Our personal attention and unique approach to your care will demonstrate that something different is waiting for you at Rose Physical Therapy in WNY.

Our practice uses advanced fellowship level training in orthopedic manual therapy to relieve pain, restore our patients functional abilities, physical performance and quality of life. Our most common hands-on techniques include spinal and limb joint mobilization (using a patient-specific range of force from the most gentle to thrust-based techniques), mobilization of the nervous system (nerve stretching to relieve tension i.e. sciatic or carpel tunnel), and mobilization of the soft tissues (to prevent or improve scar tissue elasticity). In concert, we provide mechanical based therapeutic, neuromuscular and self-management exercise and education to restore balance, core strength and prevent future pain episodes.

Hands On Care For:

  • Orthopedic, Muscle and Skeletal Injuries
  • Post Operative Patients Who Need To Regain Strength and Coordination
  • Back and Neck Pain including Disc and Spine Disorders
  • Sports Injuries and Return to Sport Performance Training
  • BPPV
  • Vertigo
  • Balance Disorders
  • People With Arthritis Who Seek Pain Relief and Improved Mobility
  • Patients Recovering From Medical Illness Requiring Increased Function
  • Pregnant Women Suffering From Back, Muscle or Joint Dysfunction
  • Functional Capacity Evaluation and Return to Work Performance Training
  • Strength and Conditioning Training
  • On Site Ergonomic and Injury Prevention
  • Temporamandibular Joint (TMJ) Disorders

Fantastic care. I'm a former patient. I recommend Rose Physical Therapy highly. Terry Rose and his staff got me healed quickly

- Tom VD

I can actually walk now thanks to you and your team Terry

~ Sharmin

Do you suffer from Dizziness, Vertigo, BPPV, balance and vestibular diorders? Rose Physical Therapy knows the best techniques and treatment options for Vestibular Disorders in WNY. If you have chronic dizziness or vertigo there are many ways to treat the issue, and we can tailor the treatment to your specific symptoms. We can care for you at our Lockport office or our Buffalo Office.

To download our exercise booklet for Vestibular Disorders please Click Here

Please download, print and fillout the following forms and bring them to your first visit with us:

Intake FormsMedical History form

We accept the following insurances:

  • AARP
  • GHI
  • NOVA
  • VA Choice

Cooper the physical therapy dog Maddie the Physical Therapy Dog

Cooper and Maddie Rose, Mascots, puppies, love bugs

Cooper and Maddie are our official Office pets. Why no stop in and meet them one of these days?

Terry Rose, Physical Therapist

Terry Rose PT, MS, DPT, FAAOMPT, Cert. MDT
Read Terry's Publication on Google Scholar Here or Download it here.

Terry is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy and certified in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy by the McKenzie Institute. Additional certifications include Advanced Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy by the New York State Department of Education and the Titleist Golf Performance Institute as a Specialist for Athletic Performance Enhancement.

Terry is Faculty for the Daemen College and the State University of New York at Buffalo Physical Therapy Programs. He is faculty for the McKenzie Institute/Daemen College post graduate Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy Fellowship training and mentoring program.

He is published in the Journal of Manual and Manipulative Physical Therapy. Terry's research has been presented at the Mackenzie Institute International and the American Physical Therapy Association (CSM) Conferences.

Terry has been awarded the University of Buffalo Physical Therapy Clinical Educator of the Year and the Daemen College Physical Therapy Leadership awards for his work with students and in support of the profession of physical therapy.

Terry served as the Director of Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine, Brain and Spine Center, Respiratory Therapy, Heart Center,Cardiology and Cardiac Rehab Services for Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center progressively over 15 years. Successful in the public sector, and finding it increasingly difficult to care for patients in this role, Terry opened Rose Physical Therapy in 2010.

Nicholas M. Smith Physical Therapist

Dr. Nicholas M. Smith PT, DPT, ATC

Nick is a physical therapist joining the Rose Physical Therapy team in June of 2013. Nick leaves a physical therapy position in Niagara Falls, NY to join the team following 8 months of service.  Nick is a graduate of the D’Youville College Class of 2012, with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy and a graduate of Canisius College Class of 2008, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Athletic Training. Nick maintains his certification as an Athletic Trainer following 2 years of practice at Western New York area high schools before and during his return to school to pursue a career in physical therapy.Nick's treatment philosophy includes providing a high level of one on one care to each patient and collaborating with each individual to create patient centered goals providing a marker for success.  Nick strives to remain an advocate for each patient, maintaining an open line of communication to referring physicians and providing secondary referral when needed.
Nick has completed continuing education courses involving evaluation and treatment of the shoulder girdle as well as a certification in the Neurostructural Taping Technique using kinesiology tape.
Nick arrives to Rose Physical Therapy with a goal to provide patient centered care through manual physical therapy and functional approaches. Nick’s future with Rose Physical Therapy holds advancement of continuing education in many areas including manual physical therapy, sport performance, specifically golf performance augmentation, and general orthopedic principles of evaluation and treatment.  Nick aims to represent Rose Physical Therapy in a professional and knowledgeable manner, providing a high level of care at Rose Physical Therapy’s two locations.

Lockport Office 716-201-1049
6000 Brockton Drive, Suite 107 Lockport, NY 14094

Williamsville Office 716-204-8734
15 South Forest Rd Williamsville, NY 14221