Chautauqua Physical & Occupational Therapy Announces Expansion

Three new physical therapist have joined Chautauqua Physical & Occupational Therapy, located at the Riverwalk Center, 15 S. Main St., Jamestown. Submitted photo

Chautauqua Physical & Occupational Therapy is pleased to announce the expansion of the clinical team with the addition of three new physical therapists.

Dr. Jason Schrader is a graduate of Daemen College in Buffalo with a doctorate in physical therapy. Schrader enjoys playing golf, hockey and exploring new hiking areas.

“I love the interactions between my patients and co-workers,” he said. “I enjoy getting to know all my patients to fully understand everything that’s going on and making an impact on their overall function in life.”

Dr. Katelin Hain, PT, DPT is embracing her new role in the field of outpatient physical therapy. Hain is a graduate of Gannon University in Erie, Pa., receiving a doctorate in physical therapy. She is eager to assist patients reach their goals and take charge of their health. She enjoys paddle boarding, kayaking, hiking, fly fishing and running.

“Being a physical therapist is very rewarding,” she said. “I am provided with the opportunity to utilize my knowledge of human movement each day in order to help patients return to the activities they love.”

Dr. Nicole Szymczak has joined the team as well. Szymczak is a graduate of Daemen College in Buffalo earning a doctorate in physical therapy. She is happy to return to the Chautauqua County area as a native of Fredonia. She has a dog named Izzy and is a dedicated fan of the Buffalo Bills and Notre Dame.

“I love helping people get better and back to the things they enjoy doing the most,” she said.

With the addition of these talented therapists, the staff increases to 30 clinical and administrative combined. Dr. Patrick E. Green and Susan Green, pediatric occupational therapist, are the founders of the practice, which began in 1996. Dr. Eugenie Poignard is the clinical director and Julie Luce provides speech services to children through the Chautauqua County early intervention program. Dr. Jamie Mangini treats orthopedics concerns as well as women with pelvic floor pain and bladder leakage issues. Amy Livengood has taken advanced training to offer manual lymph drainage to our community. In 2017, the practice expanded with a second location in the Mayville Professional Building. In many cases, a prescription for therapy is not needed to see a physical therapist. To schedule an appointment, call 488-2322. For more information, chautauquapt.com. Chautauqua Physical & Occupational Therapy is located at the Riverwalk Center, 15 S. Main St., Jamestown.