Left - Right: Michael Napierala, Sheila Steadman, Michael Golisano
, Barb Ilecki, Karen Napierala
Mike and our other therapist, Mike Golisano
are the only PT's in Monroe County and the surrounding area with this unique and specialized type of training.
has done numerous presentations on the topic of functional approaches to exercise and rehabilitation including his
own continuing education seminars locally, state level clinics, and at the National APTA Conference in 2000.
worked for nine years at University Sports Medicine as part of Strong Memorial Hospital
worked with active lifestyle and athletic populations before he
wife, Karen, opened Peak Performance Physical Therapy in January 2005.
opened Sports Performance Training Center, Inc - now called Napierala Sports Training
, a part-time business focused on small group Sports Performance and Injury Prevention training for area athletes.
In 2013 all Sports Training services transitioned into Peak Performance
completed the Nike
Golf Training program in March and is ready to assist all of you golfers in the area.
Maybe Tiger will call him to perform functional analysis on his
and Karen are the proud parents of three children of their own, Jordan, Kyle, and Mandi, along with Henry who they have been fortunate to have with them for four years now.
In his spare time Mike
enjoys hanging with Karen and the kids, going on family vacations, golfing with friends and his sons and working out.
has helped coach the kids' CYO basketball teams in the past and also at Flower City Workcamp Basketball Camp in the city.
now enjoys training Amanda and watching her
Michael Golisano, DPT, FAFS
Mike is a Rochester native who graduated from Saint Francis University with his Bachelors in Science in '06 and then his Doctorate in Physical Therapy in '08.
While attending Saint Francis
played 3 years of Division I soccer as well as performing in many clinical experiences including traveling to Italy where he
worked extensively with many Bobath experts.
Since graduating from Saint Francis in '08 Mike has worked at Peak Performance PT. In October 2010 Mike earned his Fellowship in Applied Functional Science through the Gray Institute.
This is an intensive 10 month program where he
was joined with 70 other health care providers from around the world for advanced training in neuromusculoskeletal function, including assessment, biomechanical problem solving, exercise prescription and manual techniques.
Mike's special interests are active lifestyle/sports related injuries, post-operative care and preventative care.
recently started his
family with his
wife Amanda and their two dogs Dakota (German Shepard-Chow) and Stewie (Pomeranian).
spare time you can find Mike
training for a Tough Mudder, watching his
favorite sports teams and spending time with his
Barb has lived in the lovely little village of Scottsville with her husband Tom for over 38 years and also has a son Mike
who lives in Washington, DC and works for Gallup
Erin and her husband Ryan have recently started growing their family including their son Michael
born in 2013 and two dogs Puma and Bella.
12/11/13 YSN - 12/11/2013 A STAR IS BORN (MIKE GOLISANO) AND LISTENERS HAVE THE FLOOR
04/25/11 Mike Golisano