Nicole Swiatek, DPT, BSMS, FAAOMPT, owner of Phoenix Physical Therapy and New York State Licensed Physical Therapist, has over 10 years of experience in outpatient orthopedics. She graduated from D’Youville College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Clinical Science and a Master of Science degree in Physical therapy. She completed her Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree at D’Youville College in 2008. She completed fellowship training in orthopedic manual physical therapy at Daemen College in 2011 and is recognized as a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists (FAAOMPT). She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists. She has also been recognized by Business First as a 2011 Healthcare Top 50 recipient, as well as a 2012 Thirty Under 30 recipient. She has completed numerous advanced training courses and is an adjunct professor at D’Youville College. Nicole is focused on providing her patients with hands-on, evidenced based treatment options to get them back to their pain-free lives. Nicole lives in Clarence with her husband and spends most of her free time playing with her three young sons.


Kimberlee Carpenter, DPT, MS, Cert. SMT, is a New York State licensed physical therapist and has over 10 years of clinical experience in outpatient orthopedics. She graduated from D’Youville college with a bachelor of science degree in clinical science and a Master of science degree in physical therapy. In 2014 she completed her Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree. Kim earned the distinction of becoming one of the first therapists in New York State to achieve advanced certification in spinal manipulation from the American Academy of Manipulative Therapy in 2010. She has also completed numerous advanced training courses in the areas of functional exercise, soft tissue management, and Mechanical Diagnosis and Treatment from the McKenzie Institute.  Kim was recognized as a “health care champion” by Buffalo Business First in 2016. As Clinical Coordinator of Education for Phoenix Physical Therapy, she enjoys mentoring students. In addition to her clinical involvement she is an adjunct professor at D’Youville College. She believes that the "hands on" approach when working with her patients in conjunction with an individualized exercise program promotes the best outcomes. Compassionate care is the foundation for her approach, and her main goal is to restore patients to their prior level of function quickly. She lives in East Amherst with her husband.


Matthew Trebes is a Doctor of Physical Therapy specializing in orthopedic manual therapy and treatment of orthopedic conditions.  He attended the University at Buffalo where he received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2009.  He is a Certified golf fitness instructor through the Titleist Performance Institute where he is able to screen and treat golfers.  He is Certified in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT) through the McKenzie Institute since 2012.  He also attained his Manual therapy Certification (MTC) in 2016 through the University of St. Augustine.  He is a native of Williamsville, recently re-locating from North Carolina where he lived for 9 years with his wife and daughter. 


Kayla graduated in 2017 from Daemen College with a doctorate in Physical Therapy. Growing up with two parents in the military, Kayla learned the importance of diligence, discipline, and teamwork. Kayla has completed three of a four part series in McKenzie Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy. She achieved certification as a Vestibular Rehabilitation Specialist through the American Musculoskeletal Institute in 2017. Kayla intends to complete the McKenzie MDT certification, attend myofascial release courses, and become certified in spinal manipulation. 


Kevin Scibetta, DPT, is a New York State Licensed Physical Therapist. He graduated from the University at Buffalo in 2017 with his Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Since graduating he has attended continuing education courses on topics such as corrective exercise, manual therapy, spinal manipulations, pain science, and chronic pain. The main aspect of clinical practice he loves the most is being able to give patients the tools necessary to take control of their pain and function. Kevin is a Buffalo native who now lives in Amherst with his son, wife, and dogs.


Crystal Muzacz, PTA, is a New York state licensed Physical Therapist Assistant who earned her degree in applied science with highest honors from Villa Maria College in May of 2016. As a recent graduate, Crystal is excited to begin her career at Phoenix PT and plans to expand her skill set by attending a McKenzie certified course for the lumbar spine in September. Prior to becoming a PTA Crystal served in the U.S Army and is a combat veteran. In her free time she enjoys being with her son and playing competitive roller derby with the Queen City Roller Girls’ travel team, the Lake Effect Furies.