Who We Are

Brierwood Physical Therapy is a small private practice owned by a physical therapist. We provide a flexible schedule to accommodate early and late appointment needs, and can often get you started within one day of calling. We offer private treatment space, multiple plinth tables for manual, hands-on care, and state of the art exercise equipment that will facilitate your treatment program.

We look forward to offering you, or someone in your family, a place to be confident in your rehab and overall health.

Modalities available at Brierwood PT include Electrical Stimulation, Ultrasound, Phonophoresis, Cold Laser, Mechanical Cervical and Lumbar Traction, Moist Heat and Cold Packs.

Meet Our Staff

Anthony J Sterlace Jr. PT, DPT, CAFS

Anthony is the owner of Brierwood Physical Therapy. Anthony graduated in 2011 from D’Youville College with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree, and has worked in the Brierwood Health Center since graduation. Anthony believes in a diversified approach to care, including, but not limited to, McKenzie theories of diagnosis and treatment, Maitland and Mulligan theories of manual therapy, myofascial release, soft tissue techniques, and functional approaches to exercise. He is also trained in balance and vestibular rehabilitation, including correction of BPPV. Anthony has built Brierwood Physical Therapy on the premise that an individualized plan, and one-on-one focus from YOUR therapist, provides the best outcomes.

Victoria Schreiner, PT, DPT

Victoria, or Tori, was born and raised in Eden, NY. She graduated from Allegheny College with a B.S. degree in 2016, and D’Youville College with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2020. Tori has experience in outpatient orthopedics, pediatrics, subacute rehabilitation and long term care. She has received training in soft tissue mobilization, manual joint mobilization, treatment of pediatric developmental delays, and therapeutic exercise prescription. She joined the Brierwood Physical Therapy team because of their individualized approach of achieving patient goals, maximizing function, and relieving pain.

Christian Smardz, PT, DPT

Christian graduated from Daemen University in 2023 with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree. He was born and raised in South Buffalo, NY. Christian has clinical experience in outpatient, school-based pediatrics, and inpatient rehabilitation. He enjoys helping his patients restore the fundamental principles of movement, and uses his knowledge in strength and conditioning to help patients achieve a strong core foundation and overall functional well-being. Christian incorporates methods of manual therapy to restore mobility and further help his patients achieve their goals. He has joined the Brierwood team to work in a clinic that prides itself on being able to provide one-on-one care, and do so in the local community where he grew up.