Suarez Sport & Orthopedic Physical Therapy


Keeping Active People Active

Physical Therapy for Motivated Clients

Welcome to Suarez Sport and Orthopedic Physical Therapy. Located in the Albany, NY area. We are dedicated to individual one on one physical therapy for motivated clients. We step out of the conventional Physical Therapy model to provide the best care possible for clients, meaning the client gets maximum time with the physical therapist for better care and better results.

Our goal is to provide the best client care through therapy, exercise, and education.

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Meet Our Team


Patrick Suarez is a movement specialist. He helps athletes, both young and elite, become smarter about their movements to increase their performance, reduce their risk of future injury, and allow them to stay in the game longer.

Owner: Patrick Suarez, DPT

Patrick Suarez, DPT, OCS, SCS:  Patrick created Suarez Sport and Orthopedic Physical therapy in order to take a holistic approach to making people feel and move better. Patrick graduated from Hamilton college earning his Bachelors of Science Degree in Biology and went on to receive his Doctor of Physical Therapy from The George Washington University. He then went on to complete an Orthopedic Residency through Evidence in Motion and is a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist and a Board Certified Sports Clinical Specialist.

Patrick is a dedicated practitioner who is committed to remaining at the top of the profession through evidence driven practice and continued education courses. He also helps to educate and mentor physical therapy students in order to continue to develop the profession.

Patrick has been active for most of his life playing both soccer and baseball at the varsity level for Hamilton College. Currently, he continues to coach and play soccer recreationally and also maintains an active lifestyle through CrossFit.

Alison Synakowski, DPT, OCS, AT

Alison Synakowski, DPT, OCS, AT: Alison has been practicing orthopedic physical therapy in the Capital Region for over 10 years.

Alison has a strong passion for helping high level athletes achieve their goals. Alison focuses on improving your performance and enhancing your quality of life. Alison’s approach is eclectic and empowering, utilizing both manual and exercise based philosophies to keep you moving. Alison treats  you as a whole person, while focusing on primal movements, pain education and challenging the normal course of treatment. Alison’s unique treatment style empowers you to learn and take control of your physical well being.

Alison highly values your input as well as collaborating with other professionals in order to get you back where you want to be.

Alison has been an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) since 2011, who graduated from Springfield College with her Bachelor’s in Athletic Training. She worked at Hamilton College as an Athletic Trainer while pursuing her Doctorate in Physical Therapy Degree, which she received from Upstate Medical University. She has been trained in well known techniques such as McKenzie, SFMA, and FMS. She is actively working on her Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) Certification to treat the golfer. She is currently Level 1 certified. Alison has been trained and is experienced in advanced ACL prevention and rehabilitation via Cincinnati Sports Medicine. She also personally enjoys running, weight lifting, golfing and playing basketball.