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Our Team

Our Team of physical therapists are experts in managing athletic and fitness related injuries. We look forward to joining your team to help you get back to the activities you love.

Dr. Alec Courtney, PT, DPT, Cert. CMFA, Cert. DN

Dr. Alec Courtney, PT, DPT, Cert. CMFA, Cert. DN

Founder & Performance Physical Therapist

Dr. Alec was born and raised in Buffalo, NY. He attended Daemen College for his Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree, graduating in 2018. He has a wide variety of clinical experience including practicing in the states of NY, MS, AZ, and MA in different outpatient and sport’s medicine facilities. Dr. Alec moved back to Buffalo permanently in 2020 and in 2021 opened Buffalo Performance Physio. He loves working with active people, especially barbell athletes and team sport athletes at the highschool level and beyond. His specialty areas include: CrossFit, ACL rehab, and shoulder injuries. He maintains an active lifestyle with CrossFit, hockey, hiking, biking, and (occasionally) running. His other hobbies and interests include traveling, reading, and spending time with friends and family.

Nolan Christopher, PT, DPT, TPI, XPS, PPSC, TRS-S

Nolan Christopher, PT, DPT, TPI, XPS, PPSC, TRS-S

Performance Physical Therapist / Head of Golf Rehab and Performance

Dr. Nolan pursued a career in physical therapy with the aim of delivering performance-based therapy to athletes and active individuals, striving to offer physical therapy of exceptional quality beyond the standards of general healthcare systems. He earned his bachelor’s degree in physical education from SUNY Brockport and coached baseball and football. Later, he achieved his Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Daemen College. Beginning as a traveling physical therapist, Nolan gained experience in diverse settings and learned from various clinicians, adopting a range of treatment approaches. He holds certifications as a Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) golf instructor, an EXOS performance specialist (XPS), and a pain-free performance specialist (PPSC). His specialty areas include rehabilitation for: golfers, bodybuilders, barbell athletes, and team sport athletes. Outside of his professional life, Nolan enjoys golf, weight training, outdoor activities, and spending quality time with his wife, Alexandria, and daughter, Olivia. Together, they hold season tickets to cheer on their beloved Buffalo Bills every Sunday. #BillsMafia

Nolan Christopher, PT, DPT, TPI, XPS, PPSC, TRS-S

Tyler Stewart, PT, DPT, CSCS, C-PS

Performance Physical Therapist

Originally from Florida, Dr. Tyler started in the health and wellness field working as a personal trainer, CrossFit trainer / gym manager, and as a Certified Strength and Conditioning coach in college football. He then went back to school to get his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree, graduating in 2020. He spent time practicing primarily in outpatient and sports medicine clinics in Colorado and Texas, during which he gained experience working with athletes from the NCAA, MLB, and NFL. He currently also works as a private physical therapist and strength coach for Connor McGovern of the Buffalo Bills. His specialty areas include: Football (especially O-Line), ACL rehab, barbell athletes, and sports performance. His activities include CrossFit, golf, and previously strongman. His hobbies and interests are reading, travel, and constantly learning.


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