Chelsea: 269 West 16th Street

Seventy percent of our Physical Therapists have played professional or collegiate sports - that's 3 times greater than the average PT practice! The unique experience of our team of PTs allows us to relate to your active lifestyle, and we’re able to put ourselves in your shoes so you can get back to life! We are proud of our passionate, highly skilled, and empathetic team, and invite you to learn more about them below.
To find out more about the therapist who is treating you please click on their name
Lisa Yirce  PT, DPT
Clinical Director of SPEAR's 16th Street location. Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Stony Brook. Focused on injury prevention and rehabilitation. Medical volunteer at the NYC Marathon.
Michael Virgile  PT, DPT, CSCS
Assistant Director of 16th Street. Doctorate in Physical Therapy and Bachelor’s Degree in Rehabilitation Science from Northeastern University. Certified personal trainer and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.
Jason Kang  PT, DPT, TPI Level 1
Doctorate in Physical Therapy and Bachelors in Exercise Science. Titleist Performance Institute Golf Level 1 Certified golf expert. Competes in volleyball, basketball and golf.
Alissa Namm  PT, DPT
Doctorate in Physical Therapy from NYU who treats an extremely diverse population, including post-operative and sports-related injuries and performs Kinesio Taping.
Jennifer Ramos  PT, DPT
Doctorate in Physicial Therapy from the University of St. Augustine in San Diego. Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from California State University. Specialist in manual therapy.
Samantha Robin  PT, DPT, CSCS
Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Stony Brook University. Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Arizona State University. Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.
Michael Banome  PT, DPT
Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Touro College. Bachelor's in Psychology from The City College of New York. Self-proclaimed sports junky.
Sean Rose  MPT, SCS, TPI Level 1
Masters in Physical Therapy from University of Scranton. Board Certified Sports Clinical Specialist. HSS Rehabilitation Network Advanced Hip Clinician. Titelist Performance Institute Golf Level 1 Certified expert. College rower.
Rebecca Jones  PT, DPT, CSCS
Doctorate in Physical Therapy from NYU and Bachelor's in Exercise Science from Auburn University. NCAA Division I All-American on the Auburn Swimming & Diving team and two-time Olympic Trials Qualifier.
Justin Horwath  PT, DPT, CSCS, SFMA
Doctorate in Physical Therapy from NYU and Bachelor's degrees in Exercise Science and Psychology from Appalachian State University. Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist. Enjoys weightlifting, soccer, golf and snowboarding.
Blossom Beason  LMT, CMLDT
NYS Licensed Massage Therapist and Nationally Certified Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork Practitioner. Graduate of the Swedish Institute College of Health Sciences.
Quawana Charlton  LMT
NY State Licensed Massage Therapist. Graduate of the Swedish Institute College of Health Sciences. Certification in Reflexology.