Midtown West: 36 West 44th Street, Suite 403

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
Cathy Campbell  PT, DPT, SCS
Clinical Director of SPEAR's Midtown West location.  All-American gymnast and Ivy League Champion at Cornell. Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Sacred Heart University. Board Certified Sports Clinical Specialist.
Phaeleau Cunneen  PT, CHT
Certified Hand Therapist and SPEAR's Director of Hand Therapy. Lectured at Columbia University. Published in the Journal of Arthroplasty. Cycles to work every day!
Jacob Weissman  PT, DPT, FMT
Doctorate in Physical Therapy from SUNY Buffalo with undergraduate coursework in Exercise Science. Avid snowboarder, skier and weight lifter.
Steven Coppolecchia  PT, DPT, OCS
Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Sacred Heart University. Completed undergraduate course work in Health Science Studies at Quinnipiac University. Clinical internship with the U.S. Coast Guard.
Nicole Obenrader  PT, DPT
Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Chatham University. BS in Health and Physical Activity with a focus in Exercise Science from the University of Pittsburg. Performed in the PITT Dance Ensemble.
Matthew Hastings  PT, DPT
Doctorate in Physical Therapy from New York Institute of Technology and Bachelor’s degree from University of Vermont. Avid skier, golfer and outdoor enthusiast.
Laura Paley  PT, DPT, NKT, FMT
Bachelor's in Kinesiology from the University of Maryland. Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Rutgers University. Certified in NeuroKinetic Therapy and Functional Movement Techniques. Played on Rutger's Club Rugby team.
Melanie Rocchio  PT, DPT
Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Hunter College. Bachelor of Arts from SUNY Geneseo. Member of the Women's Soccer team at Geneseo. Likes to run, hike, play soccer and practice Bikram yoga.
Christen Key  PT, DPT, SCS
Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Miami. Bachelors in Health & Exercise Science from Syracuse University. Sports Certified Specialist. Div 1 Track & Field star at Syracuse. US Olympic Team volunteer PT for men's gymnastics team.
Tyler Nightingale  PT, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from MGH Institute of Health Professions in Boston. Bachelor's from Queen's University in Canada. Collegiate track & field star. Interseted in running biomechanics.
Ryan Kitzen  PT, DPT
SPEAR's VP of Operations, Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Johns Hopkins University, Johns Hopkins Athletics 2014 Hall of Fame inductee. Former US national soccer player. 
Greg Kirschenbaum  LMT
NY State Licensed Massage Therapist. Believes in a holistic approach. Practicing for over 25 years.