Athalon PT opened in 2001 with a mission to apply our expertise with a focus on providing individualized care. We offer physical therapy for non-operative orthopedic, sports and spinal injuries and rehabilitation following arthroscopic, joint replacement and spinal surgeries. Your unique experience starts the moment you walk in the door at Athalon. Our friendly office staff is here to answer all of your administrative questions, your appointment will be started promptly and your physical therapist will tailor your treatment plan to you, and with the expertise of our staff, you can realize your full potential. Our exemplary model of care has led to the trust of New York City’s top physicians and thousands of patients in the metropolitan area.
Depending on your injury, your doctor and/or physical therapist will determine what modes of treatment will benefit you the most. Check out the services we offer to learn more about what that could entail.
Naomi Bloch earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Hunter College and Bachelor of Science in Public Health from Brandeis University. Her clinical interests include manual therapy, sports medicine, and vestibular rehabilitation. She enjoys treating a diverse patient population and is dedicated to providing a high quality of care through an individualized approach. Originally from Chicago, Naomi is an avid runner, enjoys long-distance hiking and the great outdoors, and as a theater-lover, knows all the words to hundreds of Broadway musical songs. Completing a triathlon is next on her life bucket list.
Ricky Hudson has been a physical therapist working with orthopedic and sports injuries since 2011. He has both a Bachelor of Arts and a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Columbia University. Prior to joining the Athalon team in 2014, Ricky worked with a group of orthopedic surgeons, treating patients with musculoskeletal injuries before, after, and in many cases, instead of undergoing surgery. He is a hometown product, growing up in Queens and currently living in upper Manhattan. His hobbies include playing basketball, football, and pub trivia and rooting for the Giants, Yankees, Nets and Michigan Wolverines football. In 2015, Ricky was a one-game Jeopardy! Champion, winning over $19,000 during his run.
Jason Klein is the owner and director of Athalon Physical Therapy. Originally from New Jersey, Jason founded Athalon Physical Therapy in 2001. He earned an M.S. in Physical Therapy from Long Island University and an M.S. in Applied Physiology from Columbia University. He attended undergrad at Lehigh University in Pennsylvania. Since completing his education, Jason has worked extensively in orthopedic and sports rehabilitation as an exercise physiologist and physical therapist, registering 20 years of experience in the field. As an amateur athlete himself, Jason has completed the New York City Marathon, the Marine Corp Marathon and numerous half-marathons and off-road triathlons. During his racing, Jason has raised thousands of dollars for national non-profit charities including Team Continuum and Team Red, White and Blue.