About Us

Since October 2002, James Fowler Physical Therapy has been helping New Yorkers feel better and move easier.


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Our mission at James Fowler Physical Therapy is to treat each patient as a separate individual and provide specialized and compassionate care.

Each patient receives a personalized therapy program with the aim of making lasting changes in the patient's body and their life.

After years of professional experience as a physical therapist, James Fowler and his wife Judy, a certified movement analyst, opened their family practice, which artfully blends together the physical therapy and movement disciplines. On October 4, 2002, James Fowler officially established a home for his growing private practice in an enthralling 4,500 square foot loft in the heart of Manhattan, Union Square, designed by renowned architect Daryl Wugalter. Since their official opening, James Fowler Physical Therapy has established an exceptional reputation in the New York City area through their commitment to individual attention and customized treatment.

Meet Our Therapists


Our dedicated and experienced team of therapists and paramedical support staff are what empower us to help our patients. 

Well-trained, experienced, and motivated to help you feel better, you can count on our team of physical therapists and massage therapists to help you move and feel better. 

 

Physical Therapists

James Fowler                              

P.T., ACSM, CEAS, Founder

With over 20 years of experience in Sports Medicine and Movement Science, James Fowler has been owner of his own practice since 2001. He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1988 with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science and Physical Education. In 1994, after coming to New York, he earned a degree in Physical Therapy from the Steinhardt School of Education at New York University. He is certified in Active Release Techniques and has advanced training and hands-on experience in Spinal Manipulation and Myofascial Release Techniques. He is a certified Exercise Specialist by the American College of Sports Medicine and is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association.

Before opening his practice, James spent seven years at Beth Israel Medical Center, specializing in orthopedics and sports medicine. While at Beth Israel, he coordinated the Motion Analysis Laboratory, developed an evaluative tool for the analysis of running, golfing, and throwing, and was featured on the CBS Morning News Program describing “Motion Analysis for Golfers.”James was also the official physical therapist for the New York Knicks and New York Liberty Basketball teams, providing rehabilitation and movement analysis for performance enhancement. While at Berkeley, he was a Division I Middle Distance Runner and moved in the role of Assistant Coach under Erv Hunt, the future 96 Olympic Track and Field coach, making James especially attuned to the needs of athletes.

In addition to his dedication to his private practice, James developed an innovative program for children, KIDSMOVE, to teach sports in a positive environment. James also developed “The James Approach”, a movement re-education program for high level amateur and professional golfers to improve swing efficiency and body awareness.

Massage Therapists

Noriko Hosono                              

Massage Therapist

Noriko graduated from the Swedish institute and has over six years of experience as a trained masseuse. She specializes in deep tissue massage, sports massage and medical massage. She has developed an original technique that is unique and customizes her approach for each individual client’s needs and history.

Trainers

Christian De Luna-Zuno                              

Christian DeLuna Zuno is a New York based dancer, teacher and freelance choreographer, who has performed across the United States as a member of Colorado Springs Dance Theater, Seventh Project, and Ballet Hispanico’s second company (BHdos). He has been featured in adds for Dance Magazine and Dance Spirit Magazine, as well as performed in several commercial productions including an appearance in the TV program Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (2010).

Christian recently graduated from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts with a degree in Dance Performance and Choreography, which he completed under a full ride scholarship by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. He trained in injury prevention for dancers, the Feldenkrais Method and Irene Dowd’s Ideokinetic/Neuromuscular facilitation. Christian is a Gates Millennium Scholar, Tisch Dean Scholar and Honors Graduate from NYU. He continues to explore the art of dance and movement as a trainer for human wellness

Administrators

Idelsi Olivero                        

Practice Administrator/Compliance Officer

Idelsi graduated from the State University of New York at New Paltz in 2011. She earned a Dual Degree; a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in Communication.

Idelsi’s a team player and brings 10+ years of customer service experience. With a varied background in marketing and business support, she’s joined our office to help with billing and administrative functions.

Get in Touch



Email: info@jamesfowlerpt.com
Phone: 212.253.9383
Fax: 212.253.5713

Hours: Monday-Friday, 7:30am-7pm

Address:
873 Broadway #501
New York, NY 10003

Buzz: Dial 012 to enter building

We are in Union Square at 873 Broadway, between 18th and 19th street (between Duane Reade and Swedish Bakery)