Years ago coaches used to say “You can’t teach speed”, we disagree.  At Block Sports, we have developed a comprehensive sports performance program that incorporates speed and agility along with strength and conditioning to maximize sports performance in addition to an injury prevention component to keep you on the field .  After an initial movement exam and strength assessment our certified strength coaches will develop a program, specific to your goals, to improve your athletic performance. 

Meet Our Speed & Agility Team

Dr. Ron Masone Jr.

Dr. Ronald Masone Jr. is a Physical Therapist and a partner at Block Sports Chiropractic & Physical Therapy.  He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Human Movement and Sport Science at Sacred Heart University, and his Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy at Touro College.  While at Sacred Heart he was a member of the Division 1 Men’s Lacrosse team.  He is a licensed Physical Therapist, a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, a Performance Enhancement & Corrective Exercise Specialist, and is certified in Graston Technique.  

Dr. Masone has extensive clinical experiences including Team Physical Therapist for NYPD Triathlon Team, Personal Training, Athletic Training, Exercise Physiology, and has volunteered as a member of the medical team at both the New York City Marathon, and the Empire State Games for the Physically Challenged.  

Dr. Richard Block

Dr. Rick Block has been a practicing Chiropractor in the Smithtown area since 1997. He has resided in Smithtown since 2002 with his wife and 2 children. 

Dr. Block is an active member of the New York State Chiropractic Association. He is currently the team chiropractor for LIU Post and SUNY Stony Brook Athletic Departments. Dr. Block enjoys travel, golf, basketball, music, and playing with his kids.

Dr. Jeff Block

Dr. Jeff Block graduated from the National College of Chiropractic in 1991 and continued his studies in the field of orthopedics. He became board certified in Chiropractic Orthopedics in 1999. He continues his studies with over 70 hours of continuing education per year.  Dr. Block is a Team Chiropractor SUNY Stony Brook, is a triathlete, husband and father of two boys.

Dr. Jeff continues his education by taking regular courses. He has several qualifications in addition to his degrees.

Dr. Dereck Silverman

Dr. Dereck Silverman is a Physical Therapist and a partner at Block Sports Chiropractic & Physical Therapy. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at Oneonta State College in 2008. He next earned a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Sage Graduate School in 2011. While at Oneonta he was a member of the Division 1 Men’s soccer program. Dereck’s clinical interests include manual therapy, sports rehabilitation, and injury prevention. He is experienced in skilled myofascial release techniques, proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation, and provides individualized care with specifically designed treatment plans. 

Dr. Christopher Loverro

Dr. Christopher Loverro is a Physical Therapist and Athletic Trainer at Block Sports Chiropractic & Physical Therapy. Dr. Christopher Loverro first attended Long Island University- Brooklyn and graduated in 2017 with his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Athletic Training. He then continued on to receive his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Stony Brook University in 2020. Dr. Chris has had the pleasure to work in numerous clinical settings including outpatient orthopedics, hospitals, and collegiate and professional sports, serving as part of the performance team for LIU athletics and the Brooklyn Nets. His clinical interests include sports rehabilitation, foot/ankle injuries, and manual therapy.

Improve Your Game With Block Sports Chiropractic & Physical Therapy!

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Sports Performance Training Rates

1 Session – $80 ($80/Session)

5 Sessions – $375 ($75/Session)

10 Sessions  $700 ($70/Session)

25 Sessions $1625 ($65/Session)

Team/Group Rates

10+ Athletes $25/ Person

3-9 Athletes $30/ Person

 Athletes $20/ Person

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