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Meet The Team

Catalyst PT is a physical therapist owned and operated orthopedic and sports physical therapy clinic. Our highly trained and experienced staff is dedicated to your recovery. We have the knowledge and expertise to get you back in action!

Jason A. Nunn - DPT, CSCS
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Certified Strengthed and Conditioning Specialist
Owner and Physical Therapist

Professional Background

Jason is an alumnus of the University of Maryland Baltimore where he earned a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2005.  He graduated with a clinical concentration in manual therapy and sports rehabilitation.  Jason received a Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training from Frostburg State University in 2001.  In 2006, Jason also became a nationally recognized Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS).

 Jason has post-graduate training in aquatic physical therapy, manual therapy, sports rehabilitation, and post-rehabilitation personal training.  He has a special interest, and years of experience, in working with injured athletes of all ages and skill levels (youth, high school, college, and professional).  Over the last 12 years, Jason has served as a physical therapist of the Washington Capitals Ice Hockey Club, Crystal Palace Baltimore (an American professional soccer team), Bowie State University, all Howard County high schools, and he has also been the primary physical therapy consultant of Axis Sport Performance Training of Columbia, MD since 2009. He utilizes his strength and conditioning background to offer post-rehabilitation personal training, sports performance, and injury prevention programs to his clients.

 After years of working as a Clinic Director for several of the area’s larger physical therapy practices, in 2011 Jason opened his own practice, Catalyst Orthopedic & Sports Physical Therapy, LLC, in Columbia, MD inside of Axis.  Although capable of treating any orthopedic patient, this facility specializes in the treatment of active individuals and athletes.  In 2015, Jason also became co-owner of Axis Sport Performance and has since helped grow its baseball-specific strength and conditioning programs.  

 Jason also owns Chiseled Life, an apparel company that designs clothes for those who lead a healthy and active lifestyle.  Chiseled Life is a proud sponsor of the Maryland National Physique Committee and Maryland Bodybuilding.  

 

Personal Background

Jason grew up in Howard County and spent most of his youth playing baseball with the Elkridge Hurricanes.  He went on to play baseball at Mount Saint Joseph High School before suffering a shoulder injury that required two surgeries and extensive rehabilitation.  This experience became the most influential factor in his professional development.  Jason later walked on for one season of baseball as a pitcher at Frostburg State University.  Over the last three years, Jason has competed in the NPC, the largest amateur bodybuilding organization in the United States.  He is a national level men’s physique competitor and is currently working hard to achieve his pro card so he can move on to the IFBB pro level. He finished 6th at the 2015 North American Championships, where first and second place turned professional.  Jason is also an avid snowboarder and motorcycle enthusiast.


Wes Robinson
Physical Therapist

Wes Robinson is newest member of the Catalyst team. He joins the team as a duel credentialed Physical Therapist and Athletic Trainer. He has over twenty years of experience working in primarily in the Division I football setting. He has had the opportunity to work with teams in the SEC, ACC and Big Ten Conference. He is excited to bring this experience to the patients at Catalyst Physical Therapy. Additionally, he has also spent time working at the collegiate level with baseball, volleyball, wrestling and gymnastic teams. As well as his direct on field involvement, he has worked in the clinical university health physical therapy setting and spent two years with the St. Elizabeth Medical / Sports Medicine Center.

Robinson holds two undergraduate degrees, receiving a bachelor of arts in physical education/exercise science from Morehead State University in 1995 and a bachelor of science in health sciences from the University of Kentucky in 1996. Robinson also earned a masters of science in physical therapy from Kentucky in 1998.

He currently serves at the president of the Maryland Athletic Trainers Association. Robinson resides in Laurel, Md., with his wife, Katy, their daughter Alex and son Kyle. He grew up in Ft. Thomas, Kentucky but is excited to call Maryland home.

 


Suzanne Paterson

Office Manager

Suzanne joined the Catalyst team in 2011 as an exercise tech. As the practice grew, she transitioned to the office manager role where her prior business experience and education created a natural fit.

Suzanne has loved and participated in sports and fitness her entire life. She swam competitively from the age of 8 through college and she participated in masters swimming for many years. She is an avid tennis player and continues to at Axis Sport Performance Training several times a week.




Mark McCombs
Senior Tech Manager

Mark graduated from River Hill High School where he played football all four years. He is currently studying at Howard Community College. Mark's personal experience with sports injury has led him to an internship at Catalyst PT and he is considering pursuing a career in the field of physical therapy.

 

 

 

Alex Lee
Tech Manager & IT Specialist

Alex graduated from Long Reach High School where he played lacrosse for three years. He is currently a certified personal trainer and recently graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Maryland Baltimore County. Rewarding experiences in the rehabilitation process of patients and his love for anatomy and physiology have pushed him into pursuing a career in physical therapy. Aside from work and school he loves working out and finding new hiking spots