✜ The perfect team — The passionate team
Karen Shiu DC, FR, SFMA
Dr. Karen Shiu D.C. is a NYS and NJ licensed Chiropractor who received her B.S. in Human Biology at the University of Albany. She then continued her education at NYCC where she received her Doctorate in Chiropractic. She gained experience in orthopedic therapy by working closely with olympic athletes, marathon runners, cross fitters, MMA fighters, weight lifters and desk jockeys. Karen is a certified Functional Release and Selective Functional Movement Assessment provider.
Dr. Karen grew up with a strong background in sports. She also earned her second degree black sash and was trained by The Kung Fu world champion Karl Romain. Later she was recruited by Albany Crew Varsity. Dr. Karen believes a strong and flexible body is the cornerstone for a healthy life. With a passion in restoring the body through physical medicine, Dr. Karen incorporates evidence based rehabilitation techniques+dynamic stabilization+yoga influence for a complete change in one's movement pain patterns.
In her spare time, Karen enjoys foraging, cycling and cooking. The art of a strong functional body is only as great as its fuel.
Dmitry Choklin P.T.
Dmitry has worked in a wide array of facilities, including hospitals, nursing homes, and the world famous Reebok Sports Club before he embarked on starting New York’s only Full Concierge clinic.
Dmitry received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Stony Brook University. Since then, he has continued in his quest for the most up-to-date knowledge by acquiring continuing certifications in manual therapy, functional movement, and advanced sports therapy. In addition to his degree, Dr. Choklin has been acknowledged by the NSCA as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. He is also an FMS (functional movement screen) Certified practitioner, as well as a Certified Kinesiotaping Practitioner.
Dmitry has worked with many world class athletes, including players from the MLB and NBA, US Olympians, professional bodybuilders, Broadway dancers, collegiate athletes, as well as New York’s very own NYPD and FDNY Football teams. As a former nationally ranked sprinter and independent league football player, Dmitry understands the amazing feeling of maximizing your own athletic potential, and spreads his enthusiasm to his patients, regardless of their athletic level. In addition to taking countless continuing education courses, Dmitry greatly enjoys teaching, and has provided inservices for doctors, trainers, and other therapists, and is a regular at the JCC’s “Doctor Is In Series”. In his spare time, Dmitry enjoys wilderness survival, reading classical literature, and watching the Yankees conquer New York.