Celia Mak, DPT, LSVT BIG Certified Clinician
Dr. Celia Mak is a skilled and dedicated physical therapist and the owner of Energize Physical Therapy.
She obtained her Bachelor’s degree and Doctor of Physical Therapy from Stony Brook University.
Her passion for physical therapy began when she first started working as a physical therapy aide in an outpatient neurological rehabilitation clinic. There she was able to see firsthand how much physical therapy helped patients both physically and psychologically.
Celia has several years of experience treating individuals with various orthopedic, neurological, and chronic conditions.
She is a New York State licensed Doctor of Physical Therapy and is certified in LSVT BIG, which helps individuals with Parkinson’s disease improve their movement and quality of life.
She remains active within the Elmhurst community, not just as a physical therapist and small business owner, but also by giving workshops at senior citizen centers and volunteering in charity health events.
Patrick Lyo, DPT, CAFS
Dr. Patrick Lyo’s passion for physical therapy started when he was a track and field athlete in high school and sustained injuries that caused severe musculoskeletal pain. He sought physical therapy for pain relief and healing and was so impressed he decided he wanted it as a career because of the effective way it could help people heal and return to their normally active life.
He received his Bachelor of Health Science followed by his Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy (2013 from Stony Brook University in New York State. He practiced in various locations, primarily outpatient, prior to settling in Queens, NY.
He has been serving the Queens and Elmhurst communities since 2016. He works passionately to channel his skills and dedication towards pain relief to help his patients heal and return to their normal and active lifestyles.
He has experience treating patients with various types of diagnoses, from workplace injuries, conditions associated with gaining, neurological disorders, chronic conditions and athletic injuries.
He is licensed to practice in the State of New York.
Dimple Patel, PT Assistant
Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant Dimple Patel is dedicated to achieving superior patient outcomes while participating as a member of a multi-disciplinary case-management team.
She is well versed in a broad range of programming, treatments and modalities for restoring function and mitigating disability and has particular expertise in treating adolescent adult and geriatric patients.
She has a Bachelor of Physical Therapy degree from The Sarvajanik College of Physiotherapy (India), a Master of Science in Kinesiology from Dallas Baptist University, Dallas, Texas, and is CPR Certified by the American Heath Association, and American Heart Association issued Basic Life Support Certified.
Dimple is currently working on her certification in kinesiology and is also focused in particular on musculoskeletal conditions.