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Dmitry Shevchenko
partner of Prokinetics Physical Therapy

Dmitry Shevchenko is the partner of Prokinetics Physical Therapy. He graduated from York College with a Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy. He also has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Brooklyn College.

Dmitry has practiced in a variety of settings such as: hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, pediatric centers, home care and outpatient clinics. Working in multiple settings has allowed Dmitry to gain skills needed to work with patients of all ages and conditions.

Dmitry treats patients with various upper extremity injuries and fabricates splints. He enjoys working with athletes and playing soccer.

Catherine Addonizio is the founder of ProKinetics Physical Therapy. She graduated from Long Island University with her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree after earning her Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Physiology from Adelphi University.

Catherine has practiced in the outpatient setting in Brooklyn, New York treating orthopedic and sports injuries, pre and post-operative musculoskeletal disorders, neurological conditions and work related injuries. Her commitment to individualized treatment and hands on care has been the driving force of her work. She has developed a vast skill set in manual therapy, joint manipulations and postural muscle re-education in order to restore pain-free function. Catherine also has clinical experience in working with the pediatric population from infancy to 18 years of age with neurological disorders and/or developmental delay.

She has gained this experience through working for the NYC Department of Education and Early Intervention. Catherine has extensive training in treating dance injuries in the pre-professional and professional dance population as well as acrobatics from the Harkness Center for Dance Injuries at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases.

As a dancer herself, she graduated from Fiorello H. La Guardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts in New York City. She has performed regionally & won competitions nationally and is also a former dance instructor in Brooklyn and Long Island. ProKinetics Physical Therapy now offers Occupational Therapy. Please call the office if you are interested in scheduling an appointment for Occupational Therapy.

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Catherine Addonizio
Founder of ProKinetics Physical Therapy

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Dr. Hossamalden Albassiouny, DPT OCS

Dr. Albassiouny is a licensed physical therapist. He graduated from Cairo University with a master’s degree and completed his doctorate in physical therapy (DPT) from Dominican College. Since 2011, Hossam has been practicing physical therapy.

He’s very passionate about musculoskeletal, spine, and sports-related conditions. He specializes in physical therapy management for temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dysfunction, orofacial pain, and upper cervical dysfunction. Hossam also studied manual osteopathy for 3 years.

Dr. Albassiouny treats patients for multiple concerns including contusions, muscle strains, tendinitis, spine deformities, jaw pains, cervicogenic headaches, and vestibular rehabilitation.

Dr. Albassiouny offers a comforting and relaxed environment for all patients who receive care from him. Hossam prides himself on his ability to aid the patient physically, accommodating for the patient’s immediate concerns and pains.

Dr.Mahmoud Samy is an experienced and compassionate licensed physical therapist dedicated to enhancing the well-being of his patients. With 8 years in the field, he has built a reputation for his expertise in musculoskeletal rehabilitation and personalized care.
Mahmoud’s journey started with a strong passion for improving lives. He earned his Physical Therapy degree from Cairo University.

Throughout his career, Mahmoud gained valuable experience in diverse clinical settings, including orthopedic clinics, hospitals, and sports rehabilitation centers. This hands-on experience allowed him to develop a comprehensive approach to patient care, tailored to each individual’s unique needs.

A lifelong learner, Mahmoud keeps up with the latest advancements in physical therapy by attending continuing education courses and staying current with research. His dedication to professional growth ensures that his patients receive the most effective treatments available.

Furthermore, Mahmoud has had the privilege of working closely with major clubs and national team players in sports like basketball, soccer, and swimming. His expertise in sports medicine has been instrumental in optimizing the performance and recovery of elite athletes.

Whether helping post-surgery patients regain mobility or assisting elite athletes, Mahmoud approaches each case with empathy and commitment to excellence. His patient-centered care has earned him trust and respect among patients and colleagues alike.

Outside of his professional life, Mahmoud enjoys an active lifestyle, engaging in sports like soccer, handball, and swimming. His dedication His dedication to promoting health and well-being extends beyond the clinic.

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Dr. Mahmoud Samy
Physical Therapist

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Dr. Abdelrahman Elkhatib

Dr. Abdelrahman Elkhatib, PT, DPT, stands as a distinguished Physical Therapist with a decade of unwavering commitment to excellence. His educational journey includes earning a Bachelor’s in Physical Therapy in 2014, acquiring an Orthopedic Manual Therapy Certificate in 2017, and achieving a FIFA Football Medicine Diploma in 2019. Recently, he culminated his academic pursuits with a Post-Professional Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Touro University in 2024.

Abdelrahman’s approach to care is underpinned by a profound philosophy, marked by the application of his adept “magic hand skills,” producing discernible improvements in the pain scale within a minimal number of sessions.

Renowned for his mastery in orthopedic manual therapy and the nuanced treatment of musculoskeletal disorders, he extends his expertise to encompass the complexities of neuromuscular disorders. Beyond clinical proficiency, Abdelrahman’s licensure as a Physical Therapist in the USA, Dubai (UAE), Oman, and Egypt attests to his global professional footprint.

His cross-cultural experiences have not only honed his skills but have also profoundly influenced a positive trajectory in his career. Fluent in English and Arabic, Abdelrahman ensures a professional and tailored approach for every patient, establishing himself as a distinguished practitioner in the field of physical therapy.