Meet the Doctors


New York City Chiropractor

Paul M. Salinas, D.C., C.C.S.P.

Doctor of Chiropractic, Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner

Dr. Salinas is a licensed Doctor of Chiropractic and a Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner® in New York City.  He specializes in the treatment, rehabilitation, and prevention of neuro-muscular skeletal injuries. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology at the Binghamton University. He continued his training at the University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic where he graduated with honors with the degree of Doctor of Chiropractic. He was trained in a variety of traditional and modern chiropractic and physiotherapy techniques. His patients include athletes from amateur to professional levels, as well as everyday computer and desk job workers.

Dr. Salinas is a full-body certified Active Release Techniques® (A.R.T.) practitioner in New York City. A.R.T is an effective treatment method to reduce soft tissue problems. This New York City chiropractor also practices Graston Technique® and he is a member of the Ironman preferred provider network.

Dr. Salinas’ unique blend of gentle, yet effective, treatment techniques has helped hundreds of patients improve the quality of their lives, by increasing function and reducing pain. In addition to his practice, Dr. Salinas is the founder of the Form & Function Academy (, and has been an adjunct professor of Anatomy and Physiology at Berkeley College, and a lecturer for corporate wellness programs.


DrGliddenheadshot2017Christy L. Glidden, D.C., M.S.A.C.N.

Doctor of Chiropractic, Clinical Nutrition

Dr. Glidden is a licensed Doctor of Chiropractic in New York City with extensive training in rehabilitation and athletic performance. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology from the Pennsylvania State University, where she spent a great deal of time studying the optimization of strength, speed, and performance with Penn State’s elite Men’s and Women’s basketball programs. She spent additional time with the University of Florida’s Football and Basketball programs working with the athletes to optimize athletic performance.

Dr. Glidden went on to further her education at New York Chiropractic College where she graduated with both her Doctor of Chiropractic and Master of Science in Applied Clinical Nutrition degrees. She was trained in a wide variety of Chiropractic techniques, including being a full-body certified Active Release Techniques® (A.R.T.) practitioner.  In addition, she is board certified in physiotherapy.   She is also a member of the International Society of Clinical Rehab Specialists.

Dr. Glidden brings with her experience in the world of bodybuilding, in which careful attention is paid to both training and dietary protocols. Her passion for improving the function of the human body pertains not only to elite athletes and bodybuilders alike, but to patients of all activity levels. Nutritional practices complement her gentle yet effective Chiropractic approach and help bring patients to a new level of healing.


GabbyHeadshot2017Gabriella Ovalle, B.S.

Office Manager/Director of Education

Gabriella has a Bachelors of Science in Applied Physiology and Kinesiology. She has worked in many different settings, including physical therapy and chiropractic. She hopes to become certified as a Clinical Exercise Physiologist.