Dr. Gregory Hom is a board certified Sports Chiropractor who grew up in the suburbs of Detroit, Michigan. He spent his childhood traveling from one sports complex to the next competing in soccer, hockey, and tennis year round while also coaching youth soccer. After graduating from high school, Dr. Greg attended the University of Massachusetts, Amherst where he majored in Kinesiology.
While at UMass, Dr. Greg participated in several clubs and intramural sports while spending his summer as an intern at the Winchester Hospital Chiropractic Clinic in Woburn, Massachusetts. Graduating with a Bachelor’s of Science in 2011, Dr. Greg then attended New York Chiropractic College (NYCC) where he focused his coursework on diagnosing and treating athletes. While at NYCC, Dr. Greg became certified in Activator Methods, Whole Foods Nutrition, and Custom Stabilizing Orthotics. Dr. Greg graduated from NYCC in 2014 with a Doctorate in Chiropractic.
After graduation, Dr. Greg moved to New York City and became a certified in Kinesio Taping Practitioner and Selective Functional Movement Analysis Practitioner. Additionally, Dr. Greg earned certifications in Functional and Kinetic Treatment with Rehab, Mckenzie Diagnosis and Therapy of the Cervical, Thoracic, and Lumbar Spine ,as well as dry needling for Pain Management and Sports Rehabilitation.
After one year of post graduate studies, Dr. Greg became an International Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician working as one of the head chiropractors for Team Kaya Dragon Boat Racing, AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour, Spartan Race, and the IPA Push/Pull Showdown. After 16 months in New York City, Dr. Greg relocated to New Haven, Connecticut.
MEET THE DOCTORS
Dr. Krystal is a licensed chiropractor and acupuncturist who is passionate about serving the community in their journey to better health and quality of life. She received her Doctorate of Chiropractic and Master of Science in Acupuncture from the University of Bridgeport in Spring of 2020.
Throughout her graduate schooling, Dr. Krystal participated in various clinical rotations where she has had the privilege of helping hundreds of patients, from all walks of life, get out of pain and regain their sense of confidence. As a former collegiate track and cross country runner who has experienced multiple injuries throughout her running career, she understands how it feels to be in pain and not be able to participate in the activities that you love for a period of time. This has really brought on her passion to learn more about the body and how she can help people get back to their desired activities, with confidence, as soon as possible.
Dr. Krystal received her Bachelor’s of Science degree in Biology from Dominican College of Blauvelt. After graduation, she spent most of that following summer shadowing various physical therapists, medical doctors, sports chiropractors and acupuncturists in order to better understand which field of medicine was the best fit for her. It wasn’t long before Dr. Krystal found that she was most intrigued by the sports chiropractor and acupuncturists way of getting patients out of debilitating pain, simply with a combination of conservative treatment and exercises. This is when her journey at the University of Bridgeport began.
When she is not treating patients, you can find Dr. Krystal dancing her heart out, as she is also a Zumba instructor! She also enjoys going on long outdoor runs, hikes and spending quality time with family.
Sharon received her bachelor’s degree in legal studies from Western Connecticut State University (WCSU). During her time at WCSU, she was member of the nationally ranked women’s soccer team, rugby team, and a representative of the Student Athlete Government.
In 2010, Sharon completed the Hartford marathon and several other road races. Needing a new challenge, in 2011 she started CrossFit training. In 2014, she obtained her CF-L1 coaching certification, and has continued her CrossFit education with specialty certifications in Strongman, Movement & Mobility, and Anatomy & Physiology. Sharon is currently pursuing the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist certification and looking to further her education in the field of health sciences.
As a coach and lifelong athlete, Sharon understands the importance of overall health and wellness. Working with a chiropractor has not only helped her as an athlete but also as a coach. She also appreciates the holistic approach of chiropractic care and the inherent healing power of the body. Sharon always stresses the importance of proper movement patterns and prehab exercises routines with her athletes. She looks forward to helping more people move better and live healthier lives.
In her free time, Sharon coaches CrossFit classes and plays for the New Haven women’s rugby team. She also enjoys checking out new places and hanging out with her Wheaton Terrier, Sophie.
MEET THE CHIROPRACTIC ASSISTANTS
Amanda is a native of East Tennessee, where she spent weekends hiking the Great Smoky Mountains and playing tennis. Amanda graduated from the University of Tennessee in 2019 with a Bachelor of Arts in Neuroscience and Religious Studies. After teaching 8th grade science for two years in Nashville, TN, Amanda moved to New Haven in the Fall of 2021 to begin a Master of Divinity degree at Yale Divinity School.
Amanda continues to enjoy a friendly tennis match and spending time outdoors. When she isn’t studying, you can find her rooting for the Tennessee Volunteers, catching up on the latest true crime podcast, or trying all the pizza New Haven has to offer.