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Michael E. Kordecki

Michael E. Kordecki

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The principal developer of RipKord, Michael Kordecki has been one of the leading physical therapists in Illinois for more than two decades. Michael served as Team Physical Therapist and Athletic Trainer for the Chicago Bears for nine seasons, training and rehabbing world class athletes. Today, he works with dozens of younger players from the high school and collegiate ranks, helping shape their futures through thoughtful and progressive rehabilitation techniques. Passionate and committed, he is a regular participant on the sidelines of many high school games in the Chicago area every fall. Through his clinic, hundreds of patients have come to depend on his experienced analysis, straightforward counsel, and motivational guidance to successfully complete their courses of therapy or improve skills through his customized human performance programs.

Mike's credentials include:

  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Finch University, The Chicago Medical School
  • Board Certification in Clinical Sports Medicine, American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
  • Certified Athletic Trainer
  • Member, APTA and NATA (National Athletic Trainers Association)
  • Former Team Physical Therapist and Athletic Trainer, Chicago Bears, National Football League
  • Former Director of Physical Therapy, McCaskey Sports Center
  • Former Director of Physical Therapy, Deerpath Sports Fitness Center
  • Former Director of Rehabilitation Services, Lake Forest Orthopaedics, division of Illinois Bone & Joint Institute, Libertyville and Lake Forest, IL
  • Owner, Praxis Physical Therapy and Human Performance, Since November 2004

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