Peter earned his doctorate degree (DPT) from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in North Chicago, Illinois. He is also a certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) and graduated with his Bachelor’s of Science in Athletic Training from Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas. Peter has worked with athletes of all ages and a variety of sports during his time working as an Athletic Trainer.
Peter has clinical experience working with a vast array of orthopedic conditions with a special interest in treating sports related injuries, total joint replacement, and post-surgical conditions. Peter has a passion for working with athletes from various sports including baseball, basketball, football, and track among other sports. Peter played baseball for 4 years during college and has a special motivation to help return baseball athletes to their sport after injury. Peter is working toward a vestibular physical therapy certification and has spent time treating patients after concussion in graduate school where he also performed concussion focused research. He is planning on working towards a manual therapy certification to be able to further help his patients overcome their injuries. Peter also enjoys working with the elderly population and is passionate about helping them return to performing their normal activities of daily living after an injury or surgery.
Peter is a strong believer in treating the entire person with a compassionate approach, realizing that rehabilitation is challenging physically and mentally and that a comprehensive method is necessary. He believes in a well rounded approach that focuses on using manual therapy and proper exercise to regain function and return patients to functioning above their previous level. He is focused on establishing a patient-centered environment with the patient’s care and goals as the highest priority.
Outside of the clinic, he enjoys playing sports, hiking, rock climbing, working out, and spending time with his wife Courtney and son Joseph.