Michele Deering, P.T., O.C. S. is a Board Certified Specialist in orthopedic
physical therapy. She is a graduate of Marquette University and has been involved in extensive educational programs
in orthopedic and sports medicine. In addition to becoming certified in Isernhagen Work Systems Evaluation, Michele has
completed course work in treatment of knee, ankle, shoulder and back injuries, postsurgical joint replacement therapy,
cervical and thoracic spine and lumbar functional stabilization training, soft tissue imbalance management and
patellofemoral treatment. She has also taught fellow therapists as a lab instructor for numerous continuing education
courses. Since 1987 Michele has combined her advanced specialization and experience to administer effective treatment
to a wide cross-section of patients.
Lisa Hart, P.T. is a graduate of Northwestern University. She specializes in neural and
orthopedic rehabilitation and has completed course work in various specialties including NDT, myofascial release, muscle
energy for cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine, craniosacral therapy, closed chain activities, pilates, neuromotor
spinal rehabilitation. Since 1990 Lisa values treatment of the whole patient, addressing both the physical and emotional aspects,
as she tailors treatment based on the individuals functional expectations.
Linda Logsdon, P.T. is a graduate of Northern Illinois University and has studied at the
China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Beijing, China. She has a special interest in running injury prevention, treatment
and performance enhancement. She was credentialed for the 2000 U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials and has served as personal therapist
to five-time, Big Ten track and field 800 meter champion, as well as a World Masters Duathlon champion. She has received specialized
training in manual therapy with emphasis on craniosacral treatment, myofascial release, yoga and soft tissue imbalance management. Linda
also is an instructor at South Suburban College. Since 1987, Linda's patient care has focused on the manual correction of soft tissue
imbalances, neuromuscular stabilization techniques and injury prevention.
Karen Lorch P.T. holds a Bachelor Degree in Biology, Psychology and Physical Therapy,
granted from University of Illinois. Active in continuing education programs, Karen has taken numerous courses focusing on
nerve mobilization, PNF, functional orthopedics, cervical spine/TMJ, muscle testing and imbalance, and specialty
programs in foam roll, pharmacology, hip, knee and shoulder knee rehabilitation and Feldankrais. Since 1990, Karen has focused her
treatment on helping patients reach their safest optimal function in the shortest possible time frame.
Joanne Weaver P.T. graduated from Marquette University. Since 1982 Joanne has had experience in
every phase of physical therapy. Her specialty is working with children. As a pediatric therapist, she is NDT trained but has completed
course work in myofascial release, craniosacral treatment, and kinesio-taping. Joanne's extensive experience has fostered a clinical
perspective on invaluable insight into the spectrum of physical dysfunction occurring from infancy into older age.
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