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Our Team

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ADAM WOLF

Founder, Physical Therapist and Massage Therapist, AUTHOR

Adam’s professional credentials include Licensure in Physical Therapy (IL) and Massage Therapy (IL) and Fellow of Applied Functional Science (Gray Institute)(’09). Some of his certifications include Enhance Running Technician, Functional Range Conditioning (FRC), Dry Needling Certified, Neurokinetic Therapy level 3(NKT), Functional-Neuro-Orthopedic Rehab (FNOR) provider, and he has his certificate of competency in vestibular rehabilitation.

As a Physical Therapist of over 15 years in Chicago, he is the owner of REAL Physical Therapy and founder of The Movement Guild.  He is the author of two books, including the most recently published Foundations of Movement: A Brain Based Musculoskeletal Approach.  Adam is a Master Instructor on the Rocktape Education Team for the past seven years, and also teaches his own material which can be found HERE

To learn more about Adam, visit his LinkedIn, and his Instagram @adamwolfpt.

Check out his courses and books here.

Email Adam at adam@movementguild.com

 

Jessica Carlin

Jessica Carlin

Manager, Massage Therapist, and Yoga Teacher

Jessica is a licensed massage therapist (IL) and registered yoga teacher. She holds certifications in integrative movement systems, functional range conditioning, kinstretch, and fascial movement taping.

She has managed a yoga studio, created and led teacher training programs, and most recently authored a continued education series for yoga teachers that focuses on movement education rather than conventional anatomy. She views herself as an educator for her clients and fellow teachers.

Her focus at REAL pt and The Movement Guild is on individualized client sessions and group classes. Jessica teaches yoga and kinstretch which is a mobility and joint training class.

She also oversees community development and outreach initiatives, ensuring alignment between REAL pt’s vision and execution.

Jessica grew up bilingually in Germany and moved to the U.S. in her early 20’s. She graduated from UT Austin with a BA in Radio-Television-Film. She worked as an international news producer and broadcast operations manager before switching careers to focus on yoga and movement.

Contact Jessica for massage or yoga sessions: jessica@movementguild.com
For more on Jessica, visit her Instagram @jessicacarlinlearning

Check out Jessica’s courses and ondemand class subscription

 

Brian Lyons

Brian Lyons

Personal Trainer

Brian has over 20 years industry experience as a coach, industry educator, fitness director & high school strength and conditioning coach.

He specializes in sports performance training for youth and adult athletes along with post rehabilitation training for those looking to move better and feel better.

Brian hold an MS in Applied Exercise Science & Sport Performance Training. Industry certifications include NSCA, EXOS, NSPA, IYCA, PTA Global, NASM, and Gray Institute.

 

Erin Schreiber

Erin Schreiber

Physical Therapist

Erin earned her doctorate in physical therapy from Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine in ’07, and since that time has completed her board certification in Orthopedics (OCS) and Fellowship in Applied Functional Science (FAFS) through the Gray Institute most notably.

Other training professionally includes certification in both trigger point and intramuscular dry needling, kinesio and RockTaping, Graston technique, myofascial release, and mobilization with movement. She has continued to integrate her passion for health and fitness into her continuum of care with physical medicine and rehabilitation, and is a ravenous life-long learner in pursuit of a holistic approach to rehab that addresses not only the musculoskeletal but the central nervous system as well.

What makes her tick is helping her clients achieve their goals, and sharing with them a better understanding of the factors contributing to the Root cause of their issue and how to train more intelligently (not limited to self-care strategies, strength training, lifestyle etc) to avoid similar issues down the line.

She has been proud to volunteer with the Chicago Marathon, Shamrock Shuffle, Chicago Triathalon, and AVP tournament as a sports medicine provider over the course of her career, and loves to spend time with her three small children, run, train at Atlas CrossFit and Performance, and practice vinyasa yoga regularly to keep her body and mind happy and healthy.

To learn more about Erin, follow her on Instagram @muscleandflowphysio

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John Campione

Chiropractor

Dr. John Campione is a Board-Certified Chiropractic Physician. He is a graduate of the National University of Health Sciences receiving his Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 2010. John received a Bachelor in Science degree in Exercise Physiology from the West Virginia University School of Medicine in 2005.

John specializes in functional rehabilitation with a brain-based approach. He holds postgraduate certifications in acupuncture, strength and conditioning with the National Strength and Conditioning Association, corrective exercise with the National Academy of Sports Medicine, Functional Movement Systems, Neurokinetic Therapy, Active Release Technique, kettlebell training, the Gray Institute, and Z-Health Performance.

John lives in Warrenville, Illinois with his wife Kristina Campione, DC and their two children.

To learn more about John, check out his Instagram! 

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Kevin Plattner

DPT

Kevin earned his doctorate in physical therapy from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2018. Since then, his further education has included Graston Technique Therapy, RockTaping,

Applied Functional Science through the Gray Institute, and Functional Mobilization through the Institute of Physical Art. Kevin found holistic movement practice while studying music during his undergraduate years, exploring a wide array of techniques and approaches.

After settling in Chicago, he began teaching yoga and providing bodywork in the Thai massage tradition. Physical therapy allows him to integrate his diverse experiences while helping patients develop efficient movement and optimal function.

He enjoys bicycling, practicing t’ai chi, and growing vegetables in his garden. He lives in the Garfield Park neighborhood of Chicago with his partner Aurora and their son, and two elderly cats.

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Milan Krstovic

Physical Therapist

Milan began his medical journey by obtaining a 4 year degree in nursing in 2004.  A strong desire to help others manage mobility, turned his sights to the world of physical therapy.

In 2007, he graduated from the College of Sport and Health in Belgrade, Serbia, with a master’s degree in physical therapy.

While expanding his education in the United States, he attended the University of Michigan and the University of St Augustine, which added to his strong professional educational foundation.

Over the years, Milan had to complete a myriad of different undergraduate and graduate instruction to match the educational standards specified by the boards of physical therapy within the United States.

By 2020, he became a licensed/board certified physical therapist in Illinois, Florida, and Texas.  He remains currently licensed in all three states.

Milan’s approach to rehabilitation encompasses the functionality of the entire body rather than focusing on a single section or body system.

In order to provide the best results for his patients and clients, (and compliment his lengthy formal schooling) he also completed additional training in Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS), Active Release Technique (ART), Active Isolated Stretching (AIS), Myofascial Release, Postural Restoration Institute (PRI), Biomechanics Approach to Human Movement and Performance, and Myofascial Release (MLD).

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David Lewandowski 

Chiropractor

Dr. David Lewandowski is a 2014 graduate of the University of Michigan, and a 2017 graduate of the
National University of Health Sciences, where he received his Doctorate in Chiropractic Medicine.

Dr. David is passionate about educating his patients on the cause of their pain and how to control it

he believes the quickest path to recovery is one in which the patient is active, moving, and gaining
strength

Dr. David prides himself in taking the extra time to build a relationship with each of his
patients so that he can create a treatment that is individualized to each patient’s unique challenges
and goals.

Dr. David has completed additional educational seminars in adjusting, rehabilitation, and
dry needling, and utilizes the McKenzie method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT) to
ensure his patients move efficiently to reduce mechanical pain.

A northern Michigan native, Dr. David grew up playing competitive hockey, football and was a state-
finalist sprinter in track. He treats patients from all walks of life, but has a passion for working with

athletes, especially runners and lifters.

Milan’s approach to rehabilitation encompasses the functionality of the entire body rather than focusing on a single section or body system.

In order to provide the best results for his patients and clients, (and compliment his lengthy formal schooling) he also completed additional training in Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS), Active Release Technique (ART), Active Isolated Stretching (AIS), Myofascial Release, Postural Restoration Institute (PRI), Biomechanics Approach to Human Movement and Performance, and Myofascial Release (MLD).

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Melissa Reh

Physical Therapist

Melissa Reh is a functional movement specialist, physical therapist, and former professional dancer. She loves to help her patients and clients discover their innate power for strong, fluid, and effortless movement.

With her dynamic and holistic approach, she has helped people overcome decades of pain and return to elite performance levels in sports and dance. 

Melissa holds a B.S. in Kinesiology from the University of Illinois and a M.S. in Physical Therapy from the University of Wisconsin- La Crosse. She is a licensed physical therapist in Illinois, a Fellow of Applied Functional Science (FAFS, Gray Institute), and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA). She is also certified in Applied Functional Science (CAFS) and 3D MAPS. 

Melissa has danced and choreographed professionally with Chicago Tap Theatre, Audible Odyssey, and jorsTAP Chicago.