Brad is the facility manager at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush in Munster, Indiana. He is a graduate of Saint Louis University, where he earned degrees in exercise science and physical therapy. While there, he completed a specialty rotation in shoulder and elbow rehab under Todd Ellenbecker, where he worked closely with professional tennis and baseball athletes. He then completed a one-year post-doctoral residency in orthopedics at the University of Chicago. There, he trained with internationally recognized surgeons and clinicians and developed a passion for understanding post-surgical rehabilitation of the hip, shoulder, elbow, knee, spine, foot and ankle.
Brad is a board certified orthopedic specialist physical therapist and hip preservation specialist. In addition, he is a certified Graston provider with an interest in functional movement assessment and motor control-specific rehabilitation. Brad has a passion for research and education. He has lectured at the local and state level at professional conferences. In addition, he assists in teaching doctorate of physical therapy students at Governors State University as well as being a clinical instructor for several universities around the country.
He is avid tennis player and enjoys treating professional and non-professional athletes alike. Brad spends his time out of the clinic with his wife and two young children traveling, hiking, and swimming.
- Examines patients' medical histories
- Evaluates patients' functional mobility and strength
- Develops treatment plans
- Administers therapy including manual therapy techniques
- Instructs patients on exercise programs
- Communicates regularly with physician on case progress
University of Chicago, IL
- Orthopaedic Physical Therapy Residency
Saint Louis University, MO
- Doctorate of Physical Therapy
- Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science
Professional Certifications and Licenses
- Physical Therapist in Indiana and Illinois
- Board Certified Orthopaedic Specialist (OCS)
- Certified Graston Provider
- Member of the Hip Preservation Special Interest Group