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Mike Pietrantonio

Michael Pietrantonio, DPT

Director of Physical Therapy

Mike is a licensed physical therapist in the state of Illinois. He is originally from Plainfield, IL and graduated from Plainfield North High School in 2010. He achieved his Bachelor of Science in 2014, and his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2016; both from Carroll University in Waukesha, WI. While in college Mike competed in 4 years of collegiate swimming and 1 year of collegiate lacrosse. Mike has a passion for athletics and for the patients he cares for. He focuses on a patient centered approach and acts in the best interest of his patients. When not found at the office he enjoys spending time at the gym, participating in recreation sports, andspending time with family and friends.

Janice Novak

Janice Novak, LMT

Licenced Massage Therapist

Janice graduated from the Wellness and Massage Training Institute in April of 2010. Janice's knowledge base consists of Deep tissue/sports massage, Hot Stone Massage, Swedish Massage, Kinesiology, Myofascial Release/Range of Motion, Neuromuscular Reprogramming, Meditation, as well as Reflexology. She continues to read and interact with many others in the Therapeutic Massage industry and learns something new almost every day.

The focus in her sessions is to help patients to get relief from pain, help reduce adhesions from scars or other physical traumas, reduce stress, ease muscle and joint pain, reduce tension and holding patterns and much more.

Connor Pickard

Connor Pickard, LAT, ATC

Certified Athletic Trainer

Graduating Eastern Illinois University in 2016, Connor studied athletic training and exercise science.  After completing an internship at a PT clinic, Connor found the love of rehabilitative exercise and hands on treatment.  He is currently an ATC in our Plainfield clinic and the director at our McCook (MAX) location   As well as keeping our patients healthy, he enjoys snowboarding, kayaking, and hiking.

Jessica Munkvold

Jessica Munkvold, MS, LAT, ATC

Certified Athletic Trainer

Jessica attended Eastern Illinois University for a degree in Athletic Training and graduated in December of 2016. During her time at EIU, she worked with the women’s soccer, football, swimming, and a local high school. She also completed an internship with Varsity Spirit, where she traveled all over the Midwest covering cheer and dance camps.

Jess completed her master’s at the University of St. Francis where she obtained a degree in Training and Development and a concentration in Health Administration. During her time at USF, she was a graduate assistant, and worked with all 22 athletic teams. Jess traveled to Sioux City Iowa with the women’s basketball, and Medford Oregon with the softball team for their national tournament. During this time, she was also working with PRO Sports covering football, hockey, powerlifting, and lacrosse for 14 youth teams.

Carter Gallick

Carter Gallick, ATC

Certified Athletic Trainer

Carter is originally from Seneca, IL. Growing up, he had a passion for sports and helping others. He graduated from Joliet Junior College in 2016 with an Associates in Science and an Associates in Arts. He then transferred to Northern Illinois University where he earned his Bachelor’s in Athletic Training. While at NIU, Carter was a student athletic trainer for a local high school and the NIU football team. He helped the NIU football team to a Mid-American Conference Championship. He also was a member of Northern Illinois Athletic Training Student Association where he helped with fundraising and local volunteer events. Carter completed an internship with PRO Sports and Spinal Rehab, and after was hired on full time as an athletic trainer. When not in the clinic, Carter enjoys playing pickup basketball, going to the gym, and spending time with friends and family.

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