Jeffrey Damaschke, PT, DPT, PhD3471 Green Bay Road
North Chicago, IL 60064
BS in physical therapy from The University of Texas Medical Branch
Graduate School: MS in physical therapy with an emphasis in orthopedics at Finch University Doctor of physical therapy from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
Board Certification: American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties
Dr. Damaschke received his BS in physical therapy from The University of Texas Medical Branch. He subsequently completed his MS in physical therapy with an emphasis in orthopedics at Finch University of Health Sciences and his doctor of physical therapy from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. In 2016, he completed his doctorate of philosophy from Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with a degree in Leadership for the Advancement of Learning and Service in Higher Education. His dissertation focused on the assessment and acquisition of knowledge related to prevention, health promotion, and wellness in the health professions.
Dr. Damaschke’s clinical practice has been performing orthopedic/sports physical therapy, primary musculoskeletal care and prevention, health promotion, and wellness within the United States Navy for 20 years, and he served for two years aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis-CVN 74 as the ship’s physical therapist and health promotion officer. He has continued his practice in orthopedic and sports physical therapy while at the university and is a board-certified orthopedic clinical specialist through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. He has presented at the International Association for the Study of Pain conference, Association of Schools of Allied Health Sciences national meeting, Illinois Physical Therapy Association (IPTA) conferences, American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) national meetings, and APTA Combined Sections. In addition, he has given a variety of invited presentations in the community and continuing education programs in the areas of musculoskeletal kinesiology and functional anatomy, health promotion and wellness, primary musculoskeletal care, diagnostic imaging for rehabilitation specialists, and differential diagnosis.
Specialty: Physical Therapy
Services: Provides a variety of neuromusculoskeletal care with a focus on movement, exercise, and lifestyle health care. Board-certified in orthopedic physical therapy, provides care for any type of bone, joint, or muscle condition with a treatment focus on strengthening, flexibility, and fitness activities to allow you to return to your optimal functional level. Believes that exercise is medicine.
- Aetna Better Health (Medicaid HMO)
- Blue Cross Blue Shield
- Galaxy Healthnet
- HealthLink & Unicare
- IlliniCare (Medicaid HMO)
- Meridian (Medicaid HMO)
- MultiPlan Network
- United Healthcare