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Thomas J. Solecki Jr., DC, DACBSP, DACRB, ICSSD

Tom -solecki -1Associate Professor, Clinical Sciences

Dr. Thomas Solecki earned bachelor's degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and New College of California before graduating from Logan College of Chiropractic. He joined National University as a staff clinician before moving to the Department of Clinical Sciences where he is an assistant professor in the clinical sciences department, teaching functional rehabilitation. He is also an instructor for the Lincoln College of Postprofessional, Graduate and Continuing Education.

Dr. Solecki is the team chiropractic physician for Northwestern University and Benedictine University. At these facilities, he evaluates and treats athletes in 46 varsity sports. He has been working in this capacity with Northwestern since September 2000. He also worked as the chiropractic physician at DePaul University from August 2008 to June 2011.

Dr. Solecki has had the distinct pleasure of serving as a network team doctor for USA Gymnastics, working with both the men's and women's Olympic teams. He has also worked with various professional athletes, as well as athletes in Major League Baseball and the National Football League.

 Dr. Solecki holds the following diplomates, certifications and distinctions:

  • Sports Chiropractic Physician
  • Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians
  • Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Rehabilitation Board
  • International Chiropractic Sport Science Diploma
  • Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner
  • Certified Active Release Technique
  • Certified Graston Technique
  • Certified in Acupuncture
  • Certified in the McKenzie Method Part A & B
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • Certified FMS (Functional Movement Systems)
  • NASM Performance Enhancement Specialist
  • NASM Corrective Exercise Specialist
  • Theraband Academy Instructor
  • FAKTR Instructor
  • Fully trained and experienced in manipulation under anesthesia
  • Cetified in DNS A, B, and C
  • Member of the 2013 USOC Chiropractic Volunteer Program

Dr. Solecki and his wife, Kim, have three children, Jake, Aiden and Sophia, and reside in Naperville. He enjoys spending time with his family, weightlifting, biking, playing basketball, golfing, and almost any other sports activity.

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