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TOMMY GRABOWSKI PT, DPT, OCS, OWNER

Tommy Grabowski founded Vita in 2004. Dr. Grabowski received his Bachelor’s degree from Concordia University-Nebraska and his Master’s and Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Concordia University-Wisconsin. He is also a licensed massage therapist and graduate of the Blue Sky School of Professional Massage in Grafton, Wisconsin. As a collegiate athlete, Dr. Grabowski participated in football, track & field, and cross country, receiving All-America honors in the latter two sports. He is also an accomplished second degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do and was the 1992 Nebraska Junior Olympic gold medalist, later invited to train for the US National Team.

Dr. Grabowski has been featured as a consultant for numerous local media and hosted a fitness show “Training with Tommy” on Time Warner Cable. His unique blend of academic/clinical background and experience in athletics and fitness has helped him develop an integrated concept bridging physical medicine and fitness. This innovative approach has helped make Vita the premier, medically-oriented fitness center in the Milwaukee area.

Dr. Grabowski incorporates manual therapy treatments such as joint mobilization, neuromuscular therapy, Trigger-Point Dry Needling, and myofascial release techniques with corrective movement exercises and treats patients from a wide range of functional levels, from post surgical to elite athlete. He is certified in Functional Capacity Evaluations

BRAD MEYER PT, DPT

Brad earned both his Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology and Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of Wisconsin Madison (2008 and 2011). Brad has been a licensed and practicing physical therapist since receiving his degree in 2011. Prior to coming to Vita Physical Therapy & Fitness Brad worked in Manitowoc, WI.

Brad is a motivated and passionate clinician and brings 3 years of orthopedic clinical experience treating patients of all ages and varying backgrounds for musculoskeletal disorders of the spine, extremities and TMJ. He completed a clinical internship with the Milwaukee Brewers in Arizona. Brad places a large emphasis on evidence-based practice and utilizes strong manual therapy skills and selective strength and stabilization exercises to help each patient achieve their individual goals.

During his time at Madison Brad remained active with resistance training, basketball, golf, tennis and volleyball. Brad enjoys staying active and spending time with friends and family. Brad loves working with all individuals and will take a comprehensive approach to your rehabilitation. He treats his patients as he would his own family, and will address all factors that contribute to your pain and limitation to allow you to resume living a full and active life.

JOE GLOSTOTT PT

Joe Glostott graduated from the Physical Therapist Assistant program at MATC in 2016. He has clinical experience in multiple settings, including outpatient orthopedic and acute care. He is a certified level 2 practitioner of Primal Reflex Release Technique, which in many patients can decrease pain and improve spontaneity of movement almost immediately.

Outside of the clinic, Joe stays very active with a variety of movement practices including Brazilian jiu-jitsu, juggling, kettlebell workouts, and yoga. He also enjoyed a previous career in music, and brings his expertise in both gross and fine motor skills learning to his treatment sessions with each and every client at Vita.

COLLEEN BAUGHN OTR, CES, PRECISION NUTRITION LEVEL 1 CERTIFIED

Colleen has been a registered and licensed Occupational Therapist since 2004, after graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her career has provided her a wide range of experience, spanning from treatment in the intensive care unit all the way to sports medicine interventions. She has a strong foundation in the importance of movement in all aspects of life and devotes herself to helping others learn to move more effectively to improve their overall quality of life.

To further her understanding and outreach, she has completed her Corrective Exercise Certification through the National Academy of Sports Medicine and frequently seeks the most up-to-date research to ensure she uses the best methods in her treatment. In addition to her passion for bringing quality rehabilitation and fitness interventions to her clients, Colleen also implements training strategies in her own as she is an avid weightlifter and fitness competitor.

JON EGGEBRECHT MS, OTR/L, CSCS

Jonathan has been a licensed and registered Occupational Therapist since 2009. He received his Masters of Occupational Therapy degree and double Bachelors of Science degrees in Exercise Physiology and Exercise Leadership at Concordia University Wisconsin. He is a certified strength and conditioning specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association and has been working as a personal trainer since 2004.

In addition to his education, Jon extends his clinical experience to students of Occupational Therapy with completion of American Occupational Therapy Association’s (AOTA) Fieldwork Education Certificate program. Jon has experience in outpatient, sub-acute care and long-term care in treatment of individuals with specific as well as multiple medical conditions. With broad treatment experience and ongoing continued education, Jon has a broad treatment skill set in the following areas: Lymphedema, Urinary Incontinence, Alzheimer’s and other related dementias treatment and care, Ergonomics, Orthopedics, Wheelchair management and propulsion, Adaptive Equipment training, ADL and IADL retraining.

Jon uses the rehabilitative and bio mechanical frame of references in his evaluation and treatment approach and focuses his treatment on each individual’s needs.