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 DPT from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. Dr. Damaschke’s clinical practice has been performing primary musculoskeletal care and clinical electrophysiology within the United States Navy and he served for two years aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis. He has presented at 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 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. Dr. Damaschke is a Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. He currently serves on the APTA Awards Committee, is Vice-President of the IPTA, an Illinois delegate to the APTA House of Delegates, and an active member of the APTA.