Meet Our Doctor
Dr. Bucek grew up in the south suburbs and attended Lincoln- Way High School, where following a track injury, he was introduced to chiropractic care. After Completing his undergrad work at Illinois Wesleyan University, Dr. Bucek earned his Doctorate of Chiropractic degree from the accredited National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, Illinois.
Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician
In addition to the five years of education to become a chiropractor, Dr. Bucek had an additional five years of Sports Medicine training. He earned his Diplomate from the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians™, making him 1 of 6 to do so in Illinois. He is also internationally recognized by the Federation Internationale de Chiropractique du Sport (FICS) as an Internationally Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician (ICCSP), allowing him to continue his eligibility to provide care at international events, such as the World Games or Olympics.
This continued education provides Dr. Bucek with the necessary training to treat athletes who are beginners to elite and professional level. Over his years of practice, Dr. Bucek has developed a passion for working with athletes and aiding with their recovery, as well as preventing injuries.
Treating the Joffrey Ballet of Chicago unlocked Dr. Bucek's passion for treating dancers and helped him discover that he was able to help athletes in similar sports by not only helping them with their injuries, but also by helping each athlete achieve their highest level of performance. From then on, Dr. Bucek's focus has been on providing care to non-contact/ non-collision athletes, such as runners, triathletes, baseball and softball players, soccer players, and the like.
High Profile Clients Dr. Bucek has Treated
Dr. Bucek helps provide care for Olympic athletes and hopefuls at the Olympic Training Centers in Colorado Springs,CO. He also treated professionals such as the Chicago Fire, AVP Pro Beach Volleyball, Chicago Bandits softball, Chicago Express hockey, the Circus du Soleil, and USA Wrestling. When not collaborating with some of the best minds in Sports Medicine on the national level, he works on bringing national-level care here to the the Fox Valley.
Dr. Bucek is on the physicians list (provider) for US Soccer National Teams, is on the Minor League Medical Staff for the Arizona Diamondbacks (MLB), and works with the 2017 Clark Cup Champion Chicago Steel (USHL), who have their home games at the Fox Valley Ice Arena. He is also one of a handful of preferred providers for the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA) and is an active member with the Professional Baseball Chiropractic Society. He is also a preferred provider with Live Nation, working with headliners like Aerosmith, Daughtry, the Eagles, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Dave Matthews Band, and LifeHouse.