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The physicians at Park Ridge Spine and Sports Medicine are trained in the rehabilitation of neurologic & musculoskeletal disorders, including sports and occupational aspects, and the long-term management of patients with disabling conditions.

Dr. Alex Park

Dr. Alex Park was born and raised in Park Ridge Illinois.  He attended grade school at Mary Seat of Wisdom and graduated from Maine South High School in 2003.  He went on to study at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign where he graduated, with honors, with a B.S. in Kinesiology.  Dr. Park completed his doctoral degree as a Chiropractic Physician from National University of Health Sciences. 

Dr. Park has been active in sports his whole life.  He learned to ice skate at Oakton Ice Arena and from there played hockey with the Glenview Stars organization where he won three state championships.  He also played AAA hockey for the Chicago Young Americans, Team Illinois, and the Chicago Chill.  After high school Dr. Park played Junior A Hockey for the Springfield Junior Blues and then went on to play Division 1 Club Hockey for the University of Illinois.  Dr. Park’s most memorable moments are winning 2 National Titles while at the University of Illinois, including an undefeated senior year.  Dr. Park also lettered in baseball at Maine South High School his junior and senior seasons.  Currently Dr Park resides in downtown chicago with his wife, Heidi, and enjoys playing softball for Park Ridge and the Chicago Park District, men’s league hockey at Johnny’s Ice House in Chicago, a relaxing round of golf, weight lifting and riding his beach cruiser on Lake Shore Drive.

At National University of Health Sciences Dr. Park focused his energy on studying anatomy, physiology, rehabilitation, orthopedics, movement assessment, and biomechanics.  Dr. Park was fortunate enough to learn directly from Chiropractors on the PGA Tour and Team Chiropractors for Northwestern University.  Dr. Park is passionate about not only relieving pain for his patients, but also helping them avoid the potential for re-injury.  His goal is to help them perform at their best whether they’re in the office or out on the field.

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