meet our team

Meet Our Team

North Shore Spinal & Sports Rehabilitation has put together a team of specialists who work together to get you the relief you need in order to return to your daily activites. To learn more about each dedicated team member, please click on their names below:


Lake Bluff:

Highland Park:



David A. Johnson, DC, PT, DPT

David A. Johnson, DC, PT, DPT - Lake Bluff, IL - Highland Park, IL“In my career, I have helped many professional athletes, and it’s been exciting to have the opportunity to help them get back on the field. But my greatest satisfaction comes from helping young athletes and ‘regular people’ who suffer from pain and injuries that have not been helped elsewhere. Knowing I’ve helped someone improve their health and return to their favorite activities is what brings me to the office every day.”

Doctor of Chiropractic:
Logan College of Chiropractic, magna cum laude
Doctor of Physical Therapy: Rosalind Franklin University
Diplomate: American Board of Chiropractic Orthopedics
Fellow: American College of Chiropractic Orthopedists
Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician: American Chiropractic Association’s Council on Sports Injuries and Physical Fitness
Bachelor of Science: Human Biology, Logan College of Chiropractic
Continuing Education: Successfully completed and passed all exams in 300 hours of postgraduate training in rehab in 1998, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic
Certified: Low-speed rear-impact automobile crash reconstruction, Spine Research Institute of San Diego
Read more about Dr. David Johnson here...

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Lake Bluff Team

Andrew Kennedy, PT

Andrew Kennedy, PT - Lake Bluff, IL - Highland Park, IL

“I always thought of myself as a healer. Physical therapy was the perfect career to mesh my desires to help others with my interests in athletics and the sciences.”

Master’s Degree, Physical Therapy: University of Findlay
Physical Therapy Assistant: College of St. Catherine
Bachelor of Science: Health Studies, University of Findlay
Certified: Adult, Infant & Child CPR Instructor through American Red Cross
Member: Amercian Physical Theraly Association (APTA)

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Joshua Lederman, DC, MS, CCSP®


 Joshua Lederman - Chiropractic Sports Physician Highland Park, IL

After high school, I was leaning towards a career in healthcare but was not sure which career to pursue.  I did not know that I wanted to be a chiropractor until the summer following my sophomore year of undergraduate in which I shadowed a chiropractor for several months."
Doctor of Chiropractic: Logan University
Master of Science in Sports Science and Rehabiliation
Board Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician
Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Certified in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT).  

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Highland Park Team


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 Amanda Ranck, PTA


Amanda Ranck - Physical Therapy Assistant Highland Park, IL

"I became interested in physical therapy back in high school while playing sports such as tennis, cross country, and gymnastics. I witnessed tons of injuries and loved to see my teammates come back to the team full force and out of pain.  My parents used to be gymnastics coaches and I believe that sparked my passion for staying fit as well as motivating others in the health/wellness field.  I really enjoy my career because it combines my enthusiasm for sports and helping others."

Physical Therapy Assistant: Southern Illinois University
Certified: Adult, Infant & Child CPR; modified Pilates certification

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Cyprian Krotoszynski,  PTA, LMT


 Cyprian Krotoszynski - Physical Therapy Assistant Lake Bluff, IL

“I have always been interested in teaching other people how to exercise and helping those that are hurt get back to health. I am originally from Poland and when I got to the United States I went to school and became a massage therapist. As a massage therapist I helped a lot of people get better, but I knew I had more to offer patients than just massage. I therefore went back to school and got my degrees as a physical therapy assistant. The integration of the two professions has allowed me to help people more effective.”

Physical Therapy Assistant: Oakton Community College
Licensed massage Therapist: European Massage Therapy School
Master of Science: Physical Education with a Minor in Physical Therapy at The Academy of Physical Education in Poland
Certified: Adult, Infant & Child CPR

Allen White, PTA


 Allen White - Physical Therapy Assistant Lake Bluff, IL

“I am always looking for new and fun ways to show my patients the myriad of benefits exercise and healthy living has to offer. Not only does exercise make us healthier, stronger, and more vital, but it also positively alters our perception in other areas of life, be it personally or professionally. Collaboration with the therapy team and the patient is very important to me to assure a safe and effective return to a state of wellness. I feel that a therapist’s greatest reward is watching their patients get stronger and more confident in their abilities. I look forward to joining my patients on their journey to improve health and wellness!”

Physical Therapist Assistant: Oakton Community College
Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition:Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
Bachelor of Science in Business Marketing: Western Illinois University

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