About Us

Dr. Sonia Kwapisinski

is a licensed Chiropractor in Spring Grove, IL serving the McHenry County community since 2001. She earned her Doctorate of Chiropractic (DC) from the National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, IL in 2000. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology and a Bachelor of Science in Zoology. She has completed a 4 year post -graduate Orthopedics Diplomate program at NUHS and is now board eligible. She has extensive training in Chiropractic, Acupuncture and Functional Rehabilitation. She is Certified in Cox-Flexion Distraction Method and a Certified Back Safety Instructor by the American Red Cross.

Dr.Kwapisinski uses a ‘whole person’ approach. This approach to wellness means looking for underlying causes and the ‘root’ of the problem (which may or may not be causing symptoms at the time) and make whatever interventions and lifestyle adjustments that would optimize the condition for normal function. Using this unique approach, as well as having Licensed Physical Therapists, Licensed Massage Therapists and Acupuncture available in the clinic allows for a multi-disciplinary approach to healthcare. This approach is better able to help you to accelerate and/or maintain your journey to good health.

Using a multi-disciplinary approach to spinal care and physical injuries, our staff is able to provide a total wellness program tailored to the individual needs of the patient. Appropriate rehabilitation programs are customized to each patient and suited to help a variety of needs.

Dr. Kwapisinski offers many treatment options to allow you to reach your personal goals. All treatments are personal and quality top notch care that we all need and deserve.

Dr. Sonia Kwapisinski has been freeing people from pain in her clinic and with over 20 years experience, she is committed to promoting the health and well being of her patients.

Meet The Team

Tammy

Tammy

Clinical Massage Therapist

Tammy Is a clinical massage therapist at Back in Motion. I have been a full time therapist for 11 years. I have worked in both spa and medical massage. Her style of massage is unique to her. It involves a combination of deep tissue and myofascial release. She has spent all my years in massage building a tool box of techniques so she may provide custom care for each client. Massage is her passion, it truly a part of who she is.

Barbara

Barbara

Licensed Massage Therapist

Barbara Branny is a Licensed Massage Therapist in Illinois and Wisconsin. She graduated Medical College in Cracow, Poland with degree in Physical Therapy. After coming to the US, Barbara continued her studies in the field of Massage. Currently, she is highly skilled in many modalities including Deep Tissue, Massage Therapeutic, Medical Massage, Sport Massage, Prenatal Massage, and Relaxing Swedish Massage. Barbara is very knowledgeable and would be happy to help you de-stress, or work up a treatment plan to address any problem areas you may currently have.

Janelle

Janelle

Administration

Janelle is a FOURTH GENERATION Spring Grove-ian.
She has worked for 10 years as a Medical Billing Agent before joining the Back in Motion team. Janelle is passionate about creating a joyful environment for our patients, including the best customer service.

When not at the office Janelle is most likely beekeeping or reading a book.

Ashley

Ashley

Administration

Ashley has been employed at Back in Motion Physical Therapy and Spine Center for nine years. During her nine years, Dr. Kwapisinski, D.C. has helped educate her regarding holistic, integrative patient care and improving one’s vitality to health and wellness. Ashley’s passion in life is helping others achieve their optimal health both mentally and physically.

Joy

Joy

Director of Back in Motion Physical Therapy and Spine Center

In 1989, Joy received her Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy from Temple University in Philadelphia. She has 31
years of clinical experience She was born and raised in Washington, D.C. She relocated to Illinois in 1993 then in
1994 she opened her own physical therapy business in Lake Zurich, IL for 12 years. During this time, she studied
extensively under Dr. Howard Loomis, D.C., F.I.A.C.A. and Dr. Lita Lee, Phd, nutrition and digestive health enzyme
therapies. Her focus of physical therapy is serving geriactic and younger patients with orthopedic and surgical
conditions while emphasizing both the physical limitations and nutritional deficits patients have in order to gain
optimal recovery and vitality. Joy focuses on the entire person treating each individual from a holistic perspective, not
just the patient’s specific ailment.

Joy understands that medical education is an ongoing process and, as such, continues to supplement her university
education with courses that include evidence-based research, professional webinars and continuing education
courses focused on orthopedic conditions and the latest technologically advanced procedures in orthopedic
surgeries. Listed below are just a few of Joy’s areas of expertise, skills and has extensive training.

  • McKenzie Diagnosis and Treatment of the Lumbar Spine
  • Maitland manual therapy of spine and peripheral joints,
  • McKenzie Diagnosis and Treatment of Lumbar spine, Cervical and Thoracic spine,
  • Myofascial release and trigger point therapy
  • Graston, ASTYM techniques
  • Pettibon spinal corrective rehab for neck and back pain
  • Rotator cuff syndromes
  • Low back and chronic pain syndromes
  • Core stabilization
  • Pelvic floor strengthening
  • Osteoporosis/osteoarthritis
  • Autoimmune diseases: Fibromyalgia, Rheumatoid
  • Total knee and Total hip replacements
  • Therapeutic taping techniques
  • SI Joint Dysfunction
  • Postural and ergonomic evaluation and assessments
  • Orthotic evaluation for foot-ankle biomechanical dysfunction
  • Mechanical and Manual traction therapy

Joy’s vision and passion is to create exceptional patient experiences and outcomes to serve the community. My
mission is to inspire, guide, educate and enable patients to live their lives to the fullest with the vitality and health.
Joy and her daughter kept busy with school, work, homelife and both like to travel, take walks with their dog and bike ride together.