Meet Our Staff

Our mission is to provide the highest level of care by combining competence, compassion, and good old-fashioned “hard work.” At Optimum Physical Therapy, we believe that equipment alone does not make people better.

Hemal Modi, MPT

Hemal, co-owner of Optimum Physical Therapy, graduated from Midwestern Unversity in 1999 with a Masters of Physical Therapy degree. He specializes in orthopaedic and musculoskeletal disorders of the extremities and spine. Hemal has had vast experience in treating pain due to sciatica, tendonitis,...

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Snehal J. Mehta, MPT, CSCS

Snehal graduated from Northwestern University in 2000 with a Masters of Physical Therapy degree. Prior to co-founding Optimum Physical Therapy, he worked in various orthopaedic and sports medicine settings. He enjoys working with athletic and work-related injuries such as low back pain, ACL...

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John Allemand, MPT, CSCS

John Allemand graduated from Southern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science in 1991. He completed a weight room internship at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. While there, he was responsible for designing strength and conditioning...

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Adina Thornton, PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant Adina Thornton graduated with high honors and came to Optimum Physical Therapy to pursue her interest in health and fitness. She has a special interest in orthopaedics, balance, and coordination. Adina can attest to the beneficial nature of physical therapy having...

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Colleen A. Bacino, PTA, CYI, CPI, CWT

Colleen is a graduate of Oakton Community College with a degree in Applied Science for Physical Therapy and is licensed as a Physical Therapy Assistant since 1998. She is an active member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and American Parkinson's Association. Her work experience...

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