Learn About Dr. Kucera
Dr. Trent Kucera PT, DPT, CSCS, CDN was born and raised in Hutchinson, MN. He realized his passion for exercise and anatomy while at North Park University on the north side of Chicago. He graduated with his Bachelor’s in exercise science. Trent played collegiate basketball and was a captain three out of his four years on the team.
Trent went on to achieve his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in North Chicago, IL. While pursuing his doctorate degree, he also became a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). Trent returned to North Park University to head up the strength and conditioning program for the Men’s basketball team. He finished his doctorate in 2018.
Trent’s interest in physical therapy manifested from an athletic background. However, his love for the profession stems from helping individuals from all types of backgrounds. Trent believes in patient centered care and wants to help change the landscape of health in America. He is certified in dry needling and blood flow restriction training. In 2023, Trent plans to pursue his Fellowship in Manual Physical Therapy. He is excited to grow his skillset to further benefit his patients.
What is Osteopractic?
An Osteopractor is a Physical Therapist, Medical Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathic medicine that has completed an extensive, evidence-based post graduate training in manual therapy for the diagnosis and treatment of neuromuscular conditions of the spine and extremities. Only after completing the intensive training program consisting of Dry Needling series, Spinal Manipulation course work, Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization, Extremity Manipulation and Differential Diagnosis and Multi-Modal Management as well as passing strict written, practical and oral exams, will the clinician earn the Diploma in Osteopractic and be able to call themselves an Osteopractor.