Paul R. Mettler, PT, DPT


Paul R. Mettler, PT, DPT

Education: BS in Physical Therapy (summa cum laude), University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND and Transitional Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in 2006.

Member: American Academy of Pain Management (AAPM), American Academy of Craniofacial Pain (AACP), American Academy of Oralfacial Pain (AAOP), American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Private Practice Section of the APTA, Research Section of the APTA, Champaign-Urbana Chamber of Commerce

Pioneer: Developed MRT® manual physical therapy technique for physical dysfunction. Patented orthopedic side-sleeping pillow “Dr. M™ Side Sleeper” and is patent-pending on additional orthopedic pillows to be sold on In process of developing Mettler Institute in downtown Chicago to focus on cutting-edge adhesion research and clinical training and education.

Focus/Emphasis: Whiplash, headaches, TMJ/TMD, orthopedic manual therapy, sports injuries, and tendonitis

Interests: I enjoy taking a relaxing walk, run or bike ride along Lake Michigan, going to professional sport events, concerts in Millennium Park, professional theatre events in the Loop.

Personal quote: “To obtain optimal whole life fitness, we need to have a healthy cardio-pulmonary, neuro-vascular, musculo-skeletal and connective tissue system. Success in this field means taking an individual and transforming them through our talents and skills and giving them the knowledge, enthusiasm, and ability to be fit for life. The most important thing we can do as health and wellness professionals are to always strive for the best with long-lasting results.”

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