Dr. Bucek grew up in the south suburbs and attended Lincoln-Way High School, where, following a track injury, he was introduced to chiropractic care. After completing his undergrad work at Illinois Wesleyan University, he earned his Doctorate of Chiropractic degree from the accredited National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, Illinois.
Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician
Dr. Bucek is a Board Certified Chiropractic Sports Physician, providing him with the necessary training to treat athletes from beginners to elite and professional level. Over his years of practice, Dr. Bucek has developed a passion for working with athletes and aiding with their recovery, as well as preventing injuries.
Treating the Joffrey Ballet of Chicago unlocked Dr. Bucek’s passion for treating dancers and helped him discover that he was able to help athletes in similar sports by not only helping them with their injuries, but also by helping each athlete achieve their highest level of performance. From then on, Dr. Bucek’s focus has been on providing care to non-contact/non-collision athletes such as runners, triathletes, baseball and softball players, soccer players, and the like.
High Profile Clients Dr. Bucek has Treated
Dr. Bucek helps provide care for Olympic athletes and hopefuls at the Olympic Training Centers in Colorado Springs. He also treated professionals such as the Chicago Fire, AVP pro beach volleyball, Chicago Bandits softball, Chicago Express hockey, Circus Soleil, and USA Wrestling. When not collaborating with some of the best minds in Sports Medicine on the national level, his passion is to help bring the most cutting edge care to the Fox Valley area of Illinois.
Dr. Bucek is on the physicians list for US Soccer National Teams is on the Minor League Medical Staff for the Arizona Diamondbacks (MBL), and works with the 2017 Clark Cup Champion Chicago Steel (USHL), who have their home games at the Fox Valley Ice Arena. He is also one of a handful of preferred providers for the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA) and is an active member with the Professional Baseball Chiropractic Society.