The Oakford Group
The Oakford Group, LLC
A. Oakford - Founder/President
A. Oakford graduated from Northern Illinois University with a Masters in Physical Therapy. Oakford lives with his wife (Mandy) and two children (Sam & Ellie) in Central Illinois where he manages and works in an outpatient orthopedic clinic with a focus on spine treatment. He is currently on the Spine Clinical Specialty Team (CST) for the regional hospital. Oakford has taught and developed multiple courses on a variety of topics in the Central Illinois region and is currently studying for the OCS examination. His goal is to turn patients from passive participants in their rehab, to active participants by developing patient self-efficacy through education, symptoms awareness, and self-treatment techniques. Oakford's passion is to see his patients actively participate in their treatment and take control of their pain.
J. Bruesch - Co-Founder
J.Bruesch graduated from Northern Illinois University with a Bachelors in Physical Therapy. Bruesch currently lives with her husband (Tim) and daughter (Zaira) in Central Illinois. Since graduating Bruesch has worked extensively in the outpatient orthopedic setting with a focus on spine and sacroiliac joint dysfunctions. Currently she is on the Spine Specialty Team for the regional hospital. Bruesch has taught and developed multiple courses for past and present employers and is a yearly guest instructor for Illinois Central College PTA students.