ARIK POREMBA, PT, DPT, is a licensed Physical Therapist specializing in biomechanics, sports rehabilitation and sport-specific conditioning. A certified Kinesio Taping® Practitioner and a USATF Level I coach, Dr. Poremba has extensive experience treating patients with orthopedic and sports-related injuries. Notable clients include elite athletes from the USA Track and Field, the NBA, and the European Basketball League. His experience as a long-distance runner and an endurance athlete enables him to assist individuals to maximize their performance levels. Dr. Poremba received his Master of Physical Therapy degree from Maryville University in St. Louis and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Institute of Health Professions in Boston.
In addition, Dr. Poremba is an active member of the Sport Section and Running Special Interest Group of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and USA Track and Field (USATF). He has served as a guest lecturer in several schools and running clubs in Missouri and travels the country providing continued education classes on Running Gait Analysis and Injury Prevention. Dr. Poremba is owner and founder of RACE STL, a state-of-the-art sports performance and rehabilitation facility located in St. Louis, Missouri.