Cary Physical Therapy
2615 Three Oaks Road
(847)516-8095
Cary, IL 60013
Physical Therapy


Staff

At Cary Physical Therapy you will be greeted by a staff of
professional Physical Therapists and Athletic Trainers. Please
take the time to read a little bit about them!

Meet the Staff!

Deb Gulbrandson, PT, DPT

Deb founded Cary Physical Therapy in 1993

Educational Background

  • Certified Meeks Method in Osteoporosis 2012
  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy, EIM Institute of Health Professions -2011
  • Certified Pilates Instructor, Polestar International. 2005
  • B.S. in Physical Therapy, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana - 1975
  • Professional Memberships

  • APTA - American Physical Therapy Association
  • IPTA - Illinois Physical Therapy Association
  • IPTPPF - Illinois Physical Therapy Private Practice Forum
  • Pilates Method Alliance
  • Meeks Method Osteoporosis National Speaker
  • Professional Interests

  • Osteoporosis
  • Scoliosis
  • Therapeutic Pilates
  • Personal Interests

  • Skiing, Dancing, Hiking, Visiting every National Park in the country


  • Gil Gulbrandson, Certified Orthotist

    Gil is co-owner of Cary Physical Therapy since 1993

    Educational Background

  • Osteoporosis Training Meeks Method 2012
  • Certified Pilates Instructor, Polestar Training Denver 2007
  • Certificate in Orthotics Northwestern University Medical School, Center for Orthotics and Prosthetics 1990
  • Faculty Athletic Training Program Northwestern University 1979
  • B.S. Education Northern Illinois University 1970
  • Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists
  • Professional Interests

  • Osteoporosis
  • Pilates
  • Personal Interests

  • Golf, Skiing


  • Jennifer Schaffer, PT, MHS

    Jen joined Cary Physical Therapy in 1990

    Educational Background

  • Clinical Instructor Credentialing - 1998
  • M.S in Health Science, University of Indianapolis - 1997
  • B.S in Physical Therapy, Northern Illinois University – 1987
  • Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists
  • Professional Interests

  • Osteoporosis
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation
  • Personal Interests

  • Enjoys gardening and outdoor activities with husband and children.


  • Chris Hughes, ATC, Certified Pilates Instructor

    Chris joined Cary Physical Therapy in 1995

    Educational Background

  • Polestar Pilates Certification - 2006
  • M.S. in Exercise Physiology, Northern Illinois University – 1991
  • B.S. in Athletic Training and Elementary Education, University of Iowa – 1988
  • Professional Experience

  • Athletic Trainer, Dundee Crown High School 1991 – 1993
  • Personal Interests

  • Family, Sports, Scrap-booking, Bears Games


  • Sue Cash, PT

    Sue joined Cary Physical Therapy in 2004

    Educational Background

  • Masters in Physical Education and Health with a concentration in Sports Medicine from Illinois State University
  • B.S. in Biology from Millikin University. Chicago Medical School: Finch University of Health Sciences for Physical Therapy
  • Professional Memberships

  • APTA – American Physical Therapy Association
  • Professional Interests & Specializations

  • Osteoporosis
  • S I Joint Rehab
  • Personal Interests

  • Piano
  • Working out


  • Todd Wallace, PT, DPT

    Todd joined Cary Physical Therapy in 2007

    Educational Background

  • Doctorate in Physical Therapy from UIC 2007
  • BA in Biology and Pre-Medicine with a minor in Biochemistry from Augustana 2001
  • Professional Memberships

  • APTA – American Physical Therapy Association
  • IPTA – Illinois Physical Therapy Association
  • Professional Interests & Specializations

  • OCS – Orthopedic Certified Specialist
  • Aquatics/Pool Therapy
  • Runners Clinic/Running Injuries
  • Personal Interests

  • Nutrition, Health & Fitness, Nature preservation, Da’ Bulls & Da’ Bears, Continued growth in my profession, Running, Biking, Skiing, Kayaking, Tennis, and Strength Training


  • Rick Stojack, PT, MPT

    Rick joined Cary Physical Therapy in 2006

    Educational Background

  • Master of Physical Therapy, NIU 2006
  • B.S. NIU 2004

    Professional Memberships

  • APTA American Physical Therapy Association
  • Professional Interests & Specializations

  • Therapeutic Fitness
  • Personal Interests

  • Weight Lifting, Body-building, Nutrition, Strength and conditioning, Country Music, The Bears, Spending time with family, Playing guitar, NIU Football


  • John Felbinger, PT, DPT

    John joined Cary Physical Therapy in 2012

    Educational Background

  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy Bradley University 2012
  • B.S. Health Science Bradley University 2008
  • Professional Memberships

  • APTA – American Physical Therapy Association
  • IPTA – Illinois Physical Therapy Association
  • Professional Interests & Specializations

  • Rehabilitation of Injured Workers
  • Metabolic Weight Loss Program
  • Personal Interests

  • Reading, Lifting Weights, Running, Boxing, Politics, Philosophy, Pet dog, Movies


  • Dianna Noonan, PT, DPT

    Dianna joined Cary Physical Therapy in 2012

    Educational Background

  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science 2012
  • B.S. Health Professions Grand Valley State University 2009
  • Professional Memberships

  • APTA – American Physical Therapy Association
  • APTA - Orthopedic section
  • IPTA – Illinois Physical Therapy Association
  • Professional Interests & Specializations

  • Athletic Injury Rehabilitation
  • Metabolic Weight Loss Program
  • Personal Interests

  • Watching Comedies & Documentaries, Snowboarding, Wakeboarding, Paddle-boarding, Long walks, New Restaurants
  • 6 time Division II NCAA Pole-Vaulter National Championship