Meet the Team


Peter Domagala - Licensed Physical Therapists, President

Peter completed his master’s degree in physical therapy in Poland in 1995. Afterward, he moved to America where he worked in different hospitals and orthopedic facilities. Eventually, he achieved his dream of opening his own clinic, the PDR Physical Therapy and Wellness Center, which has become quite successful.

Peter specializes in manual therapy, sports therapy, TMJ, and spinal disorders, as well as Vestibular and Balance rehabilitation. He has completed over 1,000 postgraduate hours in lectures, demonstrations, and practical training. In 2009, he added the Graston Technique® to his specialties, and in 2012, he added vertigo/balance problems. Since 2014, he has been mastering the Strain Counterstrain technique, an advanced manual therapy technique that effectively and non-surgically treats a variety of neuro, muscular, and joint conditions. Patients often seek Peter’s help as a last resort after other clinics or therapists have been unable to help them.

Apart from his passion for physical therapy, Peter is an active sports enthusiast. He is the fastest roller-skater on his street and also enjoys playing the violin, which he has been mastering for the past five years.

Eva Krecisz - Licensed Physical Therapist, Vice President, Business Manager

Eva is a physical therapist who received her Master’s degree in Rehabilitation from the Academy of Physical Education in Krakow, Poland in 1995. She moved to the United States and has been practicing ever since, joining PDR Physical Therapy & Wellness Center in 2006. Eva has extensive experience in treating knee and hip problems, gained while working for years in a nursing home environment. She is also a certified LSVT® BIG! provider and leads our team specializing in groundbreaking treatment for patients with Parkinson’s disease. Eva completed Lymphedema training and has taken courses in Kinesio Taping, Strain Counterstrain, and foot problems. She is an integral part of the Work Conditioning program.

In 2015, PDR started accepting students for clinical experiences, and Eva became a clinical instructor for Physical Therapist Assistant education, supervising the program in our clinic, collaborating first with Solex College and now with Harper College.

Eva is passionate about running, and she completed a half-marathon a while ago. In her free time, she loves reading and learning about other cultures and religions, as well as playing with her cat, Felek.

Kris Krasowski - Licenced Physical Therapist

In 1985, Kris graduated from J. Pilsudski University in Warsaw, Poland. He has been working in outpatient facilities throughout the Chicagoland area for more than 30 years, gaining extensive experience in helping patients with chronic joint and spine pain. Kris became a member of our team in 2016.
Kris has developed a diverse physical therapy approach, integrating various manual therapy techniques, therapeutic exercises, and physical modalities to relieve pain. He has completed training in Fascial Counterstrain, Functional Mobilization, and McKenzie Therapy.
Kris has a keen interest in alternative medicine, and like all our team members, he is a sports enthusiast. Volleyball is his favorite sport. Additionally, he is an enthusiastic historian, who recalls various fascinating historical events around the world.

Karolina Roman - Licensed Physical Therapist

Karolina is a dedicated physical therapist who graduated from the Collegium Medicum of the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland, College of Health Sciences in 2018 with a master’s degree in physical therapy.

She is a therapist with expertise in orthopedic rehabilitation, joint mobilization, central and peripheral stabilization, and deep tissue work. She is also certified in kinesiology taping. However, her passion lies in visceral physiotherapy and diaphragm work, which has led her to explore new techniques such as Counterstrain. Karolina believes that Counterstrain solves challenging problems that traditional therapies may not address effectively. She is eager to expand her expertise to work with pelvic floor issues in women, furthering her commitment to providing holistic and effective care to her patients.

Outside of her professional life, she enjoys spending time with her husband, their fluffy dog, and a cat. Karolina finds relaxation in cooking and painting in her free time, using these creative outlets to destress and rejuvenate herself.

Laura Wodka - Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant

In 2013, Laura graduated with an Associate Degree in the Physical Therapist Assistant program from Oakton Community College. Prior to that, she completed the Massage Therapy Program at Solex College in 2009 and received her massage certification. Along with her academic accomplishments, Laura has pursued advanced manual therapy techniques, Strain Counterstrain, Tai Chi and yoga through continuing education courses. She is also certified in LSVT BIG, which is a specialized exercise protocol for individuals with Parkinson’s disease. Laura has experience leading exercise classes for both children and adults, focusing on good posture, core strengthening, gentle stretching, and Tai Chi. Additionally, Laura is a Clinical Instructor and shares teaching duties for PTA students from Harper College with Eva.

Laura is married, with two children and two dogs. She enjoys walking the dogs, bike riding, fishing, and gardening in her spare time.

Marta Czachor - Massage Therapist / Rehab Aide

Are you in search of a proficient massage therapist who can help you relieve pain or simply relax and unwind? Look no further than Marta, who has been running our Ocean Breeze Massage Center since 2016. She obtained her license as a massage therapist in 2013 after completing her studies at the School of Holistic Massage and Reflexology located in Downers Grove, IL. Marta is also proud to be a member of the Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP).

Apart from work, Marta is happily married to her husband Jerry, and has two children named Luke and Maggie. She is a sports enthusiast and an avid table tennis player, frequently outshining her opponents during family competitions.


Maggie Sawicka - Practice Manager

Maggie holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management and Marketing from the University of Warsaw in Poland. Her career in marketing has taken her across Europe, Northern Africa, and recently to the United States. Alongside her marketing expertise, she is also a professional tour guide for some of the most captivating places around the Mediterranean.

Maggie is passionate about literature, history, and travel. She is married with two children, two rescued cats, and a bearded dragon. Traveling is her ultimate passion, and her goal is to complete a month-long hike through the French Pyrenees, Spain, and reach the Santiago de Compostela sanctuary.

Daniela Bighirel - Revenue Cycle Manager

Meet Daniela, a Certified Billing Specialist with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree. With an impressive 18 years of experience as a Certified Professional Biller, Daniela has worked as a Medical Billing Manager for 16 years in various medical practices including family practice, chiropractic, and physical therapy. She is passionate about her job and enjoys helping people understand the billing and insurance process. Daniela is also a member of the AAPC since 2010.

Apart from her professional career, Daniela is a talented ice skater. Her second greatest passion is singing. Her amazing voice has made her a go-to performer at family gatherings. In addition, Daniela is also an incredibly skilled gardener. Her dedication and hard work in gardening have resulted in impressive harvests, even impressing the most experienced gardeners.

Agnieszka Skaza - Marketing / Front Desk

Agnieszka has a high school diploma and is a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). She has previously worked as both a CNA and Patient Registration Assistant (PRA). Currently, she is working at PDR where she is responsible for marketing efforts and performing front desk duties. Agnieszka is married to Henryk and has three children – Ania, Jessica, and Mateusz. In her free time, she enjoys reading and traveling with her family.

Sabina Bernatowicz - Rehab Aide / Front Desk

Sabina joined our Clinic team in the spring of 2020. Despite having majored in arts, she has aspirations of pursuing a career in physical therapy. Prior to joining us, she held various jobs, including working as a bank teller and selling bridal accessories. She also worked as a doctor’s assistant in the past and decided to pursue a career in healthcare.

Sabina is a passionate learner and constantly strives to expand her knowledge. As an integral part of the PDR family, she actively participates in sports. She is an avid soccer and basketball player, enjoys swimming, and loves riding her bike.