Meet the Team


Peter Domagala - Licensed Physical Therapists, President

In 1995, Peter moved from Poland to America after completing his master’s degree in physical therapy. He spent years practicing in various hospitals and orthopedic facilities before finally realizing his dream of opening his own clinic. Today, he runs the successful PDR Physical Therapy and Wellness Center, using his wealth of knowledge and experience to serve the community.

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, and has added the Graston Technique® to his specialties in 2009, and vertigo/balance problems in 2012. 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 turn to Peter as a last resort, after other clinics or therapists have been unable to help them.

Besides 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 P D R Physical Therapy & Wellness Center in 2006. Eva has extensive experience with knee and hip problems, gained while working for years in a nursing home environment. She is also a certified LSVT® BIG! provider and leads a 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 married to Peter, and they have two children. She enjoys running and a while ago completed a half-marathon. However, she shies away from joining Peter in roller skating. Eva enjoys reading, learning about other cultures and religions, and 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.

Laura Wodka - Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant

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

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

Marta Czachor - Massage Therapist / Rehab Aide

Looking for a skilled massage therapist to help alleviate your pain or simply unwind and relax? Look no further than Marta. She has been running our Ocean Breeze Massage Center since 2016 and has been a licensed massage therapist since 2013 after completing her studies at the School of Holistic Massage and Reflexology in Downers Grove, IL. Marta is also proud to be a member of the Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP).

Outside of work, Marta is married to her husband Jerry and has two children, Luke and Maggie. She is a sports enthusiast and an avid table tennis player, frequently besting her opponents during family competitions.


Maggie Sawicka - Practice Manager

Maggie graduated from the University of Warsaw in Poland with a bachelor’s degree in Business Management and Marketing. She has been pursuing her career in marketing in Europe, Northern Africa, and recently in the US. In addition to her marketing expertise, she is also a professional tour guide for some of the most fascinating places around the Mediterranean. Maggie has a deep love for literature, history, and travel. She is married and has two children, two rescued cats, and a bearded dragon. Traveling is her passion, and her ultimate 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 holds a high school diploma and CNA certification. She previously worked as both a CNA and PRA. Currently, at PDR, she is responsible for marketing efforts and performing front desk duties. Agnieszka is married to Henryk and has three children – Ania, Jessica, and Mateusz. During her free time, she enjoys reading and traveling with her family.

Sabina Bernatowicz - Rehab Aide / Front Desk

In the spring of 2020, Sabina became a member of our Clinic team. Despite having majored in arts, she aspires to pursue 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 enthusiastic about learning and constantly strives to expand her knowledge. Being an integral part of the PDR family, she actively participates in sports. She is an ardent soccer and basketball player, enjoys swimming, and loves to ride her bike.