Dr. Joseph Ascher, PT, DPT, is a Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy and is the Assistant Director of the Lakeview clinic. He earned his Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from The University of Illinois at Chicago in 2015 and was board certified in orthopedic physical therapy in 2019. Dr. Ascher has clinical interests in orthopedics, sports medicine, manual therapy, chronic pain management, and post-operative rehabilitation. He is certified in dry needling and is a credentialed clinical instructor who enjoys developing the next generation of physical therapists to excellence.
Dr. Ascher has previously certified in Active Release Technique® for the lower extremity and synthesizes his knowledge of these techniques, along with other evidence-based interventions, to develop meaningful treatment plans focused on empowering his patients to return to, and improve upon, their previous lifestyle.
Dr. Ascher was a captain of his NCAA Division 1 volleyball team during his undergraduate years at Quincy University in Quincy, Illinois, and continues to play both indoor and beach volleyball at a competitive level. When he is not playing volleyball or cheering on the Chicago Blackhawks, Joe enjoys cooking, fitness activities, and being outdoors.
Dr. Ascher sees patients at our Lakeview location.
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