Deb Sophier, PT, DPT, CSCS has been practicing in outpatient orthopedics
since 2014. Prior to joining the Wilmette Illinois Bone & Joint Institute team, she
worked as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist for 6 years. She
enjoys collaborating with different disciplines, including physicians, nurses,
athletic trainers, and physician assistants. She has participated in the running
clinic, assisted in the medical tent at the Chicago Marathon, and has done
presentations on proper body mechanics with lifting.
Deb has a passion for working with sports medicine, including figure skaters,
dancers, and athletes recovering from injury or surgery. She especially enjoys
working with injuries involving the knee and shoulder. Deb figured skated for 15
years and danced for 6 years, including being a member of the African
American Dance Company at Indiana University. Her participation in sports and
experience as a certified personal trainer have allowed her to see all different
aspects of injury and recovery. In her spare time, she enjoys working out,
baking, dancing, and exploring the city.