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THE TEAM:

Dr. Alex Tapplin, DC, CSCS, CCSP Is a sports medicine specialist chiropractor with board certification through the American Chiropractic Board of Sports Physicians.  As a former All-American collegiate track & field athlete, he understands the importance of a complete and rapid return from pain and injury.  He utilizes a comprehensive and systematic approach and continues to stay abreast the latest clinical research to offer his patients the best possible outcomes.  In his spare time, he volunteers as a track & field coach at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. He lives in Neenah with his wife and two daughters.  He enjoys training and competing in a variety of activities including, pole vaulting, kettlebell competitions, Olympic weightlifting, crossfit and triathlons.  

Dr. Kelly Ashbeck, DPT, OCS has 12 years of outpatient Physical Therapy experience with a special interest in persistent pain. After receiving his Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology, he attended the University of La Crosse and received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy degree in 2008. He completed an Orthopedic Residency Program in 2013 and became a Board-Certified Orthopedic Specialist in 2014. He has since mentored residents in Specialized Physical Therapy Education’s Orthopedic Residency program and assists with their Pain Education unit. In 2020, Dr. Kelly became the chair of the Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association’s Opioid Taskforce and has presented on the Opioid Crisis in both community and professional settings. Outside of the clinic, he continues to read on pain assessment and treatment as well as further educating himself on the opioid crisis and diseases of despair. He prides himself on truly taking a Biopsychosocial approach to Physical Therapy management. In other words, he cares about you the person and not just the ailment you present with.

Dr. Lace Luedke, DPT, PhD, OCS, CSCS. A physical therapist, researcher and professor at UW-Oshkosh.  She is a leading expert on running biomechanics and is available for a running gait assessment.  To schedule a running assessment with her, or for more information, email contact@valleyspineandsport.com with "Dr. Luedke" in the subject line and we will get you on her schedule. 

Trina Gosh, CT is a rehabilitation and clinical assistant. She has specialty certifications in Personal Training, Yoga, Pilates and is a certified Chiropractic Technician.  She has a decade and half of experience in clinical and exercise instruction.  Established patients can book directly with Trina for rehabilitation and/or laser therapy. Email her at trina@valleyspineandsport.com. 

Jen Cubos is a registered nurse.  She is our virtual medical assistant and administrator. She is available to answer your questions and schedule. contact@valleyspineandsport.com

Sara & Debbie, through Valley Medical Billing, are available to answer any billing or insurance questions. 920 221 3244