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Arik Poremba


Arik Poremba, PT, DPT owner and founder of RACE STL, is a licensed Physical Therapist specializing in biomechanics and sports rehabilitation. Arik has extensive experience treating patients with orthopedic and sports injuries and is a certified Kinesio Taping practitioner as well as a USATF Level I certified coach. He specializes in manual therapy including myofascial release and trigger point therapy to reduce muscle tension; joint mobilization techniques to correct body alignment; sport-specific conditioning; and, core stability and strengthening to enhance muscular balance and correct posture. His experience as a long-distance runner and endurance athlete enables him to assist individuals to maximize their performance levels.


A member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Kinesio Taping Association (KTA), and USA Track and Field (USATF), Arik travels around the country providing continued education seminars on Running Kinametics and Gait Analysis. He has served as a guest lecturer at the School of Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis. Additionally, he served as the physical therapy doctor for St. Louis Basketball Academy and Webster University’s track and field team where he oversaw injury prevention and treatment, as well as the strength and conditioning program.


Arik earned a Bachelor of Science and Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy at Maryville University in St. Louis and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Institute of Health Professions in Boston.