PT, MOMT Founder & President
Jim Judge is the Founder and President of ReLive Physical Therapy, a Chicago-based Rehabilitation Center, focused on the delivery of expert clinical care for work-related musculoskeletal injuries and sports medicine. Jim is a seasoned Physical Therapist and Rehabilitative Services Entrepreneur. He received his Bachelor’s in Physical Therapy from University of Illinois. He then went on to complete his Master’s focused on Manual Therapy from The Ola Grimsby Institute. Jim previously was President and Founder of Flexion Rehabilitation, with 18 clinics in 3 states. Jim has brought his vision from his previous company to lead Relive to being the therapy of choice for the community and healthcare providers we serve.
Jamie received her degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant in 2014 from Morton College in Cicero, IL. She is a pivotal person on our rehabilitation team with sound knowledge in functional exercise progression. Jamie is experienced in a variety of injuries and ailments with great success in her patients.
Cassie is a clinic assistant to our Physical Therapists. Cassie graduated St Xavier University in 2015 with her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. She is a former athlete, and played NAIA collegiate soccer for 4 years at St. Xavier. Cassie is also an ACE Certified Personal Trainer with experience designing exercise programs based off client goals. She will be studying in the PTA program at Fox College starting September 2019.
Mr. Povalish has over 40 years of financial and operational experience in over a dozen industries. After completing his college degree with honors he accepted a position at the largest international CPA firm in Chicago (KPMG).
After public accounting, Mr.Povalish has spent the last 30+ years owning, operating, buying, selling and consulting with small to medium sized business enterprises. As the VP of Finance and at Relive Physical Therapy, Mr. Povalish is charged with running the day to day financial, HR, treasury management, legal and business growth portions of the business model. Mr. Povalish has sat on the Board of Directors of various companies and volunteer his time with local not for profit organizations benefiting small business owners and
local charities. He is also an adjunct Professor of Accounting at Roosevelt University, Manfred Steinfeld School of Hospitality, Chicago, IL.
MSPT, MS, CSCS Director of Operations
Curt Kaun is a licensed physical therapist and certified strength and conditioning specialist. He is a graduate of Central Michigan University’s Physical Therapy program.
Curt has a wealth of both clinical and managerial experience, treating a wide array of orthopedic conditions. He takes great pride in applying his dual professional background (Physical Therapy & Exercise Physiology) to achieve optimal levels of wellness and functioning for his patients. Professionally, he is passionate about consistently providing every patient with an unparalleled patient care experience. Curt brings operational experience from his previous position with a large chain rehab organization. Curt incorporates his wellness approach with our partnership with Charter Fitness combining expert rehabilitation with wellness, dietetic counseling,coaching and fitness.