Congratulations to Massage Therapist Aidas Buzelis! He is attending the 2016 Olympics in Rio assisting the Lithuanian basketball team.
Aidas accepting The "Knight's Cross" medal for service to his country, Lithuania, from the Lithuanian Consul in Chicago, February 2014.
Congratulations to Licensed Massage Therapist Aidas Buzelis for attending the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio! He once again was an integral part of the medical team for the Lithuanian Men’s basketball team. I am sure his adventure was amazing, that he met many famous athletes, and the use of his skills a valuable asset to the team. We at Chiropractic Care are pleased and honored to have him as a member of our healthcare team.
Aidas Buzelis received the “Knight’s Cross” medal in 2014 for service to his country, Lithuania. He received this honor for his work with the Lithuanian professional basketball team in 2013. Aidas also earned the silver medal from the 2013 European Basketball Championship for his work with the Lithuanian Men’s team! Not only is he an official massage therapist for the team, he provides condition training and Kinesio Taping.
Licensed Massage Therapist Aidas Buzelis was born in Lithuania and while living in Europe, he played professional basketball, representing several Lithuanian and European teams. Aidas earned a Bachelor degree in Sport Coaching in1996 from the Lithuanian Institute of Physical Culture and his certification in Massage Therapy from Onnuri Institute in 1998.
Since moving to the USA in 2000, Aidas has been a member of the Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals as well as being certified by the National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. He is licensed as an Illinois state massage therapist. Due to his sports background, he specializes in deep tissue and sports massage. He has additional certifications in both Primal Reflex Release Technique (PRRT) and Total Motion Release (TMR). Aidas is one of a select few massage therapists in the country who are certified to perform these rehabilitation techniques.
He practiced with United States physical therapists and Chiropractors in Chicago and San Diego in 2008. In 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011, 2012 and 2013 he worked in Lithuanian with the national basketball team as the official member of massage therapists’ core. He received a bronze medal for his work with the team and a medal for his community service from Dalia Grybauskaitė, President of the Republic of Lithuania. In 2012, he worked with the team in Europe as they won their way to the London Olympics. He helped the team again in 2013 when they won the silver medal.
We are pleased to have him as a valuable member of our healthcare team. Appointments with Aidas are available at both the Michigan Avenue office in Chicago and our Homewood location.