Nurse Practitioner Kelly Drudi Joins Integrated Physical Medicine

Nurse Practitioner Kelly Drudi Joins Integrated Physical Medicine

Nurse Practitioner Kelly Drudi Joins Integrated Physical Medicine

We are proud to announce Kelly Drudi, MSN, APN-BC, has joined our New Lenox office. Kelly is a board-certified nurse practitioner with full practice authority in the state of Illinois. She received her BSN in 1999 from St. Francis Medical Center College of Nursing in Peoria, IL. Then received her APN from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL in 2011. Kelly is board-certified though American Nurses Credentialing Center as Adult Nurse Practitioner.

As a nurse practitioner, Kelly Drudi is able to compliment IPM’s physical therapy and chiropractic work through internal medicine, primary care and telemedicine. Kelly enjoys helping patients to improve their well-being and quality of life, including the offerings and advancements in the field of regenerative medicine. Ground-breaking treatments like trigger point injections, hyaluronic acid injections, human cellular tissue products (stem cells) and platelet rich plasma therapy will now be available with Kelly at IPM.

These two new cutting-edge fields of medicine continue IPM’s mission of offering their patients a team committed to providing well rounded physical solutions to address their unique needs. IPM’s Chiropractors, Athletic Trainers, Patient Coordinators and now Nurse Practitioner, have a full spectrum of expertise and experience to have the ability to offer what others can not – options.

“I’m excited to join the IPM team,” Kelly states. “I’m excited to continue to learn and add my touch of caring.”

In her free time, Kelly enjoys camping with her husband and daughter in Amboy, IL. She loves live music, attending concerts and watching Broadway musicals. She also likes to cook and garden. Kelly is a dog mom to an English bulldog and Mastiff mix.

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Dr. Christine Oakley Joins Integrated Physical Medicine

Dr. Christine Oakley Joins Integrated Physical Medicine

Dr. Christine Oakley Joins Integrated Physical Medicine

We are proud to announce Dr. Christine Oakley, Chiropractor, has joined our New Lenox office. Dr. Oakley grew up in the south suburbs of Chicago. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Law Enforcement and Justice Administration from Western Illinois University in 2007 while actively performing as a starting Division I softball pitcher. Additionally, Dr. Oakley was enrolled in the US Army ROTC program and upon graduation commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant, Aviation officer. She served eight years as a UH-60 A/L/M Black Hawk helicopter pilot, with two deployments to Afghanistan, leaving the service as a Captain in 2015.

Dr. Oakley graduated magna cum laude from National University of Health Sciences – Illinois in 2021. Her athletic career motivates her to take a comprehensive, patient-centered approach to functionally assessing and treating patients with a wide variety of musculoskeletal conditions.

Dr. Oakley is a certified Motion Palpation Institute (MPI) provider and has additional training in McKenzie Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT), Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS), Acupuncture, Webster perinatal technique, and various soft tissue mobilization techniques.

Outside of the office, she enjoys hiking, exercising, and spending time with her husband Ryan and two daughters, Ayla and Athena. She maintains an active lifestyle through CrossFit and Olympic weightlifting.

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