Ikedichi is a Chicago native that received his bachelor’s of science in Kinesiology, with a concentration in Exercise & Fitness, from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2013, and his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Midwestern University-Downers Grove in 2017. He later went on to complete his Fellowship in Applied Functional Science through the Gray Institute of Functional Transformation in 2018.
Prior to completing his Doctorate degree Ikedichi spent 3 years as an assistant coach for Boy’s Track & Field at his alma mater, St. Ignatius College Prep. During his time as a coach he helped lead the team to a 4th place finish at the 2013 IHSA State Finals, four individual event IHSA State championships, and multiple conference championships. His athletic/coaching/training experience spans across running/sprinting, football, basketball, baseball, soccer, hockey, powerlifting and mixed material arts. He also holds a certification as a Level 1 USATF coach.
His clinical experience includes working with a wide variety of sports, orthopedic, and neurological conditions from his time working in neurological/orthopedic rehabilitation at Edward Hospital in Naperville, IL and in sports medicine at Jaguar Therapeutics in Miami, FL. During his experience at Jaguar Therapeutics he had the opportunity to work with several athletes of all backgrounds; the NFL, NBA, USA Olympic Sailing, USA Olympic Martial Arts,
Professional Crossfit, Triathletes, Iron Man, USTA, and NCAA Division I Football. Ikedichi also had the opportunity to provide treatment programs for individuals in the 2017 NFL Combine who later went on to be drafted into the NFL.
As a practitioner he has amassed certifications and clinical training in Integrative Dry Needling, Cupping, Myofascial Decompression, Applied Functional Science, Mulligan Manual Therapy, and TRX Suspension Training for Sports Medicine Rehabilitation. In his personal life, he displays an avid passion for functional fitness, music, fashion, and collecting sneakers.