Dr. Yibing Li, the founder and medical director of CPMR (Center for Pain Management and Rehab, S.C and Midwest Joint Pain Institute, SC), is an interventional physiatrist and regenerative therapies specialist.
She is American board certified in both Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. She is also the first certified physician in central Illinois to perform painless neurosensory testing with Neural-Scan, the most cutting edge technology for pain fiber diagnosis.
She earned her BS/MD degree at Shenyang Medical College in China. After she graduated from Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina Unviersity as a medical intern, she completed her PM&R (Physical Medicne & Rehabilitation) residency at renowned Washington University School of Medicine/Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO, USA. She worked as an interventional physiatrist at Unitypoint Methodist Medical Center prior to opening her own private practice in Peoria, IL.
Dr. Li has special clinical interests in the most advanced, cutting edge regenerative therapies, such as stem cell therapy, PRP (platlet rich plasma), bio-cellular injections and prolotherapy, to help people naturally restore functions and heal the root causes of the pain from sport injuries, arthritis, etc, without surgery or downtime. She has extensive experiences in performing electrodiagnostic studies and interventional pain management procedures. She works very closely with primary care physicians, orthopedic surgeons, neurosurgeons, chiropractors, and other healthcare professionals in the area.
Dr. Li and her team are among the frontiers nationally and internationally for regenerative medicine to treat chronic musculoskeletal and joint pain. They are not only excellent clinicians but also very active medical researchers and educators. In 2017 they have three research abstracts selected for presentations (as below) at both national and international medical conferences. Dr. Li is also an invited speaker for the 9th World Annual Conference on Stem Cell Therapy and Regenerative medicine in September 2017 at Berlin, Germany.
Kate Cazilas is a board certified physician assistant from New York City. She received her Master’s degree from New York Institute of Technology and moved to central Illinois with her husband, Patrick, a pediatric resident physician at Children’s Hospital of Illinois. Kate has previously worked in Family Medicine, and was thrilled to become the newest team member at CPMR specializing in regenerative medicine. Her special interests include preventative medicine with a holistic focus, interventional pain, and regenerative therapies to heal chronic injuries. Kate completed research in concussions among adolescent athletes and published a poster that was presented at the national AAPA conference in San Francisco, CA in May 2015. She is also a 1st Lieutenant in the United States Army Reserves serving as the lead health care provider for her unit based out of Chicago, IL.
Kate is the first officially trained PA- prolotherapist to treat chronic pain from University of Wisconsin in Madison. She also completed comprehensive PRP and stem cell therapy training at Park City, Ulta in June, 2016. She is now specialized in interventional pain management and most advanced regenerative therapies with Dr. Li in Peoria, IL.