Brandon Clement Completes Vestibular Training

Brandon Clement, PT, DPT, OCS, has completed the Introduction to Vestibular Rehabilitation course. This continuing education course from Evidence CEU provides a clinical skill set to diagnose and treat patients with central, peripheral, and positional vertigo disorders. Upon completion of this training, Brandon is well prepared to independently treat patients with suspected vestibular disorders and dizziness. There are many perceptions … Read More

Hip Strengthening Exercises

Hip strength is an important part of being able to perform daily functions as well a contributing factor for hip, low back, or knee pain.  These exercises can help strengthen the muscles around the hips and can be done at your home without equipment.   Start with 1 set of 8-12 repetitions and you can progress to a second or third … Read More

Brandon and Aaron Complete Blood Flow Restriction Training

Northern Rehab Physical Therapists Brandon Clement, PT, DPT, OCS, and Aaron Nevdal, PT, DPT, OCS, recently completed a continuing education course for Blood Flow Restriction Training by BFR Pros in Rockford, Illinois. Blood flow restriction training is an exercise adjunct to enable patients to make greater strength gains while lifting lighter loads.  The treatment works by applying an external pressure … Read More

Is Knee Surgery Necessary?

Approximately 25% of people older than 50 will experience knee pain from degenerative knee disease.  Degenerative knee disease is an inclusive term that describes patients with knee pain who are over 35 years old, have imaging evidence of osteoarthritis/meniscus tears, and/or mechanical symptoms (clicking or locking).  Management of this condition can range from conservative care (medications, injections, physical therapy) to … Read More

Congrats to Brandon – Celebrating 10 Years at Northern Rehab!

Physical Therapist, Brandon Clement, is celebrating his 10-year anniversary at Northern Rehab! Brandon joined Northern Rehab in 2008 as a Physical Therapy Technician while attending college at Northern Illinois University in the Pre-Physical Therapy program. He earned his Bachelor degree in Exercise Science in 2009 from Northern Illinois University, and graduated from Northern Illinois University in 2013 with a Doctorate … Read More

Brandon Clement

Brandon graduated from Northern Illinois University in 2013 with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Previously, he earned a Bachelor degree in Exercise Science in 2009 from Northern Illinois University. In 2017, he became board certified as an Orthopedic Specialist (OCS) by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties and the American Physical Therapy Association. Brandon has been a member of … Read More