Ken Presents at Inaugural Middle East Orthopaedic Manual Therapy Conference

Ken Olson, Physical Therapist and President of Northern Rehab, recently traveled to Cairo, Egypt to present his approach for treating patients with neck and back pain as a keynote speaker for the First Middle East Orthopaedic Manual Therapy Congress.  He also led a workshop on cervical manipulation as a post-conference course speaker where he instructed key elements included in his … Read More

Hannah Studebaker

Hannah graduated from the Massage Therapy Program at Kishwaukee College in August of 2016. She is also a Certified Athletic Trainer having graduated from Northern Illinois University in May of 2011. Hannah’s style of massage therapy is focused on the needs and requests of each client, but primarily includes use of traditional Swedish Massage techniques of various depths and intensities … Read More

Mark Lovell

MS, ATC Mark graduated from Western Illinois University in 2005 with a degree in Kinesiology and an emphasis in Athletic Training. He served as a graduate assistant at Western Illinois University until 2007 when he received his Masters degree in Community Health Education. He has been with Northern Rehab for over ten years, and also serves as the Head Athletic … Read More

Janet Truckenbrod Sarver

Janet graduated with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy in May 2013 from Northern Illinois University. She also received a Bachelor degree at NIU, majoring in Biology with a minor in Chemistry in 2007. Janet has been a member of the American Physical Therapy Association since 2011. Janet enjoys treating a variety of caseloads including pediatrics, orthopedics and sports related injuries … 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

Liza Piper

Liza graduated in May 2012 from Northern Illinois University with a Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy. She earned her Bachelor of Health Science in 2010 and her Bachelor of Science in Rehabilitation Services in 2009. Liza has been taking continuing education courses through the Institute of Physical Art towards her Certified Functional Manual Therapist (CFMT) certification and vestibular rehabilitation courses. … Read More

Todd Vanatta

Todd graduated from Northern Illinois University with a Master of Physical Therapy in 2005, after completing his Bachelor of Health and Human Sciences in 2004. He received credentialing as a Certified Functional Manual Therapist (CFMT) in 2012.  In 2017, he became board certified as an Orthopedic Specialist (OCS) by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties and the American Physical Therapy … Read More

Kristin Christian

Kristin graduated from Saint Ambrose University in Davenport, IA with her Doctor of Physical Therapy in 2004. She became a board certified specialist in orthopaedic physical therapy in 2009. She has completed education courses on the evaluation and treatment of the dizziness disorders, manual/manipulative therapy for the spine, Tai Chi for rehabilitation and balance, and Movement System Impairment analysis and … Read More

Melissa Rhoades Beck

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Melissa graduated from Northern Illinois University with a Master in Physical Therapy in spring of 2006. She also received her Bachelor of Health Science from NIU. In 2002, Melissa earned her Bachelor of Science in Health Promotion from the University of Iowa, as well as a Minor in Aging Studies. She serves as Vice President for the Tyler Elementary PTO, … Read More

Aaron Nevdal

Aaron joined the professional staff at Northern Rehab after receiving his Master of Physical Therapy Degree from Northern Illinois University in the spring of 2002. In 2008, Aaron earned a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Regis University in Denver, CO. In 2009, he completed board certification in orthopedic physical therapy. Aaron has also completed various courses focusing on evaluation … Read More