The intangibles that made players like Tom Brady and Antonio Brown great are near impossible to measure. However, something that often gets overlooked in all the madness of a 40-yard dash and 20-yard shuttle time is how an athlete moves biomechanically and how this may predispose the athlete to a devastating injury. While selecting the next NFL superstar is an imperfect science, determining the injury risk of any athlete can be much more precise.
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About Kevin Martin
Kevin received his bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Iowa and went on to complete his doctorate in physical therapy at Northwestern University in 2013. Prior to becoming a member of the React team, Kevin spent over 3 years working with a variety of orthopedic and neurological conditions and specialized in vestibular rehabilitation. Kevin has also worked part time at an inpatient rehabilitation center since 2013 treating a variety of neurological disorders. He enjoys working with a wide array of orthopedic conditions using a manual focused approach while emphasizing the importance of balance and stability training. Kevin stresses patient education from day one so that his patients may gain a deeper understanding of how their body works and ultimately develop the self management techniques necessary for avoiding re-injury.
BPPV is a condition that affects your vestibular system and contributes to sensations of instability, dizziness, and vertigo.