Tonight in Saginaw: Kent Timm, PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, SCS, ATC, FACSM, of Renue Physical Therapy
Kent has a PhD in Exercise Science, with a concentration in Muscle Physiology, from Columbia University, and is a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), with concentrations in Manual Therapy and in Medical Exercise Therapy. He is Board Certified as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) and as a Sports Clinical Specialist (SCS) through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS). He is a Registered International Sports Physical Therapist (RISPT) and also Board Certified as an Athletic Trainer (ATC) through the National Athletic Trainers Association Board of Certification (NATABOC). In addition, Kent is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (FACSM) and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS).
Kent oversees the Renue Physical Therapy activities in the United States Olympic Committee’s (USOC) National Medical Network and served on the USOC Medical Staff for the 1996 Olympic Summer Games in Atlanta, Georgia, the 2000 Olympic Summer Games in Sydney, Australia, and the 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City, Utah. He is currently a member of the Sports Medicine Division for the United States Soccer Federation (USSF), and has experience with both the Men’s and Women’s National and World Cup Teams.
Kent’s previous roles include Assistant Athletic Trainer for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL), Team Physical Therapist for the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League (NHL), and Faculty at the University of Michigan and the University of Indianapolis. He has authored over 200 peer-reviewed articles published in scientific journals and professional research presentations in the United States, Asia, Canada, Europe, Mexico, and South America on the aspects of musculoskeletal problems, functional testing, sacroiliac joint dysfunction, spinal rehabilitation, and sport injuries.
Tonight in Midland: Alicia Heading, PT, DPT, and Kara Martindale, PT, DPT of Renue Physical Therapy
Alicia Heading attended Central Michigan University where she graduated in 2004 with a Bachelor's degree in Recreational Therapy. She went on to earn her Doctorate of Physical Therapy graduate degree from Central Michigan University in 2007. Prior to joining Renue, she practiced in the Mid-Michigan area for 6 years. Alicia has also had the opportunity to serve as a clinical instructor to physical therapy and physical therapy assistants. Her focus is on orthopedic injury, surgery, and prevention, sports rehab and neurological rehabilitation. Other special interests include aquatic therapy. She has done additional continuing education on lymphedema and is currently seeking lymphedema certification. She resides in Midland with her family and enjoys staying active in her free time.
Kara Martindale attended Hope College where she graduated in 2004 with a Bachelor's degree in Kinesiology- Exercise Science. She went on to earn her Doctor of Physical Therapy graduate degree from Indiana University in 2007. Prior to joining Renue, she practiced in the greater Lansing area for almost eight years. Kara strives to provide the best possible treatment for her patients through evidenced based practice. She is a certified clinical instructor by the American Physical Therapy Association and enjoys teaching physical and occupational therapy students.