Tonight in Saginaw: Manuel Gepilano, PT, CMP, Cert. MDT of Renue Physical Therapy
Manuel attended the University of Santo Tomas in Manila, Philippines where he graduated in 1987 with a Bachelor’s degree of Science in Physical Therapy. He is a Certified Mulligan Practitioner (CMP), which is the concept of mobilization with movement in extremities and Sustained Natural Apophyseal Glides (SNAGS) in the spine. Manuel is also a Certified in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (Cert. MDT), which is the McKenzie Method of mechanical diagnosis and therapy of the spine.
Manuel has over 20 years of clinical experience. Prior to joining Renue, he worked in hospital inpatient, outpatient, and private practice clinical settings with extensive experience in orthopedic, neurologic, geriatric, and sports rehabilitation. Other special interests include Manual Therapy of the spine, extremities, and TMJ (Temporomandibular joint disorders).
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.