Meet our amazing team of experts
Eric C. Dekle
After graduating from the University of South Alabama School of Physical Therapy in 1994, Eric has worked and specialized in numerous areas of PT such as geriatrics, wound care, neurological and orthopedic conditions.
Over the past 20 years, vestibular and balance rehabilitation has become his passion and was the driving force behind the opening of the Center for Balance and Rehabilitation, Mobile’s only comprehensive vestibular and balance clinic. Eric is the only practicing Certified Vestibular Specialist in the Mobile area and uses this skill set to return patients who suffer with vertigo and other vestibular and balance issues to a normal way of life again.
Recently, Eric also became a Certified Dry Needling Provider and has provided a non-medicinal method of pain relief to his patients. It is a cutting-edge treatment method that has brought tremendous benefits to chronic pain patients, sports injury recovery and acute pain sufferers.
Eric is married and has 4 children and loves the outdoors, especially boating in Mobile Bay and the Gulf of Mexico.
"My name is Carla Andrews. I am a native of Mobile, AL, and a 1990 graduate of John L. LeFlore High School. Following high school, I attended Gulf Coast Community College in Bay Minette, AL (formerly Faulkner State Community College), where I received an Associate of Science in Office Administration degree in 1992.
After working in long-term care for 18 years as an administrative assistant, I decided to further my education at Faulkner University in Montgomery, AL where I received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree in 2011. I would then go on to work for 3 more years in long-term care as a business office assistant before joining Center for Balance and Rehabilitation as the Office Manager in June 2019."
Andrea ‘Candi’ Herbert,
Andrea “Candi” Herbert, PT, CLT, LSVT, grew up and went to school in Mobile. Playing high school soccer, she suffered numerous soccer injuries, and, because of her amazing therapists, this led to her pursuing a career in physical therapy. After graduating from the University of South Alabama in 1997 with her degree in Physical Therapy, she moved to the Coast of Florida, practicing in several settings including geriatrics, sports medicine, and general orthopedics.
She took an interest in lymphedema issues and became a Lymphedema Certified Therapist by the Norton School of Lymphology in 2007. Most recently, Candi also became certified in the LSVT-BIG Program, which is a global program designed specifically for Parkinson’s patients and similarly related neurological disorders.
Candi returned to Mobile in 2011 and has continued her career here as a Physical Therapist, also adding “Mom” to her portfolio. She adores the Gulf Coast and loves the outdoors. She is married with two children, 2 dogs, 1 cat, 3 beehives, and 16 chickens. She boasts to have a green thumb and loves to cook. Candi has been in the physical therapy profession since 1997, but still states “I learn something new every day.”
"My name is James Holland, LPTA, LSVT, and I have worked with Center for Balance and Rehab since 2018, where I have become proficient and cultivated in my craft. I graduated from the University of South Alabama and obtained a Bachelor of Science, then earned my PTA degree at Bishop State CC.
Recently, I became certified in the LSVT-BIG Program, which is a global program designed specifically for Parkinson’s patients and similarly related neurological disorders.
Being of mixed culture, I feel it is easy for me to connect with people of all differences, and it brings me joy to be a part of their lives in sharing our experiences to improve quality of life together through perseverance, teamwork and recreation."
"My name is Brittany Wynne, LPTA, and I have been a part of Center for Balance and Rehabilitation since 2020. I attended and graduated from the University of South Alabama with a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science. I played softball at Pensacola Junior College and The University of South Alabama and learned the importance of teamwork, health and fitness. My mission and purpose as a LPTA is to use my knowledge and skills to help those who are in need and to give back to the community."
"My name is Breanna Walker, LPTA, and I am a Mobile native. I am a 2012 graduate of LeFlore Magnet High School and a 2016 graduate of The University of Alabama. I graduated UA with a Bachelor of Education in Exercise Sports Science with concentrations in Fitness and Pre- Professional Studies. In 2019, I graduated from Bishop State Community College with my degree in Physical Therapist Assistant.
I am a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and Incorporated and Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church #1. I have been working in the PT field for 5 yrs, and physical therapy has been a passion of mine for a long time. I am happy to utilize my knowledge to help patients on a daily basis. I enjoy helping people and seeing their progress is the best reward."
My name is Kirsten Mallon, a Mobile native raised on Dauphin Island. I have been a member of the Dauphin Island Heritage and Arts Council for the past 8 years displaying my artwork while also helping to provide art and educational programs to the community that showcase the heritage and history of South Mobile County. I received my Associates Degree in Physical Therapist Assistant at Bishop State Community College in August of 2020.
I chose to be a Physical Therapist Assistant because I wanted to be in a field that allows me to help individuals overcome adversities, learn, and achieve their goals! I am honored to be a part of the CBR team and use my skills to benefit others and make a positive impact in their lives!