Steve and Dr. Cole talk with Vince Zittnan, a Chicagoland first responder about sustaining sports type injuries in the course of their work. Vince talks about his surgery and rehab for a torn pectoral tendon experienced while on an EMS call.
The Crew at Chicago’s Bravest Stories are real life Firefighters and Paramedics from the Chicagoland Area… Our Mission at Chicago’s Bravest Stories is to bring a positive light to the nations first responders while documenting and memorializing their courage, bravery and dedication. We bring these stories and historical facts to you through a fun and relaxed atmosphere in long form discussion.
Vince lives, works and podcasts from Chicago. He is a Career Paramedic and Firefighter. Vince began his career in EMS at Malcolm X College in Chicago. Vince has served many jurisdictions over his career and has instructed many Paramedic academies. He is the lead instructor for the Fire Department Paramedic bike team and spent the summer of 2019 as the Mobile Medical Response Team’s coordinator.
Vince is the executive Fitness Trainer and Owner of PSP training academy which is a training facility for public service candidates looking to prepare themselves physically for the EMS, Police, and Fire academies and there respective physical fitness tests. Vince is an avid Olympic weightlifter, trains jiujitsu, and attends concerts and festivals with his son on his days off.
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