Source- Keenan Lewis finally seems to be on the mend after a frustrating battle with a hip/sports hernia injury over the past two months.
One of the biggest keys to his recovery?
“Google,” the New Orleans Saints cornerback said.
Lewis said he read about MAT (Muscle Activation Technique), which Peyton Manning had used to help recover from his neck injury. And Lewis found someone that offered the technique locally – Dr. Mike Morris, near Lafayette, Louisiana.
“I went to him like three or four times, and every time I’ve been seeing progress. So whatever the technique he’s doing, MAT, it’s definitely been helping me out a lot,” said Lewis, who also credited Saints trainers Beau Lowery, Ben Stollberg and Reggie Stone, among others. “They’re helping me out a lot.”
Lewis admitted that he doesn’t know the specifics about MAT or how it works. But he said, “I’m big on it now. I’m putting it as part of my program now.”
Hmm, well, something tells me Keenan's doctor isn't going to be happy that a search engine is getting all the credit for his hard work. Fucking guy goes to school for like 30 years, helps revolutionize sports science, and he can't even make the headline in an article about his practice. You go into the business of helping people, and those same people can't even hook you up with a plug. Come on Keenan. You're out here making Mike Morris look like PhDickhead. The man's got a family to feed. Give him a little public pat on the ass so he can put his kids through two decades of schooling like their Pops.
At the same time, Lewis isn't completely wrong. Google was a hell of a means to an end. Think about the process he would have had to go through to make this happen without the internet. He would have had to contact a bunch of people in the Saints organization until he found someone that had Peyton Manning's number. Then he would have had to call Peyton Manning to get his doctor's number. Then he would have had to call Peyton's doctor to get a reference for a similar doctor in the New Orleans area. The he would have had to call that doctor to set up an appointment. That sounds like more outgoing phone calls in a one day span then I have willingly made over the course of the last year. Fuck that, talking on the phone is sooooo 2000 and late. Text, internet, or GTFO. Shit, if I were Keenan Lewis and search bars didn't exist I probably would have just let my injury slowly kill me instead of taking the Statue of Liberty's worth of steps to find the best way to get healthy. I don't even know how businesses thrived before the worldwide web. Word of mouth? You had to talk to people? Like in person? Or on the phone? And share opinions about third parties? Thanks, but no thanks. That sounds awful. Thank God technology progressed because the 20th century needed some serious 'Yelp!'.