Barb’s Story

I just felt extremely thankful this morning as I moved from, “grrr, I feel like crap,” to “Oh, that feels much better” after doing my PT exercises.

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I have seen Alyssa Curtis for the past few months and I’m faithfully doing the exercises she worked with me on. I have left knee problems, including arthritis. I’ve had this issue since it popped out on me in middle school track. I am now 52 years old. The exercises Alyssa prescribed are very helpful. I worked out on the elliptical and used the machine weights yesterday, as is my usual routine every other day. On the days I don’t do it I experience stiffness, pain and difficulty going up and down stairs. I experienced that this morning, so I did my 3 rounds of exercises that Alyssa taught me, and my legs are now triggering and working the way they should and the pain is much decreased. She focused on strengthening the glutes and other muscles that help move that knee properly. I just felt extremely thankful this morning as I moved from, “grrr, I feel like crap,” to “Oh, that feels much better” after doing my PT exercises. Thank you Alyssa for the amazing difference you make in the work you do, and thank you for the kind, compassionate and inspiring way you do it.

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