Mayda began physical therapy and aquatic therapy services at Danville Orthopedic & Athletic Rehab for treatment of fibromyalgia, arthritis, and late effects of stroke. Mayda’s physical therapists at DOAR Central in Danville, VA are Millie Crawford, MPT and Kate Albright, PT. Here is Mayda’s DOAR story, in her own words:
The staff here is extremely excellent. They are friendly, patient, and they take their time working with you. If I’m running late, they just ask that I call and let them know – they don’t get upset or have a bad attitude. When I come in, they ask me how I am feeling that day or if I have any pain, and they start working with me where I need it the most. If I’m feeling down, I always talk to them and tell them what’s on my mind. They always look out for each other and work as a team. I don’t always work with the same person, and I think that’s a good thing. I get to know everyone, and they get to know me.
I even get to know the other patients. When we’re out in the gym, or in the pool, we laugh together and encourage each other. One of the former patients even gave me one of her old bathingsuits. It’s a really pretty green suit that I still wear when I come for pool therapy, and when people compliment it, I tell them who gave it to me. If you want somewhere to go with laughter and togetherness, you should try DOAR! I think that it is one of the best therapy places around.
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