Asheville

Impulsive Adventurer: Cycling Across the Country

I’ve always considered myself somewhat of an “impulsive adventurer”. For better or worse, I like to pick a general direction, start heading that way, and make my decisions as they come to me and not before. It was due to this sort of mentality that, in the summer of 2013, I decided I was going to bike across the country. Bike, as in bicycle. I had previously done a similar, yet smaller cycling trip around

Taking Care of my Body while Bartending

Many years ago, I decided to get a part-time bartending job at a local brewery. I was looking to purchase my first home here in Asheville and like many Ashevillians know, the struggle is real. It’s expensive to live here! So I figured the extra income would be helpful. Little did I know how difficult and taxing my little part-time bartending job would be on my body. Luckily, the knowledge I have gained over the past

Problem-Solving & Physical Therapy

Spring Fever Like the rest of the city of Asheville, as soon as good weather hit, I jumped at the opportunity to take advantage of mowing my lawn. Chalk it up to my obsessive brain if you want, but before I even started the mower I was problem-solving for how I was going to pattern my lawn. I was thinking that fancy checkerboard pattern would be a breeze.  Soon I came head-to-head with the randomly sloping terrain and

Problem Solving: Wood vs. The Body

Over the years, I have developed a love for working with my hands. Outside of being a Physical Therapist, I try to incorporate this into my daily life through some basic woodworking and home improvement problem solving.  Years ago, when I was but a young whippersnapper in high school, my dad bought some land to build himself a new home on. This required us to clear the area with chainsaws, build a shed from scratch, and

Meet Amanda Roach, PT

Amanda Roach, Physical Therapist Amanda Roach, MPT, OCS, MTC, ATC Lead Physical Therapist Amanda is an Asheville native, who has a passion for helping her clients live their best life, by not only getting them back to 100% but also giving them the necessary tools to maintain that healthy lifestyle. She has a background as an Athletic Trainer, so she knows how to motivate and progress her clients. Her experience with professional athletes including Soccer, Track and NFL players has further expanded her skillsets

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