After working at ALMH only seven months, Knox has already made an
impact by creating great patient experiences. A patient nominated
her for the award.
"Amy was pleasant and professional during my
therapy treatments. She explained my causes of pain and the
exercises to help relieve the pain very well. Amy was a great
motivator, encouraging me every step of the way even when we found
more pockets of pain to deal with as my sessions continued. I have
been recommending ALMH therapy to others. It is great," said the
patient in the nomination.
Knox was born and raised in Rushville and currently lives in
Athens. She earned a bachelor's degree in biology from Illinois
College and completed a doctorate program in physical therapy at
Washington University in St. Louis. As a physical therapist, Knox
evaluates patients to diagnose their movement impairments and works
with the physical therapy assistants to develop a course of
"Physical therapy is a challenging but rewarding career. Working
with patients who have a variety of diagnoses means no two days are
ever the same. You never get bored," said Knox.
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Knox said she enjoys working at ALMH because of her great
"I learn something new from them every week," she said.
ALMH is a 25-bed critical-access hospital located at 200 Stahlhut
Drive in Lincoln and affiliated with Memorial Health System. ALMH
employs 310 in a variety of roles. Each month someone is honored as
Employee of the Month. For more information about ALMH, visit
[Text from file received from
Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital]