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Amy Knox named November Employee of the Month at ALMH

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[November 20, 2012]  Amy Knox has been named the November Employee of the Month at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital. Knox works as a physical therapist in the rehabilitation services department.

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 treatment.

"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 co-workers.

"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 www.almh.org.

[Text from file received from Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital]

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