Rehabilitation Specialist Carrie Kolyer is relatively new to the physical therapy staff, but has already made a big difference in many peoples’ lives. Working closely with Physical Therapist Jacqueline Mayes, Carrie ensures patients are using proper form while exercising. She and Jacqueline also offer a healthy dose of motivation. According to one of their patients, “they keep you motivated even on the days when you want to give up.”
Learn more about Carrie:
Q: How long have you been working at Blue Ridge?
Q: What is your job title?
Q: What does your job entail?
I show patients proper form with exercises and sanitize... sanitize... sanitize.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
I love that I play a part in helping people feel better.
Q: What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this?
Rescue and rehab marine mammals.
Q: What is your favorite local business?
Deja Brew. The BEST coffee!
Q: What do you like to do when you aren’t working?
Go on adventures with my kids (most recently indoor skydiving), watching marvel movies and practicing yoga
Q: Where’s your favorite place in the world?
Anywhere with my family! If we are outside that is a bonus.
Q: Three words to best describe you:
Tenderhearted, energetic and upbeat
Q: What is the one thing you can’t live without?
Q: What is one food that you cannot resist?
Q: What’s the best advice you were ever given?
Adjust, adapt and overcome (Thanks Mom)
Q: Are you a dog person or a cat person (or neither)?
Dogs! All of the dogs!