Testimonials

What People Are Saying About Jointworx

I was a regular patient at JointWorx for several years. First there was a rotator surgery recovery. Then, 3 more on that same shoulder (not the doc's fault). Next, one rotator surgery on the other, or right, shoulder. Rotator issues are extremely painful, and remain so throughout each typically 6 month surgery to recovery period. By the time I had rehabilitated from FIVE rotator surgeries, it was time for new knees. Don't recall how many weeks of rehab for those, but less than for shoulders. I consider myself a pro in the need for, benefits of, and aspects of joint rehabilitation. The methods used at JointWorx are amazing, and virtually pain free, with expert manual manipulation and massage in private rooms, and - additionally, the knowledge that my therapist was never distracted, always focused on me. Easy to do, as most expert manipulation and massage is done in private rooms instead of one big gym. I always walked in to a welcoming and warm greeting at the front desk. I cannot sing enough praise for JointWorx.
D.B.
I have seen Sara Manwiller many times over the last decade for back and shoulder issues. She has typically been able to treat me with manual manipulation and solve my problems within a few visits, and sometimes even in a single visit. The at-home exercises she has prescribed have been easy to follow through on, and have provided long-term benefits. I found the most effective treatment I received to be dry needling- this provided immediate relief. The massage team at Jointworx is also excellent- they clearly understand the treatment Sara is providing and complement it. I would always visit Jointworx as a first method of treatment for any muscle or joint issue.
P.K.
Sara has been putting me back together since she first treated me for postpartum recovery 12 years ago. She has helped me heal from every injury from living an active life I’ve incurred since that time. Additionally, the dry needle treatments I receive from her regularly in my neck and traps is the only thing that has worked to reduce the incidence of migraine headaches I have. I have less lost time at work and at play as a result. As a longtime meditation and yoga practitioner I appreciate Sara’s comprehensive view of traditional Western approaches with Ayurveda. She has a keen vision. Sara lives the lifestyle we all enjoy so she understands our needs to be active and pain-free. Jointworx is a great asset to our community.
E.G.
I credit Jointworx for helping me stay a happy, healthy and active person! I have the misfortune of several injuries in the last 5 years including a sprained ankle, whiplash and a displaced rib. Sara Manwiller has been an amazing therapist for me and has gotten me back on my feet in no time after each injury. Sara's evaluations, joint mobilizations, advice and exercises in conjunction with amazing follow up massages from Mike Christenberry and other members of the staff have proven incredibly helpful in my recoveries. I have also had several dry needling procedures done with Sara and they have been an amazing tool to aid in quick recovery, as well.
C.P.
I have been at Jointworx patient since training for triathlons in 2006. Through the years, the PTs and MT's at Joinworx have helped me considerably. My first experience was when I pulled my hamstring and then struggled with tendonitis while training for an Ironman. Not only was Sara supportive of my goal, she helped me continue to train by using manual therapy to get my body back in alignment, taught me how to use Kinesio tape to tape myself before the race and gave me exercises to strengthen my muscle imbalances. I was not only able to complete my race, but I was able to race my race. Next, I crashed while skiing and had an enormous bruise on my hip. Sara was working on an article and wanted to show how Kinesio tape helped heal bruises. She taped my hip in a basket weave pattern and the taped area of the bruise healed significantly faster. I am sold on Kinesio tape! Several years later, I injured my low back. I was not able to function normally, because sitting hurt, bending hurt, and lifting hurt. This time the treatment included manual therapy, dry needling and massage. At first, I was terrified of dry needling. Basically, Sara needled different parts of my hips and back. She would stick the needle into my sore muscle causing it to contract and then release. Although it is a bit uncomfortable during the treatment, it seems to provide fast relief of injuries. I was able to function normally within a few weeks. Last fall, I was training for a 200 mile, 2 day bike ride. Two weeks before the ride, my calf got very sore. It was so sore, I stopped riding my bike. When I made an appointment at Jointworx, I was certain I was not going to be able to do my ride. I went to see Sara and in only 4 appointments using a combination of dry needling, manual therapy and massage, I was able to do my bike ride with no calf pain.
H.T.
Being an avid runner, I've been prone to a few injuries. Sara has always been right on with the diagnosis and has given me various exercises that help me recover so I can keep running. Mike is outstanding for therapeutic massage-- I would highly recommend him. Dana is great as well, as is the whole staff at Jointworx, very professional!
S.W.
Hi Sharon...Oh my goodness, you are so amazing! I had no pain at all after the MAT treatment. I outpaced my goal time by three minutes, too!! Thank you so much, I am your biggest fan! You are the best!
S.M.