Stories

"Melanie made me believe in Physical Therapy again."

- Roxanne G.

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At my 6 month pregnancy point, I was having my second round of sciatica. I walked into Melanie’s office with 2 canes and walked out without ANY. Not only did she listen intently to my situation, she also helped with my pelvic floor needs for during and post pregnancy. I highly recommend her; I chose her over my ineffective Kaiser PT experience.

- Enid S.

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I highly recommend Melanie! After 4 babies I ended up with Diastasis, which caused me a lot of lower back pain and made me look like I was forever 4 months pregnant! Melanie gave me the confidence to continue working out by providing safe ab exercises to strength my core. But she did more than just that — she helped me with overall body movement. Love her whole body approach.

- Yesenia M.

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I have been dealing with back pain and diastasis recti that I never dealt with after having my kids. After my first meeting with Melanie I could already feel ab muscles engaging that I hadn’t been able to in years! I live in NorCal so we have been meeting over the internet, but every meeting we have is informative and I get stronger each time. The gap in my abs is closing and just about gone and my core feels like it’s supporting me now. Before I would get injured so easily because my back muscles were taking the brunt of everything. Working out now feels so much better and my random back pain is no more. I am so grateful for Melanie and her extensive knowledge about not only the body but diet and healthy living in general.

- Georgia R., Online Client

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I had previously seen four physical therapists without experiencing improvement. Melanie Connell is the first person who was able o diagnose the issues casing me pain and then suggest a treatment plan for imrpovment which helped me become more functional in my life. 

- Sherri L.

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Melanie Connell is so knowledgable and looks at the whole body and movement patterns, including proper breathing when treating patients. I had been dealing with low back pain for months and she was able to gibe me practical exercises and stretches along with visits for soft tissue work that got me out of pain in a short amount of time. Furthermore, I have learned how to alter my movements and posture during exercise along with working on breathing more effective. I highly recommend her. 

- Jill K.

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Melanie helped me with pelvic floor issues as well as chest pain I was having. What I loved most about working with her is that she is patient, calming and intentional. You don’t feel rushed or not cared for. She has a super sweet spirit to her that allows you to relax and take in all that she is doing. I told my husband I would feel like I just went to the spa after an appt with her because she has this ability to carry so much peace! Even in the way she treats you- her hand would touch my head to check for balance and I’d feel like I just got a massage! I also appreciated her natural and holistic approach to how she treats! That’s a game changer for me! I highly suggest Melanie for any body pain and pelvic floor issues.

- Nicole R.

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Melanie is great! She provided comprehensive care for my back pain and sent me home with not only more mobility after my first visit, but additional exercises and stretches to help keep me healthy beyond my appointment.

- Britt S.

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Melanie is very in tune with determining what is causing you pain, and is creative, thoughtful, and effective at addressing your issues. I recommend her highly.

- Jeff M.

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Melanie is an exceptionally gifted physical therapist. I had barely any neck mobility but ever since my first session with her I’ve had full mobility.

- Juli E.

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I find Melanie’s practice to be a rarity in our profession. I’ve required PT services on/off for years due to injuries and aging. Melanie is not only a thoughtful, attentive listener, she is a very skilled therapist! She utilizes an integrative approach to care: manual therapy, therapeutic exercise, breath work, nutrition. Melanie treats the whole person, addressing individual needs and most importantly giving an appropriate amount of time to attend to her patients’ concerns – which unfortunately so few practices do these days.

- Geeta S.

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Melanie’s experience equips her to help her clients, but her heart for and sincere concern for her clients set her apart. I highly recommend Melanie for help in your wellness journey! Don’t live in pain when you can find a remedy with Melanie!

- Cassi W.

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I was hoping to experience some relief from pain, but was not expecting to feel as well as I am.

- Juli E.

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With Melanie, I gained more strength, knowledge, and confidence than I ever did through my 6 month journey post-op with someone else.

- Stephanie K.

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Things feel really good. NO stomach issues. The burning in my back is gone. It is actually the first time in years that my rib doesn’t feel as stuck.

- Jessica S.

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I can hardly believe how much it has helped me! I have gotten out and about more and am feeling like I am starting to heal.

- Ann L. (after first visit)

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In just our first treatment Melanie was able to reduce my neck pain by working on my tail bone, she was able to reduce the fascial tension, and I was able to turn my neck side to side more than I can ever remember.

- Kim H.

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Melanie is very knowledgeable in her craft. I was in a lot of pain and had tingling all the way down one arm. She educated me about my condition while working on me at each of our sessions. I have specific exercises that help me strengthen and stay in a healthy place. Her philosophy and name say it all: “Remedy”.

- Kristi F.

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I highly recommend Melanie to anyone who wants to improve their strength and mobility.

- Tracy M.

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What sets Melanie apart from other PTs is that she takes a holistic and personable approach in treating her patients. Melanie solely works one on one with her patients allowing for a more personable and in depth session. Melanie is extremely knowledgeable not only in physical therapy but in full body wellness.

- Donna C.

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Melanie is simply wonderful. She equipped me with the exercises and knowledge that I will need to help gain my strength back post surgery. She takes her time in listening to how you are feeling and what your issues are, she makes sure you understand how what she does throughout the session will help you, and that you are doing it correctly to ensure positive results.

- Nicole O.

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Melanie seeks to find answers to long and short term physical pain – she works diligently to fix the underlying issues. She is kind, knowledgeable, and has a very serene office setting. I highly recommend her.

- Gena W.

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I started working with Melanie after suffering for almost 2.5 years. Her knowledge and experience are incredible and the results I’ve had are remarkable.

- Tammy M.

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I was able to hang through a long day of driving to LA and sitting through an evening event. No way I could have done that without Melanie’s help.

- Andy C.

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Melanie took the time to figure out what was causing my lower back pain and taught me the tools to find relief! I highly recommend her!

- Cindi R.

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If you have ever attended Burn on a calisthenics/ jumping day, I’m sure you’ve heard someone make the comment “I’m going to pee my pants!” It is too often true for women, especially those who have had children, to have a weakened pelvic floor… but it does NOT have to be the situation forever! I have done so many kegels during/after both of my pregnancies and attended a well known therapy center, but neither allowed me to return to running without leakage 🙈. Fast forward to my first few visits with Melanie at Remedy and I am back able to run, jump rope and push myself even harder at Burn without worry!

- Lucy R.

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Before starting to work with Melanie, I had been struggling with nagging lower back pain. I’ve had 4 sessions with her so far and have not had any pain in quite a while now. I’ve really loved working with Melanie and love her holistic approach and desire to find the root of the problem, not just fix/treat a symptom. I’ve been working with her through video calls and it has worked really well! I would highly recommend working with her either in person or via video call.

- Sarah T., Online Client

Due to COVID-19, Remedy PT has expanded its Online Program to suit your specific needs.

If you have pain that is keeping you from moving or exercising right now, this program will work for you.

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