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Getting To Know The Priority Physical Therapy Staff LESLEY TURNER, PT, DPT

Lesley graduated fromWashington University in St. Louis in 2009 with a Doctorate of Physical Therapy. Following graduation, she worked in the faculty practice at Washington University for 6 years under the mentorship of highly trained faculty and practitioners. Her training and practice has focused on analyzing the human movement system and providing treatment and education to achieve optimal health. She began working at Priority Physical Therapy in 2016. She is skilled in the treatment of all regions of the body, and particularly enjoys the spine, shoulder and knee. She is a Certified Lymphedema Therapist (CLT) and is a Graston Technique Provider. Lesley has wanted to become a Physical Therapist ever since she was in middle school and was a patient herself. Physical Therapy is one of the few professions in the health field that allows the provider to spend quality time with a patient. Movement is so fascinating to her, which is the hallmark of the profession. She enjoys making a difference in patients’

lives by improving function and decreasing pain and disability. Lesley and her husband have 2 young children. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends and being outdoors.

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