Alyssa Burke, Physical Therapy Assistant, originally from Fairfax, Virginia completed her undergraduate degree from Christopher Newport University in 2010 and then went on to earn her Physical Therapy degree from Medical Careers Institute in Newport News, VA.
Alyssa grew up playing sports year round and lacrosse in high school and college. Before joining the Tidewater Physical Therapy team in April of 2015, she worked for SmithBucklin; an associate management company and for TripleEDGE Lacrosse.
It was after watching her dad go though physical therapy that she became interested in the field.
“Having been an athlete my whole life and with my coaching experience, it was exactly what I wanted to do,” she says. She especially enjoys working with shoulders and knee patients.
In her free time, Alyssa enjoys being outside, especially at the beach.