A Nun’s Story of Regaining her Gait & Balance with the Help of a Jewish Miracle Worker
Sitting across from Sister Miriam Lucille Montella, one would never be able to guess that, at one time, she suffered from a brain tumor. Something inside her, like a light, shines through and warms everything around her. Perhaps that’s the result from belonging to the Sisters of St. Joseph in Brentwood, New York for almost sixty years; or stems from an unwavering, open-minded faith, which is contagious, spreading a sense of ease on those she comes in contact with.
Sister Miriam’s story started twenty-five years before she arrived at Peak Performance Physical Therapy’s Wantagh office and met Therapist, Mitch Henig. Back in 1990, she started experiencing weakness on her left side. It mostly happened when she walked and as a result she developed a shuffle. When Sister Miriam finally went t to the doctor for some tests, he called her back in for a follow up appointment and told her, “Your results look good…with one exception…. you have a brain tumor.’” [Read more…]