At Alliance Physical Therapy, we provide 24/7 access to online appointments, most requests are scheduled within 48 hours. With thirteen convenient locations, we are able to serve the Northern VA, DC and Richmond regions. Our offices are located in Alexandria (Near Alexandria Hospital) , Alexandria / Mount Vernon , Fairfax , Richmond / Willow Lawn, Richmond / Colonial Heights , Springfield , Stafford , Tysons Corner , Woodbridge , Woodbridge / Opitz Blvd. , Manassas , Richmond / Midlothian and downtown Washington DC .
Alexander the Great was said to have kept a special edition of the epic poem (prepared by his tutor Aristotle) under his pillow during his conquests and he’d read from it often. For Alexander, Achilles was andreia incarnate, and so the young king patterned his life after him. When he began his conquest of Asia, Alexander made a detour to pay homage to Achilles’ tomb. Whenever he experienced bouts of self-doubt, he’d pray to Achilles’ goddess mother, Thetis, for comfort. When his best friend and general, Hephaestion, was killed in battle, Alexander mourned deeply, just as Achilles had grieved for his best friend, Patroclus.