Khania Tolbert – Encore Rehabilitation Dothan Athlete of the Month

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Congratulations to Khania Tolbert, Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation – Dothan! Khania is a Freshman at Geneva High School where she participates in multiple sports including Basketball, Cheerleading, and Softball. This is her first year to play varsity basketball (#10). She has received Top 5 Basketball Players Award, as well as Highest Jump on Cheer Squad Award.

When not playing sports, Khania enjoys shopping, talking on the phone, and watching movies. Her future plans include running track and pursuing a psychologist degree. She is the daughter of Koreser Tolbert.

We wish you all the best, Khania!

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Kate Kent – Athlete of the Month for Good Hope High School-Encore Rehabilitation Cullman

Congratulations to Kate Kent, Good Hope High School & Encore Rehabilitation-Cullman Athlete of the Month! Kate is a Senior at Good Hope High School where she plays Volleyball for the Raiders. In October 2017, she led her team to the runner-up in the Cullman County Volleyball Tournament, won the  Area Championship, and to the Regional Tournament.  She had 163 kills, 46 solo blocks, and 29 aces.  She was named to the All County Team and the All Area Team.

Best of success to you, Kate!

 

 

Helping people- Chantry Hagood, LPTA

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I became a Physical Therapist Assistant for one reason and that was to help people. When I was 15 years old, my mother and I were in a bad motor vehicle accident which broke her neck and crushed her right ankle. After seeing what she went through and the importance of physical therapy in her recovery, I knew I wanted to help others like my mother.”

Chantry received his Physical Therapist Assistant degree from Wallace State Community College and has been a clinician for six years. He has worked for Encore Rehabilitation for one year, treating patients at the Encore Rehabilitation offices in Haleyville and Russellville. Chantry is also a Certified Personal Trainer.

Chantry continues, “I love seeing people thrive and meet new people. I have developed some good friendships that stand to this day. I was a sports fanatic and so I love to see athletes get back to what they love to do and have success. I believe all of us therapists desire to make a difference.” 

Thank you, Chantry for all you do! 

 

Wallace State – Cullman Area Career Awareness Fair 2017

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Wallace State Community College and Cullman Area Chamber of Commerce invited 8th Grade Students from across the Greater Cullman area to come explore hands-on a variety of careers and professions at the Cullman Area Career Awareness Fair on November 7, 2017. Almost 1,000 students attended the event held at Wallace State in Hanceville, Alabama.

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Sharing their passion for athletic training and rehabilitation are Encore Rehabilitation Athletic Trainers l-r: Gage Brewer; Dewayne Fortenberry; Adrianne Borland; and Jessica Burnetti with Occupational Therapy Assistant Leslie Perry. Also representing Encore Rehabilitation at the event were Adrian Dickerson and Bo Shirey.

Encore Rehabilitation, Inc. was proud to share the fields of Athletic Training-Sports Medicine, Physical Therapy, and Occupational Therapy. Encore Rehabilitation Athletic Trainers worked with students to teach the proper way to place an individual onto a spine board when there is a suspected neck or spine injury. The Athletic Trainers also  discussed the need for taping in sports and activities to provide greater stability and prevent injury and some students received a taping to their ankle. Therapists were on hand to share how physical therapy and occupational therapy can help individuals recovering from an accident, injury or illness.

Best of success to all of the students in attendance!

Celebrating National Physical Therapy Month with Ranae Arrington

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After receiving an injury to her right elbow, Ranae Arrington needed physical therapy. Her injury lead to swelling in the hand and problems with her shoulder. Why did she choose Encore Rehabilitation – Russellville for her therapy? “Word of mouth,” states Ranae. “I was told Encore was really good and cared about their patients.”
We thank you, Ranae, for choosing Encore as your rehabilitation provider! Happy National Physical Therapy Month!

“Encore has been extra good with me!”

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“I had knee replacement surgery in July and then I had knee manipulation six weeks later,” says Sara Bell of Wilsonville, Alabama. Sara’s doctor recommended Encore Rehabilitation – Columbiana for her physical therapy. She is now very happy to report, “Now I can walk without my cane. Encore therapy has been extra good with me. Thank you.”

Thank you, Sara! Happy National Physical Therapy Month!

Close to Home – Amy Yarbrough and Encore Rehabilitation Gordo

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Amy Yarbrough was suffering weakness from a long-term illness. Her doctor referred her to Encore Rehabilitation – Gordo for strengthening and balance. Amy says. “The staff is the best! Encore has a good reputation.” She also enjoys the fact that the Encore Gordo clinic is close to her home.
Thank you, Amy! Happy National Physical Therapy Month!

Caring Staff help Dorothy McGee at Encore Rehabilitation

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Fall 2017 saw Dorothy McGee fall, break a hip, have surgery and receive inpatient rehabilitation. When it was time for her to go home after surgery, Dorothy and her family selected Encore Rehabilitation –Clanton for her care because it was close to her home. Now they have more than just convenience to them keep coming to Encore. Dorothy’s daughter Brenda shares, “We continue with Encore because of the care and the skill the staff provides. From the time we enter the front door, it is obvious how the staff cares about their patients. This includes everybody-receptionist, front desk, and therapists.”

Thank you, Dorothy and family, for choosing Encore Rehabilitation-Clanton. Happy National Physical Therapy Month!

Bailey Webb – Athlete of the Month – Encore Rehabilitation Winfield

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Congratulations to Bailey Webb for being named Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Winfield!

Bailey is a Senior at Winfield High School. He has played varsity football for the Pirates for four years. You can find him on the field wearing jersey #34. When not on the football field, Bailey enjoys fishing.

His post-gradation plans include becoming a nurse practitioner. He is the son of Grant and Jana Webb.

Way to go, Bailey! We wish you all the best!

 

“Amazing result!” Carshala Youse and Encore Rehabilitation Montgomery East

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Accidents happen! Just ask Carshala Youse of Montgomery. “I was in a car accident and injured my neck, back, and left hip. I came in with serious pain in my neck and back,” she says.

Carshala not only received treatment for her injuries at Encore Rehabilitation-Montgomery East, she received much more. Carshala reports, “I came in with serious pain in my neck and back. I was expecting to feel better in a span of two months. What I did not expect was to develop a bond with my physical therapists, have natural/uplifting conversations with staff, and ultimately feel 100% relief within a matter of 3 weeks. Absolutely wonderful staff with amazing results!”

Thank you, Carshala! Happy National Physical Therapy Month!