careers

Encore Rehabilitation-Tillman’s Corner Clinic Director Jack Dockery, PT, DPT, Cert. DN

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Physical Therapist Jack Dockery has been a Clinician with Encore Rehabilitation for seven years. He began his career with Encore at the Pascagoula Clinic and is currently the Clinical Director for Encore Rehabilitation-Tillman’s Corner in Theodore, Alabama.

Dr. Jack Dockery grew up in Mobile, AL where he attended the University of South Alabama for his Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2011. He earned an advanced undergraduate degree for Bachelor of Pre-Professional Health Sciences also from the University of South Alabama in 2009.

Jack has an advanced background of working with orthopedic patients, athletes, and worker’s compensation patients. He has completed continuing education with emphasis on manual therapy treatments and has received his Certification in Dry Needling.

When Jack is not working, he enjoys spending time outdoors with his friends, family, and pets.

We appreciate all you do, Jack! Thank you!

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Patient Success is rewarding to Jessie Bowles, PTA

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Meet Jessie Bowles, Physical Therapist Assistant at Encore Rehabilitation – Tillman’s Corner in Theodore, Alabama!

Being a Physical Therapist Assistant is very rewarding. The best part of my career is seeing a patient succeed. Whether that success is seeing a patient perform a small task such as performing an independent straight leg raise or a large task such as returning to their career or sport, every milestone is important,” Jessie says.

Jessie has been a Clinician for two years and has been with Encore Rehabilitation for one year. She received her Associate of Applied Science degree-Physical Therapist Assistant from Itawamba Community College in Tupelo, Mississippi.

Jessie shares, “Not only do I feel like therapists impact patients’ lives, I feel that patients make a difference in our lives as well. I will never regret my choice to become a PTA.

Thank you, Jessie, for your dedication and commitment to excellent patient care! 

Clinic Director Dawn O’Keefe- Encore Rehabilitation-Beaumont

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Meet Dawn O’Keefe, PT, DPT, ATC, Cert. DN, Clinic Director at Encore Rehabilitation-Beaumont! Dawn has been a clinician in the Hattiesburg area for 26 years and with Encore Rehabilitation for 17 years. Dawn’s expertise is in providing quality one-on-one care for each of her patients.

Dawn holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Biology from the University of Southern Mississippi. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from Louisiana State University Medical Center-New Orleans and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Mississippi Medical Center.  In addition to being a Physical Therapist, Dawn is also a Certified Athletic Trainer. Most recently she has obtained her Dry Needling Certification.

Dawn and her husband, Matt have two daughters, Jordan and Lauren. In her free time, Dawn likes to exercise and run. She has participated with the same girls running group since 1997. Dawn has completed several half marathons and triathlons as well as one marathon. She is a native of Metairie, Louisiana.

At Encore Rehabilitation, we LOVE to see you move!

 

Justin Byrd, DPT, ATC, new Clinic Director at Encore Rehabilitation-Priceville

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Welcome to our new Clinic Director, Justin Byrd, DPT, ATC, Cert. DN!

Justin has been a part of Encore Rehabilitation for two and a half years as a Physical Therapist and Athletic Trainer.

Justin received his Clinicial Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Alabama State University and a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from The University of Alabama. While attending UA, he worked with the softball, gymnastic, and football teams. Justin is certified in Dry Needling and is currently pursuing his certification in Spinal Manipulation from the Spinal Manipulation Institute. He will soon earn his Diploma in Osteopractic.

Justin combines his knowledge of the human body with a strong sense of compassion and understanding to develop personal, individualized, patient-centered care for treating a variety of orthopedic and sport-related injuries/impairments. He focuses on hands-on manual therapy that consist of manipulation, mobilization, and dry needling. He desires to help all his patients regain complete functional movement and mobility, especially individuals suffering from back pain, neck pain, tension headaches, and cervicogenic headaches.

Justin is married to Kristie Hutchison Byrd, a native of Priceville. Kristie also works for Encore Rehabilitation as an Occupational Therapist. They are the proud parents of Olivia Kate (Livy).

Congratulations, Justin!

Meet the Encore Rehabilitation Human Resources Department!

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Encore Rehabilitation, Inc. is proud of our Human Resources Department for the support they give our employees. From new hires to seasoned employees, Jennie, Amanda, and Mack are always available to answer questions and treat each employee with respect.  They provide assistance with benefits, family medical leave, and more. We are thankful to have a GREAT HR Department!

Mack Haraway – Human Resources Generalist (seated above)
Mack graduated from the University of Alabama in 2015 with a major in Human Resources Management. He has been with Encore for 2 years.

Amanda Stone – Human Resources Assistant (left back row)
Amanda graduated from Troy University in 2009 with a degree in Sports & Fitness Management with Health Promotion & Exercise Science concentrations. She has been with Encore 9 years.  She is married with 2 sons and a daughter.

Jennie Foote – Director of Human Resources (right back row)
Jennie graduated from Athens State University in 1999 with a  double major in Human Resources Management and Business Management.  She has been with Encore for 8 years.  She is married with one daughter.

“I love living in the community, ” Brooke Owens, DPT, Encore Rehabilitation – Gordo

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The best thing about being a Physical Therapist? Brooke Owens, Physical Therapist at Encore Rehabilitation – Gordo says, “I love living in the community I work in and seeing patients functioning well in their daily lives after we work with them!”

Brooke has been a clinician for three years, all of her time with Encore Rehabilitation. She received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Alabama-Birmingham. She is also Certified in Dry Needling, ErgoScience FEC Certification, and PPI Certification.

Thank you, Brooke, for your wonderful care. Happy National Physical Therapy Month!

And if you see Brooke out and about in Gordo, be sure to say hello!

At Encore Rehabilitation, we LOVE to see you move!