Aleksander Kirilov-Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-William Carey

Young, male college athlete posing for a photo

Track and field athlete Aleksander Kirilov is the Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-William Carey!

Aleksander is a Sophomore at William Carey University, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, where he is pursuing a career in Accounting. He has placed second in 100 m at the Juniors Bulgarian National Championship and third place in 100 m at the international tournament Tz.Hristova. Some of his favorite things to do include lifting weights, eating unhealthy food, studying, and hanging out with friends.

Aleksander is the son of Kameliya Kirilova and Kiril Kirilov.

Congratulations, Aleksander! We wish you every success in your athletic and academic journeys!

Encore Rehabilitation-William Carey Parkway
710 William Carey Parkway
Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39401
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Introducing Co-Directors for Encore Rehabilitation-Daphne: Deanna Foster, PT and Michelle White, PT

Introducing Co-Directors for Encore Rehabilitation-Daphne:
Deanna Foster, PT and Michelle White, PT!

Deanna Foster has been Clinician for 29 years and has been with Encore Rehabilitation for 22 years. She received her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from Maryville University in St. Louis, Missouri. She is also Certified in Dry Needling. She enjoys spending time with her five poodles, kayaking, cycling, and shooting. She is actively involved with her church.

Michelle White has been a Clinician for 29 years and has been with Encore Rehabilitation for 13 years. She is a graduate of the University of South Alabama where she received her Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy. Michelle has 12 years of primary emphasis on shoulder and knee rehab and 17 years of primary emphasis on spine rehab. Michelle and her husband, Steve, love spending time with their four rescue dogs. Michelle also likes to spend time snow skiing and shooting.

Encore Rehabilitation is proud of the compassionate and high-quality rehabilitative care Deanna and Michelle provide! 

Encore Rehabilitation-Daphne
8757 Rand Avenue, Suite C
Daphne, Alabama 36526
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Baseball-Coastal Community College South vs Wallace Community College Dothan, March 27, 2018

Coastal Community College South at Wallace Community College Dothan
March 27, 2018
Final Game 1
4-0 Wallace-Dothan wins

Encore Rehabilitation-Dothan
345 Healthwest Drive
Dothan, Alabama 36303

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Jonathan Gettys – MLB bound!

Jonathan Gettys Photo 2 Dothan Revised

Jonathan Gettys, a left-handed pitcher from Wallace Community College-Dothan, has been chosen as Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Dothan!

In this year’s season, Jonathan has started 5 games and is tied for 4th in the ACCC for strikeouts with 33. He has only allowed one home run and has an earned run average of .354, while batters have a .198 batting average against him. In addition, he has allowed 16 hits, 11 runs (8 earned), 10 walks, and 33 strikeouts.

His future plans: to be drafted to MLB! 

A native of Gainesville, Georgia, Jonathan has been playing baseball since he was a toddler. When not on the field, he enjoys lifting weights and watching movies.

Congratulations, Jonathan! We wish you all the best in your pursuits of  MLB!


Jonathan Gettys of the Wallace Community College Govs with Lillie Morgan, Athletic Trainer with Encore Rehabilitation-Dothan

Encore Rehabilitation-Dothan
345 Healthwest Drive, Dothan. AL 36303
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Continuing Education Opportunity for Athletic Trainers, Strength and Conditioning Coaches, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and Ortho Technicians-
July 13-15, 2018 at Orange Beach. Click here for Encore Sports Medicine Symposium information.

Encore Rehabilitation Basketball Bracket Challenge-March 2018

Encore Rehabilitation Basketball Bracket Challenge – You can win!

Bring a completed basketball bracket by a participating Encore Rehabilitation clinic for a chance to win an Encore basket with goodies!

The bracket that accumulates the most points wins the Encore Rehabilitation Basketball Bracket Challenge. Scoring will be 1 point first round, 2 points second round, all the way to the final worth 6 points.

Remember to put a valid email on the back of the bracket before turning in so we can contact you when you win!

All brackets must be turned in by Thursday, March 15th by 10:00 am.

Participating Encore Rehabilitation Clinics:

  • Cullman – 1701 Main Avenue SW, Cullman, AL 35055
  • Hamilton – 1261 Military Street S, Hamilton, AL 35570
  • Winfield – 199 Carraway Drive, Suite A1, Winfield, AL

2018 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship Official Br

If rehabilitation is in your future, choose Encore! We have locations near you!
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Jacob Ortmann – Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Diamondhead, MS



A big shout-out to Jacob Ortmann for being selected Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation – Diamondhead, MS!

Jacob is a Junior at Hancock High where he plays Football (#43) for the Hawks. After high school, he intends to pursue a degree in Dentistry or Law at the University of Southern Mississippi. Jacob is the son of Brandi McNease and David Ortmann.

Congratulations, Jacob!

Encore Rehabilitation – Diamondhead
5427 Gex Road, Suite C, Diamondhead, MS

Abby Baravik- Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-William Carey University

Abby Baravik Photo William Carey

Say hello to Abby Baravik, Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-William Carey University!

Abby is a Junior at William Carey and plays Goalie on the Crusaders Soccer Team where she has achieved tremendous success! Her list of accomplishments and awards include:

  • All American
  • Golden Gloves
  • First Team SSAC Conference
  • Freshman Team of the Year
  • SSAC Second Team All Conference
  • SSAC All Academic Team (2 years)
  • SSAC All Tournament Team (2 years)
  • NAIA All Academic Team

Abby’s post-graduation plans include pursing a career in public relations.

We wish you all the best, Abby!

Patient Success is rewarding to Jessie Bowles, PTA

Jessica Bowles PTA

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

Dawn O'Keefe DPT PT ATC Photo 2 Revised

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!


Kristofer Jones – Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation – Oak Grove

Kristofer Jones Photo Oak Grove

Kristopher Jones has been selected as the Encore Rehabilitation – Oak Grove Athlete of the Month! Kristopher is a Junior at Oak Grove High School where he plays Varsity Football (#20) and Baseball (#7). Kristopher has lettered all three years of high school and has also made the All-Area Team in Baseball.

When not playing sports for the Warriors, he enjoys hunting, fishing, weight-lifting, and playing video games. His post-graduation plans include attending college.

Kristopher is the son of Robert and Sandra Stephens.

Congratulations, Kristopher!