Fayette

Radosar Masoumi Returns to Work!

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Radosar Masoumi was injured at work resulting in surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff. Radosar’s medical team referred him to Encore Rehabilitation-Fayette because of the quality care and rehab results previous patients had received. 

He says, “I injured my shoulder at work several months ago and had surgery. I am proud to say that I am better and able to return to work performing some of my duties that I was doing before I got hurt.”

Congratulations, Radosar, for being selected Patient of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Fayette! We wish you all the best!

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1793 North Temple Avenue, Fayette, Alabama 35555
205-904-8228
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To learn more about our Industrial Rehabilitation Programs, visit our website or contact Elisabeth Bernier at 205-447-7234.

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Tori Wade – Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Fayette

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Meet Berry High School Cheerleader Tori Wade! She has been selected Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Fayette!

Tori has been a Cheer athlete for three years. Her hobbies include gymnastics, cheering, and drawing. After high school, Tori would like to attend Mississippi State University and earn a Kinesiology degree.

Tori is the daughter of Tim and Becky Wade.

Congratulations, Tori, on being recognized as Athlete of the Month!

Encore Rehabilitation-Fayette
1793 North Temple Avenue
Fayette, Alabama 35555
205-904-8228

Find Encore Rehabilitation-Fayette on Facebook

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Doing what she loves again!

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Debbie Richards (left) with Marla Kizzire, PTA at Encore Rehabilitation-Fayette

When Debbie Richards first came to Encore Rehabilitation-Fayette, she had very limited use of her shoulder due to a fractured humerus. Physical Therapist Assistant Marla Kizzire says, “Debbie worked super hard. Now she has full function of her arm again. I’m excited and happy for her!” Debbie is excited, too, because now she is able to go visit her grandson again.  We wish you all the best, Debbie! 

Rachael Jones, DPT – Encore Rehabilitation Regional Director

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Rachael Jones is passionate about her patients! “The best thing about being a Physical Therapist is my patients! As a Physical Therapist, I spend one-on-one time with each patient over a period of weeks and often months. I not only educate, facilitate, and assist in their healing, but I also get to know patients on a personal level. I meet their families and hear their struggles. I am honored to watch their success. I am privileged to experience the joy when they walk again, return to sports, return to work, gain their independence and when they are finally pain-free. I am thankful for my role as physical therapist and consider it a great honor.”

A native of Guin, Alabama, Rachael is the Regional Director of the Encore Rehabilitation Clinics in Fayette, Vernon, Hamilton, and Winfield. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science from The University of Mississippi and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from The University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis. Rachael also holds a certification in Dry Needling.  She has been a clinician for seven years and has practiced with Encore Rehabilitation for five years.

Thank you, Rachael, for all that you do for your patients and Encore Rehabilitation!

 

 

Getting People Back to Their Lifestyle – Marla Kizzire, Encore Rehabilitation Fayette

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If you were to ask Marla Kizzire, LPTA, ATC, what she likes best about being a Physical Therapist Assistant, she would be happy to answer, ” I like interacting with my patients and meeting new people. I enjoy the opportunity to treat each patient. I really like being part of getting people back to their prior lifestyle.”

Marla has been a practicing clinician for 21 years, spending four of those years with Encore Rehabilitation where she treat patients at Encore Rehabilitation – Fayette. In addition to her Physical Therapist Assistant degree from Wallace State, Marla has a bachelor’s degree in Sports Medicine from the University of South Alabama. Marla enjoys spending time with her family, camping, and boating.

Thank you, Marla, for all you do! Happy National Physical Therapy Month!

 

 

Fayette Clinic Athlete of the Month, Claudie Thompson.

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Congratulations to the Fayette Encore Athlete of the Month, Claudie Thompson. Claudie is a 10 years old, 5th grader and plays basketball and football. He started therapy at Encore after he broke his knee cap and tore his tendons away from it during a football game accident. Claudie is now on his way to a speedy recovery and back to playing the sport he loves! Keep you the good work, Claudie!

Fayette Patient of the Month, Peggy Blackburn.

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Congratulations to Peggy Blackburn for being chosen as the Fayette Clinic Patient of the month! Peggy came to us after she fell off an 8ft ladder and broke her arm and heel. She had emergency surgery on her arm and had a plate and 6 screws put in. Two weeks later, she had surgery on her heel and had a plate and 10 screws put in. After about 2 months, she started rehab at Encore on her heel. Peggy has made tremendous progress! She went from wheelchair, to walker to a cain and now she is walking on her own. She also began rehab on her arm a month later and is now ably to lift a 5 pound weight in her exercises!

“The professionals and the staff at Encore have been skillful, attentive, helpful and knowledgeable. I have made great progress during my rehab and I hope to make much more progress as I proceed through the rehab process. Thank you Encore for helping me move toward complete recovery!!”

Congratulations to Sara Long, Fayette Clinic Athlete of the Month.

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Congratulations to the Fayette Clinic Athlete of the Month, Sara Long.  Sara is a Junior at South Lamar High School and played on the high school’s volleyball team, as well as the club volleyball team.  She plans to attend Bevill State for two years and then transfer to the University of Alabama to major in Criminology.  Sara is the daughter of Jeff and Mary Long. 

Fayette Athlete of the Month

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The Fayette Athlete of the Month goes to Colin Jones, an 11th grader at Fayette County High School. He has played football for 2 years, Basketball for 1 year, and Baseball since 7th grade as 3rd baseman and pitcher. He is attending Encore rehab in Fayette, AL for an elbow sprain. Colin is the son of Jeff and Kim Bigham, and an A & B student with future plans of being a finical advisor.