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SportsFit-Leakesville Yeti Cooler Winners

 

Congratulations to Mitchell Dixon and Jo Roberts! They are the winners of the Yeti Coolers from SportsFit Leakesville! Thanks to everyone who participated!

 

SportsFit Wellness Center – Leakesville
433 Main Street
Leakesville, Mississippi 39451
601-394-4545
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Encore Rehabilitation-Leakesville to host special Blood Drive-Feb 14th

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A personal message from Encore Rehabilitation-Leakesville Clinic Director Hope Backstrom

We will be sponsoring a blood drive on February 14 in memory of Brian “Yogi” Breland. I am told by the United Blood Services representative that there is a critical need with only a two day blood supply available. The units of blood donated in this memorial blood drive will be credited to both hospitals to help decrease medical expenses. Please help spread the word in your schools, churches, and communities so that we can show strong support for this family in memory if their loved one

 

Happy New Year from Encore Rehabilitation and SportsFit- Leakesville

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Happy New Year from the staff at Encore Rehabilitation and SportsFit – Leakesville, MS! Shelia, Kim, Hope and Jeanne wish you a wonderful 2018!

Wonderful Success! – Sissy Breland, Member of the Month for SportsFit Leakesville

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Congratulations to Sissy Breland- Member of the Month for SportsFit of Leakesville, Mississippi! Through her hard work and dedication, Sissy lost 36 pounds from March-September 2017. Way to go, Sissy!

“6 Advantages of Encore Rehabilitation,” written by Andrew Stark from GuideDoc.

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Thanks for writting/rating our company Andrew! Here is his article below.

Encore Rehabilitation Services: An Overview of Encore Rehabilitation Benefits

Encore Rehabilitation is a leading provider of physical therapy and rehabilitation services, featuring dozens of locations in Mississippi and Alabama. The facility employs numerous professionals trained in medicine and physical therapy, providing the utmost standard of care for its patients. If you are in the process of recovering from an injury, there are plenty of advantages to seeking treatment through one of Encore’s locations. This guide will weigh the pros and cons of this treatment facility to help you make an informed decision about your medical care and recovery.

Advantage #1: Specialized Care

The first major advantage to seeking care through Encore Rehabilitation is that they have a variety of professionals with expertise in specific fields. From pain management and sports medicine to women’s health and work rehabilitation, you will find a medical professional who has plenty of experience with your specific reason for seeking treatment. Specificity is crucial to a good recovery since specialized therapists have up-to-date training in all the latest technologies and methods within their specialty. You can rest assured that you will receive the highest quality of care and attention from staff members who take pride in working with the problems you have and helping you reach your recovery goals. Patients have the option to work with professionals in one or more specialties, making Encore Rehabilitation a one-stop shop for physical wellness.

Advantage #2: Varied Services

In addition to basic physical therapy services, Encore also offers a variety of services to help the community. Speech-language pathology, or speech therapy, is provided at local schools so students don’t have to travel to receive services. This type of convenient care is crucial to making rehabilitation accessible to everyone. Even if you can’t go to an Encore Rehabilitation services center, there are still plenty of options available to you. Whether you decide to arrange for a therapist to visit you at your home, workplace, or school, or you choose to seek care in a hospital, Encore works with its patients to ensure that they receive timely and reliable care.

Advantage #3: WorkZone Industrial Rehab

One of the things that truly sets Encore apart from other facilities is its focus on workplace rehabilitation. The WorkZone Industrial Rehab program works with companies to create a safe and productive environment in which employees can thrive. Since so many of the injuries treated by their professionals are job related, the facility recognizes the benefit of preventing problems before they happen. You can even request that Encore visit your business to analyze workplace safety regulations and help improve working conditions for everyone. In addition to working with employers to implement policies that prevent injury, Encore also works with you and other employees to encourage healthy lifestyle choices that can stave off the effects of illness and injury. Preventative care is essential to taking care of your body and saving yourself pain and effort in the long run.

Advantage #4: Sports Medicine Expertise

Many injuries are the result of athletic activities and can be very different from those caused by routine ailments and movement. Encore Rehabilitation recognizes that sports injuries require expert knowledge and specific treatment, and the facility takes a holistic approach to managing recovery through sports therapy. Many injured athletes choose Encore when they want a facility that will focus on getting them back into condition to resume the sports they love. While hospitals frequently treat injuries, there is considerable benefit to working with individuals who understand the difference between routine injuries and sports injuries. Torn rotator cuffs, swollen joints, and ACL issues are frequently associated with sports injuries and require the specialized care and technology that Encore provides to get you back to your full athletic potential.

Advantage #5: Personalized Care

Although Encore is a large company, it operates like a series of small businesses. With numerous locations sprinkled throughout Alabama and Mississippi, Encore is able to keep the ratio of patients-to-providers low. You will receive personalized attention from your assigned healthcare professionals in an environment that has all the benefits of a major company and all the charm and attention of a small business. Healthcare can often feel like an impersonal experience in which you are just another statistic, but the Encore experience is refreshingly different. Your case will be managed by thoughtful professionals who genuinely care about your progress and want to help you reach your full potential. Support is an essential component of the rehabilitation process, and the first step in building a strong support network is working with caring healthcare providers.

Advantage #6: Treatment Length Options

Whether you are looking for long-term treatment or a quick and easy rehabilitation experience to help you get back on your feet, Encore has a variety of options to offer. You can choose between inpatient and outpatient care depending on your needs. If you can take time off from school or work, you may benefit from the extended treatment offered by Encore’s inpatient programs. This allows you to receive care around the clock without interruption, facilitating a fast recovery. On the other hand, if your commitments make it impossible to get away for an extended period of time, Encore will work with you to fit appointments into your busy schedule.

Disadvantage: Limited Locations

In spite of its many advantages, there is one major disadvantage to Encore. The company currently only offers facilities in Alabama and Mississippi. However, due to the superior quality of Encore’s services and the professional excellence of its staff members, many patients choose to make the trip and receive care at one of Encore’s many inpatient facilities. Others travel to an Encore facility and receive outpatient care while staying in the area. Your Encore team will work with you to develop a plan that meets your needs and makes travel as smooth as possible. Encore is able to provide personalized care to each of its patients to develop a treatment program that works with every aspect of their life.

To find a location near you, visit the  locations page on our website!

 

I’m from Portland and write about physical rehabiliation for GuideDoc.com

SportsFit of Leakesville Member of the Month, Celena Easterling.

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Congratulations to our SportsFit of Leakesville Member of the Month, Celena Easterling! Celena is 35 years old and has been a member since April 2015. She has lost over 40 pounds by working hard at the gym everyday. She is one of the most dedicated members we have at our gym!

When asking Celena why she chose SportsFit as her gym she said,

“My friend asked me to come with her. It has been the best experience ever and has helped me become a ‘better me.’ The people are awesome and motivate me everyday!”

Celena’s motivation for working out is,

“Jamie McLeod, Kim Green, Kim Pierce and so many others that are killing it to reach their own goals. 

Keep working hard Celena! We are so proud of you!

March Madness Competition at SportsFit!

We are starting our March Madness Cardio Competition TODAY!!

You will compete in teams of two, and winners of the tournament will each receive a 3 month membership!!!

Sign up and join in on the fun! Registration is FREE and you will receive a March Madness T-Shirt!

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Leakesville SportsFit Member of the Month, Kimberly Green.

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We would like to congratulate Kimberly Green on being chosen as the Leakesville SportsFit Member of the Month! Kimberly lives in Leakesville and has been a member at SportsFit since last February. Her loyalty and dedication to exercising has been so amazing to watch! Her exercise motivation is to live a healthy, full life and meet great people along the way. When asked why she chose SportsFit as her gym she said,

“I wanted to live healthy and be all I can be. From the first visit to the gym, I have enjoyed Jamie McLeod and Kim Pierce beyond words. Both have such an impact on me as a person. I have had nothing but a wonderful experience!”

We are so proud of you and all you’ve accomplished, Kimberly!

 

2 of our SportsFit Members are future Marines!

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Grant Garretson and Tucker Zehner, members at our SportsFit gym in Leakesville MS, have been dedicated in their training for the Marines since the day we opened our doors.  Day in and day out, they’ve always given 100%.  Grant and Tucker are two of the most deserving and respectful young men we have ever seen, and we’re so proud of them and all they will accomplish in the Marine Corps!

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Grant is a 17 year old, Senior at Greene County High School and will receive his diploma in May.

“I chose to enter the Marine Corps because I wanted to be apart of an elite organization that represented something bigger than myself. I wanted to take part in something that showed honor, courage, commitment, and selflessness. It also seemed like a good way to start off at 17 and will hopefully help me provide for a family one day, God willing.  I chose SportsFit because it was a local gym with good equipment and very helpful staff members. I would recommend the gym to anyone I know.”

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Tucker is a graduate of Greene County High School and is 18 years old.  He boarded a plane today for Boot Camp on Paris Island.

“I joined the military because its always been something I’ve wanted to do since I was little and I joined the marines because they’re the best. Also chose sportsfit because its local convenient and they have a very friendly staff!”

Thank you, Grant and Tucker, for serving our country!

Semper Fi.