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Chinese Medical Professionals visit Singing River Health System Facilities and Encore Rehabilitation-Mississippi-Part 4

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Medical Professionals from China visit with Encore Rehabilitation Physical Therapists at East Lake Physical Therapy and Sports Center.

After touring Encore Rehabilitation clinics in northern Alabama, visiting Medical Professionals from China continued their tour by visiting Encore Rehabilitation Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapists working in the healthcare facilities of the Singing River Health System in the Gulf Coast area of Mississippi.

The use of Western rehabilitation practices such as physical therapy and occupational therapy is growing in China. The visitors were observing and learning how Western rehab is used in a variety of settings such as outpatient clinics, hospitals, industries, and sports settings.

Singing River Health System locations visited by the group included:

  • Ocean Springs Pediatrics Center
  • Ocean Springs Hospital
  • Ocean Springs Neuro Rehab Center
  • Gautier Physical Therapy and Industrial Center
  • East Lake Physical Therapy and Sports Center.

Singing River Health System is both a mission-driven provider of health services and one of the largest employers on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Singing River provides critical health services, numerous community outreach programs, and charitable services and educational programs. Community-owned, Singing River is also home to the award-winning Blue Distinction Center of Excellence in cardiac care, stroke care, and spine and joint surgery.

Encore Rehabilitation is proud of our association with Singing River Health System, providing quality therapists and support staff in rehabilitative settings for Singing River. Encore Rehabilitation is the largest privately owned provider of rehabilitation services in the southeast United States. Encore has been serving communities in Alabama and Mississippi for over 35 years.

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Ocean Springs Hospital Administrator Heath Thompson, center, along with representatives of Encore Rehabilitation, provided a tour of Ocean Springs Hospital to the visiting Chinese Medical Professionals.

Part 4 of a 5 part series.

Encore Rehabilitation, Inc.- Corporate Office
251 Johnston Street SE, Suite 200
Decatur, Alabama 35610
256-350-1764
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At Encore Rehabilitation, we LOVE to see you move.


Part 3- Chinese Medical Professionals visit Encore Rehabilitation-Corporate Office, Decatur, Alabama

Part 2- Chinese Medical Professionals visit Encore Rehabilitation-Hartselle

Part 1- Chinese Medical Professionals visit Encore Rehabilitation-Athens


MLB Bound-Jonathan Gettys- Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Dothan

Headache Relief- “I Feel Like a New Person!”

Physical Therapy instead of Knee Surgery – One patient’s success

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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
251-621-1021
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Physical Therapist David Greer, PT, DPT, OCS of Mobile, Alabama

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Say hello to David Greer, PT, DPT, OCS!

David is a Physical Therapist at Encore Rehabilitation-Tillman’s Corner in Theodore, Alabama near Mobile. He has been a Clinician for seven years and has practiced with Encore Rehabilitation for six years. He attended the University of South Alabama where he received his Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science and his Doctorate of Physical Therapy. He is also a Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist.

When not treating patients, David enjoys spending time with his wife, Ally. He is actively involved with the Men of St. Joseph community group. David likes being outdoors and competes in Obstacle Course Racing.

Thank you for all you do, David! We appreciate your commitment to our patients!

Encore Rehabilitation – Tillman’s Corner
5643 Sermon Road South
Theodore, AL 36582
251-660-1505

At Encore, we LOVE to see you move!

Clinical Director Molly Nelson, PT

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Molly Nelson graduated from University of South Alabama in 2004 with a Masters in Physical Therapy degree. She accepted her first position in Fort Collins, Colorado working for three years in orthopedic rehabilitation for a US News 50 Best Hospitals in Orthopedics. She returned to her hometown of Mobile, Alabama taking a sports medicine position with Encore Rehabilitation in 2007.

Her time with Encore Rehabilitation has allowed her to work in a variety of settings in the Mobile area including collegiate and high school athletic facilities. With the help of the Sports Medicine team, she was instrumental in establishing onsite Physical Therapy at Murphy High School and Davidson High School.

Currently, Molly is the Clinical Director at Encore Rehabilitation-Mobile Midtown and serves as the Physical Therapist with the Sports Medicine Team at UMS-Wright Preparatory School.

Molly believes patient care and respect should be held at highest degree while searching for root cause of orthopedic problems to allow people to move better and meet individual goals. Annual continuing education goals are accomplished by her with the most recent Certifications in ASYTM, SPORTSMETRICS, and Dry Needling. Her clinical interests include injury prevention programs, post surgical pain, ACL rehab with progression back to sport, and general orthopedic dysfunctions.

Molly and her husband, Jeff,  have two beautiful daughters that love to spend time playing golf, watching sports, and going to the beach together.

Thank you, Molly, for your dedication and commitment!

Encore Rehabilitation-Mobile Midtown
3078 Dauphin Square Connector, Mobile, Alabama  36607
251-341-5662

 

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!

Fayette Encore Athlete of the Month, Mason Bonner!

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Congratulations to the Fayette Encore Athlete of the Month, Mason Bonner! Mason is a Junior multi-sport athlete at Fayette County High School. He has been on the Varsity Tiger’s Football and Tennis teams for 3 years now and wears jersey #70. Mason has a 3.26 GPA and plans to attend the University of South Alabama for Mechanical Engineering and then the University of Alabama for Law. He is the son of Ashley Bonner.

Arab Encore Athlete of the Month, Trent Myers.

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Congratulations to the Arab Encore Athlete of the Month, Trent Myers! Trent is a Senior athlete at Brindlee Mountain High School. He has played on the varsity Lions Basketball team for 4 years now and wears jersey #13. Trent has won the All-County Basketball award and has a 3.0 GPA. After graduation next spring, Trent plans to attend the University of South Alabama and major in Criminal Justice. He is the son of Corey and Derrick Duke.

Fairfield Encore Athlete of the Month, Mya Kirksey

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Congratulations to the Fairfield Encore Athlete of the Month, Mya Kirksey! Mya is a rising senior athlete at Fairfield High School. She has played on the varsity softball team for 4 years now and wears jersey #12. Mya currently has a 3.5 GPA and plans to attend the University of South Alabama after graduation next spring to major in nursing! She is the daughter of Tia Brown. Good luck your senior year Mya!

Diamondhead Encore Athlete of the Month, Aija Pettis.

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Congratulations to the Diamondhead Encore Athlete of the Month, Aija Pettis! Aija is a senior cheerleader at Pass Christian High School in Mississippi.  She has been on the Pirates Varsity Cheer team for one year now and has won the Pin Award at cheer camp. After graduation this May, Aija plans to attend the University of South Alabama and major in nursing. She is the daughter of Sabrina Cook and Derek Pettis. Keep up the good work, Aija!

Tuscaloosa Encore Athlete of the Month, Colby Free.

Congratulations to Colby Free who was chosen as the Tuscaloosa Clinic Encore Athlete of the Month! Colby is a sophomore, Majorette at Hillcrest High School in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. She has a GPA of 3.6 and would like to attend University of Alabama to pursue a degree in Law and hopes to become a Crimsonette as well. We are certain with her experience and beautiful smile she will become a wonderful addition to the UofA Crimsonette team!

Colby is the daughter of Jeff and Nocole Free. Good Luck Colby, keep up the good work!