Author: Encore Rehabilitation, Inc.

As Alabama and Mississippi's largest privately-owned rehabilitation company, Encore Rehabilitation, Inc. helps people get back to their lives through physical therapy, occupational therapy, aquatic therapy, industrial rehab, sports medicine, and other orthopaedic rehabilitation programs. Rehabilitation services are provided at Encore Rehabilitation Centers in Alabama and Mississippi, as well as on-site at healthcare facilities, schools, companies, and other locations.

Micah Means is Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Cullman

Say hello to Fairview High School Senior athlete Micah Means, Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Cullman!

Micah’s sport is Volleyball where she excels! She has been named All-County 2 years; All-Area 3 years; Top Setter 3 years; and Top Server 4 years. She has also been selected Team Captain 2 years. Micah plans to continue volleyball at Wallace State Community College. In her personal time, she enjoys volleyball, bowling, and hanging out with friends.

Micah is the daughter of Tracy and Steve Means.

Congratulations, Micah! Have a great Senior year!

Micah is shown here with Encore Sports Medicine Athletic Trainer Lindsey Walker.

Encore Sports Medicine is proud to be the Official Sports Medicine Provider for the Fairview Aggies!

Encore Rehabilitation-Cullman
1701 Main Avenue SW, Suite G
Cullman, Alabama 35055
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Nelson Martin – Athlete of the Month for Addison High School and #EncoreRehab Cullman

Pediatric Physical Therapy Team at Encore Rehabilitation Cullman

National Child Health Day with Encore Rehabilitation-Cullman!

Jayvion Poke-“Lots of fun things to do” at Encore Rehabilitation-Dothan

Say hello to Jayvion Poke, Patient of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Dothan!

After fracturing his patella doing back flips on the playground, his doctor recommended physical therapy. Jayvion said, “My favorite thing about therapy there is that there are a lot of fun things to do and we have the best teachers there.”

After several months of therapy, he is progressing well and getting back to doing the things that he loves. We are proud of your progress, Jayvion, and we are glad to have you as our Patient of the Month!

At Encore Rehabilitation-Dothan, we specialize in high-quality Physical Therapy! For illnesses, surgeries, sports injuries, balance or strengthening, let our Rehab Team help YOU get back to the things you love!

Jayvion is pictured here with all of his friends on the Encore Rehabilitation-Dothan Rehab Team!

Encore Rehabilitation-Dothan
345 Healthwest Drive
Dothan, Alabama 36303
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2020 AHSAA Super 7 Football Championships, Dec 2-4, 2020

2020 AHSAA Super 7 Head Football Coaches pose for a photo
SUPER 7 COACHES: Front row, from left: Travis Lockett, Linden (1A); LaBrian Stewart, Abbeville (2A); Aubrey Blackwell, Montgomery-Catholic (3A); AHSAA Associate Executive Director Alvin Briggs; Executive Director Steve Savarese; Paul Benefield, Fyffe (3A); Darrell Higgins, Mars Hill Bible (2A); Michael Williams, Pickens County (1A). 
Back row, from left: Adam Winegarden, Auburn (7A); Ben Blackmon, Spanish Fort (6A); Steve Mask, St. Paul’s Episcopal (5A); Darrell LaBeaux, Pleasant Grove (5A); Ryan Lolley, Gordo (4A); Mark Freeman, Thompson (7A); Larry Strain, Handley (4A).

At Bryant-Denny Stadium, Tuscaloosa, Dec. 2-3-4, 2020

Wednesday, Dec. 2
CLASS 7A Finals

Thompson (13-0) 29 vs Auburn (11-1) 28
Thompson is the 2020 7A State Champion.

Thursday, Dec. 3
CLASS 3A Finals
Montgomery Catholic (12-2) vs. Fyffe (14-0), 10 a.m.

CLASS 1A Finals
Linden (14-0) vs. Pickens County (11-3),  2:45 p.m.

CLASS 5A Finals
St. Paul’s Episcopal (14-0) vs. Pleasant Grove (11-2), 7:30 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 4
CLASS 4A Finals
Gordo (13-1) vs. Handley (11-1), 10 a.m.

CLASS 2A Finals
Abbeville (12-1) vs. Mars Hill Bible (12-2),  2:45 p.m.

CLASS 6A Finals
Spanish Fort (11-3) vs. Pinson Valley (11-2), 7:30 p.m.

25th Super 7 State Football Championships Start Wednesday
Thompson – Auburn Kick Off AHSAA State Football Championships at Bryant-Denny
     MONTGOMERY – Defending Class 7A state champion Thompson High School faces strong challenger Auburn High School when the two teams meet Wednesday night it kick off the AHSAA 25th Super 7 State Football Championships at the University of Alabama’s Bryant-Denny Stadium. This is the 55th year of the AHSAA State football playoffs.
      The Class 7A championship game kicks off at 7 p.m., as will be the first of seven state championship games to be held here Dec. 2-3-4. All games will be televised over the AHSAA TV Network and live-streamed over the NFHS Network. WOTM TV is producing the games which can been seen over a network of cable affiliates across the state. The games were offered free to every cable affiliate in the state.
      For Coach Mark Freeman’s Warriors (13-0), the state championship game will be the third in a row. Thompson lost to Central-Phenix City in 2018, came back to beat the Red Devils in last year’s Super 7 title game and will now face Central’s chief Region 2 rival Auburn (12-1) in the 2020 championship.
     This year’s finals take on even more significance said Freeman. “We were hoping to get back to the finals but more importantly, we were just hoping to be able to have a football season this year.
      “I am so proud of our team and all the teams that are here – and am thankful for the AHSAA and who sacrificed so much to make this season a possibility.”
       The Warriors roll in riding a seven-game playoff winning streak and an overall 17-game win streak dating back to a loss to Hewitt-Trussville in the last game of the regular season in 2019.
       Thompson, coached by Mark Freeman, is anchored on offense by junior quarterback Conner Harrell, who has completed 220-of-298 passes for 3,405 yards and 40 touchdowns his season. The Warriors are averaging 44.2 ppg and 457.6 yards per  game with 190.2 coming on the ground.  Jarrett Crockett is the team’s leading rusher with 1,037 yards and 16 touchdowns on 152 carries in just 10 games. Harrell has a strong receiving corps led by J.B. Mitchell, who has 70 catches for 1,163 yards and 12 touchdowns. Ryan Peppins has 63 receptions for 1,037 yards and also has 12 receiving TDs, Tre Roberson has 39 catches for 480 yards and five touchdowns, and Sam Reynolds has 26 catches for 465 yards and six scores.
    Defensively, linebacker Jeremiah Alexander has 106 tackles on the year with 29 resulting in loss yardage. His eight sacks lead the team and has accounted for 54 negative yards.  
     Auburn, coached by Adam Winegarden, averages 35.0 ppg and is allowing just 14.4.  Quarterback Matthew Caldwell has completed 115-of-211 passes for 1,768 yards and 19 TDs this season in 11 games. His top receivers are Bryson Clague (49 catches, 738 yards, 2 TDs); Jazavion Ray (18 catches for 408 yards and four scores); and explosive Quay Ross (21 receptions, 343 yards, 8 TDs).  J.T. Rodgers is the team’s leading rusher with 703 yards and 10 TDs on 139 carries.
     Defensively, the Tigers have been tough up front all year. Defensive lineman Gordon Powell has 74 tackles, including nine sacks and 13 stops behind the line total. Middle linebacker Brad Harper has 79 tackles, linebacker Joey McGinty has 60 stops and seven sacks, and Quay Nelms has a team-leading six interceptions. Auburn has 17 as a team.

      Thursday’s Super 7 schedule features state finals in Class 3A, 1A and 5A. Fyffe (14-0), the 2A state champs in 2018 and 2019, moved to 3A and will riding a 44-game winning streak when the Red Devils take on Montgomery Catholic (12-2) in the 3A finals at 10 a.m. The Class 1A championship game featuring Linden (14-0) and Pickens County (11-3) will follow at 2:49 p.m.; and the Class 5A championship game between Pleasant Grove (11-2) and unbeaten St. Paul’s Episcopal (14-0) of Mobile at 7:30 p.m.
     Classes 2A, 4A and 6A close out the 2020 Super 7 championships Friday.  Handley (11-1) meets Gordo (13-1) at 10 a.m., in Class 4A; Abbeville (12-1), making its first state championship game appearance since 1971, faces Mars Hill Bible (12-2) at 2:45 p.m.; and Spanish Fort (11-3) takes on Pinson Valley (11-2) in the 6A finals at 7:30 p.m.
    Play-by-play announcer Tommy Wood and color analyst Coach Rick Rhoades will be handling the commentary for the Class 7A game Wednesday and split the remaining games with sportscasters Mickey Shadrix and Gethard Methangani Thursday and Friday. he AHSAA Radio Network, anchored by veteran announcers Randy Lee and Brett Pritchard, will also broadcast all seven championship games over its network of radio affiliates and the internet.  The Radio Network will feature a host of announcers including popular Mobile radio personalities Rick Cleveland and Corey LaBounty as well as veteran AHSAA Network personalities Luke Robinson, Jeremy Jeffcoat, Caleb Brooks and producer Stacy Mills.

TV/Radio/Ticket Information
Please check out the cable listings for your area at the following link and if your area is not included, contact your cable provider.

For those without cable, the games will also be live-streamed live over the subscriber-based NFHS Network. To subscribe, go to
Go to for information about the AHSAA Radio Network.

Tickets must be purchased online at GOFAN at the following link:

Encore Sports Medicine is the Official Sports Medicine Provider for the Alabama High School Athletic Association and numerous high schools and colleges across Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee. We LOVE to see you move!

Encore Rehabilitation Food Drive to benefit Decatur Neighborhood Christian Center

Encore Rehabilitation Corporate Office and the Encore Rehabilitation Decatur Central Billing Office would like to thank all the employees that participated the 3rd Annual Food Drive! Your generous support will help many families in the Decatur area.

Donations were collected in November to benefit this year’s recipient, the Decatur Neighborhood Christian Center. The NCC is located on 619 Bank Street, ​Decatur, Alabama. For more information at the NCC, please visit their website:

Pictured here are representatives from the NCC and Encore Rehabilitation.

Toys for Tots & Encore Rehabilitation-Arab


Encore Rehabilitation-Arab is delighted to be designated as the “Toys for Tots” drop off point for the area. Toys may be dropped off Monday-Friday from 8 am – 5 pm until Dec. 10th. Toys should be new and unwrapped.

The primary goal of Marine Toys for Tots is, through the gift of a new toy, help bring the joy of Christmas and send a message of hope. Thank you for your donations!

Encore Rehabilitation-Arab
1510 N. Brindlee Mountain Parkway
Arab, Alabama 35016
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Walking without Pain – Mr. Raybon and Encore Rehabilitation at Pascagoula Rehab Services

I can walk up and down stairs and walk with no pain! I feel they have helped me so much.”~Curtis Raybon, patient

Thank you for the yummy cake, Mr. Raybon! And thank you for choosing Encore Rehabilitation at Pascagoula Rehab Services to be your rehab provider. We wish you continued success! 

Encore Rehabilitation at Pascagoula Rehab Services
3615 Hospital Road, Suite B
Pascougla, Mississippi 39581
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Mr. Jones – No Pain and Excellent Strength after rehab with #EncoreRehab Decatur

Congratulations to Mr. Bruce Jones, another recent and successful graduate of Encore Rehabilitation – Decatur

Mr. Jones underwent lumbar fusion and has made a great recovery, returning to his normal activities with no pain and excellent strength! 

We are proud of you, Mr. Jones! Thank you for choosing Encore Rehabilitation to be your rehab provider!

Let us help YOU move better, faster, stronger! 

Encore Rehabilitation-Decatur
2506 Danville Road
Suite 200
Decatur, Alabama 35601
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SportsFit Leakesville Exercise of the Week: Stretching with a Foam Roller

Stretching before and after working out helps to prevent injuries and alleviate soreness. Remember to take time to stretch!

This week, SportsFit Leakesville Gym Manager Stacy Eubanks demonstrates how to use the foam roller for stretching. If you have questions about your fitness goals, how to use the equipment, or setting up a fitness routine, just ask! We’re here to help you!

Happy Thanksgiving!

SportsFit Leakesville
433 Main Street
Leakesville, Mississippi 39451
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Willie Sagers is Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Pike Road

Montgomery Catholic Senior Wille Sagers is Athlete of the Month for #EncoreRehab Pike Road. 

Say hello to Willie Sagers, Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation – Pike Road!

Willie is a Senior at Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School. He competes in Football and Track for the Knights. His future plans include playing college football and pursuing a degree in Marketing.  In his free time, Willie enjoys reading, swimming, and hunting.

Willie is the son of Demetrius and Dale Chappell.

We are proud of you, Willie! Congratulations!

Encore Sports Medicine is the Official Sports Medicine Provider
for the Montgomery Catholic Knights !

Encore Rehabilitation-Pike Road
9427 Vaughn Road
Pike Road, Alabama 36064
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