Education

Encore Rehabilitation hosts the UAB DPT Class of 2020

#EncoreRehab President Paul Henderson addresses the UAB DPT Class of 2020

Encore Rehabilitation, Inc. was pleased to host the UAB DPT Class of 2020 recently.  Encore Rehabilitation President Paul Henderson addressed the group and encouraged the class to follow their dreams in the Physical Therapy field.

Encore Rehabilitation wishes the class the greatest of success! 

Encore Rehabilitation, Inc. 
251 Johnston St. SE, Suite 200
Decatur, AL 35601
256-350-1764

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Dr James Robinson and Encore Rehabilitation President Paul Henderson

Encore Rehabilitation-Fort Walton Beach welcomes First Patient – Matthew Welch!

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Therapist Chelsea Williams receives specialized Certification in Parkinson’s Exercise Program

Meet Chelsea Williams, LPTA, CMLDT

We are pleased to announce that Chelsea Williams, Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant, has recently received her Certification as a Parkinson’s Disease PWR!Moves Therapist! 

PWR!Moves is a specialized certification and training in movement exercises specifically designed to help individuals with Parkinson’s disease to get better and stay better. Exercises can be adapted to meet individual needs and adjusted to meet varying disease severity and fitness levels.

PWR!Moves exercises help individuals with Parkinson’s in four main areas:

  • slow disease progression
  • improve symptoms
  • restore function
  • increase longevity and quality of life.

We encourage you to contact Encore Rehabilitation at DeKalb Regional for more information on how we can help individuals with Parkinson’s and their families! 

Congratulations, Chelsea!

Encore Rehabilitation at DeKalb Regional Medical Center
200 Medical Center Drive
Fort Payne, Alabama 35968
256-997-2460
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An Evening with Encore Rehabilitation-Priceville

An Evening with #EncoreRehab -Priceville

Thank you to everyone who came to “An Evening with Encore Rehabilitation” at The Terace at Priceville!

Encore Rehabilitation-Priceville’s Dr. Justin Byrd, Physical Therapist, and Kristie Byrd, Occupational Therapist, provided an educational event on topics such as fall prevention; adaptive equipment use; patient and caregiver safety; and more.

We LOVE our patients and our communities!

If you have questions about these topics or others related to patient healthcare, please call or come by the clinic.

Encore Rehabilitation-Priceville
1794 S Bethel Road, Suite C  
Priceville, Alabama 35603
256-274-6582
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We LOVE to see you move!


Justin Byrd, DPT, ATC, new Clinic Director at Encore Rehabilitation-Priceville

Anna Langlois-Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation of Priceville

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Barium Swallow Test at Stone County Hospital Outpatient Rehab Clinic

A Barium Swallow Test is performed by X-ray Technician Andy Bennett and Speech-Language Pathologist Jeni Riddle at Stone County Hospital Outpatient Rehab Clinic.

A barium swallow test uses a combination of barium and x-rays to make an image of the upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract to help diagnoses problems with the pharynx, esophagus, and swallowing.

Have more questions? Call us at 601-928-6740!

Stone County Hospital Outpatient Rehab Clinic with Encore Rehabilitation
1440 East Central Avenue
Wiggins, Mississippi 39577
601-928-6740 
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Congratulations to Director of Rehab Tricia Mimbs, LPTA!

Marimae and Jeni – Speech Therapy at Stone County Hospital Outpatient Rehab Clinic

Devon Martischang is Athlete of the Month for Stone County Hospital Outpatient Rehab Center

How to Deal with Summer Heat

Heat Exhaustion or Heat Stroke infographic #EncoreRehab

Summer time in the South means lots of heat and humidity! Here are some tips for dealing with the summer heat!

  1. Stay hydrated. Drink plenty of fluids. Do not wait until you are thirsty to start hydrating. A sports drink can help replace lost salt and minerals from sweating.
  2. Stay indoors as much as possible and limit exposure to the sun.
  3. NEVER leave children or pets alone in closed vehicles. NEVER.
  4. Wear loose, lightweight, light-colored clothing that cover as much sun as possible. Protect your face and head with a wide-brimmed hat.
  5. Avoid working outside during the hottest part of the day. Take frequent breaks.
  6. Pay attention to what you eat and drink. Eat less of salty foods and eat more fruits and vegetables. Also smaller, more frequent meals will help.
  7. Seek indoor, air-conditioned activities. If you do not have air conditioning, visit public places with air conditioning like the mall, the library, or restaurants.
  8. Stay tuned to the local forecast on the radio, television, or internet.
  9. Be sure to check on family and friends who do not have air conditioning and may live alone.
  10. Learn the signs of heat stroke and heat exhaustion. Heat-related deaths and illnesses are preventable, but it’s important to identify the warning signs and to react swiftly and appropriately when they arise.

We wish everyone a fun and safe summer!

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James Feezel – WWII Army Veteran

Sandra Morris – No surgery!

Janet Pollard, OT – “I was born to be an Occupational Therapist”

Dry Needling Services at Stone County Hospital Outpatient Rehab

Physical Therapist Latoya Carson Plummer performs a Dry Needling Procedure #EncoreRehab

Physical Therapist Latoya Carson Plummer performs a Dry Needling procedure to help alleviate pain and increase movement.

Stone County Hospital Outpatient Rehab is proud to include Dry Needling to the many rehab services we provide. All of our Dry Needling Practitioners are Licensed Therapists and have received thorough training and certification in this innovative procedure.

Dry Needling helps many people with the management of pain and to increase movement. Dry Needling uses a thin monofilament needle to penetrate the skin to stimulate underlying myofascial trigger points as well as muscular and connective tissues.

What conditions can be treated?

  • Neck pain
  • Repetitive stress injuries
  • Tendinitis/tendinopathy
  • Adhesive capsulitis (Frozen shoulder)
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Knee osteoarthritis
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Cervicogenic headaches
  • TMJ dysfunction
  • Low back pain
  • Sacroliliac joint dysfunction
  • Sciatic nerve pain
  • Gluteal tendionopathy
  • Hip osteoarthritis
  • Tarsal tunnel syndrome
  • Shin splints
  • Hip bursitis

Dry Needling is covered under most insurances.

 

Is dry needling a safe procedure?

With proper training and knowledge of anatomy, dry needling is very safe. At Stone County Hospital Outpatient Rehab, all of our Dry Needling Practitioners are Licensed Therapists with thorough training and certification.

Call us or come by if you have more questions!

Stone County Hospital Outpatient Rehab Clinic
1440 East Central Avenue
Wiggins, Mississippi 39577
601-928-6740
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Certified in Kinesio-Taping!

Director of Rehab Tricia Mimbs, LPTA, demonstrating Kinesio Taping for rehabilitation #EncoreRehab

Director of Rehab Tricia Mimbs, LPTA, demonstrating Kinesio Taping for rehabilitation

Encore Rehabilitation at Stone County Hospital Outpatient Rehab Clinic is now certified in Kinesio Taping! We are proud to add this special taping to our rehabilitation services. 

Kinesio Taping, sometimes called, k-taping, is an elastic , adhesive tape that can be applied to the skin to help reduce pain and inflammation, prevent injuries, and promote better circulation. The tape is latex-free and hypoallergenic.

Come by Encore Rehabilitation at Stone County Hospital Outpatient Clinic to learn more about how Kinesio Taping may help you!

Stone County Hospital Outpatient Rehab Clinic
1440 East Central Avenue
Wiggins, Mississippi 39577
601-928-6740

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Stone County Hospital and Encore Rehabilitation, Wiggins, Mississippi

Emilio Sanchez- Encore “goes above and beyond with service and care”

Jill Gurganus-Less pain and a better life

Coach Safely Training in Ozark, Alabama

Encore Rehabilitation was proud to be a part of the Coach Safely Training at the Perry Rec Center in Ozark, Alabama. Encore Sports Medicine Athletic Trainer Lori Long did an outstanding job conducting the training.

Encore Sports Medicine Athletic Trainer Lori Long at Coach Safely Training in Ozark, Alabama. #EncoreRehabEncore Sports Medicine Athletic Trainer Lori Long conducting Coach Safely Training in Ozark, Alabama

To read more about the Coach Safely Program, visit their website at: coachsafely.org

Encore Rehabilitation, Inc.
Decatur, Alabama

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Speech Support for those with Parkinson’s: SPEAK OUT!® & The LOUD Crowd®

Speak OUT! with Ocean Springs Neuroscience Center #EncoreRehab

 

Ocean Springs Neuroscience Center is pleased to now offer a two-part speech therapy program to help individuals with Parkinson’s regain and maintain effective communication: SPEAK OUT!® followed by The LOUD Crowd®.

SPEAK OUT!® places emphasis on speaking with intent and converting speech from an automatic function to an intentional act. Together, patients and their speech-language pathologist work through a series of speech, voice, and cognitive exercises outlined in a SPEAK OUT!® Workbook.

Upon completion of SPEAK OUT!®, patients transition to The LOUD Crowd®. This maintenance program consists of weekly group sessions led by a speech-language pathologist. The SPEAK OUT!® exercises are performed, and group members provide support, encouragement, and accountability to one another.

Participation in The LOUD Crowd®, along with daily home practice and six-month re-evaluations, has been shown to help patients maintain their communication skills throughout the progression of Parkinson’s.

For more information about SPEAK OUT!® and The LOUD Crowd® or to schedule a speech evaluation, please call 228-818-1207.

 

Ocean Springs Neuroscience Center
3603 Bienville Boulevard, Suite 202
Ocean Springs, Mississippi 39564
228-818-1207
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CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION AT ADULT NEURO CENTER

Vestibular Rehabilitation Specialists Amy Farrar, DPT, and Ashley Campbell, DPT

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

Ty Thompson – A Night-and-Day Improvement with Dry Needling!

Ty Thompson - Dry Needling made a Night-and-Day Difference!

Ty Thompson of Hurley, Mississippi, is loving Dry Needling!

He says, “I was rear-ended in an auto accident. I have received physical therapy for muscle pain and tightness and also received the Dry Needling procedures. The Dry Needling process made a night-and-day improvement of my pain and tightness in my neck. I feel like a new person and I am nearly pain-free at this time. I recommend the Dry Needling procedure to anyone that is a candidate for it!” 

Thank you, Ty, for choosing Encore Rehabilitation Therapists and East Central Physical Therapy for your rehabilitation! We LOVE to see you move and are so happy the Dry Needling has helped you! 

East Central Physical Therapy
7001 Highway 614

Hurley, Mississippi
228-588-0272
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Jill Gurganus-Less pain and a better life

“I feel like a new person!”

Dry Needling: What is it? How does it work?