Happy National Occupational Therapy Month to Occupational Therapist and Certified Hand Therapist Zachary Houle! Zac has been with Encore Rehabilitation for three years! We are very proud to have him on the Rehab Team in the Mobile area! Thanks for providing great patient care, Zac!
We are very proud of Mr. Cecil Skinner! After a total knee replacement, Mr. Skinner chose Encore Rehabilitation-Hayden to be his rehab provider. He was fully committed to his physical therapy program and passed through with flying colors!
Congratulations on your successful rehab, Mr. Skinner! Thank you for choosing Encore!
Mr. Skinner is pictured here with his Physical Therapist, Emily LaRue.
April is National Occupational Therapy Month and we would like to recognize our Occupational Therapy Team at the Neuroscience Center: Amy Polite, Katelyn Moen, Jaime Garrett, and Christa Anderson.
With a combined 34 years of experience, Amy Polite, Christa Anderson and Jaime Garrett have devoted their careers to providing exceptional evidence-based interventions with a patient-centered focus for a variety of conditions, including neurologic, orthopedic, lymphatic, rheumatic and post-cancer.
Amy has worked at the Neuroscience Center for 14 years and specializes in treating neurological conditions (specifically stroke and brain injury) and associated deficits of the upper extremity, vision and driving retraining.
Christa has worked at the Neuroscience Center for 7 years and specializes in treatment neurological and orthopedic conditions, with a specific passion for the complexities of the neurological shoulder and post-operative elbow, wrist, and hand.
Jaime has worked for the Neuroscience Center for 9 years and specializes in lymphedema and post-mastectomy conditions.
Katelyn has recently joined the neuro team after graduating from UMMC in 2020.
We would like to thank our Occupational Therapists for their dedication during Occupational Therapy Month and every month of the year!
Ocean Springs Neurological Rehabilitation 3603 Bienville Blvd., Suite 202 Ocean Springs, Mississippi 39564 228-818-1207
April is National Occupational Therapy Month!We’d like to take some time to introduce you to our wonderful Occupational Therapists at Encore Rehabilitation.
“I’m Mary Scalisi, an Occupational Therapist at Encore Rehabilitation-Dothan. I specialize in hand therapy, and I am working towards getting my CHT. I grew up in a Birmingham, AL. I graduated from Auburn University with a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences and graduated from UAB with a Masters in Occupational Therapy. I am an Occupational Therapist with Encore Rehabilitation-Dothan. In my free time, I enjoy traveling, spending time with friends and family, playing with my puppy, Luna, and making my coworkers decorate and dress up for each holiday.”
Happy Occupational Therapy Month, Mary! We love having you as a part of our team!
Ian Rogol, M.Ed., LAT, ATC is currently an Encore Sports Medicine Athletic Trainer at Spring Hill College. Previously, he worked as the Head Athletic Trainer at the University of Mary Washington (VA) for 10 years with another 14 years working at the secondary school level.
In 2018, Rogol was inducted into the Virginia Athletic Trainers’ Association (VATA) Hall of Fame for exemplary service and dedication to the athletic training profession in the Commonwealth of Virginia. In 2016, he received the Athletic Training Service Award from the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) for his contributions to the athletic training profession as a volunteer at the local and state levels. He was previously honored as the 2012 College and University Athletic Trainer of the Year by the VATA for his strong work ethic and dedication to the athletes and athletic training as a profession.
Rogol earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree from James Madison University in Kinesiology/Athletic Training and a Master of Education in Sports Medicine at the University of Virginia. While attending the University of Virginia, he completed an internship at Fork Union Military Academy.
He has presented and published research on the effects of open versus closed kinetic chain exercises in improving shoulder joint reposition sense equally in healthy subjects at the NATA Annual Meeting and Symposia and Journal of Athletic Training. He has spoken at several other medical conferences.
Thank you for all you do, Ian! We are proud to have you on the Encore Rehabilitation Team! Happy National Athletic Training Month!
Monday Willis is an Encore Sports Medicine Athletic Trainer providing coverage at Andalusia High School. Born in Philadelphia, PA, Monday moved to Pensacola, FL where he attended University of West Florida majoring in Athletic Training. Later, he attended Austin Peay State University acquiring a Masters degree in Human Health and Performance with a minor in Sports Psychology. Monday enjoys long walks on the beach and ice cream, even though he is lactose intolerant.
Thank you for all you do, Monday! Happy National Athletic Training Month!
Congratulations to Carson Lewelling, Athlete of the Month for East Central Physical Therapy!
Carson is a Junior at East Central High School where he competes in Football and Baseball for the Hornets! Carson has won 2nd team all district, two years in a row won the defensive line award, and player of the week in 2020! His future plans include majoring in Business. His hobbies include football, baseball, fishing, and snowboarding.
Carson is the son of Ernie and Christy Lewelling.
We are very proud of you, Carson!
Encore Rehabilitation is proud to be the Official Provider Sports Medicine Provider for the East Central Hornets! We LOVE to see you move!
East Central Physical Therapy with Encore Rehabilitation 7001 Highway 614 Hurley, Mississippi 39555 228-588-0272
Celebrating National Athletic Training Month with Jennifer Byrd!
Jennifer has been a certified Athletic Trainer for 20 years. She is in her 7th season as the Athletic Trainer at Baker High School and her 9th year with Encore Rehabilitation. She is originally from Cullman, Alabama and is a graduate of The University of Alabama.
We are glad to have you on the Encore Team, Jennifer! Thank you for all you do!