Certified Hand Therapist

Celebrating National Occupational Therapy Month with Heather Stanford, OT, with Encore Rehabilitation

Join us in celebrating National Occupational Therapy Month with Heather Stanford!

We are very pleased to have Heather with us at Encore! She has been an Occupational Therapist for 25 years and with Encore for 16 years. She is from the Priceville/ Decatur area and currently lives in Hartselle with her husband, Patrick. Heather is a Clinician at the Hartselle and Athens Encore clinics and the Assistant Clinic Director at Encore Rehabilitation-Athens.  

Heather earned her B.S. degree in Occupational Therapy at The University of Alabama in Birmingham. Throughout her career, she has treated adults and adolescents with neurological and orthopedic injuries involving the upper extremities and hand. Her skills include evaluation, establishment of plan of care, treatment and custom splint fabrication.

Heather is certified to perform Functional Capacity Evaluations and Impairment Ratings, as well as performing Post-Employment Job Screenings and Ergonomic Assessments.

In addition to providing care, Heather serves as a Clinical Instructor for Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants from various OT programs throughout Alabama and Tennessee.

Heather enjoys her career in Occupational Therapy, particularly the outpatient setting. Her patients show fast results and motivation to return to their prior level of function in their daily lives.

Heather and her husband, Patrick, have 3 children.

Thank you for all you do, Heather!


Raye-Anne Swift, ATC, with Encore Rehabilitation-Athens

Happy Better Hearing & Speech Month to Courtney Moffett, SLP, with Encore Rehabilitation-Hartselle

JJ Jones is Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Athens

Nathan Parrott, ATC, with Encore Rehabilitation-Hartselle

Occupational Therapist Dolores Kisbey-Green becomes Certified Hand Therapist!


Encore Rehabilitation Occupational Therapist Dolores Kisby-Green has earned her Certified Hand Therapy certificate.Congratulations to Encore Rehabilitation Occupational Therapist Dolores Kisbey-Green on her recent achievement of becoming a Certified Hand Therapist!

We are proud to have Dolores as part of our Rehab Team at Encore Rehabilitation – Decatur​ and are excited for the future of our Occupational Therapy patients!

Encore Rehabilitation-Decatur
2506 B Danville Road, Suite 200
Decatur, Alabama 35603
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Alyssa Brooks is Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Decatur

Encore Rehabilitation at the WorkSTEPS Conference

New Clinic Director – Justin Hargett, DPT, Encore Rehabilitation-Decatur, AL

Meet Occupational Therapist and Certified Hand Therapist Krystal Lytle!

Welcome to Occupational Therapist and Certified Hand Therapist Krystal Lytle with #EncoreRehab Tillman's Corner and West Mobile

Encore Rehabilitation would like you to meet Occupational Therapist and Certified Hand Therapist Krystal Lytle!

Krystal received her Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy from The University of South Alabama. She also received her Bachelors from the University of South Alabama in Preprofessional Health Sciences.  She is has a certification in Dry Needling granted by The Spinal Manipulation Institute.

Krystal has an extensive background of working with neuromusculoskeletal upper extremity patients. She  and has earned and is recognized by the Hand Therapy Certification Commission as a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT).

Krystal is currently accepting new patients at Encore Rehabilitation-Tillman’s Corner and the newly opened Encore Rehabilitation-West Mobile clinics.

We are excited to have Krystal and her expertise at Encore! 

Encore Rehabilitation-Tillman’s Corner
5643 Sermon Road South
Theodore, Alabama 36582
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Encore Rehabilitation-West Mobile
1059 Snow Road, South #B
Mobile, Alabama 36695
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Encore Rehabilitation-West Mobile is now open!

Rick Hoadley – Returning to Taekwondo

Encore Rehabilitation-Tillman’s Corner Clinic Director Jack Dockery, PT, DPT, Cert. DN