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Meet Keena Edwards, Physical Therapist Assistant at Encore Rehabilitation-Opelika

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Encore Rehabilitation-Opelika is proud to introduce you to Physical Therapist Assistant Keena Edwards, LPTA, CSCS!

Keena is originally from Loachapoka, Alabama. She received her Associate of Science in Physical Therapy Assistant from South University, Montgomery, Alabama and holds a Bachelors in Exercise Science from Auburn University. Keena is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

Keena and her husband, Anthony, have one daughter. In her spare time, Keena enjoys spending time with her family and friends and staying active! Her interest in physical therapy began when she became injured while playing sports. Now physical therapy is her passion.

Keena says, “I love my job and am blessed with the privilege of helping my patients reach and achieve the physical goals they set for themselves.” 

Thank you, Keena, for the quality care you provide! We are happy to have you in the Encore Rehabilitation family!

Encore Rehabilitation-Opelika
3051 Frederick Road, Suite A
Opelika, Alabama 36801
334-521-6644
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Patient Success is rewarding to Jessie Bowles, PTA

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Meet Jessie Bowles, Physical Therapist Assistant at Encore Rehabilitation – Tillman’s Corner in Theodore, Alabama!

Being a Physical Therapist Assistant is very rewarding. The best part of my career is seeing a patient succeed. Whether that success is seeing a patient perform a small task such as performing an independent straight leg raise or a large task such as returning to their career or sport, every milestone is important,” Jessie says.

Jessie has been a Clinician for two years and has been with Encore Rehabilitation for one year. She received her Associate of Applied Science degree-Physical Therapist Assistant from Itawamba Community College in Tupelo, Mississippi.

Jessie shares, “Not only do I feel like therapists impact patients’ lives, I feel that patients make a difference in our lives as well. I will never regret my choice to become a PTA.

Thank you, Jessie, for your dedication and commitment to excellent patient care! 

“I get to help people every day!” Tori Kennedy, PTA – Celebrating National Physical Therapy Month

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I love that I get to interact with different people everyday,” says Physical Therapist Assistant Tori Kennedy.Being a PTA, I get to help people everyday even if it does not necessarily pertain to the physical therapy world. I love helping people make progress towards their goals-whether it is getting athletes back to sports events or women back to their morning walking routine! I also love getting to make the patient’s therapy visits more meaningful and not just work for them or us.

Tori received her Physical Therapist Assistant degree from Wallace State Community College. She has been practicing for two years and has been with Encore Rehabilitation for one year. Tori treats patients at the Encore Rehabilitation Clinics in Haleyville and Russellville, Alabama.

We appreciate all you do, Tori! Happy National Physical Therapy Month!

“THERE ARE MANY THINGS I LOVE ABOUT MY JOB” – ENCORE REHABILITATION CELEBRATES NATIONAL PHYSICAL THERAPY MONTH WITH LAURA WATERS

Laura Waters, PTA

Encore Rehabilitation therapist Laura Waters, PTA, loves her job!  Laura says, “There are many things I love about my job, so it is hard to point out just one. If I had to say the best thing about being a Physical Therapist Assistant, it would be how rewarding it is to help someone to return to their life. An accident or surgery can be life altering and as a therapist, I play a role in helping people recover and return to an active life.”

Laura Waters has been a Physical Therapist Assistant for Encore Rehabilitation for 17 years. She is treats patients in the Encore Rehabilitation – Tillman’s Corner/Theodore clinic.

Laura writes, “I personally had an injury and know, firsthand, how devastating it can be. As a therapist, we treat the entire person. Sometimes it requires holding their hand or simply giving them  hug.  I truly love my job and am so happy to help my patients return to their lives!”

And what does Laura have to say about Encore Rehabilitation? “Encore Rehabilitation is a wonderful place to work. They truly care about their employees.

Thank you, Laura, for all you do! Happy National Physical Therapy Month!

At Encore Rehabilitation, we LOVE to see you move!

 

The Cullman Times – Best Therapy Award Winner

One of our PTA’S, Sharon Edens, holding our best therapy award! Thanks city of Cullman — We are proud to be your physical therapy provider!

BEst Physical Therapy in Cullman