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Ewald Jeltsch – Patient of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Eufaula

Ewald Jeltsch - Patient of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Eufaula, Alabama

Clinical Director Brandon Addison, PT, left, with Ewald Jeltsch, Patient of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Eufaula, Alabama

After rotator cuff surgery, Ewald Jeltsch came to Encore Rehabilitation-Eufaula for physical therapy. He chose Encore because of his friendship with Clinical Director and Physical Therapist Brandon Addison. He knew Brandon would provide him with great care and the clinic was close to home.

Brandon says, “Mr. Ewald had a long road to recovery after his surgery. After putting in the hard work and with a  little encouragement, he was able to get over all the speed bumps in the way! Way to go, friend!”

Encore Rehabilitation wishes congratulations to Ewald on his recovery! Mr. Ewald is Patient of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Eufaula!

Encore Rehabilitation-Eufaula
825 West Washington Street
Eufaula, Alabama 36027
334-355-6009
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Meet Clinical Director Brandon Addison – Encore Rehabilitation-Eufaula


Tae’yona Glanton – Patient of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Eufaula


Meet Brianna Deal of Encore Rehabilitation-Eufaula

Lymphedema Therapy is now available at Encore Rehabilitation in Winfield, Haleyville and Hamilton!

Lymphedema Therapy is now available at Encore Rehabilitation in Winfield, Haleyville, and Hamilton with Certified Lymphedema Therapist Pat Waldner, PT.

Lymphedema Therapy is now available at Encore Rehabilitation in Winfield, Haleyville and Hamilton with Certified Lymphedema Therapist Pat Waldner, PT, CLT!

Pat received her Bachelor of Physical Therapy from the University of South Alabama and has 33 years of clinical experience as a Physical Therapist. In November, 2016, she became a Certified Lymphedema Therapist (CLT) through Klose Training and worked full-time for one year as a CLT in the Lymphedema Clinic at Cox Health in Springfield, Missouri. This training and experience has established Pat as an expert in lymphedema treatment.

Pat has now returned to northwest Alabama to provide lymphedema services to patients suffering with lymphedema and edema symptoms.

Lymphedema and edema affects a large number of people and can be effectively treated by a Certified Lymphedema Therapist using Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT) techniques which include patient & family education, exercise, skin care, manual lymphatic drainage, short stretch bandages, and garments.

If you could benefit from Lymphedema Therapy or if you have questions, contact Encore Rehabilitation in Winfield, Haleyville, and Hamilton.

Encore Rehabilitation-Winfield
199 Carraway Drive, Suite A1
Winfield, Alabama 35594
205-487-0540

Encore Rehabilitation-Haleyville
42465 Highway 195
Haleyville, Alabama 35565
205-486-2753

Encore Rehabilitation-Hamilton
1261 Military Street S
Hamilton, Alabama 35570
205-952-9065

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Risk of Lymphedema Following Cancer Interventions

Betty Brown – “I LOVE my Encore Staff!”

Betty Brown-Patient of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Fayette

Patient of the Month Betty Brown contributed to our school supply drive! Thanks, Betty!

Betty Brown of Fayette shares her rehab experience at Encore Rehabilitation-Fayette:

In February 2017, I came to Encore Rehabilitation for physical therapy on my right shoulder after a rotator cuff repair. In June 2018, I had shoulder replacement and I knew where I was going for physical therapy. My surgeon agreed and highly recommended Encore! The staff’s knowledge and caring shines in all areas of your therapy. I feel welcome when I enter the door. I’m always greeted with warm smiles! I feel the pain of therapy is bearable due to the staff’s caring attitudes. I know I’m in the hands of the best! It’s calming to have faith in the ones caring for you during your therapy. I’m thankful and blessed by the Fayette Encore Rehabilitation Staff. I felt like Encore was the place for my physical therapy. I LOVE my Encore Staff!

Thank you, Betty, for choosing Encore Rehabilitation-Fayette to be your rehab provider! And thank you  for choosing us again! We LOVE to see you move!

Betty Brown has been selected Patient of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Fayette!

Encore Rehabilitation-Fayette
1793 North Temple Avenue
Fayette, Alabama 35555
205-904-8228
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Getting People Back to Their Lifestyle – Marla Kizzire, Encore Rehabilitation Fayette


Radosar Masoumi Returns to Work!


Christian Emberg – Athlete of the Month for Encore Rehabilitation-Fayette

Mathilda Cole – “In Good Hands” with Encore Rehabilitation-Muscle Shoals

Mathilda Cole Photo Muscle Shoals

After having hip replacement surgery, Mathilda Cole chose Encore Rehabilitation-Muscle Shoals for her care. Mathilda says, “I knew I would be in good hands and they would take good care of me. The staff is very friendly and caring.”

Thank you, Mathilda, for making Encore Rehabilitation your physical therapy provider! We LOVE to see you move!

Encore Rehabilitation-Muscle Shoals
2515 East Avalon Avenue Muscle Shoals, Alabama 35661
256-383-6676
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Getting Better and Stronger at Encore Rehabilitation-Foley

Nakiel Brown Foley Revised

Nakiel Brown has found the help he needs to recover from shoulder surgery. He has been receiving treatment at Encore Rehabilitation-Foley.

What does he like about Encore? “Friendly, fun staff that will push you to your limits to get better and stronger,” says Nakiel.

We are glad you chose Encore, Nakiel! Thank you!

They listen to how I feel

Heather Bland Montgomery East Revised

Recovery from surgery can be challenging. Just ask Heather Bland. She was recently recovering from rotator cuff and bicep tendon repair surgery. A friend recommended she go to Encore Rehabilitation-Montgomery East for her physical therapy.

Heather tells about her rehabilitation at Encore: “Tyson and Lauren have helped me work on rehabbing my shoulder after surgery. My surgeon was impressed at how well I was able to move my shoulder just weeks later.”

“Tyson and Lauren were also great at explaining why we do what we do each visit along with what to expect afterwards.”

Thank you, Heather, for sharing your experience at Encore Rehabilitation!

Regional Director Tyson Crisman, PT, sees patients at Encore Rehabilitation-Montgomery East, while Lauren Luke, DPT, is the Clinical Director at our new location-Encore Rehabilitation-Pike Road.

“Encore is very friendly and professional” – Shannon Ferguson

Shannon Ferguson Photo Hartselle RevisedShoulder Replacement? Encore Rehabilitation of Hartselle can help! Just ask Shannon Ferguson. “I’ve had physical therapy with Encore Rehabilitation in the past from previous surgeries,” Shannon says. A recent total left shoulder replacement brought him back to Encore again. Shannon gives Encore his recommendation – “The staff at Encore are very friendly and professional.”

Thank you, Shannon for choosing Encore Rehabilitation as part of your wellness journey!

Caring Staff help Dorothy McGee at Encore Rehabilitation

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Fall 2017 saw Dorothy McGee fall, break a hip, have surgery and receive inpatient rehabilitation. When it was time for her to go home after surgery, Dorothy and her family selected Encore Rehabilitation –Clanton for her care because it was close to her home. Now they have more than just convenience to them keep coming to Encore. Dorothy’s daughter Brenda shares, “We continue with Encore because of the care and the skill the staff provides. From the time we enter the front door, it is obvious how the staff cares about their patients. This includes everybody-receptionist, front desk, and therapists.”

Thank you, Dorothy and family, for choosing Encore Rehabilitation-Clanton. Happy National Physical Therapy Month!

After knee surgery, Misty Tucker is feeling better!

Misty Tucker Vernon

“I had surgery on my left knee. I had two screws and a pin put in a device to keep the knee from popping out-of-place,” relates Misty Tucker. After eight weeks of physical therapy with Encore Rehabilitation – Vernon, she is doing much better. “The friendly staff helped me with the stiffness in my leg. The staff take the time to get you where you need to be after surgery.”

Thank you, Misty! Happy National Physical  Therapy Month!

Physical Therapy: A Good First Choice Before Surgery for Meniscal Tears and Knee Osteoarthritis

“Mild meniscal tears and moderate knee osteoarthritis send some people under the knife, when all they really need is physical therapy.

recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine found no significant difference between individuals who received surgery and those who received physical therapy alone, thus avoiding the unnecessarily invasive procedure and related costs.

Dr Edward Laskowski, codirector of the Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center, told Men’s Journal that physical therapy might prove equally effective for other knee injuries, including MCL, PCL, and cartilage tears (Try Physical Therapy Before Surgery – April 29, 2013).

“If you have good range of motion, physical therapy may very well settle down the symptoms over time,” Laskowski said.

Learn about physical therapist treatment of meniscal tears and osteoarthritis of the knee.”

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This article was found at http://www.moveforwardpt.com/DidYouKnow/Detail.aspx?cid=687aa921-ed48-46dd-9b2f-17febb9423ed.