PATIENT OF THE MONTH

Gordon Donovan – June 2021

Gordon Donovan – June 2021

The day that changed Gordon’s life started just like any other day. Nothing he did that day was out of the ordinary, including using his chainsaw like he’d done hundreds of times before. But unlike ever before, Gordon lost control of the chainsaw and it...

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Dillon Applegate – May 2021

Dillon Applegate – May 2021

When you consider what it takes to be a firefighter, you may think: strength, motivation, hard work and of course bravery. All of these qualities are necessary for a job where you go head on into dangerous situations everyday! It’s also these qualities that helped our...

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Diane Swain – April 2021

Diane Swain – April 2021

One of the greatest rewards as physical therapists is to see our patients recover from injuries and achieve their PT goals, whether it’s getting back to playing a sport after surgery or getting back to playing with their kids or grandkids.  Every recovery and every...

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Josh Reese – March 2021

Josh Reese – March 2021

Being involved in sports is a great way to stay active, have fun and take part in a team experience. Organized sports and school teams make participating easy when you’re young, but it’s not so simple when you’re older!  For the vast majority of people that don’t go...

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Norma Kamis – February 2021

Norma Kamis – February 2021

“Quarantined Life” over the last year has certainly changed the way we live in many ways – socially, mentally and physically! The effects of being inside and having less access to activities has taken a toll on many people. An article was recently...

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Becky Rogers – January 2021

Becky Rogers – January 2021

We can all admit that 2020 was a year like no other! This is especially true for our January Patient of the Month, Becky Rogers. Becky first came to 3DPT Tabernacle to rehab after a fractured arm, but soon after started experiencing muscle weakness and balance issues,...

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Tom Gossé – December 2020

Tom Gossé – December 2020

Tom Gossé is a collegiate baseball player so he’s used to putting in the time and work to be better.  He certainly showed this hard work in his Physical Therapy program! But Tom was picked as patient of the month not just for his hard work ethic, but for his sincere...

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Jaden Stith & Ceci  – November 2020

Jaden Stith & Ceci – November 2020

Among athletes, no matter the sport, the words “ACL tear” are probably among the most dreaded. Unfortunately, this injury is very common among athletes at all levels. The ACL, or Anterior Cruciate Ligament, is a ligament that provides stability to the knee. A tear to...

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Jean Dixon – October 2020

Jean Dixon – October 2020

Jean Dixon loves hiking but for most of this year, she could barely walk without pain.  She and her doctor decided a total knee replacement was necessary and this summer, Jean took the plunge! Her recovery was hard but Jean’s perseverance and some encouragement from...

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Cliff & Merrill Martin – September 2020

Cliff & Merrill Martin – September 2020

Cousins, Cliff and Merrill Martin are always trying to “one-up” each other – in sports, in life and now in PT!  Earlier this year, Dr. Anthony Perrone had the opportunity to treat both cousins via telehealth at the same time. Cliff had been suffering with...

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Deb Doolittle – August 2020

Deb Doolittle – August 2020

3DPT’s August Patient of the Month, Deb Doolittle, is on her way to moving and feeling great after having her right hip replaced earlier this summer.  And it’s a good thing, Deb doesn’t like to sit around!  She works at Seneca High School and is an avid sports fan.  ...

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Joe Muhlberger – July 2020

Joe Muhlberger – July 2020

Did you know that evidence shows that exercise and movement, like part of a Physical Therapy program, can be more effective for relieving Low Back Pain than pain medication? It’s true – Ask our July Patient of the Month, Joe Muhlberger! After a...

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