Huge thank you and congratulations to those honored last Monday night at the BG Council meeting for the work they do in the rehab and “take back your life,” pain management program at Battle Ground HealthCare Clinic! They are business owners in Battle Ground and take time to help in the clinic. These providers making time to volunteer has made clinic rehab program the success at that it is.
Named from left to right:
Jeffery & Aly Strappazon, DC, Chiropractic
Shannon Schram, DPT, Physical Therapy
Stefanie Adams, Licensed Massage Practitioner
Sue Doyle, PhD OTR/L CFE CAPS, OT Lifestyle Solutions
Randall Jones, Body Contours LLC, Massage Therapist
Dr. Kevin Waters, Optometrist, Watters Vision Care
Dr. Jason Egbert, OD, Richardson Eye
In a ceremony on February 22, Peter Bascetta received the Citizen of the Year award from the city of Battle Ground. Peter serves as Board Director and Community Outreach Advisor for the clinic and was recognized for his vision and passion for serving those in need in the community. The award was presented at the annual Community Leadership Awards event.
Photo Credit: Shelly Fry Photography
Holding the newspaper article in her hand, Leslie walked timidly into the clinic. Using her cane for support, weak from having spent 6 weeks living in their car, she slowly made her way up the hallway. I heard a noise and stepped out of the office. “Can I help you?” Is this this place? Can you help me get my medications and see a doctor?” Leslie and her partner Jeb were searching for someone to help them get medical help and support and rebuild their lives.
Leslie and Jeb joined the Taking Back My Life chronic pain self-management class and completed their weekly homework. Both of them embraced the changes and support and soon found a new perspective on life. Both of their pain levels have improved. Leslie has lost over 40 pounds and is now walking 3 miles to get groceries and go to the library. Life at times still continues to be a struggle but Leslie maintains contact with the clinic and appreciates the love and support she received here. “This has really changed my life. This is family here.”