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Haiti Mission Reflection from Terri Ellison

To think back on my time in Haiti there are so many moments that will stay with me in my heart forever. I was immediately blessed and amazed by the LiveBeyond organization and their passion for serving the people of Haiti. That type of passion is contagious and their mission of reaching people for the Lord […]

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Haiti Mission Reflection from Elizabeth Holman

Going to Haiti was a large step outside of my comfort zone. I went because that was what God was calling me to do. After being there for 2 days, I knew I had done the right thing and God had a purpose for me being there. I was there to learn more about him […]

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Haiti Mission Reflection from Megan Hemmingsen

I had the extreme privilege of being on the first STAR Mission Team to Haiti in 2015. It was a life changing event for me. My eyes were opened to poverty and hunger I had never imagined possible. It was an experience I knew I would be called back to serve again. I had tried […]

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Haiti Mission Reflection from Tameka Duncan

Having the opportunity to go to Thomazeau, Haiti was a life changing experience. Firstly, I am grateful to be employed by STAR Physical Therapy, a company who has strong foundational values in faith and a true heart to serve others, locally and globally.  LiveBeyond, the organization that we assisted, was/is very intentional in their efforts […]

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Haiti Mission Reflection from Kyle Blevings

I don’t think the emotions and thoughts I felt on this trip can even be put into words. I am sure everyone else has said, “it was an eye opening experience, and we need to be grateful for the things we have.” Even though that was a huge part for me, I want to attempt […]

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What is Direct Access by Ryan Schaefer

DIRECT ACCESS PHYSICAL THERAPY By Ryan Schaefer, PT, DPT STAR Physical Therapy, Brentwood, TN As of January 1, 2015, all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the US Virgin Islands allow individuals to seek some level of physical therapy treatment from a licensed Physical Therapist without obtaining a script or referral from a Physician. This […]

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Haiti Mission Reflection from Robyn Hepler

Last week, God opened my eyes to true poverty and oppression when I went to serve in Haiti. The children we worked with and the people we met are starving and have nothing. They sleep in shacks made of tin and sticks on dirt floors. They have no idea where their next meal will come […]

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Haiti Mission Reflection from Donna Fairbank

Thank you again for the opportunity to serve “The least of these”.  This trip was very humbling for me, it made me very grateful for what I have and makes me really reevaluate my wants from needs.  I have always had a heart to serve others, but now wonder do I or have I ever […]

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Haiti Mission Reflection from Jay Cargile

The experience has been very humbling. I have been blessed by the love and devotion shown by LiveBeyond. I have learned that serving is not just about myself, but following God’s will. Serving is what we are called to do as Christians to be the hands and feet and show the love of Jesus in […]

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Isokinetic Devices for the 21st Century Therapist

Isokinetic Devices for the 21st Century Therapist By Daniel Bodkin, PT, DPT, ATC STAR Physical Therapy, Columbia, TN (North) Isokinetic devices have had their time in the spotlight of the rehab world. Like an actor past his prime, these monstrous machines mostly sit in dark lonely corners collecting dust. Some get used regularly but only […]

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