therapy focuses on strength and mobility in
movement and function.
highly skilled, compassionate team of physical
therapists provides rehabilitation services
both in the acute care setting and at our outpatient
facility at 329 Bath
Road, one mile east of Cook's
Corner in Brunswick.
What Does a Physical Therapist
At Mid Coast Hospital, physical
therapists assist individuals of all ages who have
medical problems or injuries that cause pain or
limit their ability to move.
therapists also work with individuals to prevent
the loss of mobility before it occurs by developing
wellness programs for healthier and more active
Therapists Provide Treatments that:
- promote the ability to
- reduce pain
- improve strength and
range of motion
- restore function
- prevent disability
At Mid Coast
Hospital We Provide Physical Therapy for:
- back, neck, foot, and
- balance and gait problems
- orthopedic surgeries such as rotator cuff repair,
joint repair, joint replacement
- pelvic floor strengthening
- post breast surgery and breast reconstruction
- sports injuries
Physical therapists are
skilled professionals whose education includes
intensive study of human growth and development
with specific emphasis on movement and recovery
assisted in their work by physical therapist
assistants and physical therapy aides, who
work under their direction and supervision.
- human anatomy
(the science of human movement)
(the nervous system)
- the practical
application of anatomy, kinesiology and neurology
to physical rehabilitation.
our physical therapists have
graduated from fully accredited colleges
and universities, often with advanced degrees,
and have passed a national certification
therapists are licensed by the state
of Maine and are required to stay current
in their area of practice through completion
of continuing education.
Seven of our physical
therapists are credentialed as clinical
instructors and, each year, provide hands-on
training for physical therapy students from physical therapy schools nationwide.