Physical Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine

Our Commitment

  • Provide for the highest quality of care in rehabilitation, injury prevention, and education.
  • Maximize the safety of our patients by addressing their home, work, and recreational surroundings.
  • Apply the diverse resources of our staff to offer our patients a personally tailored plan for treatment and recovery.

Our Diverse Staff

We have a large, highly qualified staff of professionals available to offer our community the most innovative services. We have an exceptional team of physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, and athletic trainers who can attend to a wide variety of rehabilitation services. For a comprehensive staff directory, please refer to the back pocket of this booklet.

Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy is the evaluation and treatment of physical conditions experienced by patients of all age groups. A Physical Therapist aims to restore movement and function, relieve pain, and prevent further injury. The staff has a wide array of treatment skills including joint mobilization, myofascial release, strain-counterstrain, therapeutic modalities and exercise.

Specialty Areas

Our Physical Therapists treat patients with varied conditions in the following specialty areas:

Orthopaedics

  • Musculoskeletal disorders such as back and neck strains or knee injuries.
  • Rehabilitation for fractures
  • Therapy before and after surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Work related injuries; treatment & prevention
  • Temporo-Mandibular Joint (TMJ) – lower jaw abnormalities
  • Chronic pain
  • Fibromyalgia

Pediatrics

  • Orthopaedic injuries
  • Neurological disorders such as cerebral palsy in children
  • Developmental delays in children
  • Work in conjunction with Child Development Services and local school systems to identify children in need of treatment

Women’s Health

  • Treatment for urinary incontinence
  • Pregnancy issues related to lower back pain.
  • Pelvic dysfunction related to genital and colorectal systems
  • Lymphedema
  • Post-op Breast Care
  • Lower back pain
  • Osteoporosis

Neurological/ Other Conditions

  • Recovery from stroke
  • Recovery from head injury and trauma
  • Treatment for multiple sclerosis and other neuromuscular disorders
  • Rehab for spinal cord injuries
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation evaluations
  • Burn rehabilitation
  • Vestibular rehabilitation

Aquatic Therapy

  • Aquatic Therapy at University of Maine at Farmington.
  • Offered in cooperation with traditional physical therapy services
  • Orthopaedic & neurologic disorders

Occupational Therapy Services

Occupational Therapists help individuals improve their ability to perform their critical daily living and work tasks. Occupational Therapy works with individuals of all ages, from infants to the elderly, who have physical, developmental, emotional, cognitive or visual problems. Your Occupational Therapy program is individually designed to help you restore lost function from an injury or illness, learn lifestyle modification, or develop new skills that will help you be independent with your work, play, leisure or self-care activities. Occupational Therapists treat patients with varied conditions in the following specialty areas:

Upper Extremity

  • Rehabilitation of the hand and upper extremity with a Certified Hand Therapist
  • Orthopaedic treatment
  • Worksite evaluation for injury prevention
  • Restoring Activities of Daily Living (ADL)
  • Functional mobility education

Pediatrics

  • Neurological disorders such as cerebral palsy in children.
  • Developmental delays in children
  • Work in conjunction with Child Development Services and local school systems to identify children in need of treatment

Neurological Conditions

  • Recovery from stroke and head injury
  • Treatment of neuromuscular disorders

111 Franklin Health Commons, Farmington, ME 04938 - (207)-778-6031