Scott passed away suddenly in June of 2020. We wish to honor him by keeping his professional accomplishments published on the Advanced Physical Therapy web site. He will be be missed by all those whose lives he has touched over his extensive career.
…..Scott is a Maine native who grew up in South Portland and graduated from University of New England‘s Physical Therapy program in 1990. Scott joined Granite Hill Physical Therapy upon graduation, specializing in Orthopaedic and Industrial Rehabilitation. He also trained under one of Maines first Certified Hand Therapists during his time at Granite Hill.
Scott provided treatment and injury prevention educational services for numerous large companies in Maine including on site offices at LL Bean, BIW, UNUM, Blethen Maine Newspapers, Boise Cascade and International Paper. He also provided services for Maine State employees in Augusta.
Scott provided clinical and financial oversight to help grow the Granite Hill System into subsequently the Maine System of Healthsouth Physical Therapy centers.
Scott left Healthsouth as the Area Manager for the State of Maine and started jointed the Pinnacle Rehabilitation Network. Scott proudly started Advanced Physical Therapy in 2003, becoming Pinnacle’s very first facility.
Scott had a special interest in chronic tendonopathies. Scott’s unique approach has helped to return countless patients back to their activities they love. His treatment methodologies offered success to many who failed conservative care in the past.
Scott loved the communities of Portland and Scarborough. He was a long time resident of Scarborough and enjoyed golf, tennis, table tennis, downhill skiing and many outdoor sports. He also had a lifelong interest in the piano. Scott was fortunate enough to become the father of Matthew in 2006 and Carly in 2008.
Tim is a Maine native who has been a Scarborough resident for the past 20 years. He is a 1991 Graduate of Northeastern University. Tim’s early career spanned from Florida to California before settling in his home State of Maine in 1995.
Tim spent the first 15 years as a Physical Therapist treating mostly work related injuries. He has provided care for employees of some of the largest employers in the State of Maine including the City of Portland, Maine Medical Center, and the Maine Turnpike Authority.
Tim joined Advanced Physical Therapy in February of 2008. His treatment style revolves around the use of a variety of manual techniques including instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization and use of corrective exercise to regain and mobility and improve stability. He has recently been certified in Dry Needling for the upper and lower body. Tim believes in building a relationship with his patients and enjoys helping his clientele maintain a level of function throughout their lives.
Tim resides with his wife Carla and daughters Emily and Chloe. He enjoys hiking, coaching, gardening and has a renewed interest in brewing beer. Tim is an avid Red Sox fan and prefers not to treat Yankee fans.
Mike graduated Franklin Pierce University with his Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Since then Mike has been practicing Orthopedics and treating a wide variety of patients including post-operative, acute injuries, chronic pain and difficulty with balance. Mike also gained experience in an Acute care hospital setting where he treated patients in the hospital directly after orthopedic injuries, joint replacements, and neurological injuries including strokes.
Prior to studying Physical Therapy, Mike obtained his Bachelors of Science in Applied Exercise Science from University of New England. Mike served as a personal trainer in Kennebunk and Scarborough from 2010-2013. During his experience personal training Mike found his true passion was in eliminating pain and preventing injury.
Mike prides himself in learning and providing exceptional physical therapy. Mike is Certified in Dry needling, and taken advanced course work in spinal manipulation. Mike is also STMT-1 certified, designating advanced training in using metal instruments for soft tissue mobilization. Since graduating, Mike has also taken other coursework including coursework in geriatric exercise and complicated orthopedic conditions.
Mike grew up in New Hampshire but always knew he wanted to live in Maine since vacationing to Maine as a child. In his free time, Mike likes to spend time with his wife working around their house, going outdoors to the beach, fishing, grilling and cooking, or stand up paddle boarding. Mike enjoys salt-water fishing and loves to paddle board fish for striped bass off the local beaches and rivers.