Our Staff

Tim is a Maine native who has been a Scarborough resident since 1997 . 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 is certified in Dry Needling for the upper and lower body. He has been a certified vestibular therapist since 2018. Tim believes in building a relationship with his patients and enjoys helping his clientele maintain a level of function throughout their lives.


Tim resides in Scarborough with his wife Carla . He enjoys hiking, gardening, kayaking, brewing beer and spending time with his grown daughters Emily and Chloe. Tim is an avid Red Sox fan and prefers not to treat Yankee fans.

Mike graduated Franklin Pierce University in 2016 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 in 2010. 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. Mike obtained his Cert-VRS designating his as a Vestibular Rehabilitation Specialist. 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 Coastal Maine since vacationing to Ogunquit Maine as a child. Mike enjoys spending time with his family including his wife Stephanie, his daughter Poppy, and his dog Beau. Mike also enjoys salt-water fishing, paddleboarding, grilling/cooking, as well as some gardening.

Kristin was  born and raised right here in Portland Maine. After graduating from Portland high school, Kristin attended the University of New Hampshire where she graduated with a BS in kinesiology: exercise science in 2013. She then returned to Maine to complete her studies in physical therapy at the University of New England, graduating with her doctorate in physical therapy in 2016. After graduating, Kristin has worked in outpatient orthopedics, where her desire to work with active individuals has grown, drawing off her own passions for sports and activity. Kristin has recently been certified in Dry needling as well as vestibular rehabilitation.

When not working, Kristin enjoys staying active through running, playing soccer, skiing and hiking.

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.




Rurik (Roar-ik) was born and raised in Maine. He attended the University of Maine and received his bachelor’s in music performance with honors in 2014. He was drawn to pursue a career in Physical Therapy after he went through treatment himself for a shoulder injury. This personal experience ignited his passion for helping people heal from their injuries. He then went back to school at the University of New England and received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2023. During his time in school, he completed a wide variety of clinical rotations, treated patients in outpatient clinics and as well as treating patients in a hospital setting directly after surgery, post stroke and post heart attack.

Rurik focuses his treatments on a variety of manual techniques, including instrument soft tissue work, and corrective exercises to improve strength, flexibility and stability. He focuses on returning his patients to their preinjury abilities.

When not treating patients, Rurik enjoys walks, lifting weights, listening to music and spending time with cat.