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Accel PT Wellness Tips: Stretching

Many people wonder – should I stretch? Or shouldn’t I? Before exercise? After? A number of studies over the years conclude that dynamic stretching – combined with a short warm-up – before exercise, followed by static stretching after activity is beneficial. Stretching in this manner works to improve performance and decrease the possibility of injury. … read more »

Hillary Recently Earned Vestibular Rehab Certificate!

We are very proud to announce that Hillary Jackson has completed certification as a Vestibular Rehabilitation Specialist (per the American Musculoskeletal Institute). This post-professional certification adds a much needed service to the mid-coast of Maine. The Vestibular Rehabilitation Specialist (Cert. VRS) is qualified to treat a variety of life altering vestibular disorders including post-concussion treatment, … read more »

Weekend Warrior? Prevent Injuries with These Tips

As we get older we take on more responsibilities – work, family, property – and, with that, no matter how badly we want to continue being active, sometimes our exercise and fitness can take a back seat during the week. Then, on the weekend, many of us turn into ‘weekend warriors’ – after little to … read more »

Choose Physical Therapy in 2018

In 2018, make and keep the resolution that you’ll choose physical therapy! In selecting PT, individuals both feel better faster AND save money in the process! In many states here in the US, you can actually see a physical therapist first without needing to see anyone prior – no doctors, no hospitals. At Accel Physical … read more »

Reflections on PT by PRN’s Dan Fleury (Response to Opinion Article)

Dan Fleury (PT, DPT, OCS, Diploma Osteopractic, FAAOMPT) – a PT at Portsmouth Physical Therapy and the Vice President of the Pinnacle Rehab Network (to which Accel is a member) – penned this tremendous piece on physical therapy in response to a recent article he had read that expressed doubts about PT as a whole.  … read more »

Get to Know the Team! An Interview with Hillary

We have such a tremendous team here at Accel Physical Therapy, and we want to showcase our staff as we continue to grow! One of our amazing physical therapists is Hillary Jackson. Check out her Accel PT ‘behind-the-scenes’ interview! What is your role/position? I am a full time physical therapist at Accel Physical Therapy. What … read more »

Accel PT Celebrates Movember!

Accel PT is celebrating Movember this month for men’s health awareness! Movember is an initiative held annually in November that is dedicated to raising awareness for men’s health issues such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and men’s mental health. Since 2003, Movember Foundation USA has empowered millions of men and women to join this global … read more »

Reflecting on National PT Month and the PT Profession

October of each year is National Physical Therapy Month – an annual opportunity to recognize the PT profession’s efforts to “transform society by optimizing movement to improve the human experience.” (APTA President Sharon Dunn). It’s a time that we as PT’s reflect on the ways that we are improving the health, mobility, and quality of … read more »

Scott Attends Recent Spinal Manipulation and Dry Needling Courses!

Our very own Scott H. attended the Spinal Manipulation and Dry Needling courses recently held at Somersworth PT (a partner clinic in the Pinnacle Rehab Network). These courses were put on by the American Academy of Manipulative Therapy, who is considered to be the leader in Spinal Manipulation and Dry Needling education. AAMT was selected … read more »

We Are Looking to Hire a Full-Time PT!

Accel Physical Therapy of Brunswick is looking to add a physical therapist to its growing team. The ideal candidate will have an appreciation for outcomes based care, practicing at the highest levels of license, and value continuing education/life long learning. Evidence based manual techniques including Dry Needling, Spinal Manipulation/Mobilization, Extremity Manipulation, Differential Diagnosis, and IASTM … read more »