Physical Therapy

Coastal Orthopedics Sports Medicine & Physical Therapy is your Mid-Coast expert for orthopedic and sports physical therapy.

Coastal Ortho Physical Therapy clinicians are trained in a variety of techniques and interventions. Certifications and training include instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization, dry needling, spinal manipulation, concussion management, and vestibular rehabilitation.

Unique to our practice is our quality-care model, utilizing 45-minute one-on-one appointments with both private and open concept treatment rooms. This guarantees you get the attention you need from your therapist and feel comfortable no matter what condition or injury is being addressed.

Football TeamConcussion Management

  • Have you been diagnosed with a concussion?
  • Are you suffering from continued symptoms of headache, nausea, visual disturbances, balance deficits, or dizziness?
  • Are you having a hard time getting back to your usual routine of work, school, sports, or play? 


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TPI CertifiedGolf Evaluation

  • Is your game impacted by pain, stiffness, or physical discomfort before, during, or after you play?
  • Have you lost yardage?
  • Have countless balls at the range failed to correct the issue?
  • Have you spent time with your pro yet your problems persist?

The Coastal Performance Golf Program and Dan Doherty PT, MS, TPI can help.

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SurgeonsPre and Post Operative Care

  • Are you having surgery in the future and are interested in improving your outcomes after surgery?
  • Have you had surgery recently and are looking for help to return to the activity level you once had? 
  • Have you had surgery in the past and are not happy with the outcome?

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BasketballSport Injuries

Whether you enjoy walking, are a weekend warrior, or are a high school or collegiate athlete, our clinical staff will assist you in staying active and doing the things you enjoy most. Pain during sport can be frustrating and often times depressing. We will help keep you pain-free before, during, and after the competitive season.

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Dry NeedlingDry Needling

Dry needling is an evidence-based intervention utilized for the treatment of pain and dysfunction in the musculoskeletal system. It is performed by physical therapists, or other qualified professionals, using a filiform needle, which is inserted into the skin to target trigger points within a muscle. Other structures that may be targeted include tendons, ligaments, bones, transitions between muscles and tendons, transitions between tendons and bones, and around nerve pathways in the body.

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Cancer SurvivorCancer Survivorship

Have you recently been diagnosed with cancer and are now undergoing treatment? Or are you a cancer survivor who still feels like you are not functioning at full capacity?


Treatment for cancer, as well as the cancer itself, can take a physical toll on a patient’s body. Cancer-related fatigue is one of the most common side effects reported by patients fighting cancer as well as by cancer survivors. Up to 80% of all cancer survivors report experiencing cancer-related fatigue, and this side effect can persist for years even after treatment ends.

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Orthopedists with Knee ModelPostural Movement Dysfunctions

Many of our staff members have spent time taking coursework through the Postural Restoration Institute®. This coursework utilizes specific interventions and breathing to improve body position. We aim to decrease pain and improve range of motion and strength to optimize movement patterns through everyday activities in order to get you back to doing the things you love.

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Workers CompensationWorker's Compensation

Coastal Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Physical Therapy is highly utilized for the treatment of injuries that occur in the workplace. We offer a wide range of appointment times from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm to allow for schedule flexibility before, during, or after work. 

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Vestibular IssuesBalance and Vestibular Rehabilitation

Are you struggling with balance deficits, experiencing dizziness or afraid of falling? Our goal is to evaluate and determine all the factors that may be contributing to your imbalance and implement a specialized treatment plan that will allow you to live life to your fullest potential. 

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Rehabilitation After a Stroke

According to the American Society of Neurorehabilitation, stroke is the leading cause of adult disability. Having a stroke can lead to inactivity, deconditioning, and increase the risk for another cardiovascular event.1 Additionally, it is very common to have residual weakness, trouble walking, and difficulty balancing. All three of these issues can pose a safety risk, especially when it comes to falls.