Serve SAD #17 with Physical and Occupational Therapy
Arthritis Foundation Pool Program
Group exercise programs lead by our trained Physical Rehabilitation Staff. Open to the public. Physician approval and registration required. Nominal fee per session.
An exercise program designed for seniors 60 and older. Seated and standing exercises help build strength and improve balance and function. 8 week sesisons. Nominal feel per session.
Short-term transitional exercise program available after discharge from physical therapy, which is supervised by our Rehab Aidesand personal trainers. This program helps bridge patients to a successful independent home exercise program or use of a local health club. Step down is available for up to 8 weeks. Nominal fee per session.
In conjunction with:
Sound Limbs Orthotics & Prosthetics of Lewiston, both inpatients and outpatients (adults and pediatrics) can receive local orthotic and prosthetic services.
The SMH Physical Therapy Department recently teamed up with third grade teachers at the Paris Elementary School to help implement a new and exciting exercise program called FLASH (an acronym for Fun Learning and Sports Health). Members from the SMH Physical Therapy Department have been spending three mornings a week at the working with the students and helping teachers facilitate games and activities. Each class spends twenty minutes participating in fun games to raise their heart rate before sitting down to learn. Studies have shown, heart elevating exercise improves learning and decreases behavioral problems.
Last fall the SMH Physical Rehab department worked with second and fourth grade classrooms at the Agnes Gray School in West Paris implementing FLASH. The program was well received by students and teachers.