"We're delighted to welcome Sam and to add his skills to Continuum Physical Therapy," said co-founder, Michael Gallagher, PT, MPT, OCS. "Having a third professional on staff enables us to continue offering excellent care, exclusive personal service and appointments within two days of initial contact."
Dr. Powell will evaluate and treat patients, provide sport-specific jump and agility training, and work with local sports teams on injury prevention programs. He will also manage Continuum's internal education programs, ensuring that all staff therapists remain up-to-date on the latest research and procedures.
Dr. Powell holds a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of New England. He has completed several recent workshops in manual therapy techniques, and is Red Cross-certified in first aid, CPR and automated external defibrillator use. A native of China, Maine, Dr. Powell has returned to the state after spending two years in Colorado practicing orthopedic physical therapy. He and his wife, Kate, make their home in Jefferson.
“Kate and I are both glad to be back in Maine, and I'm excited to join the Continuum Physical Therapy team," said Powell. "Mike and Kim Gallagher have built a great practice here in Rockland, and I hope to add to that reputation for quality physical therapy."
About Continuum Physical Therapy – Continuum PT is a therapist-owned practice providing personal, one-on-one attention to patients in Knox, Waldo and Lincoln Counties. The firm offers comprehensive physical therapy evaluation and treatment, including manual therapy, strengthening and stretching, vertigo and dizziness treatment, and the Golf Performance Program for cutting-edge training and therapy to improve your body and your game. Referrals from all physicians are welcome, and new patients are offered an appointment within two days of contact.
For more information, contact: Continuum Physical Therapy, 91 Camden St. (Rte. 1), Ste. 401, Rockland, ME 04841; tel. 207-593-6682;
Samuel W. Powell, DPT, has joined Continuum Physical Therapy in Rockland. He is shown here working with a patient. (Photo by Peter Palermo)