Dedicated to a Better Patient Experience
JILL PELLETIER PT, DPT
Jill was born and raised in Bar Harbor, Maine. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Neuroscience from Wesleyan University in Connecticut and graduated with distinction from Samuel Merritt University in California where she received her Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy. She has spent time working in various settings such as inpatient acute care, rehab facilities, and outpatient orthopedic clinics including Kaiser Permanente San Francisco, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, and Children's Hospital & Research Center in Oakland.
Jill's treatment philosophy incorporates her extensive training in manual techniques with functional exercise therapy aimed at helping patients achieve their personal goals and return to participation in recreational and sports activities.
In addition to her professional interests, Jill enjoys spending time outdoors biking, hiking, boating, and skiing. She particularly loves travel adventures with her family.
KAREN PROCTOR PT
Karen grew up in Ellsworth, Maine and settled in the Portland area after graduating from the University of New England with a B.S. in Physical Therapy. Her experience includes working in local hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, home health settings, and outpatient physical therapy clinics. She has spent many years working closely with Dr. Robert Mitchell specializing in the treatment of Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMJ). Karen especially enjoys working with an older, active population.
Karen and her husband are long-time Falmouth residents where they raised their 3 children. They spend much of their time attending their kid’s school and sporting events. Karen enjoys gardening, photography and relaxing at the family camp.
SARAH RICHARDSON DPT, ATC
Physical Therapist, Athletic Trainer
Sarah was born and raised in Rochester, New Hampshire. She earned her Bachelor’s degree from the University of New England in Athletic Training, and continued her studies there to receive her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Sarah has a strong interest in return-to-sport rehabilitation, and her clinical experiences have exposed her to a wide range of patients, needs, and treatments. She enjoys utilizing biomechanical analysis in the treatment of her patients ranging from adolescents and college students to adult recreational athletes. Sarah believes that physical therapy is often the piece of the puzzle that helps people return to the activities they enjoy, pain-free.
When Sarah is not at the clinic, she likes to spend time with her husband and two children as well as being active and outdoors, either running, camping, paddle boarding, playing ice hockey or soccer.
MAGGIE MASIAK PT, DPT
Maggie was born in Chicago and raised there until she was 11, then moved to Sarasota, Florida where she spent the rest of her teenage years. She earned her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida in Gainesville, and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of New England. Maggie enjoys working with a variety of patients and especially loves to help athletes who suffer from frequent overuse injuries. Being a competitive swimmer growing up, she understands the demands and frustrations that come with injury. She is passionate about helping others connect with their body and to understand how the injury originated, how to manage it and how to prevent it. Maggie believes that physical therapy is not just about helping the patient solve the current injury but teaching the patient about self-management and allowing for a life of activity without pain.
Outside of the clinic, Maggie enjoys running 5ks and the annual Beach2Beacon, practicing yoga and developing her yoga blog, rock climbing, cooking, swimming and hiking/spending time outdoors with her husband and their two pups.
HEIDI BATCHELDER PT, DPT
Heidi graduated from the University of New England with a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy. She has worked in outpatient settings throughout the northeast over the last 12 years, developing a lifelong interest in wellness and movement. Heidi uses an evidence-based and patient-centered approach in helping her patients achieve their personal goals. She is a Certified Functional Strength Coach, Certified Ergonomics Assessment Specialist, and a Certified Kinesio Taping Practitioner.
Heidi is dedicated to taking regular continuing education classes including multiple courses from the Postural Restoration Institute.
Postural Restoration is a holistic treatment technique based on addressing imbalances in the human body that are created from our naturally asymmetrical design. Having imbalances over time can lead to abnormal movement patterns which persist throughout our daily lives. Heidi takes the time to assess these patterns in each patient and incorporates manual techniques, individualized exercise programs, and education in a comprehensive approach to treat the individual’s pain and limitations. One part of Heidi’s job that she enjoys most is building a relationship with her patients. She is truly invested in helping each patient achieve their personal goals.
Summer will help coordinate all aspects of your visit at Edgewater. She is responsible for patient registration, billing procedures, and office management. She is skilled at communicating with your insurance company, helping to schedule your appointments, and works hard to make sure that your doctor's office is up to date with your physical therapy care. She is the first friendly face you will see when you arrive at our office.