Dan was born and raised in Randolph, Massachusetts. He received his physical therapy training in Boston University’s Master’s Degree program and graduated in 1983, specializing in sports medicine and orthopedics. He immediately began clinical work in a sports medicine clinic in Denver, Colorado, honing his skills with Olympic athletes and the Chicago White Sox AAA farm team. His love of the ocean and outdoors brought him to Maine via a cross-country bicycle ride in 1987 and he became director of the rehabilitation department in a local hospital. After 10 years of clinical practice he completed a four-year intensive study of movement using the Feldenkrais Method and became a certified practitioner in 1994. This specialty is achieved by less than 1% of physical therapists. His interests in the martial arts lead to completion of his Black Belt training in Kenpo Karate in 2002 and an on-going practice of Tai Chi Chuan.
Dan’s clinical interests lie in sport medicine and orthopedics especially treating people with spine and shoulder injuries. His own experience with playing and coaching ice hockey has given him special insight into training strategies to improve performance and prevent injury for athletes. Dan explains, “helping an athlete develop greater efficiency can increase their skill level at any age. It is especially rewarding to witness that happening in patients as they recover from injury or surgery.”
He's a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), Orthopedic and Sports Medicine section of the APTA, and North American Feldenkrais Guild. Dan is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
Dan enjoys spending his time in the outdoors hiking, camping, and swimming in the cold waters of Maine and the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Golfing in the summer and ice hockey in the winter are treats, and he cycles whenever and where ever he can around the state of Maine.
Casey received his physical therapy training at the University of New England Doctor of Physical Therapy program, and graduated in 2016. With a focus on motion analysis and biomechanics, Casey published an article in the National Strength and Conditioning Association peer reviewed Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research about sprinting mechanics. He completed the final of 3 clinical practicae with the Spaulding National Running Center with a focus on chronic running related injuries. He is a current member of the APTAs orthopedic and research sections.
Jiu Jitsu is Casey’s primary movement practice. Other interests include lifting, trail running, and foraging for wild mushrooms.
Jen Baker graduated from the University of Southern Maine in 2006, with a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology and a Minor in Business Administration. Since graduation, she has been working in outpatient medical settings for more than 14 years. She is passionate about patient education and customer satisfaction.
She was born and raised in Maine and enjoys the outdoors. In her spare time, she loves gardening, taking care of her animals, hiking, being by the water and spending time with her family and friends. Jen is excited to be apart of the MFPT family.
Christina completed her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at the University of New England where she conducted research investigating the effect of ankle manipulations on hip muscle activation in athletes with chronic ankle sprains. Through her previous physical therapy experiences, she has served orthopedic, geriatric, and neurologic clinical populations. A lifelong athlete and collegiate soccer player, Christina strives to promote an active lifestyle throughout the lifespan and help individuals partake in their most meaningful activities.
Christina enjoys running, yoga, gardening, and Nordic skiing. She loves exploring Maine trails and being outdoors in her free time.
Maine Feldenkrais & Physical Therapy
34 Hennessey Ave.
Brunswick, Maine 04011
Monday - Friday
8:00 am to 6:00 pm
We accept most insurances. Check with your insurance company to inquire if you need a referral from your physician.