Massabesic Health Resources

Testimonial One

Q: Remember Your First Day at Massabesic Health Resources: How did you feel?

A: Having pain, victimized (accident was not my fault), wondering if I was ever to get back to "normal."

Q: Now that you have completed your Physical Therapy, what would you say to someone just beginning?
A: Trust you therapist’s hands. Try to relax. Do your exercises at home. Ask questions about anything to do with your body’s structure/function. These people are a wealth of information.

Testimonial Two

Q: Remember Your First Day at Massabesic Health Resources: How did you feel?

A: Always uncomfortable. Unable to turn my head from side to side. Very limited.

Q: Now that you have completed your Physical Therapy, what would you say to someone just beginning?
A: I was skeptical. I didn’t feel exercise and relaxation techniques would help. The folks here are the most sympathetic people I have encountered in a medical group. Their genuine concern is to see your lifestyle improve. Listen to and follow their advice. It will truly make a difference.

Testimonial Three:

Q: Remember Your First Day at Massabesic Health Resources: How did you feel?

A: Very nervous and a little scared. Wondering if I could do what was required of me. I’m nervous in new situations, so it was a real test.

Q: Now that you have completed your Physical Therapy, what would you say to someone just beginning?
A: Don’t be nervous. Everyone was so nice. Relax and just do what you can. The sincerity made it easy. You’ll never find any people who can help more than at M.H.R..

Testimonial Four

Q: Remember Your First Day at Massabesic Health Resources: How did you feel?

A: My Doctor said Physical Therapy would make it better. The thought of using my knee when it hurt so much didn’t exactly excite me. I was very nervous when I first came here.I thought they are going to really make it hurt worse.

Q: Now that you have completed your Physical Therapy, what would you say to someone just beginning?
A: Put yourself in their hands and go with it. They are really wonderful here. They push you but they don’t push you too hard. If you keep at it you will appreciate your potential. The time spent here and the work I did was definitely well worth it. I’m back to where I was prior to my injury. I didn’t think I could do it. Give them a chance! It works!

Testimonial Five

Q: Remember Your First Day at Massabesic Health Resources: How did you feel?

A: I was in a lot of pain, headaches constantly, stiffness, very little mobility- at the end of my rope!

Q: Now that you have completed your Physical Therapy, what would you say to someone just beginning?
A: I would tell anyone that if you reach the point that I was in, definitely look into therapy. It not only provided relaxation, but it taught me how to release the tension and what to do for myself to keep the tension somewhat at bay. It also put the control of my body back in my own hands!

Testimonial Six

Q: Remember Your First Day at Massabesic Health Resources: How did you feel?

A: Having been through a long process of immobilization (almost 9 months), I felt scared, frustrated that my foot and leg might not resume normal functioning. With a diagnosis of Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, the additional symptoms of this condition sometimes impeded any progress I thought I could make and made my fears and frustrations even greater.

Q: Now that you have completed your Physical Therapy, what would you say to someone just beginning?
A: With the knowledge, skill and support of my therapist, I was able to make significant progress. Not only on improving my functional ability, but also in dealing with the RSD symptoms, the setback etc., in a healthy way so I can maintain the progress I've made. And to be able to continue to make progress through effectively utilizing the therapeutic exercises given to me. I still have a ways to go and I'll try to follow this advice too. Be patient; take one step at a time; perceive even the smallest of improvements as a giant step towards recovery; utilize the support available, both here and at home; follow your exercise program and give yourself a pat on the back from time to time. If you find these things difficult to follow through on, you can be sure the staff here will help you in any way they possibly can.

Testimonial Seven

Q: Remember Your First Day at Massabesic Health Resources: How did you feel?

A: feeling of loss with a bit of depression were taking over my energy. The pain was my main focus. As soon as the first few sessions were over, the progress rebuilt my hopes and self-determination.

Q: Now that you have completed your Physical Therapy, what would you say to someone just beginning?
A: Now as I almost returned to the way I felt before my incident, I attribute my quick recovery to the staff at Massabesic Health Resources. The personnel have done everything professionally and with patience and skill. With a grateful heart.

Testimonial Eight

Q: Remember Your First Day at Massabesic Health Resources: How did you feel?

A: Very sore, very stiff couldn't use my right arm for simple things, even like brushing my teeth, combing my hair etc.

Q: Now that you have completed your Physical Therapy, what would you say to someone just beginning?
A: Listen to your therapist. Do your exercises. I was able to avoid another cortisone shot in my right elbow by coming here instead. I'm thrilled with the results.

Testimonial Nine

Q: Remember Your First Day at Massabesic Health Resources: How did you feel?

A: When I came to MHR on the first day I was skeptical and very nervous. I was tired and frustrated because there was not much I could do without feeling sore and achy after. My doctor recommended therapy and I thought I would try it.

Q: Now that you have completed your Physical Therapy, what would you say to someone just beginning?
A: I am really glad I decided to give P.T. a try. I feel much better now. I listen to my body more than ever and make conscious decisions on the way I sit, breath, stand, bend and all the daily functions a person does without even thinking about it. I use to do them naturally wrong and I hope in time I will do things naturally right. The staff is great and I would highly recommend MHR to anyone.

Testimonial Ten

Q: Remember Your First Day at Massabesic Health Resources: How did you feel?

A: I was nervous. I was very sore and felt useless like an invalid.

Q: Now that you have completed your Physical Therapy, what would you say to someone just beginning?
A: You are headed down the right road. You are going to feel like a new person when it is all said and done.

Testimonial Eleven

Remember Your First Day at Massabesic Health Resources: How did you feel?

A: I did not feel good and had quite a bit of pain. My range of motion was very limited. Emotionally hopeful but not completely sure I would ever get better as I had been in pain for so long.

Q: Now that you have completed your Physical Therapy, what would you say to someone just beginning?
A: Stick with it, it does pay off in the end. Try not to overdo it, which is hard to do on your "good" days. Be patient and you will get better, but it does take time. Take with you everything you have learned about correct ways to do things so you will not go backwards in between your sessions.

Testimonial Twelve:

Q: Remember Your First Day at Massabesic Health Resources: How did you feel?

A: I had a lot of pain in my back and left leg. Needed a cane in order to walk short distances.

Q: Now that you have completed your Physical Therapy, what would you say to someone just beginning?
A: Go for it! You’ll feel great and everyone is very helpful and encouraging. NO MORE CANE!

Testimonial Thirteen

Q: Remember Your First Day at Massabesic Health Resources: How did you feel?

A: Having been with Physical Therapy because of a hip replacement, I knew that if I cooperated that I would feel better.

Q: Now that you have completed your Physical Therapy, what would you say to someone just beginning?
A: Trust in the Physical Therapist. Ask questions if you do not understand. Follow directions, and do your exercises faithfully and you will be rewarded. So much is up to the patient.

Testimonial Fourteen

Q: Remember Your First Day at Massabesic Health Resources: How did you feel?

A: Had a lot of back pain. Could hardly walk or keep posture straight up.

Q: Now that you have completed your Physical Therapy, what would you say to someone just beginning?
A: Keep at it and do all the home exercise, build up the walking. The pool is wonderful. It takes away all discomfort and pain. This good feeling lasts for a day or more. One gets stronger as they progress with exercise given.

Testimonial Fifteen:

Q: Remember Your First Day at Massabesic Health Resources: How did you feel?

A: I was very stiff with very little movement. I had no confidence in my ability to improve.

Q: Now that you have completed your Physical Therapy, what would you say to someone just beginning?
A: Do what you are shown to do, don’t rush or overdo it. Don’t expect to be cured over night. Progress will come in time. I am real pleased with my program.

Testimonial Sixteen

Q: Remember Your First Day at Massabesic Health Resources: How did you feel?

A: When I first came to physical therapy I felt a bit nervous because I did not know what to expect (For example, what I would have to do and what they would be doing). My ankles had been bothering me a lot and I needed to make them stronger. When I came the first time they were uncomfortable for me.

Q: Now that you have completed your Physical Therapy, what would you say to someone just beginning?
A: To someone just beginning in Physical Therapy I would tell them that the staff is great and they really help you to get better. They make you a big part in your own recovery and it gives you the control, which makes a lot of people more comfortable. It also gives you a chance to get better being able to do athletics or work. I think Physical Therapy is a great choice if you have any kinds of problems.

Testimonial Seventeen: 

Q: Remember Your First Day at Massabesic Health Resources: How did you feel?

A: I was in pain and nervous about the quality of my future due to my symptoms.

Q: Now that you have completed your Physical Therapy, what would you say to someone just beginning?
A: Listen to what you are told. Some things don’t always make sense to us at first, but the results are proof that it does. Ask questions if you are unsure and most importantly make any changes they recommend a part of your daily life!

Testimonial Eighteen:

Q: Remember Your First Day at Massabesic Health Resources: How did you feel?

A: I was very limited to what I use to be able to do. I was impatient and wanted to be able to do things really quick.

Q: Now that you have completed your Physical Therapy, what would you say to someone just beginning?
A: The group of people that works there is very professional, warm and friendly. Be patient with yourself because it takes time. Work with your therapist as he/she is well trained to bring you back up to your potential.


  
  
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