Meet Our Team of Rehab Staff
Our therapists have a wide variety of special interest areas, including post-operative orthopedic rehab, treatment of vertigo, gait and balance disorders, neurologic disorders including Multiple Sclerosis, helping athletes recover from injury and return to sport, and working with patients with chronic conditions such as cardiopulmonary disease, CHF, diabetes, or pain to better manage their health and reach their goals.
All of our Physical Therapists are active members of the American Physical Therapy Association and some hold memberships in specific special interest sections, such as Orthopedics, Cardiopulmonary, and Acute Care physical therapy.
Our physical therapists volunteer within the Penobscot Valley Hospital organization through various activities including the PVH Healthcare Career Summer Day Camp, 10,000 Step Per Day Challenge, Walking Lunch Break series, Lincoln Walking Trails events, and through a free program offered several times a year called Healthy ME, which provides access to experts free of charge to community members working to lose weight or maintain weight loss.
Jen Cowing, PT graduated with a master of science degree in physical therapy in 2001. She has a diverse patient care background including several years specializing within an Orthopedic Surgical Practice in southern Maine as well as extensive work in pediatrics within early intervention and school-based programs. Jen jointed the PVH team in 2014. Recent coursework includes attendance at a seminar for manual therapy treatment of lumbar, sacral, and pelvic dysfunctions.
Martine LeGassey, PT, DPT received a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology and Doctorate in Physical Therapy, both from Husson University. She has been part of the Rehab team at PVH since 2011. Martine is a Credentialed Clinical Instructor through the American Physical Therapy Association and works with area Colleges and Universities to participate in supervising the clinical education of physical therapy students working to earn their doctoral degrees.
Katie Neal, PT, OCS has been a physical therapist at PVH since 1997. She is a graduate of the University of New England and enjoys working with all different ages and all types of patients. She became certified through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties as a Clinical Specialist in Orthopedics in 2014. Katie’s recent coursework includes attending the Maine Orthopedic Seminar on Lower Extremity Orthopedic Rehabilitation.
Linda Osborne, PT, DPT received a Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences, Master’s and Doctorate in Physical Therapy, all at Husson University. She has been a physical therapist at PVH since 2004. Linda has completed recent coursework in the area of myofascial/kinesiology taping for a variety of diagnosis.
Kristen Stanley, OTR/L graduated from Husson University with a Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy in 2012. She has provided care to multiple complex medical diagnosis in the inpatient skilled care unit promoting safe return home for patients. She has also provided treatments for various diagnosis in the outpatient setting including a special interest in work-related injuries. Kristen is an active member of the American Occupational Therapy Association, the American Society of Hand Therapy, and has certification through the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy. She is an active volunteer in the community, with recent projects including working to obtain grant funding to implement a program bringing iPads used for music therapy to benefit residents of local long-term care facilities.
Stacey White, MA, CCC-SLP earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees from the University of Maine in Orono. The American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA) awarded her Certificate in Clinical Competence in 2005. In 2014 and 2015, she received ACE awards from her association, which is formal recognition of professionals who have demonstrated their commitment to lifelong learning by exceeding the minimum certification and licensing requirements for continuing education. She is LSVT certified (Lee Silverman Voice Treatment) and has completed varied and extensive training over the years in all aspects of speech therapy, including the SOS (Sequential-Oral-Sensory) Approach to Feeding, Childhood Apraxia of Speech and Autism treatment techniques, and swallowing assessment training direct from the researchers (Kasper, Kaufman, Logemann, etc.), and many other topics. She strives to provide treatment with a patient and family-centered focus and enjoys seeing patients at the hospital and at our Rehab & Wellness Center.
Kelly Wakefield is the cheerful voice on the other end of the phone. She is responsible for all patient registration, scheduling and also supports therapy staff with patient care.
Location & Contact Info
Our center is located in downtown Lincoln, across from Marden’s and next to Machias Savings Bank. For more information contact the Rehabilitation and Wellness Center Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Rehabilitation & Wellness Center
37 Main Street
P.O. Box 368
Lincoln ME 04457
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