Rainie graduated from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec with a BS in Physical Therapy in May 2008. During her time at McGill she worked in a variety of in-patient and out-patient settings including orthopedic, neurological, cardiac and pediatric. She was the physical therapist for the McGill Redbirds Baseball Team for 2 years and was a part of the 2006 CIBA National Championship Team. She is a Maine licensed Physical Therapist, a Certified Ergonomic Assessment Specialist and a Certified Clinical Instructor. Rainie joined the team at Richard Bader Physical Therapy in 2008 and is now the clinical director of our Bridgton office. In September 2013, Rainie also began working in the MSAD 61 school district providing in-school PT services for the Special Services Department. Rainie is excited for this opportunity to work with the Lake Region community in addition to her work in the clinic. Rainie has been trained in the trigger point dry needling technique that has been an integral part of her care and creating positive patient outcomes.
She is also trained in concussion management and vestibular rehab. She enjoys working with her patients to not only improve their pain, but help them to safely return to normal activities and hobbies. Rainie is enjoying the lake region living by spending her free time on the lakes or on the ski slopes. She has been an active volunteer with the Maine Adaptive Sports & Recreation for 7 years where she skis with individuals with physical disabilities and also provides educational seminars for the volunteers. She may be spotted around town while running or riding her bike. You will also find her volunteering at The Loon Echo Bike Trek, providing Physical Therapy care for the participants. Rainie is currently pursuing her doctorate degree in physical therapy through a transitional program at UNE