Mass Bay Spine & Sport Physical Therapy (MBSSPT) an orthopedic outpatient physical therapy practice in Marshfield, has appointed Lauren Plourde, a Certified Athletic Trainer to the practice's Medical Gym.
In her new role, Ms. Plourde will create and implement custom wellness programs for Medical Gym members and provide training. She will also serve as an Athletic Trainer for the Marshfield High School athletic program as needed.
A recipient of the Hamilton Putnam Scholarship for medical professionals, Ms. Plourde holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training from the University of New Hampshire.
Prior to joining MBSSPT, Ms. Plourde worked per diem as a Strength and Conditioning Coach at the Rehab 3 Center for Athletes at Seacoast Orthopedics and Sports Medicine in Somersworth, NH. She has also worked as an Office Assistant at the New Hampshire Institute for Health Policy and Practice at the University of New Hampshire.
Ms. Plourde is a member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA). She is a native of Plymouth, MA.
The Medical Gym
MBSSPT's Medical Gym is located in the expanded space at 506 Plain Street. It is designed for rehabilitated physical therapy patients as well as for those with risk factors such as diabetes, high cholesterol, obesity, heart disease and other health issues who are serious about a personalized program that will help them better manage and improve their health. MBSSPT practitioners utilize exercise, behavior modification and nutrition to help patients obtain and maintain wellness.
Four key elements differentiate MBSSPT’s Medical Gym: all patients receive medical oversight; the practitioners communicate with the patient's physician; patients are guided by credentialed experts in exercise physiology and kinesiology (body movement) and there is greater accountability with regard to successful outcome.
Mass Bay Spine & Sport Physical Therapy (MBSSPT) is an orthopedic outpatient physical therapy practice with an on-site medical gym located in Marshfield. A state-of-the-art facility owned and operated by a physical therapist, MBSSPT has earned a reputation for superior clinical care and delivery of services to South Shore community members as well as to referring physicians from Boston to Plymouth.
The practice's highly trained staff is committed to providing clients with an experience that will ensure their condition is resolved effectively and efficiently, while empowering them with the necessary tools and knowledge to prevent future problems and maintain optimal health. All of the practice's physical therapists are trained to rehabilitate a variety of conditions utilizing treatment techniques that include soft tissue massage/mobilization, therapeutic and strengthening exercises, neuromuscular reeducation, gait training, patient education, and lumbar stabilization, to name a few. MBSSPT accepts Medicare, Workers' Compensation, auto insurance, and most private insurance plans.
MBSSPT is located at 506 Plain Street in Marshfield. For more information, visitwww.massbayspineandsport.com or call (781) 319-0024.