PHYSICAL THERAPY & SPORTS MEDICINE

Excellence Through Personal Attention

At Riverview Physical Therapy, our number one priority is the patient. We provide personalized treatment with hands-on, compassionate care.  We do not rush our patients or our clinicians.  Rather, we perform comprehensive evaluations and encourage patient input for treatment planning and goal setting.

Our philosophy is to provide the highest quality therapy through personalized care and education.  We support creative and individualized intervention. Our personalized approach ensures patient comprehension and will enhance proper treatment progression to secure the best outcome for our patients.  In order for full return to an active and healthy lifestyle, the patient must be involved and educated in the recovery process.

Our highly trained staff treats every patient as if he or she is a family member or personal friend.  We realize that as a consumer, you have a choice as to where you receive your rehabilitation care.  We would be grateful for the opportunity to assist in your recovery.

We currently have locations in Bath, Westbrook, Windham and Yarmouth. Please call any of our locations for more information on our therapy services, insurance coverage or to schedule an appointment.

We accept most insurance including Medicare & Worker’s Comp.

HIGHLY TRAINED STAFF

Personalized care & education

Greg Knapton, PT, ATC, Owner

Clinic Director – Westbrook

Greg, a native of Westbrook, earned his physical therapy degree form the University of Vermont in 1992. Greg also completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine through the American Sports Medicine Institute in 1998 and has been a certified athletic trainer since 2000.  He is currently the owner of Riverview Physical Therapy, established in 2002, with locations in Bath, Westbrook, Windham and Yarmouth.  Riverview PT also provides Athletic Training services at both Westbrook and Yarmouth High Schools, averaging 30 hours/week during the school year.
As a runner himself, Greg has first-hand knowledge of the demands running puts on the body.  Through his own experience and that of his patients, Greg has developed the necessary skills and knowledge to assist all levels of runners returning to their sport.  In addition to treating patients Greg regularly teaches runners & triathletes at area companies and specialty retail stores about injury prevention, warm-up and cool-down techniques, proper footwear and how to avoid and care for some of the most common injuries.  When not treating patients, Greg enjoys running and spending time with his wife Karen and their three boys.

Services

Additional programs are available. Contact us for information on additional or specialty programs you may need.

  • Strains/Sprains
    • Neck & Head Aches
    • Low Back/Spine Conditions
    • Arthritis/DJD
    • Tendonitis
    • Surgical Repairs/Reconstruction
    • Manual Therapy
    • Injury Assessment, Treatment, Education & Prevention
    • Athletic Training Outreach
    • Knee, Shoulder, Foot and Ankle Rehab
    • Overhead Athlete (Throwing Injuries)
    • Sports Performance Enhancement
    • Triathlete/Runner Rehab
    • Work Rehabilitation
    • Work Conditioning/Hardening
    • Industrial Consultation
    • Ergonomic Analysis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome/Sprains, Strains and Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Balance/Fall Prevention
    • Cancer Related Fatigue Program

Forms

Patient Forms

Patient Forms

For your convenience, you may print and complete these forms prior to your first visit.

New Patient Registration Form Packet | Download

Monthly Newsletter

Monthly Newsletter

The Therapy Connection | Download

PAIN QUESTIONNAIRES

Functional Outcome Questionnaires

Please fill out the appropriate survey prior to your first visit.

Arm, Shoulder and/or Hand Pain | Download

Low Back Pain | Download

Lower Extremity Pain | Download

Neck Disability | Download

Physician Use

Physician Use

Prescription Form | Download

This copy may be faxed, mailed or hand delivered to the clinic. DO NOT EMAIL PRESCRIPTION.

FAQ

For Additional Questions Please Contact Us

Yes. The choice of where you receive therapy is always yours. While the majority of our patients come to us by physician referral/recommendation, many clients request to see us due to our strong clinical reputation in the community.

We operate in a direct access state where, if your insurance plan authorizes self-referral to physical therapy, a physician referral is not necessary for you to be seen by a licensed therapist. Please check with your insurance though as many health insurance plans require a physician’s referral for therapy to be covered. We also offer treatments, services or products that do NOT require a referral and are available on a self-pay basis.

We participate in the majority of major health insurance plans including Medicare and Worker’s Compensation. Please contact us prior to your first visit to see if we participate with your specific health plan.

As a service to our patients, we will gladly file claims with your insurance company on your behalf. In order to appropriately submit these claims, we will need to obtain a copy of your insurance identification card to ensure that we have the necessary information.

Your therapist will conduct an evaluation of your condition lasting between 60-90 minutes. The evaluation is necessary to create a program designed specifically to address your needs for a maximum recovery.

– Referral slip from your medical doctor
– Your medical insurance card
– Your ID
– If you are getting therapy as a result of a worker’s compensation claim or an automobile accident, you will also need to bring your claim information, including claim number.Please arrive 15 minutes early on your first visit to fill out any necessary paperwork.

We recommend comfortable clothing such as sweatpants or shorts, a T-shirt or tank-top and sneakers.

Each visit will last 60 – 90 minutes on average. Times vary due to the treatment and exercises being performed.

The regularity of your visits will be determined after your initial evaluation, but most patients have 3 visits each week scheduled.

Testimonials

“To make a long story short, after a few months of Greg’s focused Postural Restoration physical therapy, I can (finally) say that I now wake pain free every day – and go through everyday PAIN FREE!”
Dorothy
“I really feel like Riverview Physical Therapy gave me a new lease on life – sometime it is hard to realize just how much living with pain weigh us down.
Betsy
“I would like to acknowledge the professionalism and the great results that flowed from my being taken care of by Riverview Physical Therapy, and their able support staff. Together, they run a “tight ship,” and they know how to help their patients “steer a true course” towards recovery.”
Sandy
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