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Patient Services

Positive Steps

Welcome to Positive Steps, where we provide compassionate, quality, cost effective care for people of all ages Obtain your physician’s referral and we’ll help work with your insurance carrier to determine your coverage for our services.

It\'s our commitment to you: the power of fucntion.Our staff relies on the latest research and techniques to help patients gain their highest level of independence. We set realistic goals and educate clients in a clear, age-appropriate way.

A not-for-profit organization, we provide high-quality clinical services with the care and compassion you have come to expect from Houlton Regional Hospital.

Our physical, occupational and speech therapists guide you to optimal function and performance — always with care and sensitivity. Their goal is your goal — to get you back into the swing of things after illness or injury.

We\'re with you at every step.Positive Steps has a proactive cutting-edge approach, continually enhancing service to meet your needs. We offer educational wellness, pediatric services, industrial rehab and ergonomics, and audiological service.
Together, we create goals based on your personal assessment, then combine pain control with strengthening and flexibility exercises to improve strength, endurance, balance, quality of movement—and, quality of life.

Our therapists help build independence by teaching practical adaptations for grooming, dressing and meal preparation.

Speech pathologists work to improve written and spoken language as well as patient memory. Occupational Therapists and Speech Pathologists work together to diagnose and help those with swallowing difficulties.

Infant, Toddler and Preschool Treatment ProgramsInfant, Toddler and Preschool Treatment Programs

Childhood learning revolves around play, sharing and growth — and that guides our work with children who have developmental delays, congenital disorders or are recovering from injury or illness. Therapists from appropriate disciplines form support teams to help developmental skills get back on track so the child will thrive while facing new challenges.

Collaboration with area agencies, under the direction of the patient’s primary care physician, provides patients with a comprehensive, holistic treatment plan.

Our Facility
Positive Steps is located in a spacious and convenient site on North Street. This modern space brings our out patient rehabilitation services under one roof, enhancing teamwork, communication, and continuity-of-care. Our Location provides easy access for patients and family members and plenty of parking near the entrance.

Our Services

  • Our ServicesWOUND MANAGEMENT
  • STROKE REHABILITATION
  • WORK SITE EVALUATIONS
  • WHEELCHAIR ASSESSMENT
  • COGNITIVE PERCEPTUAL TRAINING
  • SPEECH AND LANGUAGE EVALUATION AND TREATMENT
  • HAND THERAPY
  • WORK CAPACITY EVALUATION
  • SPLINTING
  • PAIN MANAGEMENT
  • SWALLOWING THERAPY
  • ORTHOPEDICS AND SPORTS MEDICINE