ASCENT Rangeley Lakes Rehab

Our Therapy Services

The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) defines wellness as: “a multidimensional state of being describing the existence of positive health in an individual as exemplified by quality of life and a sense of wellbeing.” Our goal is to provide services which promote healthy lifestyles, wellness, and support you in efforts to prevent injury and disability. We make it our priority to help you reach your highest level of function, and your personal wellness goals.

We offer a full range of wellness services such as :

  • Hot or Cold stone massages Cupping
  • Myofascial release & Unwinding
  • Therapeutic Massage
  • Dry Needle & Electrotherapy
  • Balance and posture programs
  • Manual Stretching
  • Specially designed gym programs
  • Moist heat
  • Lumbar or Cervical Traction

ASCENT Rangeley Lakes Rehab services include outpatient treatment for a variety of orthopedic and neurologic diagnoses including:

  • Back and neck pain, including chronic headaches
  • Orthopedic injury, Pre and Post surgical care
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Neurological conditions such as M.S., Parkinson's disease, Stroke
  • Improving strength, balance, and walking in the aging adult to reduce fall risk
  • Muscular, myofascial and soft tissue disorders
  • Clients suffering from COPD and CHF have also found improved quality of life following a rehab course of treatment
  • Evaluation and recommendation for employee ergonomic work stations

ASCENT is located in the Rangeley Wellness Pavilion, 25 Dallas Hill Road, with its fully-equipped gym, 400 square-foot hydrotherapy pool, private treatment rooms, and many programs with fitness staff instruction to continue your independent rehab once formal therapy is completed. All scheduling is done through our Rangeley facility by calling 207-864-3332 Ext. 3.

Our Providers

Heather Reed, Physical Therapist

As a Physical Therapist, Heather has over 19 years of experience practicing in a variety of settings including outpatient, skilled nursing rehab, acute care and home-care. She practices heavily in manual therapy and is certified in dry needling and has advanced training in spinal manipulation. Heather received her BS in Physical Therapy from the University of New England.

Robin Ladd, Physical Therapist

Robin has been practicing 31 years, working in a variety of settings in Franklin County with a majority of time dedicated to Home Care. She enjoys working with Neurological disorders, orthopedics and geriatrics. Robin received her BS in Physical Therapy from the University of New England.

Paul Mangiafico, Physical Therapist

As the newest member of our physical therapy team, Paul is a fitness enthusiast and is passionate about improving the health and functionality of his patients. He is an avid runner, participating in Iron man events and marathon races, and was the captain of his college cross country team. His medical illustrations can be seen in several publications including medical journals and text books. Paul received both his BS in Applied Exercise Science and his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of New England.

Roberta M Hartigan, PTA

Roberta is a 1998 graduate from KVTC with and associate degree of science from their physical therapy assistant program. She has spent the past 19 years working as a PTA, specializing in geriatric conditions as well as strength training, neuromuscular re-education, Kinesiotaping, and manual techniques such as Myofascial release and Trigger point release.



We sell a variety of health and wellness products to keep you functioning in top shape!







Heather Reed

Robin Ladd

Paul Mangiafico


Roberta Hartigan