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SMHC Sports Performance Center

Optimize performance.

Prevent injury.

Maximize recovery.


The Art of Sports Performance.

Southern Maine Health Care's (SMHC) Sports Performance Center is one of a kind in southern Maine. Athletes receive supervised and customized programs designed to prevent injuries, optimize physical performance and maximize recovery from injury, all under the guidance of the full spectrum of SMHC’s medical and athletic specialists.

One of Maine’s first sports performance centers integrating medical, physical therapy and training specialties, the SMHC Sports Performance Center will help you become a better all-around athlete in a challenging, safe environment under the guidance of professionals.

Become a better all-around athlete in a challenging, safe environment.

Individuals receive a joint-by-joint orthopedic screen, assessment of fundamental movement patterns and a review of prior injuries. Challenges are identified, goals set and a customized performance program designed to ensure maximum health and performance.

Whether you’re a parent with school-age children looking to help your athlete prevent injury or enhance athletic performance, a runner or triathlete intent on improving performance, or a weekend “warrior,” the SMHC Sports Performance Center can help you maximize your talents safely and effectively.

The SMHC Sports Performance Center integrates state-of-the-art training and technology with the clinical expertise of Sports Medicine physicians, certified strength and conditioning experts, athletic trainers, and physical therapists.

Sports Physical Therapy

  • Comprehensive injury management ensures you stay on top of your game, regardless of your age. With SMHC's specialized sports physical therapy, we focus on injury prevention, evaluation, treatment, rehabilitation, and performance enhancement for athletic individuals of all ages.

Sports Medicine

  • Maximizing athletic performance is all about the team. Here you will find a team of clinical specialists focused on excellence. From leading-edge physical therapy to orthopedic surgeons, the SMHC Sports Performance Center offers a full spectrum of medical specialists.

Performance Training

  • One-on-one training - Work with a certified athletic trainer, two to three sessions each week, to enhance strength and performance through a customized training program
  • Small group training - Limited to 4 to 6 individuals in each session, small group training isfacilitated and monitored by qualified staff to ensure proper technique.
  • Summer Performance Program - Reduce the risk of injury and prepare for the fall athletic season. Program runs for six weeks plus pre- and post- program data collection.

Comprehensive Concussion Management

We offer baseline testing of student-athletes using ImPACT™ neurocognitive testing, post assessment and cognitive testing for concussions, and full rehabilitation services.

  • "We provide exceptional strength and performance training, post-rehabilitation fitness and wellness programs custom-designed to the individual’s personal goals."

    Mike Hersey, PT, SCS, CSCS
    Director, Sports Performance Center

SMHC Sports Performance Center
12 Thornton Avenue - Suite 101
Saco, ME 04072
P: (207) 294-8448
F: (207) 282-2122

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