Massabesic Health Resources

Massabesic Health Resources prides itself on not just the quality of care clients receive, but the quality of its staff.  Our goal of providing outstanding, quality, hands-on and responsible healthcare to suit the growing and changing needs of our community is shared by all of our Staff Members.  A special thanks to those who have previously served on staff and have moved onto new endeavors with us.

Owner Practitioners

Jim G. Stevenson, PT & FAAOMPT: Jim Stevenson Jim is a 1993 graduate of Northeastern University in Boston, MA. He attended the Institute of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy for 2 years in pursuit of refined expert clinical skills in the Nordic Approach to Orthopaedic Manual Therapy. Jim's final work prior to his successful completion of the residency program was in Surface Electromyography.

Jim's clinical and patient skills are outstanding. He is a knowledgeable and compassionate human being who understands how to apply himself in daily clinical practice. His innate drive and deep interest in his chosen field allow him to constantly increase his medical knowledge, clinical skills and effectiveness.  This translates to care that is both cutting edge and compassionate.

Hayes Sweeney, MPT:Hayes Sweeney Hayes received his Master's of Science in Physical Therapy from University of St. Augustine, Florida in 1999. In December of 2000, Hayes began working at Massabesic Health Resources following his employment at an Out-Patient Sports & Orthopedic Center. His special interests are in the fields of Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Settings as well as Fitness and Wellness throughout the life span.

Hayes has continued to devote himself to  advancing his manual skills and continuing his professional growth during his time with Massabesic Health Resources as a Physical Therapist as well as Owner.


Tod Bennett, A.A.S.  is a graduate of Central Wyoming College where he received his A.A.S. as a Physical Therapist Assistant in 1998.  Previously, Todd had earned his Bachelors Degree in Movement Science from Westfield State College in 1994.  After his graduation from Central Wymoing College in 1998, Todd had the unique opportunity to in a Mckenzie Institute in Coon Rapids, Minnesota from fall 1999 to fall 2002.  During this time he received certification in Mckenzie A, B, and C techniques involving the lower back and neck.  Todd has also had experience working in hospital settings and has superior nursing skills. 

In the Front Office

Brenda J. Edgerly, Office Manager: Brenda born and raised locally, bringing an invaluable relationship with and understanding of the community MHR serves. A friendly, professional and efficient front office operations' manager paves the way for effective healthcare interventions, making Brenda invaluable to the MHR family.

She has over 20 years of professional experience working with the public and with managerial responsibility predating her time as part of MHR.  Brenda is also our in-house expert on the ever-changing world of insurance billings. WIth an eye for detail and a desire to provide the best care possible, she helps the staff and clients of MHR navigate insurance billings efficiently and effectively.  We greatly appreciate her administrative endeavors and her interest in the medical field.  

Sandy Tibbetts, Operations Assistant: Sandy is our capable and dedicated part-time office personnel since 1994. Sandy works two afternoon-evenings a week in the front office doing a variety of essential administrative tasks. She is consistently available for special projects including handcrafted items that enhance our professional effectiveness. We greatly appreciate her consistent and reliable job performance.

Lori Deshaies, Administrative Assistant: Lori provides part-time front office coverage three days a week. We sincerely appreciate the creativity and dedication she brings to the work place.

Clinical Assistive Staff

Facility Assistant, Cheryl Tardy assists with the operation and maintenance of the aquatic and land exercise programs and equipment. Presently, Cheryl is the person to meet with for an Orientation to the Facility if you wish to use the therapeutic pool or gym on an independent basis.
Cheryl is a Certified Aquatic Exercise Instructor with the Arthritis Foundation. Previously, Cheryl taught adults to swim and was a lifeguard.
In addition to her role as a MHR's Facility Assistant, Cheryl is licensed Massage Therapist. She graduated from Downeast School of Massage Therapy in November of 1996. Since her graduation, she has returned to the Waldoboro campus as an Invited Guest Speaker & adjunct Faculty Member. She is a member of the National Association of Massage Therapists and active in a leadership capacity.
MHR is excited to have a multi-talented, responsible, and congenial individual on staff in a part-time capacity.

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