Physical Therapy


Dr. Annie K. Dyer, PT, DPT    ... C.E.O. & owner

Dr. Lauren A. Hebert, DPT, OCS

Aaron V. Pereault, AT, L/ATC

Physical therapy corrects & prevents ‘movement disorders’

   ...problems that impair your ability to move & live your life

PO Box 220

94 Weld St

Dixfield, ME  







411 US Route 2

Wilton, Me


fax 562-7179


This site is for three groups...


    ... PATIENTS   at our CLINICS, to learn how to control pain problems


    ... WORKPLACES   seeking to reduce musculo-skeletal disorders (MSD) & Worker Comp costs


    ... PHYSICAL THERAPISTS   seeking to copy our successes





Who is SmartCare?    What is physical therapy?    How do I access PT care?

Become an expert on your pain problem!   Back & neck pain,  tendinitis,  rotator cuff,  tennis elbow,  carpal tunnel,  TMJ & headache,  vertigo,  sports injury....

Workplace injury...   Recovery from orthopedic surgery.....

Go to the link listed above for the Patients-Public page for lots of info.


       Dixfield clinic   562-8048                    Wilton clinic   212-1227




Reduce Worker Comp costs & claims for back-neck-arm soft tissue injuries (MSD).  

Our NO-LOST-TIME program averages 70% decrease in soft tissue work injuries.

Effective tips and techniques you can take from this site. 

EMPLOYERS... see our MSD prevention web site...




It is time to re-define your profession.   The health care revolution is here.  

Evolving changes could be fatal to your practice... unless you adapt.     

Check out what we have done to adapt and succeed !     Practice management tips. 


Annie K. Dyer, DPT

Lauren Hebert, DPT, OCS

Aaron Perreault, ATC

Lauren Hebert, DPT, OCS     40+ years of experience

Doctor of Physical Therapy.. Board-Certified Orthopedic Specialist (twice)..  Ergonomics Specialist


8th generation Dixfield native ... Founder of SmartCare PT.

Undergraduate Univ Maine.. Physical Therapy degree Univ of Vermont ... Doctor of Physical Therapy degree Univ of New England... Founder of SmartCare PT ... owner of IMPACC Prevention & Ergonomics Consulting... former owner of IMPACC-USA Publishing ... and Orthopedic PT Center of Augusta & Bangor ME ... formerly PT Director at Penobscot Bay Medical Center of Rockland, ME. .. Director of Rehabilitation Associates of Milwuakee, Wi ... PT with University Associates in PT of Burlington VT ... Past president of Maine PT Assoc ... Faculty appointment at University of Vermont ... Guest lecturer at University of New England, Husson, Marquette, Purdue, Mayo Clinic ... keynote presenter at California PT Assoc, Maine PT Assoc, Mass PT Assoc, American PT Assoc, and World PT Congress... eProfessor for Educata online continuing postgraduate education for physiotherapists worldwide. 


Lauren authored the IMPACC and 'NO-LOST-TIME'  MSD work injury prevention programs. These workplace prevention programs have been provided at more than 600 workplaces nationwide.  Lauren teaches advanced PT seminars nationwide and provides PT-OT self-study and online courses on work injury management.  

Lauren also authors patient education media teaching patients & workers how to take care of pain problems. Best-known works are YOUR BACK FOR LIFE ... SEX & BACK PAIN ... LIVING WITH CTD ... OVERCOMING TMJ ... THE INDUSTRIAL ATHLETE ... NECK-ARM-HAND BOOK ... PERSONAL ERGONOMICS GUIDES ... THE WORK INJURY PRACTICE ...and the SMARTCARE MANUALS.... used by hundreds of clinics throughout North America.

Follow more current updates at our Facebook page...

And check out our workplace injury prevention & ergonomics site...

Annie K Dyer, DPT, of Farmington, ME, has now taken charge of SmartCare as Lauren seeks to retire.  Dr. Dyer is a graduate of the Husson University Doctor of Physical Therapy program.  She interned at SmartCare in 2009, then was recruited to join our practice upon graduation because of her advanced PT skills and talents focusing on musculoskeletal pain problems. 

Annie holds a Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy (DPT) and a BS Degree in kinesiology. 

Annie also has skills in wellness, ergonomics and work injury prevention programs for industry.   Because of her skills and motivation, Annie became CEO at SmartCare in 2015.

Aaron Perreault, ATC, is our area's only full-time professional Certified Athletic Trainer, addressing sports injuries, fitness, and conditioning consulting.

An Athletic Trainer is a licensed professional who provides sports injury evaluation, treatment and prevention, plus advises on safe effective conditioning for health, fitness and sports performance.

Aaron offers consulting to local high schools, athletic organizations and individual fitness buffs on conditioning techniques that boost performance, reduce injury risks, overcome pain problems and injuries. Aaron is particularly skilled with knee, ankle, foot, shoulder problems and fitness consulting, with more than 15 years at SmartCare.

The Athletic Trainer and Physical Therapist both under one roof offers an extremely effective combination of skills and knowledge.