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St. Michaels

1013 South Talbot Street, Suite 4-6
St. Michaels, MD 21663

P: 410-745-3701 | F: 410-745-9503

Office Hours

Monday 7am - 4:30pm
Tuesday 7:00am - 4:30pm
Wednesday 7am - Noon
Thursday 7:00am - 4:30pm
Friday 7am - Noon

Welcome to Tidewater Physical Therapy St. Michaels!

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Meet our St. Michaels crew

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Meet our St. Michaels crew!

Shawn Carter Jr., DPT, CLT is a Doctor of Physical Therapy, Certified Lymphedema Therapist and the Clinical Director at our St. Michaels clinic. He specializes in general orthopedic, sports-related, pre-and post-surgical therapies, as well as treatment for chronic pain, stroke, traumatic brain injury, neurological disorders, low back and neck pain, injury prevention and lymphedema.

Additional patient care is provided by Laura Divjak, PTA and Nathan Howeth, PTA.  Office Manager, Connie Hayes greets you with a smile and can help with all of your administrative needs.


Shawn Carter, Jr., DPT, CLT

Shawn Carter, Jr., DPT, CLT

Shawn Carter is the Clinical Director of our St. Michaels location. He joined Tidewater Physical Therapy in 2008. Shawn received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from Salisbury University and his Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. He is also a certified clinical instructor through the American Physical Therapy Association and teaches as adjunct faculty at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore Department of Physical Therapy. He has completed training for ASTYM treatment from Performance Dynamics®, Inc, which is a regenerative soft tissue therapy that rebuilds and heals the soft tissues of the body.

Shawn specializes in general orthopedic, sports related, pre and post surgical therapies as well as treatment for chronic pain, stroke, traumatic brain injury, neurological disorders, low back and neck pain, and injury prevention. Personally, Shawn and his wife are active in the St. Michaels community, helping coach youth sports and volunteering with several other local organizations. They reside in St. Michaels with their three sons.

Laura Divjak, PTA

Laura Divjak, PTA



Find us:

Our St. Michaels clinic is located just before downtown St. Michaels, about 15 minutes away from Easton, Maryland. It is next to the YMCA. Contact Shawn Carter, Clinical Director for more information.