JODI BERGERON, OT, CHT

  • Phone: 401.777.7000 – Option 3
  • Office Location(s): Providence |
  • Areas of Interest: Hand Therapy, Elbow Therapy, Kinesio Taping, Splinting

Jodi joined the practice in 2011. She has worked in a wide variety of clinical settings during her 16 year career as an Occupational Therapist, including acute inpatient care, homecare, Level 1 trauma center, and most recently as a clinical specialist for hand therapy in the outpatient clinic at the Miriam Hospital. While there, she also served as the Clinical Coordinator of Education, and she has been a clinical instructor to students during their Level 1 and 2 clinical affiliations for over ten years. Jodi has completed extensive continuing education coursework including; advanced splinting techniques, kinesio taping for the upper extremity, therapeutic modalities,  wound care, diagnostic techniques and rehabilitation of the wrist and hand, ergonomic assessment, orthopedic assessment and mobilization of the upper extremity, and myofascial release. She earned her B.S. in Occupational Therapy from Worcester State College in 1995 where she played on both the field hockey and softball teams. She became a Certified Hand Therapist (CHT) in 2007 and is a licensed occupational therapist in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

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