DR. JEFFREY J. KOZLIK, PT, DPT

  • Phone: 401-738-3730
  • Location(s): Ortho Rhode Island - West Bay
  • Areas of Interest: Geriatric, Shoulder and Sports Rehabilitation

Dr. Kozlik has a strong background in various clinical settings across the rehabilitation spectrum including acute, subacute, outpatient and long term care. Over the past ten years, he has worked with clients in multiple settings to develop successful rehabilitation programs designed to reduce mobility impairments and improve functional independence. He is an APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor and serves as a Center Coordinator of Clinical Education for regional physical therapy programs.

An avid hockey fan and player, he also served as the assistant hockey coach and team therapist for the Bryant College Men’s Hockey Team. Dr. Kozlik is a member of the Rhode Island and American Physical Therapy Associations. He graduated from Quinnipiac College in 1996 and received his doctorate in Physical Therapy from Boston University in 2008. He joined the practice in 2005.

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March 21, 2019 / Health Physical Therapy / Dr. Jeffrey Kozlik

Physical Therapy: An Alternative to Opioid Use; Part II- An Update.

Last April, I wrote about physical therapy as an alternative to opioid use for pain control in orthopedic care. In that post which can found here, I discussed the benefits of physical therapy for pain management and identified ways a physical therapist can help control pain and improve function without a reliance on prescription opioid use.

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April 5, 2018 / Healthcare Physical Therapy / Dr. Jeffrey Kozlik

Physical Therapy: An Alternative to Opioid Use

There has not been a significant change in the amount of pain that Americans report, yet sales of prescription opioids have quadrupled in the United States. (6)   So when should you consider physical therapy as an option for pain management over prescription opioids? First, when the risks outweigh the rewards. Opioid use comes with side effects......

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December 14, 2017 / Hand Therapy Knee Pain Physical Therapy Shoulder Tendonitis / Dr. Jeffrey Kozlik

Kinesiology Tape: Fake, Fad or Functional?

I remember when kinesiology tape exploded in popularity across the United States. It was during the 2008 Summer Olympics and the popular women’s beach volleyball team of Kerri Walsh and Misty May-Treanor were battling their way to another gold medal in Beijing.  At the time, Kerri Walsh was recovering from a rotator cuff injury and was using kinesiology tape to support her shoulder during ....

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