ELLEN GIROUARD, PT, DPT

  • Phone: 401-459-4001
  • Location(s): Ortho Rhode Island - Foundry

Ellen joined the practice in 2017 with an interest to grow in orthopedics and sports medicine. She graduated from Simmons College with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2016 where she took part in several clinical inpatient and outpatient rotations including orthopedics, post-operative care, pediatrics, and neurology. She was an active leader on the committee board for the MA APTA student organization and an ongoing member to the APTA.

Ellen has a passion for treating simple to complex musculoskeletal disorders, sports injuries with focus on running mechanics, and helping patients return to activities they enjoy. Recently, Ellen became certified in Dry Needling through the Spinal Manipulation Institute. She plans to pursue a path towards her Orthopedic Clinical Specialty (OCS) and Strength and Conditioning Certification to further improve her patient’s plan of care.

Ellen grew up with an athletic background taking part in Division III softball and cross county while at Simmons College. In her off time, she takes part in marathon training.

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December 13, 2018 / Exercise / Ellen Girouard

Running in a Winter Wonderland

It’s that time of the year when the days get shorter, colder and darker. This also means less than ideal road & trail conditions for all you runners out there! As a year round runner, I typically have a love/hate relationship when winter strolls around. Getting yourself out into the New England weather is almost like a daily chore, but the feeling of achievement towards your fitness goals makes it worth it (alongside a warm cup of hot cocoa). So don’t trade in the great outdoors for the dreaded treadmill quite yet! Here are some tips to ensure a safe, comfortable, and successful winter run:

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