Natasha graduated with honors as a Physical Therapist Assistant from the Community College of Rhode Island in 2010 and is licensed by the state of Rhode Island. She is currently pursuing a second degree at URI in Health Service Administration. Her clinical rotations included advanced training in outpatient, pre- and post-surgical, sports injury, orthotics, skilled nursing facilities, geriatrics, and pediatrics.
Prior to joining the Ortho Rhode Island team, she worked in pediatric treatment for almost two years treating neurological issues, congenital disorders and developmental delays. She’s also provided and led aquatic physical therapy, and has eight years of orthopedic experience working on post-surgical, and sports injury cases.
Natasha enjoys providing patients with a range of manual techniques, kinesio taping, and cupping to assist them in reaching their personal goals. She promotes a functional approach to her patients with focus on the biomechanical chain in order to restore strength, mobility, performance, function and injury prevention. Natasha enjoys traveling, horseback riding, hiking, kayaking and swimming in her free time.
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