Prior to joining Ortho Rhode Island, Tessa earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology and Exercise Science at the University of Rhode Island, and completed the Physical Therapy Assistant program at Community College of Rhode Island. She also spent five years in outpatient orthopedics, providing conservative care, pre-operative care, and post-operative care. Tessa enjoys working with patients of all ages and diagnoses, and addressing their unique needs to achieve their personal goals.
When she’s not helping patients, Tessa likes to be with friends and family, cook, spend time outdoors, and visit the beach.
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