URI Physical Therapy Clinic to see clients throughout summer

The state-of-the-art clinic serves University patients and the general public

KINGSTON, R.I. — May 12, 2022 — The University of Rhode Island Physical Therapy Clinic has announced it will continue evaluating and treating orthopedic and neurologic conditions for students, faculty, staff and the general public after the spring semester ends, continuing throughout the summer.

The Physical Therapy Clinic, a division of the URI College of Health Sciences, is located in Independence Square, 25 Independence Way, Kingston. The full-time, outpatient clinic, available to University patients as well as the outside community, is staffed by licensed Physical Therapy Department faculty members with advanced training in orthopedic and neurologic rehabilitation. Graduate students in the College’s Physical Therapy program also work with clients under faculty supervision.

The clinic provides a wide range of services to clients, including:

  • Evaluation and treatment of orthopedic, sports and neurologic conditions.
  • Ergonomic work-station evaluations.
  • Work conditioning.
  • Return to sport programs.
  • Prevention/wellness group exercise classes for at-risk clients.
  • Aquatic therapy at Tootell Aquatic Center Pool
  • Dry needling

The clinic is equipped with state-of-the-art rehabilitation tools in its advanced labs, including

  • Isotonic, free-weight and Isokinetic strengthening and testing devices
  • Balance Master
  • Work simulation equipment
  • Simi 2D motion analysis
  • GaitRite analysis of walking
  • EMG biofeedback
  • Cardiovascular equipment
  • Electrical, thermal and cryotherapeutic modalities

URI Student and Rhode Island State Employee Insurance Plans are accepted at the clinic, as are all insurance plans other than Medicaid and Medicare. Visit the clinic’s website or call 401-874-2006 to learn more and to book an appointment.