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Kent Rehabilitation Services
Outpatient Treatment Team

"Awesome rehab team…They worked me hard and efficient, always looking and striving for my improved health and physical well-being. Thank you all so much"

Our dedicated team of rehabilitation professionals focuses on designing a goal-oriented plan of care that promotes independence, the highest level of health and function, as well as freedom from pain. To accomplish this, our team is led by a physiatrist (a physician specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation) and includes members from the following disciplines: physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech-language pathology, rehabilitation nursing, social work, neuropsychology, nutrition, respiratory therapy. Also considered an integral part of the team are patients and their family members, who make informed decisions about inpatient and outpatient services, follow-up care, home adjustments and other special needs. A case manager will coordinate individualized rehab care and meet regularly with the entire medical care team to monitor each patient's progress.

OP Clinical Specialty Areas

  • Certified Lymphedema Therapists
  • Stroke Specialty Program
  • Oncology Rehabilitation-STAR Certified Therapists
  • VitalStim for Swallowing/Dysphagia Treatment
  • LSVT LOUD and BIG Certified Therapists for Parkinson's Disease Specialty

 

David Kobasa, PT, Program Director, Kent Rehab Services
Specialty areas: Healthcare Management, Rehabilitation, Hospitals, Outpatient and Skilled Nursing
Education: MSPT Sargent College, Boston University, B.S. Sargent College, Boston University


Sue Kelly
Sue K. Kelly, PT, MS, Clinical Coordinator
Specialty Areas: STAR Certified Clinician (Survivorship Training and Rehab for Oncology Patients); Orthopedics; Work-related rehabilitation; Sports medicine; Arthritis; Cancer rehabilitation
Education: BS, Physical Therapy, Quinnipiac College, MS, Health Service Administration, Salve Regina University





Susan Sirois
Susan Sirois, PT, CMT, CLT-LANA
Physical Therapist
Specialty Areas: STAR Certified Clinician (Survivorship Training and Rehab for Oncology Patients); Certified Manual Therapist (specialized training in joint mobilization, muscle energy, soft tissue mobilization); Orthopedics; Work-related rehabilitation; Sports medicine; arthritis; cancer rehabilitation; Joint replacement rehabilitation, Certified lymphedema therapist.
Education: BS, PT, Boston University; MS, PT, Springfield College




Melissa Volpe
Melissa Volpe, DPT
Physical Therapist
Specialty Areas: Orthopedics; Sports medicine; Vestibular rehabilitation; Manual techniques
Education: Doctorate in Physical Therapy, University of St. Augustine; BS, Health Promotion, Coastal Carolina University





Tracey Cassara
Tracey Cassara, OT
Occupational Therapy
Specialty Areas: STAR Certified Clinician (Survivorship Training and Rehab for Oncology Patients); Neurologic Rehabilitation: MS, CVA, PD; Orthopedics, Work-related rehabilitation; Arthritis; Hand therapy
Education: BS, OT, Dominican College





Christine Schiemer
Christine Schiemer, MS,CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist
Specialty Areas:LSVT Certified Therapist (Lee Silverman Voice Treatment for Parkinson's Disease); Vital Stim Certification for swallowing disorders; Dysphagia (swallow) evaluation and treatment; Speech and Language (evaluation and treatment); Voice evaluation and treatment, Cognitive retraining, Neurological rehabilitation, STAR Certified Clinician (Survivorship Training)
Education:MS, SLP, University of Rhode Island

Contact Us
Outpatient Rehabilitation Center

1351 South County Trail
East Greenwich, RI 02818

To schedule an appointment,
call 401-886-4650
Fax: 401-886-7084

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