Amy Simmons, DPT, MS

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OPT Director of Development
Clinical Director, OPT Bristol-Warren

Amy graduated from the University of Rhode Island in 2001 with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education/Health and in 2005 with a Master of Science in Physical Therapy. She earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Simmons College in Boston, MA in December of 2007. She has completed additional course work in head injury and concussion treatment/management from Harvard Med and Boston University, in Functional Rehabilitation from the Kinetic Chain/Gray Institute, and in Lumbopelvic Integration from IMTS.

Amy especially enjoys the treatment of sports related injuries and post-surgical athletes.  She has provided the on-site physical therapy services for Roger Williams University in their Athletic Training Room where she worked with both athletes and the general student population. Amy enjoys working with area high school and youth athletic programs in the provision of warm-up and injury prevention programs. She serves as the director of OPT’s Total Athletic Performance Summer Conditioning Camp.

Amy routinely serves as a member of the Boston Marathon Medical team and has past participation on both the Marine Corps Marathon and Cape Cod Marathon Teams. She is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association, as well as the Sports Section of the APTA. She has past service as the Programming Chair for the RIAPTA Board of Directors, on the East Bay Chamber of Commerce Business and Community Relations Committee as well as the Bayside YMCA Membership and Program Development Committee.

In her free time Amy enjoys running half marathons and 10ks, backpacking, skiing, weight training and everything soccer related. She is a lifelong resident of Little Compton where she resides with her husband.

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