Wakefield News

Nov
20

Heel Pain: Maybe Not What You Think

By breid

Originally printed for the online version of the South County Independent Posted: Thursday, September 11, 2014 8:15 am | Updated: 10:20 am, Thu Sep 11,... More >

Oct
16

OPT Adds “OptoGait” Digital Analysis for Running, Sports and Geriatric

By breid

OPT has added a new feature, the only one like it in RI. The OptoGait System, a digital gait analysis machine, helps the staff develop... More >

Jan
28

Proof that Chiropractic AND P.T. Together are Better When Blended

By breid

Is there a reason for a turf war between Chiropractic and P.T.?  That would be silly thinking.  Click here to read an article first published... More >

Nov
14

Congratulations to OPT’s own Hall of Famer!!

By admin

Congratulations to Bert Reid for being inducted into the Providence Gridiron Club Hall Of Fame! Bert was recognized for his unsurpassed dedication and commitment with... More >

Jun
07

Heather Abbott Takes First Steps with New Prosthesis

By admin

Heather Abbott of Newport gave permission to OPT to announce that she has taken her first steps with her new prosthetic limb.  Heather was a... More >

Mar
21

Rotary of Jamestown Hosts OPT Workshop on Fall Prevention

By admin

A beautiful sunrise over the Newport Bridge was the backdrop for a morning workshop of the Jamestown Rotary.  Bert Reid was the guest speaker on... More >

Jan
02

OPT Patient/ Olympic Runner Shalane Flanagan Readies for Boston Marathon 2013

By admin

OPT Patient and friend Shalane Flanagan is back to work.  Coming off her performance at the 2012 London Olympic Marathon of 2:25:51, she has had... More >

Dec
01

It’s that Giving Time of Year!

By admin

OPT Bristol-Warren and OPT Wakefield have gotten into the holiday spirit with this season’s “Giving Trees.” We have adopted a number of families to assist... More >

Oct
13

PGA Golf Tour Star Brett Quigley: “Thank You, Olympic PT…”

By admin

Following three YEARS of leg pain, PGA Tour Golfer Brett Quigley is now headed back in the right direction.  Treatments of P.T. as well as... More >

Jul
25

R.I.’s PGA Pro Brad Faxon Visits OPT Middletown

By admin

Thought by many to be the greatest putter in PGA tour history, Brad Faxon practices his magic touch on the carpet at OPT.  Bert Reid,... More >

May
24

OPT Earns “Champions for Children” Award 2012

By admin

Washington County Coalition for Children Presents its 2012 “Champions for Children” Award to Olympic Physical Therapy of Wakefield. On Wednesday morning, May 16th, at a... More >

May
07

TeamPuma Sailing Member Casey Smith Set to Rejoin Race

By admin

Following his rehabilitation at OPT Middletown, Casey Smith is nearly ready to return to the Around the World Volvo Sailing Race.  In late March, after... More >

May
01

Team OPT of South Kingstown Little League

By admin

Once again the “Little Boys of Summer” are off to a great start in the SK Little League.  OPT is sponsoring a team for the... More >

Apr
12

Staff Training with Dr. David Tiberio, Ph.D., OCS

By admin

Earlier this week the full clinical staff at OPT underwent another training inservice.  David Tiberio, Ph.D., OCS, was on hand once again to share principles... More >

Apr
10

Marathon for Mackenzie

By admin

Since 1947, the Schwartz Center for Children has served as Southeastern Massachusetts’ only independent, community based provider of education, therapy, and medical care for children... More >