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Proud recipient of the Reader's Choice Award, two years running.

Thank you to everyone who voted in the 2022 Providence Journal Reader's Choice Awards!

Candid image of an attractive patient during a appointment with professional asian physiotherapist in design kinesio clinic working and massaging her neck and shoulder pain

You shouldn't have to "just live with it."

You deserve to find lasting relief from your pain and physical limitations to experience life the way you used to… maybe even better than before.

At Pappas OPT, you’re more than a patient—you’re family.

Whether you need help eliminating ongoing pain, improving your day-to-day movement, or recovering after surgery, we want to help you achieve your physical goals for good.

Our plan for you includes...


Personalized Treatment Options

We provide you with a personalized treatment plan to achieve results quickly and give you the tools to manage your pain or limitations. After your time with us, you will always have an expert team that’s available to support you.


Integrated Compassionate Care

You deserve to feel heard every step of the way, and we make sure that happens. By combining empathy and science, we provide a uniquely integrated approach for your healing.


Cutting-edge methods

We continuously strive to improve how we serve you, ensuring our physical therapists know the latest cutting-edge research and methods. Our daily practices are always evolving to guarantee that you get the best care possible.

Facts & Figures

Did you know?

Save up to


on back pain medical costs with early prevention care at Pappas OPT



who have had physical therapy believe it is an alternative to surgery

Of our therapists


hold board certifications

Laws in Rhode Island


PTs require a referral from a doctor for physical therapy appointments


Living without pain is possible.

We treat our patients like family, and here’s what some members of the Pappas OPT’ family are saying:

I joined Pappas OPT in 2017 as a new graduate and could not be more happy with the sense of community and shared passion for patient-centered care that comes naturally to this company. As a new graduate I was given guidance and mentorship that helped me bridge the gap between school and the workspace. Pappas…

five stars Lauren Parsonage, DPT, OCS North Providence & East Greenwich/Healthtrax

I knew Pappas OPT would be the right fit for me when I was here for my first clinical affiliation. The focus on company culture and continuing education is what helped me make my decision to apply. What really helped solidify my decision was when I voiced my desire to build a pelvic health program,…

five stars Kendra-lynn Kohanski, PT, DPT East Greenwich/Healthtrax

I have had the opportunity to work for Pappas OPT for the past 10 years. In that time I have been fortunate enough to work with some of my best friends, establish great memories and grow professionally. Pappas OPT exemplifies a culture that puts people first, both their employees and their patients. They want to…

five stars Dan Macera Clinic Director

The entire team here makes you feel like family. I can’t believe they completely healed my shoulder. No need for surgery!!! I’ll never go anywhere else for PT. They all stay on the cutting edge of new technology.

five stars Elaine G. Pappas OPT Patient

I absolutely loved the entire staff! They are all welcoming and caring. They do indeed treat you like family and I couldn’t have asked for a better place. Give Pappas OPT a try, you won’t regret it!

five stars Paulette C. Pappas OPT Patient

My second time here for therapy, and I think you guys are great. I would definitely refer you all to anybody. Great, friendly and helpful staff.

five stars Edward C. Pappas OPT Patient

Great staff and experience! Everyone I have worked with thus far has been extremely professional and welcoming! Dan and his team are flexible and accommodating to ensure their patients get the best care!

five stars Jasnoor K. Pappas OPT Patient

This was my first time at Pappas OPT. I have to say it was one of the best doctor/health/clinic experiences I have ever had. I was treated with respect, received a thorough examination and ongoing treatment plan, and was met with a smiling face by every employee.

five stars Pete M. Pappas OPT Patient

Pappas OPT Physical and Hand Therapy embodies their mantra of treating you like family. They both took an interest in not only my ankle injury but in me as a person making me feel comfortable and easing all anxieties we face when going through an injury.

five stars Megan H. Pappas OPT Patient

My experience was great. The treatment was excellent and it was explained in great detail. My pain and discomfort were eliminated with a diverse exercise program. The whole staff is awesome.

five stars Ronald B. Pappas OPT Patient

A few weeks of commitment can mean a future free from pain. What's holding you back?


It IS possible to embrace a life where pain doesn’t get in the way of what really matters.

And we’re here to support you through it.

Real stories of healing and change.

People just like you are experiencing real change every day. See how Pappas OPT has helped others relieve pain and reclaim their lives.

Gary: Knee Pain Nightmare

Megan: Hand Therapy Success

Allegra: Sports Injury Recovery

Call or text to book your appointment today.


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