I joined Pappas 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 has…
I knew Pappas 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, which…
I have had the opportunity to work for Pappas 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 exemplifies a culture that puts people first, both their employees and their patients. They want to help facilitate…
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.
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 a try, you won’t regret it!
Warwick, RI 02886
Meet the Staff
An Occupational Therapist and Certified Hand Therapist, Liz joined Pappas Physical and Hand Therapy in 2011. She graduated from the University of New England in 2001 with a Masters in Occupational Therapy and has been a Certified Hand Therapist since 2011. In 2016 she received her certification in Advanced Practice in Hand Therapy from Evidence in Motion. Her specialties include hand and upper extremity rehabilitation, including orthopedic and neurological injuries, wound care, work-related injuries and custom splinting. Her interests include spending time with her husband and two boys and volunteering in the schools.
Mike graduated from Lasell College in 2014 with a BS in Exercise Science. He earned his Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Rhode Island in 2017 and joined Pappas Physical and Hand Therapy that same year. Mike is a certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist whose clinical focus is in orthopedics. He is also certified to perform Functional Capacity Evaluations for patients returning to work. He is a member of the APTA. His personal interests include powerlifting, cooking, woodworking and large bowls of pasta.
Destiny joined Pappas Physical and Hand Therapy in 2017. She graduated from the University of Rhode Island in 2012 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Kinesiology, and also earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from that institution in 2017. Her areas of clinical focus include sports medicine, orthopedics and concussion rehabilitation. In 2018, Destiny was certified in acute and chronic concussion management through Complete Concussion Management. She can assist in managing concussions from the acute phase and progress patients back to work and/or activities in a safe and timely manner. She also recently became a Sports Certified Specialist through Evidence in Motion. In her career she has been a community volunteer for amateur and professional boxers, and a USA Boxing certified coach. She is a former USA Boxing National Champion and represented Team USA at the Continental and World Championships. She interned at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado. Destiny’s interests include boxing, playing with her dogs Ninja and Miyagi, traveling and watching the Steelers!