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Our Providers

Samuel LaRiviere, PT, DPT

Performance Physical Therapist

Specialties:

Dry needling Bike Fit Assessments Throwing Assessments TMJ Treatment Pre-Employment Physicals Blood Flow Restriction Training Swimming Assessments

Certifications:

Licensed Physical Therapist
USA Triathlon Coaching Certification Board-Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist

Associations:

American Physical Therapy Association AAOMPT USA Swimming

Education:

Springfield College, Doctor in Physical Therapy, Springfield, MA Springfield College, Bachelor of Science, Springfield, MA

Samuel LaRiviere, PT, DPT, is a licensed physical therapist in the state of Maine and California. He received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Springfield College in 2018 and worked in California in outpatient orthopedic rehabilitation and has experience with various degrees of musculoskeletal injuries with a particular interest in the management of endurance athletes and biomechanical video analysis. As a former collegiate swimmer, avid cyclist, and aspiring ultra-runner, he understands the unique challenges posed by these sports and is eager to help you get to your next starting line. In addition to sport-related injuries, Sam is well versed in the treatment of headaches, TMJ Disorders, and post-surgical orthopedic care.  He is a member of the USA Swimming High-Performance Rehabilitation Network providing coverage for national and international level meets for the U.S. National Team. Sam is also a certified USAT triathlon coach and USA Swimming coach.

Treatment Philosophy

Treatment begins with soft tissue mobilizations or other manual skills to help decrease pain and improve mobility prior to progressive strength and conditioning exercises to return to full return to sport or regular activities.