A state-of the-art practice offering innovative services that help patients of all ages achieve optimal physical function – fitness, wellness and rehabilitation.
Our best-in-industry practices and tailored personal assessments help our patients heal confidently and without pain in a shorter amount of time than physical therapy methodologies that are old-school, conventional or untailored.
DPT, OCS, CSCS
Dr. Andrew Horton, DPT, OCS, CSCS, has worked with Performance Physical Therapy since July 2010 and is now the clinic director and a physical therapist at the Richmond location. Dr. Horton has an undergraduate degree in exercise physiology at UMass Lowell and a doctorate in physical therapy from the University of Rhode Island. Dr. Horton brings a wealth of experience to Performance Physical Therapy, including clinical expertise in orthopedics, spine rehabilitation, sports injuries, dry needling, Selective Functional Movement Assessment, fitness, wellness and injury prevention. He’s also a member of the APTA.
Dr. Alison O’Brien has worked with Performance Physical Therapy’s Richmond location since 2018. Dr. O’Brien joined PPT after receiving a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Keene State College in 2015, and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Rhode Island in 2018. During her time at URI, she traveled to Tampa, Florida for a sports medicine trip and volunteered on the medical team at the Disney Marathon. Dr. O’Brien also had the opportunity to travel to Guatemala to volunteer and learn about physical therapy and their overall healthcare system. Dr. O’Brien spent her college years as an AFAA group exercise instructor, and each year volunteered at the Rhode Island Special Olympics. Dr. O'Brien is excited to bring her clinical expertise in general orthopedics, geriatrics, and balance training to Performance, and looks forward to helping patients on their road to recovery.
PT, DPT, ATC
Dr. Kate Sacco has worked at Performance Physical Therapy since 2018 as a physical therapist. She has a bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training from Colby-Sawyer College and a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from The University of Rhode Island. While at URI, Dr. Sacco traveled to Guatemala to volunteer in a clinic for children with disabilities. Dr. Sacco is functional dry needling certified and has training in vestibular rehabilitation and IASTM/Graston. She is a certified athletic trainer.