Dr. Jean Paul Aracena Oliver DPT
Dr. Jean Paul Aracena, DPT, has worked with Performance Physical Therapy since 2018 as a physical therapist at the Pawtucket location. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science with a concentration in Adapted Physical Activity and Health from the University of Playa Ancha, Chile. He also specialized in Sports for the Disabled at the University of Leipzig, Germany before moving to the USA to get his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from New York Medical College.
Dr. Aracena has been a member of the American Physical Therapy Association's Orthopedic Section since 2015 and has expertise in general orthopedics as well as pediatrics. Dr. Aracena is also a PPT hand specialist and excels at treating wrist, hand, and elbow conditions, as well as custom splinting.
Dr. Aracena is a native Spanish speaker and when he’s not in the clinic, you can find him exploring the outdoors, exercising, or enjoying family time with his daughters and wife. He loves trying new foods, exploring new places, and following his father-in-law’s motto, “Every day you must have a pocket of peace and a tiny adventure.”
He reminds patients to always be in motion, to smile through adversity and to enjoy the rewards of hard work. It is never too late to start living a healthier life, “a balanced diet, good sleep and proper exercise can help ensure plenty more memories with those you love”.