Dr. Leanne Monteiro
Dr. Leanne Monteiro, PT, DPT, OCS, CMTPT joined Performance in 2018 as the clinic director and physical therapist at the Richmond location. Dr. Monteiro earned her Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Rhode Island College in 2008, and her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Sacred Heart University in 2012. In 2015 Dr. Monteiro became Graston technique certified and a certified myofascial trigger point therapist. In 2016 she became a board-certified orthopedic clinical specialist and Dry needling certified.
Dr. Monteiro is fluent in Portuguese and has clinical expertise in Orthopedics, post-surgical and women's health, including incontinence and pelvic pain. She became a physical therapist because she wanted to help people return to doing what they love to do; whether it was competitive sports, recreational activities, or just getting back to work.
In her free time, you can catch Dr. Monteiro cooking, going for walks with her dog, and spending time with her family and friends.