Dr. Richard Letrero DPT
Dr. Richard Letrero, PT, DPT, has worked with Performance Physical Therapy since 2016 as a physical therapist at our Pawtucket location. He has a bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Windsor in Ontario, Canada, and a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Rhode Island. Now, he specializes in general and post-surgical orthopedics.
Dr. Letrero has researched several physical therapy and healthcare topics, including published research on melanoma. He both worked with and studied the effect of physical therapy group project he completed on the effect of aquatic exercise on balance in people who have Parkinson’s Disease. While at URI, Dr. Letrero assisted in providing group therapy treatment to people with Parkinson’s. He has also helped educate the community: providing posture-related education to seniors at the South County Senior Center and he helped develop a morning exercise program for people working at Modine Manufacturing in West Kingston, to help them avoid on-the-job injuries.
When he’s not in the clinic, you might find Dr. Letrero playing tennis, volleyball, or basketball, practicing martial arts, reading, or playing piano and classical guitar.