Dr. Salvatore Palermo DAT, LAT, ATC, CES
Salvatore Palermo MS, LAT, ATC is an Athletic Trainer at Performance Physical Therapy who works with Ponaganset High School and our Woonsocket clinic. His passion for helping athletes recover from the conditions or injuries that are holding them back comes from his experience spraining his ankle in high school. After he recovered, he wanted to learn how to treat these types of injuries and has since gained clinical expertise in Emergency care, orthopedic injuries, rehabilitation, therapeutic modalities, soft tissue techniques, and instrument-assisted soft tissue techniques. He was also a recipient of the NATA Safe Sport School Award for Ponaganset High School 2019-2022 and the Rhode Island AThletic Trainers' Association Athletic Trainer of the Year in 2022.
In his free time, Salvatore likes to watch movies, play video games, and spend time with his friends. He also loves to watch sports and is a huge fan of the Red Sox, Patriots, Bruins, and Celtics.
Undergraduate Degree and Athletic Training Degree:
Lasell College – B.S. in Athletic Training, 2017
Lasell College – M.S. in Rehabilitation Science, 2018
Temple University - Doctor of Athletic Training, 2022
BOC Certified Athletic Trainer
Athletic Training Licenses in RI and MA
Graston Technique Provider
Blood Born Pathogens
Corrective Exercise Specialist
National Athletic Trainers’ Association
Eastern Athletic Trainers' Association
Rhode Island Athletic Trainers’ Association (Governmental Affairs Committee Member)
Athletic Trainers of Massachusetts