About

Contrology professionals use the science of rehabilitation and the mind-body strengthening of Pilates to improve overall health and speed a patient’s return to living a full life.

Samantha Fallon, PT, FAAOMPT, Cert. SMT, Cert. DN, Dip. Osteopractic

Samantha received her Bsc Hons degree in physical therapy from Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen, Scotland in 1999, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Bio Dynamics from the University of California at Berkeley in 1993. Samantha was an internationally ranked gymnast and a member of the Junior Olympic National Team in 1988 and 1989, and attended the University of California on a full athletic scholarship for gymnastics. Samantha is the proprietor of Contrology Physical Therapy and enjoys working with a wide range of patients from the high level athlete to the post surgical. Samantha is the mother of three boys and lives in East Greenwich, RI.

Samantha is a Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists (FAAOMPT). She is a physical therapist who has advanced clinical, analytical, and hands-on skills in the treatment of musculoskeletal orthopedic disorders and is internationally recognized for her competence and expertise in the practice of manual physical therapy.

Samantha has completed an evidence-based post-graduate training program in the use of high-velocity low-amplitude thrust manipulation and dry needling for the diagnosis and treatment of neuromusculoskeletal conditions of the spine and extremities.

She is certified in Dry Needling (Cert. DN) by completing the DN-1 and DN-2 dry needling courses, and certified in Spinal Manipulative Therapy (Cert. SMT) by completing SMT-1 to 4 of the OSTEOPRACTIC™ HVLA Thrust Manipulation Series, and she completed the Extremity Manipulative Therapy (EMT-1) course in OSTEOPRACTIC™ HVLA thrust manipulation of the upper and lower extremities. Samantha has also completed the Instrument-Assisted Soft-Tissue Mobilization (IASTM-1) for Spinal & Extremity Conditions: an Evidence-Based Approach course. Finally, she has completed the Differential Diagnosis & Multi-Modal Management (DD-1) of Upper & Lower Extremity Spine Related Pain Syndromes course.

Mandy Watts PT, DPT, FAAOMPT, OCS, Cert. DN, Cert. SMT, Dip. Osteopractic, ATC

Mandy received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Marymount University in Arlington, VA in 2013 after obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree from Lynchburg College in Athletic Training, obtaining certification as an Athletic Trainer in 2010 with significant experience in working with basketball, lacrosse, football, soccer, baseball, and softball athletes. Mandy has five years of experience working as a physical therapist specializing in orthopedic care including sports rehabilitation, post-operative care, and return to athletics. Mandy is a board certificated Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, an honor only obtained by about ten percent of physical therapists practicing in the United States, making her a leader in the field. Mandy is certified in vestibular rehabilitation, treating a range of patients from those with recent onset of symptoms to chronic dizziness with a variety of treatment techniques.

Mandy is a Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists (FAAOMPT) showing her advanced skills in assessment, diagnosis, manual therapy, and evidence based treatment approaches. Mandy’s advanced manual therapy skills include being Certified in Spinal Manipulation (Cert. SMT) and Dry Needling (Cert. DN) by the American Academy of Manipulative Therapy. After completion of the courses required for certification in Spinal Manipulative Therapy and Dry Needling, Mandy has completed additional coursework in advanced soft tissue techniques, extremity manipulation, and differential diagnosis, all allowing her to obtain her Diploma in Osteopractics™.

Mandy enjoys treating athletes, those that want to get into exercise, and those with complex pain presentations in addition to all orthopedic conditions for patients of all ages.

Mark Murphy PT, DPT, CSCS, Cert. DN, ERA, BFR-C

Mark is a Sports Physical Therapist specializing in athletic performance and post-operative surgical care of athletic related injuries here at Contrology Physical Therapy in East Greenwich, RI and at the University of Rhode Island collaborating with their sports medicine staff. A graduate of the University of Rhode Island he holds both a Doctorate in Physical Therapy and Exercise Science degrees. At URI, Mark played college football as a defensive end, was a strength and conditioning coach, assistant to the athletic training staff working with the power lifting, football, and baseball teams. Mark also completed an orthopedic fellowship at Oxford School of Medicine as an Associate Professor of Human Anatomy. Mark has a passion for integrating strength and conditioning principles into rehabilitation to optimize human performance and is focused on post-operative management of athletic related injuries.

OUR PROCESS:

FIND YOUR CORE. Our strategies to get you well – and keep you well – are reflections of our advanced medical training and Pilates-based whole body philosophies.
GET GROUNDED. Everything we do is done in an attentive, caring and trusting partnership designed to treat the whole person, not just an injury or symptom.

MOVE FREELY. Focus on the synergy of a supportive relationship and state-of-the-art disciplines where patients are inspired to learn, and empowered to prevent injury, reduce pain and enhance strength & flexibility.

Whether your need is for physical therapy, Pilates or strength & conditioning, we are happy to discuss your needs and help develop an individualized treatment plan for you.

FEEL BETTER. Call us at (401) 885-0051, or stop in to our studio at 5835 Post Road, East Greenwich.