Eileen Devine Salvi, MPT, a Physical Therapist with RVA Physical Therapy & Sports Rehab

Get to know Physical Therapist  Eileen Devine Salvi, who serves patients in Henrico, Virginia.

A highly trained Physical Therapist, Dr. Salvi has 20+ years of clinical experience specializing in orthopedics, sports, geriatrics, chronic pain and pelvic health. She is in practice with RVA Physical Therapy & Sports Rehab in Henrico, Virginia.

A health and wellness expert, she has treated a diverse patient base in hospitals, rehabilitation centers, and private practice. She is an analytical problem solver who develops innovative treatment plans for rehabilitation patients to increase success rates. She also creates positive relationships with managed healthcare representatives and insurance adjusters, advocating for her patients to receive appropriate treatments.

RVA Physical Therapy & Sports Rehab opened their doors in 2016 to serve the Central Virginia community. The providers are passionate about providing a holistic approach and improving patients’ quality of life, with a focus on one-on-one, direct customized treatment for every patient. They focus on every aspect of a patient’s problem, including all underlying medical conditions, and offer a comprehensive evaluation and treatment plan that enables the patient  in restoring back to a fully mobile, pain-free life.

Since September of 2018, she has also been serving as a freelance physician therapist in the U.S. Embassy in Lima, Peru. She treats patients within the embassy community as a freelance physical therapist, as well as develops and coordinates embassy health fairs with local and embassy community members.

Regarding her educational background, Dr. Salvi earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiological Sciences from the University of Maryland in 1992, which was followed by a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from the University of South California in 1995. She has completed Level 1 and 2B Pelvic Floor Course from the Herman and Wallace Pelvic Rehabilitation Institute, Polestar Pilates Mat Certification, and is in the process of becoming an Acumed Certified Pain Practitioner. 

Attributing her success to her curiosity and having always wanted to learn about the human body, some of Dr. Salvi’s key accomplishments include the following: developed an innovative wheelchair design concept adopted by students for da Vinci Center project at Virginia Commonwealth University; devised integrated treatments for patients by combining therapy techniques in new ways to maximize patient recovery and treatment effectiveness; providing ongoing staff trainings on amputee rehabilitation therapies as a recognized expert on amputee rehabilitation at National Rehabilitation Center.

Licensed to practice in both the United States and Peru, she is a distinguished member of the American Physical Therapy Association. 

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, also known as physiatry and physiatrics, is a branch of medicine that aims to enhance and restore functional ability and quality of life to those with physical impairments or disabilities. Physiatrists treat a wide variety of medical conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord, nerves, bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and tendons. 

Learn More about Dr. Eileen Devine Salvi:
Through her findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/1875048-Eileen-Devine-Salvi-Physical-Therapist, or through RVA Physical Therapy & Sports Rehab, https://www.rvaphysicaltherapy.com/profile/eileen-salvi-mpt/ 

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