Jessica Scott DPT, ATC, TSAC-F
Jessica Scott is a Doctor of Physical Therapy, Certified Athletic Trainer, and a Tactical Strength and Conditioning Facilitator. She received her undergraduate degree in Athletic Training and Sports Medicine, as well as her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Quinnipiac University. While in graduate school, Jessica worked as a Graduate Assistant in the Office of Athletic Training and Sports Medicine. As a Graduate Assistant, she helped teach undergraduate Athletic Training classes and held private and group study sessions. In addition, she served as a Certified Athletic Trainer for the Quinnipiac Bobcat’s Division I out of season and non-traditional sports teams, providing on-field medical care and follow-up treatment and rehabilitation.
Throughout her career, Jessica has worked with a variety of high school, collegiate, and professional athletes, providing emergency care and rehabilitation for sports injuries. As a Certified Athletic Trainer, Jessica spent eight seasons working within the Cape Cod Baseball League for the Brewster Whitecaps Baseball Club and the Orleans Firebirds Athletic Association and 10 years as the Athletic Trainer for the Massachusetts State Track Coaches Association. She also works as a Physical Therapist in Rhode Island Hospital’s outpatient rehabilitation department, treating a number of orthopedic, surgical, and concussion patients. Jessica is also the founder and CEO of New England Tactical Sports Medicine, a company dedicated to improving the health and wellness of Firefighters, EMTs, Law Enforcement, and Military Personnel, also known as Tactical Athletes. New England Tactical Sports Medicine provides rehabilitation services, educational seminars regarding injury prevention, and fitness programs to promote healthy lifestyles and improved physical performance.
Jessica individualizes each program for every client to meet their specific needs. She follows a comprehensive approach to injury prevention and rehabilitative care. Each athlete she works with receives a complete initial evaluation and subsequent follow-up assessments to track progress. She specializes in sports medicine, promoting cardiovascular health and endurance, and treats numerous musculoskeletal injuries, surgical conditions, concussions, and head injuries.
Each rehabilitation therapeutic exercise prescribed and every fitness program is individualized for every athlete. Both rehabilitation and strength and conditioning programs utilize traditional gym equipment, including free weights, resistance bands, and barbells. Jessica also uses non-traditional forms of exercise, including sandbag training; body-weight exercises; and functional, sport-specific activities to assist in meeting the specific needs of athletes. Jessica is certified in various pain-relieving techniques, including dry needling, cupping therapy, and multiple soft tissue massage methods. Her philosophy includes preventing injuries by treating each athlete individually as a whole person, working with the entire body to enhance healing and performance fitness.
Commonwealth of Massachusetts Division of Professional Licensure – Board of Allied Health Professions as a
Licensed Physical Therapist
BOC Certified Athletic Trainer
Commonwealth of Massachusetts Division of Professional Licensure – Board of Allied Health Professions as a Licensed Athletic Trainer
National Strength and Conditioning Association Tactical Strength and Conditioning Facilitator ®
American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers (CPR and AED)
American Academy of Manipulative Therapy, Dry Needling Institute – Certification in Dry Needling Part I and II
International Cupping Therapy Association – Certified Cupping Therapist
Graston ® Technique Certified
Certified Mulligan Concept Practitioner Part A and B