Profession & Organization

  • Owner, Rick McAvoy Aquatics

Dr. Rick McAvoy, PT, DPT, CSCS


Dr. Rick McAvoy has specialized in Aquatic Physical Therapy and Sports Performance for over 25 years.

Rick is the Owner of RMA (Rick McAvoy Aquatics) an Aquatic Fitness and Sports Performance Training and Consulting Company in Southern New England.

He works with Master Spas the largest swim spa manufacturer in the world educating and promoting aquatic fitness, rehab and training. He consults with Aquastrength, a New Zealand based company focusing on aquatic training and equipment.

Rick is a published author and researcher in the field of Aquatic Therapy and Fitness as well as Sports Performance. He trains ands consults with numerous athletes and sports teams from professional sports, collegiate and high school teams, along with fitness and healthcare institutions. Rick is sought after Master Instructor in the Burdenko Method, a specialized form of dynamic aquatic and land-based techniques.

Rick lectures nationally and internationally throughout the year teaching the benefits of Aquatic Therapy and Fitness and Sports Performance to health clubs, athletic institutions and health care practices.

Rick is an adjunct faculty member at both The University of New Hampshire in the Department of Kinesiology and Franklin Pierce University in the Doctoral of Physical Therapy program.

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