Meet the Staff

Raquel K. Perlis, B.S., P.T., has been practicing physical therapy in Massachusetts since 1981. She is an expert in urogynecological physical therapy and specializes in treating pelvic-floor dysfunction and pelvic pain. Raquel holds bachelor’s degrees from the University of Chile and Boston University and has received continuing education in spinal mobilization, ergonomics, musculoskeletal dysfunction, and pelvic-floor dysfunction. She has lectured in hospitals, schools, and other facilities and is fluent in English, Spanish, and Hebrew. Raquel is prized by her patients for her warmth, openness, and multicultural sensitivity.

Sarah Herlihy, M.S., P.T., specializes in urogynecological physical therapy, pelvic-floor dysfunction, and pelvic pain; she also has a wealth of experience in treating orthopedic and musculoskeletal problems. Sarah received a B.S. from Tufts University and an M.S. in physical therapy from Simmons College in 1997. Before joining Raquel Perlis Physical Therapy, she worked at several hospitals and an outpatient physical therapy practice. She has pursued continuing education in prenatal/postpartum exercise, pelvic floor dysfunction, lumbar stabilization, joint mobilization, balance retraining, and shoulder and knee rehabilitation. A good listener with infectious enthusiasm, Sarah motivates her patients to succeed.

Holly Sawyers, office manager, schedules appointments and is our insurance-company liaison. She makes every effort to accommodate patients’ schedules and runs our office with efficiency and humor.