Melissa received her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology and Sports Medicine from Westfield State University and her PTA degree from MWCC. Her certifications include Orthopedic Specialty, Applied Chain Reaction Biomechanics, Applied Functional Science and Clinical Instructor. Her clinical experience lies in both inpatient and outpatient orthopedic physical therapy as well as sports rehab, where she likes to implement functional therapeutic exercises and manual techniques to be sure to reach the goals and needs of each patient.
Melissa also has over 20 years experience in the fitness field and is a certified Personal Trainer, Schwinn Certified Spin instructor at SocoCycle RI in Narragansett and teaches a Dance Biomechanics Class to the Elite Dance Company at The Talent Factory in North Kingstown.
When she is not in the clinic treating patients or teaching classes, she enjoys spending time on her own workouts and spending time with her family and friends.