Melissa graduated from the University of Puget Sound with a BS in Chemistry in 1996 and a Doctorate of Physical Therapy in 2002. She has been practicing in the Puget Sound area since 2002. She enjoys working with various age groups to return them to function with a special interest in swimmers and musicians. She is currently taking courses through NAIOMT(North American Institute of Manual Therapy) working toward a CMPT certification. When not at work, Melissa can be found participating in musical groups, synchronized swimming, gardening or reading a good book.