Melissa A. Johnson

Melissa A. Johnson

DPT

Biography


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.

Continuing Education


Maitland Australian Physiotherapy Seminars MT-2 Essential Spinal (Hybrid), 12/2020, 27.3 hours
Christopher Showalter PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT
Maitland Australian Physiotherapy Seminars MT-1 Essential Peripheral (Hybrid), 11/2020, 24.8 hours
Christopher Showalter PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, FAAOMPT
NAIOMT C626 Upper Extremity (Virtual), 8/2020, 21 hours
Kent Keyser PT,MS OCS,COMT,ATC
NAIOMT C516 Cervical Spine I, 2/2020, 21 hours
Kent Keyser PT,MS OCS,COMT,ATC
NAIOMT C511 Lumbopelvic Spine I, 10/2019, 21 hours
Jessica Smith-Blockley PT, DPT, COMT, FAAOMPT
Mindfulness and Meditation in the Rehabilitaion Practice: Better Patient Outcomes, Happier Clinicians, Healthier Workplace, PTWA Fall Conference 10/2019, 6 hours
Pauline Lucas PT,DPT,WCSetc
Spinal Manipulation for the Physical Therapist, PTWA Fall Conference 10/2019, 6 hours
Brian Power PT,DPT, DMT,FAAOMPT, Cert SMT,Grad Dip Manip (Hons)
Spinal Manipulation for the Physical Therapist, PTWA Fall Conference 10/2019, 6 hours
Brian Power PT,DPT, DMT,FAAOMPT, Cert SMT,Grad Dip Manip (Hons)
Concussion, Medbridge course, 10/2019
ATI Academy Management of Common Vestibular Complaints-My Head is Spinning, 8/2019, 6 hours
ATI Academy Ortho Skills Upper Quarter Manual Therapy Toolbox, 7/2019, 6 hours
Stephanie Irwin PT, DPT
Social and Cultural Constructs of Pain, Medbridge course, 6/2018, 1.5 hours
AdriaanLouw PT, PhD, CSMT
NAIOMT S-924 Multimodal Management of Cervicogenic Headaches, 3/2018, 14 hours
Terry Pratt MS, PT,COMT,FAAOMPT
ATI Academy Hands on Basics for the Orthopedic Patient – Lower Quarter, 9/2018, 6 hours
Stephanie Irwin PT, DPT
ATIAcademy Hands on Basics for the Orthopedic Patient – Upper Quarter, 4/2018, 6 hours
Teaching Patients about Pain-Pain Neuroscience Education,PTWA Fall Conference10/2017, 3 hours
Stephen Schmidt PT,Mphys, OCS, FAAOMPT
Chronic Whiplash Associated Disorders, PTWA Fall Conference 10/2017, 3 hours
Stephen Schmidt PT,Mphys, OCS, FAAOMPT
Treatment of the Shoulder and Knee-New Edition, 9/2017, 15 hours
Kevin Wilk DPT,PT,FAPTA
Behavioral Treatment of Chronic Pain: Evidence Based Techniques to Move People from Hurt to Hope, 6/2017, 6.25 hours
Martha Teater MA, LMFT, LCAS,LPC
Suicide Assessment Course: Assessing for Lethality (PTWA),2/2017, 3 hours
Cher N Edwards PhD,LPCC
Mulligan Concept for the Upper Quadrant, Mobilizations with Movement, NAGS, SNAGS and more, 11/2016, 13 hours
Donald Reordan MS, PT, OCS, MCTA
Preventing Fraud, Abuse, and Waste: A Primer for Physical Therapists, 1/2016, 1 hour
APTA online
The Shoulder & Knee Course: What they don’t teach you in school, 9/2015, 15 hours
Kevin Wilk DPT,PT,FAPTA
Revolutionary Yoga Rehabilitation: The Science of Recovery & Restoration, 7/2015, 6 hours
Kimberly Byrd-Rider BSHS, MPT, DPT
Neuromuscular & Neurodegenerative Disorders, 5/2015, 6 hours
Kathy Baker MBA,BSN,RN,CCRN,CNRN,NE-BC
Sciatica, Low Back & Radicular Symptoms: Proven PT Management Techniques, 11/2014, 6.25 hours
Jessie Podolak PT, DPT
Evidence Based Sports Enhancement Programs, 5/2014, 6 hours
Kevin McWilliams MS, PT OCS
The Modern Overhead Athlete, 1/2014, 8.5 hours
Mitch Owens MSPT,CMPT
Stress, Anxiety and Depression, 5/2013, 6 hours
Stacy DaughnPsyD
Medical Minds in Motion: Kinesiology Taping and Movement Assessment Strategies, 1/2013, 6 hours
Stephen Mikita PT,DPT
Get Back in the Game: A Clinical Approach to Sport Injuries Rehabilitation, 11/2012, 6 hours
Marvin Royal PT,DPT,CSCS,CMP,CPT-NASM,RABS
Assessments and Exercise Programming for Improving Stability, Mobility, Function and Power, 9/2012, 6 hours
Jeannie Patton MA
Evidence based Assessment and Intervention for Fall Prevention: An Advanced Course, 4/2012, 12 hours
Laurie Swan PT,DPT,PhD
Cervical Spine Examination, Evaluation, and Intervention-A Neuromechanical Perspective, 2/2012, 15 hours
Robert FribergPT,PhD,CFMT
Occupational Injuries: Medical & Therapy Advances for the Hand, Elbow & Shoulder, 9/2011, 8.5 hours
Multiple Presenters, Overlake Hospital Medical Center
Functional assessments & Exercise Programming (PESI), 5/2011, 6 hours
KarynGallivan MS,ATC,CSCS,NSCA-CPT
The SI Joint and Pelvic Girdle, 4/2011, 15 hours
Michael Reiman PT, DPT,OCS,SCS,ATC,FAAOMPT,CSCS
IWA: An Introduction to Yoga, 9/2009, 12 hours
LaVerene Pyle MPT
Evaluation and Treatment of Common Wrist and Hand Injuries, 6/2009, 13 hours
Neil Sturman PT,OCS
Evaluation and Treatment of Common Wrist and Hand Injuries, 6/2009, 6 hours
Richard MontmenyPhD,PT,ATC,CHT,CEA
Rotator Cuff Syndrome: From Impingement to Post-Op Rehab, 4/2009, 6 hours
Terry Trundle PTA,ATC,LAT
IWA: An Introduction to Pilates, 6/2008, 12 hours
Michelle Green MS PT& Mark Stockman MS PT
Movement Impairment Syndromes: Diagnosis and Treatment, 10/2007, 16 hours
Carrie M Hall PT, MHS
Current Concepts in Rehab of the Hip, 3/2007, 16 hours
Timothy L Fagerson PT, DPT, MS
Therapeutic Balls: A New Generation of Treatment Applications and Therapy Progressions, 11/2006, 8 hours
Nancy A Good, PT
IWA: Pilates on the Ball, 6/2006, 12 hours
Michelle Green MS PT& Mark Stockman MS PT
WorkWellFunctional Capacity Evaluation, Functional Job Analysis & Pre-work Screening, 11/2005, 32 hours
Margot Miller PT
Mulligan Concept-Introductory Course Mobilization with Movement, NAGS, SNAGS & More, 5/2005, 13 hours
Donald Reordan MS, PT, OCS, MCTSA
Performance-Related Muscoluskeletal Injuries Among Musicians, 10/2004, 6.5 hours
University of Puget Sound Students and Professors
Therapeutic Balls: Treatment Applications and Progressions, 10/2003, 6 hours
Nancy A Good, PT
Professional Issues Forum PTWA Fall Conference 2003, 10/2003, 1.5 hours
Surface EMG and the Assessment and Treatment of Pain-related Disorders, 10/2003, 6 hours
Jeffrey R. Cram, PhD
The Total Joint Replacement Program, 5/2003, 16 hours
Susan Trebon PT MA
Functional Rehabilitation of the Shoulder, 3/2003, 11 hours
Sandy Burkart PhD PT