Melissa is a board-certified podiatrist by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine. She established Advanced Foot & Ankle Wellness Center in 2013 as an integrative functional podiatric practice after realizing that surgery and orthotics are not always the answer to solving foot pain issues. She understands the importance of keeping individuals of all ages and activity level on their feet and active. She has extensive experience in Barefoot Rehab Training, Foot Mobilization/Manipulation as well as Human Foot Functional Movement Patterns. Melissa is continually staying abreast with the latest evidenced based research in treating all foot and ankle conditions.
As an avid Health and fitness enthusiast, Melissa has a special interest in assessment, diagnosis and treatment of biomechanical issues of the foot and lower limb. She understands the competitive nature of sports and the eagerness to resume normal activity. Melissa is well equipped to assist patients to rapidly yet safely overcome injury and return to activity in a quick and timely fashion. If you are seeking answers outside of conventional recommendations of surgery and orthotics make an appointment today.
If not in the office Dr. Melissa may often be found at the gym or participating in local 5k races. Melissa also loves spending her weekends and free time with her husband and two kids.