PT DPT AIB-VR
Melissa is a staff therapist for Pivot’s Richmond, VA (John Rolfe) clinic. She began with the company as a PT technician in Gloucester, VA in 2010. She then attended the University of Maryland Eastern Shore where she earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2016.
She is certified in vestibular rehabilitation to treat patients with dizziness and balance disorders and received training for treatment of Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) from the American Institute of Balance in 2017.
Melissa enjoys treating a wide variety of diagnoses and has a special interest in working with individuals to optimize their ability to perform their daily activities with ease, prevent falls, and maintain independence.
In her spare time, Melissa enjoys reading, cooking, and taking advantage of the many arts and cultural events the city of Richmond has to offer, as well as returning to her hometown of Gloucester to enjoy its beautiful waterways.