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MELISSA CAVIEZEL, PT, MPT, OCS, CMPT

 

Education

  • Master of Physical Therapy, Eastern Washington University
  • Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, Western Washington University
  • Continuing education post-degree: NAIOMT (Level III), Diane Lee, Shirley Sahrmann, and Mulligan

Biography

Melissa Caviezel received her Master of Physical Therapy degree from Eastern Washington University in 2003.  Since then, she has practiced in outpatient orthopedic physical therapy.

She is board certified by the American Physical Therapy Association as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist and is a certified Manual Physical Therapist through the North American Institute of Orthopedic Manual Therapy.  Areas of interest include spine and sacroiliac joint dysfunction, sports rehabilitation, and movement pattern re-education to treat repetitive trauma/overuse syndromes. 

Melissa’s treatment approach combines manual therapy, posture and movement re-education, core stabilization and functional strengthening with the goal to optimize movement patterns in order to get patients back to the activities that are most important to them. 

Strong emphasis is placed on patient education and providing the individual with tools that will allow them to obtain their goals and continue to be successful at home.  


Interests

In her free time, Melissa enjoys spending time outdoors. Passions of hers include running, triathlons, camping, and mountain biking.