Profile picture

Dr. Melissa Waud

Clinic Manager/Physical Therapist, PT, DPT


Melissa is passionate about engaging her patients in their own health and wellness. She creates comprehensive physical therapy programs specific to each person's lifestyle and goals for treatment and prevention of future injuries. She helps the patient to create a plan for return to regular physical activity long term, following completion of treatment. She has a strong background in manual therapy with a prescriptive exercise focus on restoring postural balance, strength and endurance.

She earned her Doctorate of Physical Therapy in San Diego at the University of St Augustine in 2015 with high honors. Personal interests include snow and water sports, running, olympic style weightlifting, and the outdoors. She loves the Oregon State Beavers, Portland Trailblazers, Green Bay Packers, and the Seattle Mariners.

Education & Accomplishments

Bachelor of Science in Exercise Sport Science – Oregon State University

Doctor of Physical Therapy – University of St Augustine San Diego

University of St Augustine Manual Therapy Coursework completed

Member of APTA

Looking For More?

We'll create a program for you at the clinic and at home, both will improve your condition. We strongly value your input during the course of treatment to .

Another Good Reason To Drink Green ...

As we know our air quality is deemed unhealthy and hazardous and we are encouraged to stay indoors, shut...

Read more

Debunking Common Fall Prevention My...

Every September during National Falls Prevention Week (Sept. 21-25, 2020), physical therapists join...

Read more