Melissa Jesski, PT, DPT
Doctor of Physical Therapy
Dr. Melissa Jesski received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Saint Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri. She is originally from the northwest side of Chicago. Melissa has worked in a variety of outpatient orthopedic settings including aquatic physical therapy. Melissa is skilled in postural correction, post-surgical rehabilitation, gait and running mechanics, balance and proprioceptive training, as well as pregnancy and postpartum.
Melissa strongly emphasizes core stability and injury prevention in her treatment programs. She incorporates elements of pilates and yoga into her practice. Melissa is a huge proponent of patient and family education. She believes each patient should have an active role in his or her care.
Melissa is particularly interested in treating women’s health and athletes of all ages. She is a strong advocate for women in addressing pelvic floor concerns. Melissa is currently pursuing courses through the American Physical Therapy Association in pelvic health and pregnancy/postpartum.
When Melissa is not treating patients in the clinic, she enjoys hiking, biking, coming up with new recipes, and attending cultural events around the city.