Dr. Melissa Nassaney PT, MS, DPT, WCS

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Dr. Melissa Nassaney PT, MS, DPT, WCS

Dr. Melissa Nassaney is a Doctor of Physical Therapy who specializes in pelvic health, women’s health, and men’s health. She is Board Certified in Women’s Health from the Women’s Health Section of the American Physical Therapy Association and holds a Certificate of Achievement in Pelvic Physical Therapy. She loves to see her patients regain their movement and function and optimize their pelvic health so they participate in the activities they love and live without pain.


Melissa founded the Rhode Island Women’s & Men’s Pelvic Physical Therapy special interest group. She has received the Mary Duvally Distinguished Service Award in 2018 for her dedication and service to the RI Chapter and the community to advance the profession of physical therapy. Additionally, she has received Outstanding Alumni Awards from both the Community College of Rhode Island (2015) and the University of Rhode Island (2012) and the Emerging Leader Award from the Rhode Island American Physical Therapy Association in 2010.


She currently serves as the RI Representative for Section of Women’s Health and has extensive service experience with the Rhode Island American Physical Therapy Association that includes: Vice President (2016-2018), Legislative Committee Chair (2016-2019), State Advocacy Liaison (2015-2019), Federal Advocacy Liaison (2014-2015).


In her spare time, she enjoys hiking trails in southern RI, spending time at the beach, and freshwater boating.


Office:

227 Centerville Road, 2nd Floor
Warwick, RI 02886


Specialties:
Pelvic Health
Women’s Health
Men’s Health


Undergraduate Degree and Physical Therapy Degree:

University of Rhode Island – B.S. in Exercise Science, 1993
Community College of Rhode Island – Associate in Physical Therapist Assistance, 1998
University of Rhode Island – M.S. in Physical Therapy, 2004
MGH Institute of Health Professions – Doctor of Physical Therapy, 2007


Certifications:

Board Certified in Women’s Health – Women’s Health Section APTA
Certificate of Achievement in Pelvic Physical Therapy Programs - CAPP


Professional Affiliations:

American Physical Therapy Association

Rhode Island American Physical Therapy Association

Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy-RIAPTA

International Urogynecological Association

International Pelvic Pain Society

Health & Policy Administration Section of APTA Women’s Health Council of RI

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