Physical Therapist and Clinic Director Lincoln Park
Melissa Luety received bachelors degrees from the University of Colorado-Boulder in Journalism and Fine Arts and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Illinois-Chicago, and is a Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports Physical Therapy.
Prior to earning her DPT, Melissa spent eight years as a graphic designer and art director before changing career paths to follow her true passion.
She values the hands-on treatment she can provide as a manual physical therapist and has taken coursework in the Mulligan Concept and is certified in Dry Needling and SFMA.
A lifelong athlete, Melissa is an avid runner who finds balance through her yoga practice. She has a special interest in runners and return-to-sport, and enjoys helping everyone from weekend warriors to competitive athletes perform their best because she believes that staying active is the best insurance policy for a long and meaningful life.
A few of Melissa’s favorite things.
I’ve had some bad luck with injuries. I had 12 holes in right knee, many doctors said I should stop playing basketball. David has been able to put me back together. I’m not worried if I get hurt because I know I can come see him and get back to 100%.
I’ve been playing basketball overseas for three years and this last summer was the first time I came to see David consistently. After doing my therapy and all of the exercises David gave me on a regular basis, I had the best season percentage wise that I have ever had.
For the past 2-3 years I had been experiencing right leg pain, back pain, and a slew of other issues. A friend of mine referred me to React and I’m truly amazed by my progress. A few months later and I’m now 100% healed. If you have imbalances, flexibility issues, mobility issues, call React.
I am so indebted to React. For so long, having pain in my shoulder was so normal, I didn’t even think about it. The first time I woke up and walked around for hours before realizing I wasn’t in pain was amazing. I can’t thank them enough for their detailed, careful, and hard work to fix me up.
I came here fresh off a major hip operation and knee repair. My body was completely unbalanced. I think since my time here, we’ve made huge strides I didn’t think were possible. My stability and strength is better than it’s been in probably 10 years. I think it has everything to do with David and the techniques he has used. I’ve never seen anything like it before.