Kansas State University, Minor in Gerontology (the study of human aging)
University of Kansas Medical Center , Bachelor of Science in Occupational Studies & Master of Occupational Therapy
Specialty training - Certified Hand Therapist
Melanie joins the F.I.T. family with 18 years of experience treating patients with arm and hand injuries. Melanie enjoys the unique challenge, creativity, and direct patient care experienced throughout hand/upper extremity rehabilitation. She considers it a blessing to work through the healing process with each patient and enjoys celebrating every successful return to activity from seemingly simple daily tasks to high level work/sport pursuits.
When she is not at work, Melanie loves spending time with her husband, two sons, two Bernese Mountain dogs, and one rescue kitty. She and her family enjoy everything baseball, numerous fitness/sport activities, travel, time at the lake, church and community outreach activities.