Boals_Melissa_460x460Martha Morehouse Outpatient Care, Second Floor

Education

  • Bachelor of Science, Exercise Physiology, Minor in Psychology, Ohio University, 2006
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy, Ohio University, 2009
  • Board Certified Specialist, Neurologic Physical Therapy, 2015

Experience and Interests

Melissa is a neurological rehabilitation physical therapist and has more than years of neurological clinical experience. Her background is in acute care and inpatient rehab settings, and she currently works in outpatient neurologic rehab as a part of the vestibular team. She also has focused experience with outpatient spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis and burn teams.

She has served as a mentor for Ohio State’s Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency Program since 2016, and has participated as a guest lecturer for Ohio University’s Doctorate PT program for advanced vestibular training. She has specialty training in FES-powered systems, NRN Locomotor Training, Bioness, Walkaide, Safegait, NeuroCom® inVision, and VisualEyes VNG.