Melissa Jessop, DPT

General Orthopedics, Post Operative Care

Melissa received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Montana and her Bachelor's Degree from the University of Great Falls, Montana. She spent her first three years of practice as a traveling physical therapist working in several different settings with varying responsibilities and obligations including inpatient acute care, skilled nursing, home health, and outpatient orthopedics. Her current professional interests include general orthopedics and sports rehabilitation, though she is actively and eagerly seeking other areas of interest and establishing clinical specialization in those pursuits. Melissa strives to build passionate and devoted connections with her patients and create a positive and fun atmosphere for healing.

Melissa was proudly born and raised in the Bitterroot Valley. When the weather (and time) permits, she enjoys walking, hiking, camping, snowboarding, disc-golfing, kicking around a soccer ball, and any excuse to venture out to the roofless freedoms of the great outdoors.

Why did you become a Physical Therapist?
Life is short and precious. Pain and disability are like domineering black clouds that steal away
from the beauty of life. If there's a way that I can help relieve or reduce that stress, I want to do
it, and if I can put a smile on someone's face at the same time - clear skies!