Melissa Matta Physical Therapy and Pilates
​​Melissa Matta, MPT, CLT-UE has been practicing physical therapy for over 16 years.  She received her Bachelor's degree from UC Irvine and completed her post graduate Master's degree from Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, CA.  She received her Pilates training through Balanced Body Pilates.  Melissa has gained extensive experience working in outpatient orthopedic clinics in Orange County, treating everything from sports injuries to geriatric rehabilitation.  She enjoys working with young athletes in injury prevention as she herself played Division 1 college soccer. 

Over the past 9 years Melissa has focused her practice on working with women after breast cancer treatments and surgeries.  She has developed a comprehensive breast care program that starts with post surgical scar tissue mobilization and follows the patient through each stage of recovery.  She also implements Pilates exercises to restore range of motion and increase strength.  Melissa is certified in upper extremity lymphedema treatment and is passionate about patient education and early detection of lymphedema. 

Melissa is married and has 2 children, Spencer and Keira.   She loves to hike, surf, paddle board and practice Pilates. 

Keira in her Teaser Pose