Melissa Bateman has been a licensed PTA since 2015, graduating from the accredited CACHE (Chesapeake Area Consortium of Higher Education) PTA program at Anne Arundel Community College. Melissa is also a Towson University Alumni with a Bachelors of Exercise Science degree. Her passion for Physical therapy began while learning about health and fitness in college and learning about physical therapy after her grandmother was briefly a patient at a skilled nursing facility (SNF). Melissa has a wide range of experience in various settings including outpatient orthopedic, home health and skilled nursing facilities. Her passions include balance training and fall prevention, neuromuscular rehabilitation, as well as orthopedic and agility sport training for adults and the pediatric population.