Physical Therapists

Melissa Littlefield, MS, PT, PCS

Melissa is the sole owner and founder for Littlefield Physical Therapy, Inc. Together with her husband, they have achieved their dream of providing a state of the art facility dedicated to families with special needs.  She has dedicated her 20+ years as a physical therapist toward Pediatric and Neurologically involved clients. Melissa has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from the State University of New York at Buffalo, a Master of Science Degree in Physical Therapy, and PhD course work from the State University of New York at Buffalo’s School of Medicine’s Epidemiology Department and plans to complete her PhD in the future. In 2011, Melissa was recognized by the  American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists as a Pediatric Clinical Specialist. As a faculty member at D’Youville College in Buffalo, New York, Melissa has instructed Master and Doctoral PT candidates. She attained certification from the North American Riding for the Handicapped Association over 10 years ago. She is a life long member of the American Physical Therapy Association and is a member of the Pediatric and Neurology Sections. She loves treating clients throughout their life span. While sharing her enthusiasm for life, Melissa is energized by helping infants learn to hold their heads up, watching first steps and helping adolescents excel at their sport.  Melissa is honored to have touched and been included in so many lives. In her spare time she loves to be with her family, going to the beach and practicing yoga.

Her motto is:
“Reach high, for stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.” ― Mother Teresa

 

Rayla Barnfield PT, DPT

Rayla is from Southern Illinois and always knew she wanted to work in the medical field. She graduated from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Medical Science Biology and a minor in Chemistry. She went on to get her doctorate in physical therapy at Midwestern University and graduated in April of 2017. Rayla’s pediatric background includes a clinical rotation in a school-based setting. She is licensed through the State of California Physical Therapy Board. Rayla is very excited to be apart of the Littlefield team. Her favorite thing about being a PT is to watching her patients grow and gain independence. In her spare time, she enjoys exercising and cooking with her husband as well as traveling.

Miranda Celello PTLA

Miranda is from a small town in Northern Michigan, and recently moved to CA to pursue the start of her career in pediatric Physical Therapy. She graduated from Grand Valley State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, and went on to receive her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Northwestern University in Chicago, IL in April of 2018. She has always had a passion for working with children, and has pediatric clinical experience in hippo-therapy as well as inpatient PT including the neonatal intensive care unit.

Miranda loves to travel, volunteer, spend time with family and friends, and go on outdoor adventures.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Jhenne’ Martinez – PT Aide

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michelle Preciado – PT Aide