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
Katie Mersich, PT, DPT
Katie graduated from Indiana University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science, with minors in Medical Sciences and Psychology. She went on to receive her doctorate in physical therapy at Ohio University in 2015, concentrating on pediatrics. She is licensed through the State of California Physical Therapy Board and is a current APTA member. Katie’s pediatric background includes working at a school for children with autism in Columbus, OH prior to her employment at Littlefield as well as two clinical rotations in school-based and outpatient pediatric settings. Katie is excited to be a part of the Littlefield team and incorporate evidence-based practice and her education into her clinical practice. Katie is helping run a monthly durable medical equipment (DME) clinic for Littlefield patients to help ensure that the equipment they receive is what is most appropriate for the patient and their family. In her spare time, she enjoys heading to the beach, hiking, traveling and cooking with her husband.