Melanie Heffington, PT

photo3Melanie Heffington, PT, DPT received a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Oklahoma in 1996 and a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of New England in 2015. During her 19 years in practice, Melanie has focused on the treatment of adults with neurological and orthopedic impairments. She has clinical experience in acute, outpatient, comprehensive inpatient, and home health physical therapy treatment settings. Melanie has successfully completed certification courses in Neuro Developmental Treatment for Adults with Hemiplegia, as well as the Pilates Method from the PhysicalMind Institute. Additionally, she has training in the McKenzie Method Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy, Kinesio taping, Neuro-IFRAH, and Vestibular Rehab.

Melanie joined the faculty of the Tulsa Community College Physical Therapist Assistant Program in 2013. She now holds the title of Program Director. Prior to teaching, she served as Education Coordinator for Rehabilitation Services for St. John Health System, as which she coordinated clinical affiliations with over 25 universities and colleges nationwide. Melanie also coordinated and hosted many national continuing education courses in her capacity as Education Coordinator. Melanie was named the Oklahoma Occupational Therapy Association’s Health Advocate of the Year in 2013. She was awarded a Faculty Innovation Grant from TCC in 2014. She currently serves on the Ethics Committee for the Oklahoma Physical Therapy Association. She is a current fellow-in-training with the American Physical Therapy Association Education Leadership Institute. She is a member of the IDEA Fitness Association, Oklahoma Physical Therapy Association, and American Physical Therapy Association.

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