Dr. Melwin Fernandez holds a Doctorate Degree in Physical Therapy from Touro College. He has experience treating individuals with a variety of impairments specializing in treatment for all orthopedic injuries to the spine and extremities. He prioritizes using manual therapy and hands on treatments. Mel is also certified in a unique style of physical therapy for muscle and joint injuries called Selective Functional Movement Assessment. He uses this screening method in both athletes and non-athletes to identify and treat movement restrictions and to improve strength and flexibility. Mel also uses the “McKenzie Approach” to treat neck and back injuries, which allows him to offer his patients the most effective care in addressing individuals with spinal disorders. Outside the clinical setting, Mel is a car enthusiast, enjoys weight training, playing volleyball competitively and riding his motorcycle.
Dr. Melwin Fernandez