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Dr. Marissa Lynn

Doctor of Physical Therapy


Marissa Lynn graduated from Ithaca College with her Bachelor’s in Clinical Health Studies and a minor in coaching in 2010. Marissa’s participation in high school and collegiate athletics inspired her to pursue a career in physical therapy. She received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Ithaca College in 2012. Dr. Marissa joins ProFysio with over 10 years of experience in outpatient orthopedic physical therapy. She values the wonderful relationship that she has with her patients and finds great joy in helping them recover and watching them succeed. Marissa’s treatment philosophy is a patient centered approach. She believes that each treatment plan should be developed based on the individual goals and needs of the patient. Her treatments combine manual therapy and therapeutic exercises. Manual therapy is specific procedures performed by a Doctor of Physical Therapy to restore mobility, promote increased muscle activation, or relieve pain. Dr. Marissa is committed to a life long learning process and continues to hone her skills by utilizing evidence based practice and attending continuing education seminars. In addition to her professional practice, Marissa has been an adjunct faculty member at several community colleges in New Jersey where she has taught Anatomy and Physiology. In her spare time, she plays on a co-ed softball team and enjoys small group heavy lifting classes. Marissa loves to travel and spends as much time at the beach as she can.

Conditions Treated:

  • Sports Injuries
  • Pre-post operative injuries
  • Low Back Pain
  • Radiculopathies
  • Hip Pain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Foot and ankle Pain
  • Knee pain
  • Neck Pain

Treatments Utilized:

  • Advanced Manual Therapy Skills
  • Strengthening and Conditioning
  • Functional Exercise Prescription
  • Balance Training
  • Gait and Running analysis and training


  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Clinical Health Studies from Ithaca College
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy from Ithaca College

Doctoral Education:

  • Human Anatomy
  • Mobility Training
  • Pathology
  • Professional Development I, II, and III
  • Musculoskeletal I, II
  • Soft tissue
  • Applied Biomechanics
  • Evidence Based Practice I, II, and III
  • Joint Mobs
  • Therapeutic Exercise
  • Acute Care
  • Elec. Mod. Physical Agents
  • Medical Screening
  • Wellness and Prevention
  • Neuroscience
  • Neuromuscular Foundations
  • Health Care Systems
  • Pathokinesiology
  • Motor development
  • Cardiovascular Pulm
  • Neurology Rehab I and II
  • Clinical Administration
  • Pediatric Rehab
  • Orthotics/Prosthetics
  • Clinical Orthopedics
  • Psych Aspects of Patient Care
  • Advanced Clinical Management

Post-Graduate Education and Certification:

  • Certified Clinical Instructor Level 1
  • University of St. Augustine
    • S1 Spinal Evaluation and Manipulation
    • E1 Upper Extremity Evaluation and Manipulation
  • Shirley Sharmann Movement System Impairment Syndromes of the Lumbar Spine, Hip, and Shoulder
  • When the Feet Hit the Ground Everything Changes
  • Institute of Physical Art: Core First Strategies for Optimum Function
  • Kinesio Taping Assessments, Fundamental Concepts and Techniques
  • McKenzie Institute USA: Part A Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy – The Lumbar Spine
  • Great Lakes Seminars
    • Sacroiliac Moblizations
    • Treatment of the Shoulder
    • Treatment of the Lumbar Complex
    • Functional Strength: An updated approach to exercising our patients
    • Myofascial Release: Functional Integration