Michael earned his Undergraduate Degree in Biology from Vanderbilt University and his Masters Degree in Physical Therapy from Nova Southeastern University. He's worked with a wide variety of populations, ranging from people with neurological disorders to orthopaedic injuries.
His passion for golf has led him to develop programs that treat golf related injuries to golf specific conditioning programs for both amateur and professional golfers. Michael is the only TPI (Titleist Performance Institute) Level 3 Certified Medical Professional, who is also a scratch golfer, on the Treasure Coast. Michael is also a founding board member of the Indian River Golf Foundation and enjoys helping golfers of all abilities, achieve their potential.
Michael has completed continuing education courses in geriatric orthopaedics, foot biomechanics, manual therapy and myofascial release techniques to enhance his knowledge of the physical therapy profession. He's currently pursuing his certification in orthopaedic manual therapy. In his free time, Michael enjoys relaxing with his family and anything golf related.
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Shannon Hauser, MPT
Shannon earned her Undergraduate Degree in Exercise Science from the University of Florida and her Masters Degree in Physical Therapy from Nova Southeastern University. While at the University of Florida, she specialized in Athletic Training which required more than 1500 hours of evaluating and treating sports related injuries. She worked in the University of Florida training room and with local high schools. She completed her athletic training internship with the Orlando Predators.
Shannon has enjoyed working with all ages including pediatrics. She spent two years developing a therapeutic horseback riding program for children with disabilities on the Navajo Reservation in Shiprock, NM. She's completed continuing education in positioning treatments for BPPV, manual therapy, cupping and geriatric therapeutic exercise. In her free time, Shannon enjoys spending her day at the beach and being with her family.
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Pamela DeChelis, PTA
Pamela entered the world of physical therapy through the experiences of a fourteen year career in physical fitness. As a Certified Personal Trainer and group exercise instructor her certifications include Spin, Tabata, TRX Sports Medicine Suspension Training for Rehabilitation, Balance/Stability /Fall Prevention, GRAVITY Training Systems, and Silver Sneakers Senior Programs. Pamela attended Indian River State College, the University of Florida and received her Associate of Science degree in Physical Therapist Assisting from South University.
Born and raised in Indian River County, Pamela has a strong history of community involvement, personal friendships, and professional collaborations. She also works as a Certified Personal Trainer in private and public fitness centers locally and enjoys teaching Spin and Tabata classes. Pamela's an avid runner and long distance cyclist and enjoys competing in Duathlon events.
Sarah Harper, Personal Trainer
Sarah is a graduate of the University of Maryland where she earned her degree in Family Science. Sarah has a passion for teaching and coaching and enjoys working with all ages and fitness levels. She specializes in personal training, group fitness, sport specific strength and conditioning, and exercise therapy. Sarah played four years of collegiate volleyball at Maryland and qualified for her first professional sand volleyball tournament this year. Sarah is from Virginia, and in her free time enjoys spending time with her family, and of course playing more volleyball.
Lindsey LaFlam, PTA
Lindsey is a graduate of Indian River State College. She earned her Associate of Science degree in Physical Therapy Assistant. Lindsey enjoys working in the outpatient setting and is currently completing her first year working in this setting. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her daughter and working out in the gym.
Melanie Moore, Receptionist / Office Manager
Melanie has a background in home health and is a native of Vero Beach. At Back in Form, she especially enjoys meeting and getting to know patients, and then helping solve problems. A graduate of Vero Beach High School, Melanie attended Indian River Community College. She enjoys golfing, kayaking and singing in the church choir.