Melissa Goeritz, PTA

Melissa is a physical therapy assistant at Riverwood who practices in Aitkin.

Personal rehabilitation approach:
“I take great pleasure working with patients on a daily basis to get them safe and strong enough to return home from the hospital.”


  • Associate degree, Lake Superior College, Duluth, Minnesota
  • LSVT BIG certified

Experience:  10+ years in acute and outpatient settings as well as homecare services, job placement assessments for Riverwood and area businesses

Areas of Focus/Expertise: Assists patients to minimize physical disability, movement dysfunction, modifications, and pain and teach exercises and activities of daily living. Treating a wide range of inpatient and outpatient diagnosis including; stroke, total joint replacement, rotator cuff repair, hip fracture, pelvic fracture, compression fractures, lumbago, sacroiliac dysfunction, plantar fasciitis, Parkinson’s, and amputations.

For a therapy appointment, call (218) 927-5580.


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