Dr. Marissa Hajec, PT, DPT received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy in May 2020 from Utica College. Prior to her graduate work, she received her Bachelor of Science in Health Studies in 2017. Marissa has experience in treating musculoskeletal and sports-related conditions in outpatient settings. She also has experience in treating a variety of neuromuscular conditions in pediatrics. Marissa received her certification in LSVT Big and is a certified FMT Movement Specialist. In the next few years, Marissa wishes to pursue a certification in McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT). She also strives to work towards a certification as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS).
Outside the office, Marissa enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She shares a passion for fitness, nutrition and overall wellbeing. Marissa is always looking for new learning experiences to better serve her patients. She strongly believes in the importance of connecting to the patient as an individual and guiding the patient through the recovery process. Marissa is driven and eager to continue evolving her vast knowledge of the physical therapy field.