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Featured Services

Physical Therapy
Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
Sports Medicine
Return-to-Work Program
Concussion Management
Joint Mobilization
Manual Therapy
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At Select Physical Therapy, our experienced clinical team will design an individualized plan of care that aligns with your specific goals in mind. Through experience, advanced clinical training and clear communication with our patients, our therapy team will give you the advantage in recovery.We are proud to be part of the community and are committed to providing each patient with an exceptional experience that promotes healing and recovery in a safe, compassionate environment. Call or request an appointment and experience the power of physical therapy today.
Our Team

Joseph Lestino, P.T., DPT, Center Manager

Joseph received a master's degree in physical therapy in 2006 from Loma Linda University. During this time, he worked as a physical therapist in an outpatient setting in Los Angeles and as a graduate assistant at Loma Linda University. He continued to take night classes and earned a doctorate of physical therapy in 2008. Joseph is passionate about the field and has committed himself to being a lifelong learner, always working on improving his skills and adjusting his treatment methods based on the most recent research. In June 2021 after owning La Mesa Physical Therapy for nine years, Joe, his therapists and practice joined Select Physical Therapy. When not treating, Joe enjoys working out with his two daughters, and his favorite time is spent with family.

Melissa Schmidt, P.T., DPT, SCS, OCS

Melissa earned a doctorate of physical therapy from University of St. Augustine and bachelor's degree from Pepperdine University where she competed on the swim team. As a NCAA Division I student athlete, Melissa takes pride in her understanding of movement. Her hands-on therapy skills, strong understanding of movement and mechanics help her to return patients to their specific sport or hobby. Melissa is a dual board certified specialist, obtaining her sports clinical specialist and orthopedic clinical specialist. She prides herself on the relationships she builds with patients, setting realistic goals and timelines to ensure progression and prevent further injury. She is well-versed in corrective and functional exercise to establish healthy movement patterns.
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Physical Therapy

  • Physical Therapy
  • Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
  • Manual Therapy
  • Neurologic Rehabilitation
  • Pain Management
  • Spine Program
  • Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization

Sports Medicine

  • Sports Medicine
  • Concussion Management

Work Health

  • Return-to-Work Program

Hand Therapy

  • Joint Mobilization
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