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Monday:7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday:7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday:7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday:7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday:Closed
Sunday:Closed

Featured Services

Physical Therapy
Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
Sports Medicine
Return-to-Work Program
Concussion Management
Joint Mobilization
Manual Therapy
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About

At Select Physical Therapy's La Mesa (formerly La Mesa Physical Therapy) center, we know that injuries are never scheduled, but relief can be.  If you are injured, tired of having less mobility or experiencing aches and pains, let our licensed clinical experts help. We believe movement is medicine and are committed to helping our patients get back to work, athletics and daily life. The road to recovery starts with Select.

We are proud to serve our community and are committed to providing each person with an exceptional experience that promotes healing and recovery in a safe, compassionate environment.  

Call to 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.

Jordan Coutts, P.T., DPT

Jordan received a bachelor's degree in exercise and sports science in 2015 from Oregon Sate University and doctorate of physical therapy in 2019 from University of St. Augustine. Jordan enjoys working with a wide variety of patients, and has experience treating everyone from kids to professional level athletes. Originally from the Pacific Northwest, Jordan grew up in a suburb of Seattle, Washington. He enjoys the outdoors and staying active, hiking, backpacking, playing soccer, basketball and spending time with family and friends.
All Services

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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