Our Clinic

Melissa graduated from the University of Puget Sound with her Bachelors of Science in Physical Therapy and went on to graduate with her Doctor of Physical Therapy from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in 2006.   She earned her board certification in Orthopedics through the American Physical Therapy Association in 1994 and successfully recertified in 2003 and 2013.   Melissa has her certification in lymphedema management and is currently studying visceral manipulation through the Barral Institute where she is also now a Teaching Assistant for several courses.
Melissa has an athletic background in basketball and volleyball.   She enjoys running, hiking, dog training, and spending time with family and friends.

Ashlea is currently attending Cal State San Bernardino to pursue a Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science and eventually her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. 

Physical Therapist / Practice Owner

Gigi Mirra

Front Office Assistant

Physical Therapist 

Our Therapists

Mel graduated from California Lutheran University in 2013 with a bachelors degree in Exercise Science and Psychology.  She then graduated from California State University Northridge in 2017 with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. ​

She was born and raised in the Coachella Valley and has an athletic background in softball and soccer.

Ashlea Barrett

Tech / Front Office Assistant

Katie Camacho

Tech / Front Office Assistant

Jessica graduated from St. Ambrose University in 2007 with a bachelors degree in Exercise Science and Biology. She also graduated from St. Ambrose University in 2008 with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy.  She has been a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the NSCA since 2007.

Jessica was a collegiate softball pitcher for Illinois Central College and also has an athletic background in basketball, volleyball, and dance/gymnastics.

Karen graduated from University of Iowa in 2006 with a bachelors degree in Health and Sport Studies. She then graduated from St. Ambrose University in 2008 with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy.  Karen pursued additional training in Orthopedics and successfully completed an Orthopedic Residency program at St. Ambrose University. 

Karen was a collegiate swimmer for University of Iowa and also has an athletic background in running and biking.

Schedule with one of our PTs: 760-501-6655


Physical Therapist 

Zainab graduated from The Ohio State University where she received her Bachelors of Science in Health Sciences and minor in Theater in 2012. She then went on to pursue her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at Duke University and graduated in 2015. 
She was born and raise in Mumbai, India before she made her way to USA. She enjoys hiking, cooking and loves the mountains. She is a traveler and hopes to visit at least one new country every year.

Dynamic Physical Therapy : an outpatient orthopedic physical therapy clinic.

ZAinab Kothari


Physical Therapist

Our Team

Tracy graduated from Ithaca College, School of Health Science Human Performance in 2001. She specializes in orthopedic injuries and rehabilitation with a special interest in manual therapy.  Tracy has advanced clinical competency in Functional Manual Therapy, Spinal Mobilization/ Manipulation, Myofascial Release, Gait Analysis and Golf biomechanics. She has also completed certificate courses in Orthopedic Excellence of the Spine and Total Joint Replacement. Tracy is a Credentialed Clinical Instructor through the American Physical Therapy Association. 

44651 Village Court Suite 120 Palm Desert, CA 92260

Serving the Coachella Valley and cities of Palm Desert, Rancho Mirage, Cathedral City, Palm Springs, Indian Wells, La Quinta, Bermuda Dunes, and Indio.

Physical Therapist

Physical Therapist / Practice Owner