Melissa Dygulski

Melissa Dygulski, PT, DPT, NCS

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy Program


Residency in Neurologic Physical Therapy, Vanderbilt University, 2014
Doctorate of Physical Therapy, Belmont University, 2013
BS, Kinesiology (Athletic Training), UW-Milwaukee, 2008 

Speaker Topics 

  • Outpatient neurologic physical therapy 
  • Wheelchair evaluation 
  • Transcutaneous spinal cord stimulation 
  • High intensity gait training 

Interests and Expertise 

Melissa Dygulski has 11 years of clinical experience with primary focus in outpatient neurologic rehabilitation. She has had additional training in evidence-based treatment of CVA, SCI, and vestibular diagnoses. Most recently, she has had additional interests in dry needling for spasticity management and neuromodulation. 

Professional Memberships 

American Physical Therapy Association – Wisconsin Chapter
Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy 

Course Involvement

  • Introduction to Physical Therapy Practice and Exam Technique
  • Clinical Foundations of the Physical Therapy Examination
  • Scientific Principles of Interventions
  • Health Promotion/Wellness for Physical Therapy Practice
  • Neuromuscular – Adult
  • Functional Neuroanatomy
  • Physical Agents