Dr Melissa Shays is a Naturopathic Physician and licensed Acupuncturist currently practicing at North Lake Physical Therapy in Portland, Oregon and Columbia Gorge Physical Therapy in Hood River, Oregon.
She earned her Bachelor of Science from Utah State University following a year of AmeriCorps service helping the medically underserved. She attended the National College of Naturopathic Medicine where she graduated with both a Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine and a Master of Science in Oriental Medicine.
Melissa has practiced at Portland Women's Wellness Center, an integrated gynecology clinic and Upper Echelon Fitness, a sports performance facility. She gained experience in treating hormones, pain, sports injury and endurance athletes. She works with several cycling teams and enjoys helping individuals ranging from national level elite cyclists to patients wanting to become more active.
Melissa is a member of the Medicine of Cycling group, Oncology Association of Naturopathic Physicians, Professional Ski Instructors of America, International Society of Sports Nutrition and the American Academy of Pain Management.