DR. MELISSA CAPURRO PT, DPT, MS
Melissa is an orthopedic-trained physiotherapist that believes in changing lives through movement and mindset.
Melissa earned her Bachlor's degree in Kinesiology from the University of Maryland in 2016, and then earned her Master's degree in Anatomy and Clinical Health Science and Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Delaware in 2018.
She began the journey of entrepreneurship in 2020, just after COVID struck the world, as she was unsatisfied with today's healthcare system. Melissa specializes in working with CrossFit athletes, as well as other fitness and strength athletes. Being located in a CrossFit affiliate and training the sport allows her to relate to her patients. In addition to fitness athletes, Melissa enjoys working with individuals that love being active and are focused on movement for longevity.
In her free time, Melissa enjoys watching and playing sports and spending time on the beach in the Florida sunshine. Melissa is a New York native and die hard Yankees fan.
DR. BLAINE LEPERE PT, DPT
Blaine is an orthopedic-trained physiotherapist with a heart on fire for helping individuals overcome pain and return to their active lifestyle through fitness.
He received his Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science from Southern Illinois University Carbondale and completed his Doctorate in Physical Therapy with the University of South Florida. He has assisted and lead research studies in the area of low back pain, has been certified by industry-leading companies such as American Academy of Manipulative Therapy in Dry Needling and The Institute of Clinical Excellence, and trained through NASM to enhance exercise.
He has worked and specializes in treating conditions for endurance athletes of all kids including runners, cyclists, rock climbers, and swimmers. He also works closely with fitness athletes including CrossFit and boot camp classes. This encompasses taking people of all ages and backgrounds by overcoming their injuries and reaching new levels of performance with their health.
Whether it's going for a group run/workout, checking out a local venue in, or enjoying all that St. Pete has to offer with his wife, Sarah, these are just a few things you will find Blaine doing.
In his free time, Blaine enjoys spending time with his wife Sarah which includes checking out a local venue, hitting a workout/run, and traveling together to explore new places.