Our Staff


Michael Hauser, MPT, CGFI

Michael received his Undergraduate Degree in Biology from Vanderbilt University and his Masters Degree in Physical Therapy from Nova Southeastern University.  He has worked with a wide variety of populations ranging from neurological disorders to orthopaedic injuries.  His passion for golf has led him to develop programs that treat golf related injuries to golf specific conditioning programs for both amateur and professional golfers.  Michael is the only TPI (Titleist Performance Institute) Level 3 Certified Medical Professional, who is also a scratch golfer, on the Treasure Coast.  Michael is a founding board member of the Indian River Golf Foundation and enjoys helping golfers of all abilities, achieve their potential.  Michael has completed continuing education courses in geriatric orthopaedics, foot biomechanics, manual therapy and myofascial release techniques to enhance his knowledge of the physical therapy profession.  He currently is pursuing his certification in orthopaedic manual therapy. In his free time, Michael enjoys everything with his family and anything golf related.

To E-mail Michael : michael@backinform.org


Shannon Hauser, MPT

Shannon received her Undergraduate Degree in Exercise Science from the University of Florida and her Masters Degree in Physical Therapy from Nova Southeastern University. While at the University of Florida, she specialized in Athletic Training which required over 1500 hours of evaluating and treating sports related injuries.  She worked in the University of Florida training room and with local high schools.  She completed her athletic training internship with the Orlando Predators.  Shannon has enjoyed working with all ages including pediatrics.  She spent two years developing a therapeutic horseback riding program for children with disabilities on the Navajo Reservation in Shiprock, NM.  She has completed continuing education in positioning treatments for BPPV, manual therapy, cupping and geriatric therapeutic exercise. In her free time, Shannon enjoys spending her day at the beach and being with her family.

To E-mail Shannon :  shannon@backinform.org

Anja Molendijk, DPT

Anja received her Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy in the Netherlands 27 years ago and her Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy from Regis University in Denver in 2010. Anja has worked with a variety of orthopedic patients as well as neuro. She has attended numerous continuing education courses with an emphasis on manual therapy and therapeutic exercises. She is certified in McKenzie Treatment ,Kinesio taping, dry needling and cupping. In her free time she likes  a variety of outdoor activities and traveling. 

To E-mail Anja : anja@backinform.org


Pamela DeChelis, PTA

Pamela entered the world of physical therapy through the experiences of a fourteen year career in physical fitness. As a Certified Personal Trainer and group exercise instructor her certifications include Spin, Tabata, TRX Sports Medicine Suspension Training for Rehabilitation, Balance/Stability /Fall Prevention, GRAVITY Training Systems, and Silver Sneakers Senior Programs. Pamela attended Indian River State College, the University of Florida and received her Associate of Science degree in Physical Therapist Assisting from South University. Born and raised in Indian River County, Pamela has a strong history of community involvement, personal friendships, and professional collaborations. She also works as a Certified Personal Trainer in private and public fitness centers locally and enjoys teaching Spin and Tabata classes. She is an avid runner and long distance cyclist and enjoys competing in Duathlon events.


Sarah Harper, Personal Trainer

Sarah is a graduate from the University of Maryland where she received her degree in Family Science. Sarah has a passion for teaching and coaching and enjoys working with all ages and fitness levels. She specializes in personal training, group fitness, sport specific strength and conditioning, and exercise therapy. Sarah played four years of collegiate volleyball at Maryland and qualified for her first professional sand volleyball tournament this year. Sarah is from Virginia, and in her free time enjoys spending time with her family, and of course playing more volleyball.

Lindsey LaFlam, PTA

Lindsey is a graduate from Indian River State College. She received her Associate of Science degree in Physical Therapy Assistant. She enjoys working in the outpatient setting and is currently completing her first year working in this setting. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her daughter and working out in the gym.


Danielle Chibas, LMT

Danielle studied massage therapy at Southern Technical Institute and graduated top of her class in 2014.  She specializes in Sports Massage, Deep Tissue, Swedish, Aroma Therapy, and Prenatal Massage.  She resides in Ft. Pierce with her husband and 2 children.


Melanie Moore, Receptionist / Office Manager

Melanie is a native of Vero Beach. She is a graduate of Vero Beach High School and attended Indian River Community College. She enjoys golfing, kayaking and singing in the church choir.

To E-mail Melanie :  melanie@backinform.org

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Suite 125
Vero Beach, FL 32963

(772) 231-FORM (3676)
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