Sioux Falls Physical Therapy Team

Melissa A. Moyer 
PT, DPT, SCS, ATC, Clinical Biomechanist

Moyer_Melissa_WEB160x200Dr. Melissa Moyer is the manager of POWER Sports Physical Therapy at the Sanford Fieldhouse. She is board certified in sports rehabilitation through the APTA and specializes in running biomechanical assessments. She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training from South Dakota State University, followed by earning her Doctor of Physical Therapy at St. Ambrose University in Davenport, IA. During her time at St. Ambrose University, Melissa extended her clinical expertise in athletic training as the Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer for the Football and Women’s Volleyball teams. Melissa then completed an orthopedic residency program affiliated with St. Ambrose University and Rock Valley Physical Therapy.


Dale Schlimgen

Schlimgen_Dale_WEB160x200Dale graduated from South Dakota State University in 1994 with a Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training. He went on to get a Masters in Physical Therapy from the Mayo Clinic in 1997. He has over 18 years of experience in orthopedic and sports physical therapy, the last 5 years with Sanford POWER physical therapy in Sioux Falls, SD. He became an orthopedic certified specialist in 2008 and sports certified specialist in 2012, both through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. He also spends considerable time working with professional students, serving as a certified clinical instructor for physical therapists and athletic training students since 1998. He has presented at various professional conferences including the Sanford Sports Medicine Symposium. His professional interests includes the evaluation and treatment of knee, shoulder, and spine in orthopedic and sport related patients. He has been a certified ASTYM provider since 2013.

Brett Fischer

Fischer_Brett_WEB160x200Brett is a physical therapist at the Sanford Fieldhouse. He graduated from South Dakota State University with a bachelor’s in Athletic Training in 2007, where he also played baseball for the Jackrabbits. In addition, he graduated from The University of South Dakota in 2010 with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. He has a special interest in the treatment and prevention of injuries in overhead athletes. He gained his board certification in sports physical therapy in 2014. Brett works with a variety of athletes but tends to see many with ACL and shoulder injuries. He is an active preceptor for the SDSU athletic training program and also teaches students from numerous physical therapy programs in the Midwest. He continues to be a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and is active in the local South Dakota chapter.

Levi Pole
PT, DPT, SFMA Level 1 Certified

Pole_Levi_WEB160x200Levi graduated from the Concordia college in Moorhead , MN with a major in Exercise Science and Biology in 2010. He went on to enter the University of South Dakota’s physical therapy program and graduated with a doctorate of physical therapy in 2013. He has been employed as a Physical Therapist at Sanford in Sioux Falls, SD for 3 years. He sees many different orthopedic conditions and has received a number of certifications including his certification in Applied Functional Science and Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA). He is a member the American Physical Therapy Association and is a clinical instructor for surrounding physical therapy programs. His professional interests include golf evaluations, injury prevention and biomechanics. Other interests include the treatment of sports medicine patients and return to sport performance.

Matt Rollag

Rollag_Matt_WEB160x200Matt graduated with an Associate degree in Applied Sciences from Community College of Air Force. He went on to receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training from South Dakota State University. Matt received his Clinical Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. His professional interests are in Sports Medicine, post-surgical knee and shoulder rehab. In his leisure time, Matt enjoys playing golf and basketball, cheering on SDSU athletics, watching movies and traveling.

POWER Center
Sioux Falls

2215 W. Pentagon Place
Sioux Falls, SD 57107
(605) 312-7800