Dr. Marissa Nemec


Dr. Marissa Nemec, PT, DPT received her bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology and Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI. She has worked with a wide variety of orthopedic conditions and has participated in continuing education, focusing on her manual therapy expertise. Marissa is a Certified Manual Trigger Point Therapist through Myopain Seminars and incorporates Dry Needling in her practice. She additionally specializes in treating vestibular dysfunction including BPPV, vestibular hypofunction and concussion. At Free Body Physical Therapy, she is looking forward to enhancing her knowledge base and skill set under the mentorship of Dr. Guillen.

As a former dancer and now healthcare professional, Marissa strives to optimize human movement for all individuals. She believes in educating patients, providing personalized care, and having a bit of fun along the way.

Outside of the clinic, Marissa stays active by attending barre classes and roller blading, but also enjoys less productive activities including shopping, relaxing with her cat, and indulging in Chicago’s food scene with friends.