Our Home Court: 5151 State University Dr Los Angeles, CA 90032

Dr. Melissa Livingston


Dr. Melissa Livingston, LA Ignites PT/ATC, is a board- certified Doctor of Physical Therapy and Licensed Athletic Trainer. Born and raised in LA, she earned her DPT from USC (Fight On!) and ATC from University of La Verne.

Dr. Livingston worked within the Memphis Grizzlies NBA organization as a head ATC in charge of on & off- court medical management.

Currently, she is the CEO and founder of Return To Sport Physical Therapy located in Glendale, CA. Her primary focus in to help professional to youth athletes get back to playing the sport they love without pain or discomfort.

She also specializes in sports medicine as the head PT/ ATC/ CSCS for Wasserman Sports Agency NBA division in which she leads the NBA pre-draft, NBA off season training, and in season treatments for clients such as Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, Evan Mobley, Jalen Suggs, Keyonte George, and Nickel Alexander- Walker.
Dr. Livingston and her husband Michael are proud fur parents to a beautiful pup “Bo” and enjoy taking him to the dog park daily!