Elizabeth graduated from Elon University’s, Doctor of Physical Therapy program in 2005. She began her career as a physical therapist beginning in 2006 with Carolina Neurosurgery and Spine Associates in Charlotte, NC and Presbyterian Rehabilitation Center in Matthews, NC. In 2008, she became a certified ABPTS Orthopedic Specialist and has spent countless hours volunteering her physical therapy services at the Matthews Free Medical Clinic in Matthews, NC. and provides wellness education for grieving military families through Operation Support Our Troops. Beginning 2013, Elizabeth became the Director of Clinical Education and Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy at Wingate University where she created the clinical education program for a new graduate program in physical therapy and presented at several local and national conferences in areas of physical therapy and teaching.
In August 2015, Elizabeth joined Roper Physical Therapy, where she applies her knowledge and expertise in physical therapy providing comprehensive treatment plans for a variety of patient needs. Elizabeth is looking forward to completing her Myofascial Release training through John Barne’s Myofascial Release program in 2016.
Yoga has been a passion of Elizabeth’s for many years. She received her yoga teacher training in 2004, and is currently working on advanced certification in professional yoga therapy under Ginger Garner’s Professional Yoga Therapy program. She enjoys the blend of physical therapy and yoga in educating clients and students in wellness and rehabilitation. Additionally, she has shared anatomy, kinesiology and injury prevention/awareness training to yoga teachers in teacher trainings across the Charlotte area. Elizabeth enjoys sharing all aspects of yoga with her clients, physical therapy students and yoga students as a method of connecting to themselves, healing and cultivating openness. She currently offers private lessons in Medical Therapeutic Yoga at Roper Physical Therapy. Elizabeth enjoys spending time with her 2 small children, running and cultivating her own yoga practice .