Lauren is a staff physical therapist at our Glen Allen – The Creeks location starting in July 2020. Lauren has experience working with a wide variety of orthopedic and neurological conditions including post-surgical, TMD, balance, concussion, vestibular, and athletes of all ages. She has a special interest in working with athletes, especially soccer players. As an athlete, Lauren had numerous injuries, which caused her to be interested in the profession. Lauren worked as a physical therapy tech for Tidewater/Pivot Physical Therapy for 3.5 years, which solidified her decision to continue her education to become a physical therapist. Lauren is interested in gaining her Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and Orthopedic Clinical Specialist (OCS) certifications over the next few years.
Lauren received her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Health Sciences and Psychology from the College of William and Mary in 2014, and her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Thomas Jefferson University in 2020.
Lauren grew up in a military family, moving around the US and Europe every 3 years. She went to high school in Williamsburg and played Division I soccer at the College of William and Mary. Lauren has coached club soccer, technical skills classes, 1 on 1 and group soccer trainings since she was in high school. She enjoys working out, running, playing soccer, hiking, crafting, going to breweries, spending time with her fiancé, friends, family and golden retriever dog in her spare time.