Rachel is a Staff Physical Therapist at our Raleigh, NC (Brier Creek) location. She joined Pivot in March 2021. She is passionate about individualized patient care and is adept with working with adults as well as children to help them meet their physical therapy goals. She has experience in many areas of PT and with various diagnoses including vertigo, stroke rehab, MS, Parkinson’s, brain and spinal cord injuries as well as other types of neuro therapeutics. She also has experience with pediatrics and specifically enjoys working with young athletes to strive to help them regain their strength and agility following surgery or injuries.
Rachel received her undergraduate degree from Elon University, where she competed in Varsity Women’s Soccer. While at Elon Rachel studied in Biology, minoring in Exercise Science, and enjoyed doing research on concussions in athletes. She went to graduate school at Campbell University where she earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy.
In her spare time Rachel still enjoys staying in shape and doing strength training, cycling, swimming, and competing in triathlons. She is also very family oriented and like spending time with her family by a bonfire, cooking, and playing games.