No Challenge Too Great

Alpharetta Clinic

In 2008, due to overwhelming patient response, Carolyn M. Lawson partnered with longtime colleague, Christopher Koerner to open the Alpharetta clinic. Dedication, commitment and superior patient care is the recipe for Ellard’s success. 

Meet Our Staff

  • Ashley Cathcart, PT, DPT

    Doctor of Physical Therapy, Clinic Director

    Ashley began dancing at age 3 and continued through college and worked as a dance instructor and choreographer after school. Ashley has studied various styles of dance to include: modern, tap, jazz, ballet/pointe, and hip-hop. Ashley's knowledge, experience and love of the performing arts allows her to offer a specific treatment plan and assess areas of potential injury. When Ashley is not treating in the theater you can find her staying active by taking dance, Pilates or yoga classes. 

    Education:
    Bachelor of Human Environmental Science, University of Alabama, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Georgia State University
    Certifications:
    Certified Pilates Instructor, Power Pilates, Dry Needling, Active Release Technique Lower Extremity (ART-LE)
  • Michelle Troiano, PT, DPT

    Doctor of Physical Therapy

    Michelle was involved in all facets of musical theater through high school. Michelle played soccer for 11 years and was a dancer for 13 years. Michelle brings a high level of energy and dedication to Neurosport Physical Therapy and Neuro Tour. Michelle can currently be found enjoying her time working with the talented cast and crew on Lion King Broadway.  

    Education:
    Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science and Sports Science, University of Georgia, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Georgia Regents University
    Certifications:
    CPR, Active Release Technique Lower Extremity & Spine (ART-LE)
  • Elise Foppe, PT, DPT, ATC

    Doctor of Physical Therapy

    Elise entered the field of physical therapy and athletic training, to help people feel better and to get athletes back in the game. She has a lot of experience with athletes as an athletic trainer before going on to get her doctor of physical therapy. As a doctor of physical therapy, her specializations include manual therapy, including dry needling, manpulation and cupping. When she is not helping patients achieve their goals, she enjoys playing with her baby Kate and husband John, and watching Georgia football! Photo coming soon! 

    Education:
    Doctor of Physical Therapy from Armstrong Atlantic University, Bachelor of Science Education in Exercise and Sports Science, Cum Laude (emphasis in Athletic Training) from the University of Georgia, Recipient of Alpha Eta Honor Society for Healthcare Proffesionals Scholarship Award, 2013, Warren Morris Bulldog Award for Excellence in Athletic Training (2010)
    Certifications:
    Dry Needling Certified (DN-Cert), HVLA Thrust Manipulation of the Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar and SI Joints (SMT 1), Spinal Manipulation for Lumbar and SI Dysfunctions (SMT 2), Spinal Manipulation for Cervicothoracic Dysfunction and Cerviogenic Headaches (SMT 3)
  • Jonathan Kim

    Physical Therapy Technician

    Jonathan recently graduated from Georgia State University with a degree in Exercise Science and is a certified exercise physiologist. So far at Neurosport, he has learned that there is no such thing as a difficult person. Jonathan’s social nature and excellent interpersonal skills has made him a valuable addition to the Neurosport team. He is passionate about pursuing physical therapy and wants to make an impact in people’s lives. He has personally experienced numerous ankle sprains, a herniated disc and experiences with acupuncture (a treatment similar to dry needling). In his spare time Jonathan likes to explore new places to eat and play basketball.

    Education:
    B.S. in Exercise Science from Georgia State University
    Certifications:
    ACSM Exercise Physiologist Certification
  • Ashley Popp

    Front Office Coordinator

    Ashley brings to Neurosport excellent patient relations and and teamwork. Having a bad knee and a broken knee in the past, Ashley knows the importance of excellent Physical Therapy and uses her experiences to assist new and existing patients. When she is not assisting patients, she can be found enjoying time at the gym or with her fiance.