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
  • Cesar Espinoza

    Physical Therapy Technician

    Cesar graduated from Georgia Southwestern State University with a degree in Exercise Science and Wellness. In his time at college, he particiapted on the All-American team and was captain of his soccer team. Cesar brings with him to Neurosport a charasmatic energy, to help motivate patients in their rehab and is also bilingual. His background in kenisiology and body mechanics helps him provoide the best quality rehab for patient, combind with his passion to promote good health and well-being. In his spare time, he plays soccer is a black belt in Taekwondo. 

    Education:
    Georgia Bachelors in Exercise Science and Wellness from Southwestern State University
    Certifications:
    Youth Soccer Coaching Certificate
  • Paige Commander

    Front Desk Coordinator

    Paige brings to Neurosport many years of customer servcice and hospitality experience. She truly enjoys helping others. In 2001, she tore her ACL, which helps her understand just what patients are going through. In her spare time, she enjoys playing with her son, Lendyn, and watching Georgia football. Photo on the way! 

    Education:
    Associates Degree from Alabama Southern Community College