MEET THE DOCS
Movement is LIFE
JOSHUA KOLLMAN, DC
Member of the PGA Tour Sports Medicine Team
Fascial Stretch Certified Level 3 Medical Provider (FST)
Certified in Dry Needling
Certified in Acupuncture
Certified Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA)
Certified in Functional Movement Screening (FMS)
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
Certified in Active Release Technique (ART)
Certified in Graston Technique
Titleist Performance Institute (TPI)
Certified Certified Chi Running Instructor
NASM, CPT, CES, PES
Dr. Joshua Kollmann received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from New York Chiropractic College in Seneca Falls, NY. Dr. Kollmann has extensive education and experience in treating all levels of athletic needs as well as musculoskeletal conditions. He earned his Master’s Degree in Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention from the California University of Pennsylvania as well as a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology from Pennsylvania State University.
Dr. Kollmann has advanced training in treating soft tissue injuries, including full body certification in Active Release Technique (ART) and Graston Technique. He is a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Dr. Kollmann has the distinction as a Performance Enhancement Specialist with the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) which provides advanced skills to evaluate human movement. Building on a broad base of knowledge, he is certified in both acupuncture and dry needle specializations. Dr. Kollmann is also a Level III Medical Provider with Fascial Stretch Therapy (FST).
Dr. Kollmann has been one of the Team Chiropractors for the Carolina Panthers since 2011. He has also been treating as part of the PGA Sports Medicine Team since 2007.
Not only does Dr. Kollmann treat athletes at various events, but he is an avid triathlete and competitor. An accomplished Ironman, Kollmann competed in Ironman events in Lake Placid, Arizona, Louisville, and Cozumel. Dr. Kollmann has qualified and ran the Boston Marathon twice. He is also a USA Triathlon level 1 coach.
Dr. Kollmann’s philosophy is to utilize treatment plans founded on science, and care for patients compassionately utilizing a variety of Chiropractic, Soft Tissue Mobilization, and Rehabilitative techniques which will eliminate symptoms and improve overall function of the human body. He also strongly believes in patient education and empowering patients to improve the quality of their lives, because patients who know more about their conditions stay healthier.
BRADLEY WIEST, DC
Dr. Bradley Wiest has been practicing Chiropractic for 8 years. He is a graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic in Port Orange, FL. During his schooling at Palmer, he earned his full body certification in Active Release Technique (ART), as well as Graston Technique, and did work with the Motion Palpation Institute.
Prior to Chiropractic school, Bradley attended Pennsylvania State University where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology as well as his Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) certification through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)and Personal Training Certification through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). This allowed him to work on performance enhancement with athletes on all levels throughout college.
Dr. Wiest has continued his education and earned his Fellowship with the International Academy of Medical Acupuncture and currently holds certification in Dry Needling. He is also certified in Muscle Activation Technique (MAT). Dr. Wiest was selected as the team Chiropractor for the Carolina Panthers in 2010 and continues to work with the team today.
Dr. Wiest believes that using whatever techniques necessary to “put the fire out” and then educating patients on how they can prevent the fire in the future, is the best short term and long term plan for a patient. He focuses on injury prevention and performance enhancement through treating the body as a whole and assessing the kinetic chain. In his spare time he enjoys doing triathlon and running, and has completed Ironman Cozumel in 2012, Ironman Florida in 2014 and Ironman Chattanooga in 2016. He is a member of Triple Threat Racing, a competitive triathlon team here in Charlotte. He also enjoys spending time with his wife, Amie and two sons, Ethan and Brycen.
BRITTANY FRAZER, DC
Fellow of the International Academy of Medical Acupuncture
Certified in Dryneedling
Functional Movement Techniques (FMT) Certified-RockTape, RockPods, RockFloss
Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) Certified
ART (Active Release Techniques) Certified
Motion Palpation Institute
DNS (Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization) Trained
Dr. Brittany Frazer is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, IL, earning the title of Class Valedictorian. She has over one hundred hours of advanced assessment and treatment techniques through Motion Palpation Institute, and extensive study of clinical nutrition and gait analysis. She has completed over three hundred hours of acupuncture and dryneedling study since 2015, and enjoys incorporating various aspects of each into her treatment. Furthermore, Dr. Frazer has completed extensive training for care of pediatric and pregnant patients, and enjoys working with patients of all ages.
In 2014, she completed continuing education in Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS) for athletes, which integrates concepts of developmental kinesiology with motor performance. Furthermore, she continues to obtained her McKenzie/MDT credentials, which is a unique approach designed to treat a multitude of injuries, specifically disc injuries. In January 2012, Dr. Frazer received her Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) golf fitness certification, which makes her uniquely qualified to assess and treat the functional deficits of golfers. She has also received additional training in FAKTR (Functional Assessment with Kinetic Treatment & Rehabilitation) methodology, which combines functional assessment, soft tissue mobilization, rehabilitation, and therapeutic taping procedures for positive clinical outcomes. Prior to her doctoral and post-graduate work, Dr. Frazer earned her Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from Miami University‘s Honors and Scholars program in Oxford, Ohio. During her undergraduate studies she also had the opportunity to study international health policy in Europe.
Dr. Frazer’s philosophy of care begins with a comprehensive assessment of the kinetic chain and identifying the weak links or energy leaks that lead to injury or decrease performance. By utilizing state of the art soft tissue treatments, joint mobilization, and rehabilitative concepts, she hopes to allow her patients to keep doing what they love, for as long as they want to do it. It is this philosophy that drives her to continue her education so that she can deliver the most effective care.
In her spare time, Dr. Frazer enjoys yoga, kayaking, outdoor adventures, creating art, and spending time with her husband, Stephen, and cat, Isabel (aka “Nugget”).
LAUREN JETTON, DC
Doctor of Chiropractic
Certified Athletic Trainer
Certified Kinesio Tape Practitioner
Certified in Active Release Technique (ART)
Certified Webster Technique Provider
Dr. Jetton graduated with her Doctor of Chiropractic from National University of Health Sciences where she was presented with the Joseph Janse outstanding student award at graduation. Dr. Jetton has a strong background in Sports Medicine and is a certified Athletic Trainer with a degree in Athletic Training from UNC Wilmington. She is a Certified Kinesio Tape Practitioner (CKTP), a technique which is used to facilitate healing while supporting the muscles and joints without restriction.
She is also full body certified in Active Release Technique (ART) a state of the art soft tissue technique used for acute and chronic injuries. Dr. Jetton is a Webster Technique Provider which is used to restore proper pelvic balance and function for pregnant women. In addition, she is passionate about treating infants and children and provides pediatric care.
Dr. Jetton started working for a chiropractor at age 15 and has been enthusiastic about chiropractic care ever since. It was the success of treatment she saw in those patients that influenced her to pursue a career in chiropractic medicine. Her mission is to restore and maintain her patients’ health and wellness to their fullest potential through chiropractic care, education, rehabilitation, and injury prevention.
She is a member of the NC Chiropractic Association, American Chiropractic Association, International Chiropractic and Pediatric Association, and the National Athletic Training Association. Dr. Jetton is a native Charlottean and grew up in Dilworth. She and her husband are proud parents to two beautiful joyful girls. Dr. Jetton’s goal is to continually pursue education so that she can provide her patients with the care they deserve.
TYLER LEHMAN, DC
PGA Sports Medicine Team
Certified Rock Tape Provider
Dr. Tyler Lehman completed his Doctor of Chiropractic degree at National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, IL. Before completing his doctorate, Dr. Lehman received his Bachelor of Science degree from Francis Marion University in Florence,SC in which he majored in Biology. At Francis Marion Dr. Lehman played collegiate baseball for the Patriots.
Throughout his schooling and continuing education Dr. Tyler Lehman has focused his studies on assessing how the human body moves and performs optimally. Dr. Tyler Lehman uses therapies such as myofascial release, chiropractic manipulation, and corrective exercises to restore proper mobility and stability in his patients to get them out of pain, prevent future injury, and optimize performance.
In his spare time, Dr. Lehman enjoys playing softball, basketball, CrossFit, running, weight lifting, and other outdoors sports. Dr. Lehman grew up in Rock Hill, SC and graduated from Northwestern High School.
ANDY ROLAND, DC
Dr. Roland is a native of Buffalo, New York and is proud to be serving the Charlotte community. He attended Canisius College in Buffalo, NY for his undergraduate studies and he earned degree in Biology. It was during this time that Dr. Roland discovered Complementary and Alternative Medicine and specifically Chiropractic. He found that Chiropractic offered a unique doctor-patient dynamic and a perspective that emphasized conservative therapies to treat a wide variety of conditions, referring patients for prescription medications and surgeries only as a very last resort. Dr. Roland then studied at National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, IL for his Chiropractic training. His education mixed fundamentals of medical diagnosis and evidenced-based patient evaluation and management with elements of traditional Chiropractic. He graduated summa cum laude with a Doctorate in Chiropractic. Dr. Roland has attended specialized post-graduate classes for orthopedics and nutrition, and his focus on functional rehabilitation and a background in personal training is perfect for competitive and recreational athletes. His treatment plans often include chiropractic spinal manipulation, soft tissue manipulations and stretching, select physiological therapeutics, nutritional counseling and supplementation, and functional rehabilitation exercise. He is also the first, and currently the only, certified practitioner of Advanced Muscle Integration Technique (Ā.M.Ĭ.T.) in the Carolinas. Ā.M.Ĭ.T. is a unique system of analysis and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries which dramatically reduces healing time, providing immediate and long-lasting results.
MICHAEL DUFFY, DC
Dr. Duffy has completed advanced training in the Active Release Technique in Biomechanical Analysis and Advanced Palpation. He worked with Dr. Gregg Rose to receive training in Selective Functional Movement Analysis (SFMA) and then continued on to complete the Titleist Performance Institute Level 3(TPI) Medical provider certification. This makes Dr. Duffy uniquely qualified to evaluate athletic movements and correct the cause for acute and nagging injuries. He has completed extensive training to receive his Certified Chiropractic Extremities Practitioner (CCEP) certification. This includes adjustment, corrective exercises, taping, and performance enhancement.
Dr Duffy enjoys spending time with his wife, Alexandra and 13-year old daughter, Alana. With his daughter pursuing equestrian hunter/jumper events he became fascinated with the movement of the horse. He has been trained by the Animal Chiropractic Education Source to perform adjustment on horses. A fact that makes him cool to his daughter every now and then.
Dr. Duffy has received advanced training in correction and rehabilitation and enhancement. This means your problem will be dealt with from the source and all related areas. His goal is to create full healing then impart knowledge his patients on maintaining and progressing with the correction. Dr. Duffy ‘s training has allowed him to enjoy working with athletes at all levels from professional teams to those who get stuck on the couch.
Dr. Duffy’s philosophy is to utilize treatment plans founded on science and to care for patients compassionately with a variety of Chiropractic, Soft Tissue Mobilization, and Rehabilitative techniques that will eliminate symptoms and improve the overall function of the human body. He also strongly believes in patient education and empowering patients to improve the quality of their lives, because patients who know more about their conditions stay healthier.
EMILIE PASHLEY, MPT
Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapists and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Manual Physical Therapists.
FMS and SMFA certified
Certified Hardstyle Kettlebell Instructor
Sports taping certified
Emilie Pashley obtained her degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Toronto and has been practicing physical therapy in sports medicine clinics since 2008. She became a Fellow of the Canadian and American academies of manual and manipulative therapy after successfully completing her manual therapy fellowship training in 2014.
Emilie’s therapeutic approach is a blend of her manual therapy training and functional movement pattern correction. Functional movement screening and assessment helps to pinpoint the cause behind chronic conditions like repetitive strain injuries and low back pain. It can also be used to help prevent movement dysfunction following surgical procedures as well as sprain and strain injuries. A careful analysis of movement strategies in combination with a thorough assessment of the involved joints and muscles is used to develop a personalized treatment plan to get you back to regular activities and return to sport
Emilie has worked with athletes of all levels including football, basketball and soccer players as well as with athletes in aquatic sports such as competitive swimming, synchronized swimming, and diving.
Emilie grew up playing soccer and basketball and is an avid downhill skier. She also enjoys playing ultimate frisbee, working out, scuba diving, travelling and cooking.
BRIDGET KELLY, DPT
Bridget Kelly attended Elon University where she began training as a BFA Dance Performance and Choreography major. After many dance-related injuries, she began studying dance biomechanics and injury prevention. This interest lead her to develop an independent major in Dance Science. After completing her BA in Dance Science, Bridget worked as a Director of Dance Medicine and Conditioning in a physical therapy practice. While working closely with physical therapists there, it became clear that physical therapy would be a great career path to help both dancers and non-dancers rehabilitate from injuries and improve their quality of life.
She went on to attend the University of Kentucky, where she received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree. Prior to relocating to Charlotte, she has been a practicing physical therapist in Minneapolis, MN where she specialized in working with dancers, runners, and treating chronic low back and neck pain.
Bridget has also worked as a personal trainer and Pilates instructor. Her dance biomechanics research has been presented internationally. She is also an active member of the International Association for Dance Medicine and Science.
THERESA TORRES LOBBESTAEL, DC
Certified in Graston Technique
Certified in Nimmo Soft Tissue
Certified in Activator Technique
Certified Integrative Dry Needling
Webster Certified: Pregnancy-pelvic technique
Dr. Theresa Torres is a sports enthusiast that integrates chiropractic, functional rehabilitation, and advanced soft tissue techniques to create an individualized and comprehensive approach to help patients achieve their optimum performance and health goals.
Dr. Torres graduated with her Doctor of Chiropractic from Palmer College of Chiropractic in Davenport, IA. Prior to Palmer, Dr. Torres earned her degree in Applied Health Sciences concentrated in Chiropractic Studies from the University of Wisconsin Parkside, graduating with Phi Eta Sigma Honors.
Through Palmer, Dr. Theresa had the opportunity to treat members of the Fijian National Rugby Team while on her clinic abroad mission. She is honored and humbled by the experience of treating international athletes.
Dr. Theresa’s philosophy is that the human body is a dynamic, ever-changing system capable of extraordinary feats such as marathons, triathlons, Olympic lifting, and birth! She believes that the body was designed to function and perform without pain or compensation. When poor performance or pain arises, the true dysfunction lies within the kinetic chain regardless of where symptoms occur. Her goal is to reduce pain at the site of these symptoms while teaching prevention and functional movements to prevent the problem from resurfacing.
In her spare time, she enjoys reading, running, rugby, and spending time with her family, friends, and puppy.
JARED SAMS, DC
Certified in Active Release Technique (ART)
Certified in RockTape Functional Movement Techniques (FMT) – Basic
Certified in RockTape FMT – Performance
Dr. Jared Sams became interested in chiropractic in the seventh grade following a football injury. After being told by different doctors the injury he sustained would prevent him from playing contact sports, one of his coaches suggested trying chiropractic. Through chiropractic care, Dr. Sams was able to fulfill his goal of finishing his football career. After this experience, Dr. Sams made it his dream to become a chiropractor to help others achieve their goals whether that be getting back to a sport, improving on your last PR, or holding a grandchild.
Dr. Sams graduated Summa Cum Laude as the Salutatorian from West Virginia University with a BS in Exercise Physiology. He then attended Palmer College of Chiropractic – West Campus, well-known for sports chiropractic. Here, he was an active member of the Sports Council program where he had the privilege of working with a variety of athletes at events including: The Sea Otter Classic (largest cycling event in the country), San Jose State Rugby games, marathons, and more. After completion of his studies, Dr. Sams graduated Summa Cum Laude and Salutatorian. He was awarded the Presidential Scholar for academic excellence.
Dr. Sams practices evidence-based chiropractic utilizing a variety of techniques to customize treatment plans including: Chiropractic Adjustments, ART, Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM), individualized active rehab exercises, and more. He believes patient education is vital in the treatment process whether you are recovering from an injury, trying to improve performance, or maintaining overall health and wellness. Dr. Sams strives to acknowledge what motivates each of his patients and work together with them to reach their full potential.
Dr. Sams lives in Fort Mill with his wife, Chelsea, and miniature schnauzer, Zeus. In his spare time he enjoys working out, playing the guitar, and spending time with family.
LAURA SUNDQUIST, PT
Laura Sundquist PT received her Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy from Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI. With over 20 years of experience, Laura has worked in a variety of settings, treating both orthopedic and neurological conditions in all age groups.
Laura has taken interest in the subject of managing osteoporosis and has lectured and taught exercise classes specific to this condition. She has also taught pre and post natal exercise classes which she can appreciate as she has 2 children of her own. Laura is looking to create more programs/ educational opportunities in the future such as for individuals with Parkinson’s disease.
Laura feels the key to her success in her career is her ability to establish trusting and sincere relationships with her patients through 1:1 care. She is personally rewarded by her patient’s successes as they meet their goals. She is excited to be a part of the Carolina Sports Clinic team and feels integrating PT and chiropractic services is a great step to wellness for our patients.
In addition to musculoskeletal injuries such as back/ neck pain and joint injuries, common conditions Laura treats are arthritis, osteoporosis, joint replacements/ post surgical rehab, nerve injuries/ conditions, balance/ fall prevention , MS, Parkinson’s, and post stroke.
Laura enjoys spending her free time with friends and family . She and her husband stay quite busy keeping up with their two toddlers. She loves to play tennis and exercising outdoors, She is an avid sports lover .
CORY LAIL, DPT, CERT DN, CF-L1
Certified in Dry Needling
Certified Clinical Management of the Fitness Athlete (In Process)
Professor – Anatomy and Physiology
Dr. Cory Lail received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Radford University where his student focused on conservative treatment of the spine and return to sport management with overhead athletes. Prior to physical therapy school he attended Virginia Commonwealth University where he earned a Bachelor’s in Exercise Science. He has also earned his Certification in Dry Needling from the American Academy of Manipulative Therapy.
Cory believes in an approach that revolves around advanced hands-on skills and appropriate progressive loading and strengthening exercises for all levels of athletes. This model allows the patient and physical therapist to work together and monitor the progress occurring before, after, and between sessions.
Outside of the clinic Cory enjoys staying active through Crossfit, basketball, golf, and running, as well as, traveling to National Parks and hiking with his wife Rebecca.
ZACHARY RATLIFF, DC
Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC)
Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
Certified Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA)
Certified Functional Range Release
Dr. Zachary Ratliff received his Doctorate of Chiropractic from Logan University in St. Louis, Missouri where he graduated with honors. He spent much of his time working outside of the standard curriculum in order to receive intensive training in movement assessments, rehabilitation, and adjusting/spinal manipulation.
Dr. Zack received his Bachelor’s degree in Athletic Training from Appalachian State University. During his time at App State he worked directly with the wrestling, track & field and football teams. As a result he became well acclimated with the demands of competitive athletes and many musculoskeletal injuries.
Aside from treating athletes, Dr. Zack has a personal background in triathlons as well as running and cycling individually. He has completed the Beach2Battleship Half Ironman (now Ironman North Carolina), the 100-mile Blood, Sweat, & Gears cycling race through the Blue Ridge Mountains and several half and full marathons. Zack enjoys doing Crossfit as well in an effort to be a well rounded athlete.
As one of Dr. Zack’s patients you can expect a thorough exam to identify the root cause of your pain or loss of function. He’ll place emphasis on your personal education in order to provide the right tools and give you ownership over your health and body.
Dr. Zack’s personal philosophy centers on the concept that as humans we are made to move, and our body craves motion. His biggest goal is to get you back moving and functioning optimally in your specific lifestyle demands. Wherever you are in your health journey, Dr. Zack is here to help eliminate pain, improve function and empower you as a patient.
KYLE GEER, DC
Dr. Kyle Geer has been in practice as Doctor of Chiropractic since 2016. He graduated Summa Cum Laude and Valedictorian of his class at Sherman College of Chiropractic in Spartanburg, SC. While there, he also received the Academic Excellence Award, as well as honors for his time as an XRI (x-ray intern) and ACE Intern (Academy of Chiropractic Excellence). While in school, he was trained in Applied Kinesiology, as well as pin and stretch, taping, movement screenings.
In addition, Dr Kyle took on extra coursework that focused on specific techniques, like Webster, for pregnant women and young children. His approach to caring for expecting mothers (prenatal care) includes techniques designed to help with round ligament pain, lower back pain, abnormal pelvic positioning, and acid reflux.
Prior to chiropractic college, Dr. Kyle attended UNC Charlotte where he graduated Cum Laude with his bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science. This background was the start of Dr. Kyle’s fascination with athletic function and the performance of the human body.
Dr. Kyle is passionate about helping athletes of all types to obtain their best functional performance. He is dedicated to working along side patients in their health and fitness journey, focusing on injury prevention by establishing healthy patterns that can be maintained. He firmly believes that one must look at and treat the body as a whole. He focuses on treating the body in a kinetic chain, utilizing chiropractic manipulation and soft tissue mobility with a strong support of rehabilitative and corrective exercises.
Dr. Kyle now lives in Rock Hill, SC with his wife, Courtney, and their two daughters, Lily and Eden. He enjoys running, having competed in several half marathons and frequently in 5k races, as well as swimming, volleyball, and weight training.